1 SPECIALIST PHYSIOTHERAPIST - DEPARTMENT OF MEDICINE FOR THE ELDERLY Physiotherapy Gartnavel General Hospital Job Reference: G Closing Date: 21 July 2017
2 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to read this information pack. We hope this exciting and rewarding role catches your imagination and that you are encouraged to apply. As the largest Health Board in Scotland, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde plays a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other health professionals, working closely with local universities and colleges. It also provides the full range of community hospital services. The Board has an annual turnover of 3.2 billion per year. It serves a population of 1.2 million people and employs 39,000 staff. Along with many NHS providers, the Board must respond vigorously to operational, quality and financial challenges in order to continue to improve outcomes for, and the experience of, our patients and the communities we serve. The Board is a large organisation operating in an increasingly tough environment. Building enduring relationships with our partners is vital to continue to drive the changes we are making. Effective communication and productive dialogue is challenged by the spread of the organisation s sites and stakeholders over a wide geographical area, as well as the variety and large number of partners we work with. The Board is managing these challenges and has developed a positive platform to continue to improve towards excellence. To drive forward these improvements the Board must have the ability to make tough decisions at a time of change. The next step in the Board s journey is essential: to build and deliver a strategy that will engage the workforce and public in changing for the future to provide sustainable healthcare services, further embed a culture of innovation and meet the demands and exceed the expectations of our patients. The following is included in this information pack to help you with your application: Job description Person specification A summary of the terms and conditions for the post The application process Guidance for completing your application form Working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde If you have a disability or long-term health problem, the Board is committed to offering reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process and employment. If you require further information or support, please contact Recruitment Services. We very much look forward to receiving your application. Recruitment Services
3 1. JOB IDENTIFICATION NHS GREATER GLASGOW JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Grade : Hours per week : Responsible to: Accountable to: Department(s): Specialist Physiotherapist Department of Medicine for the Elderly Static Band Band 7 Clinical Specialist/AHP Team Lead GGH Chief AHP South Sector Physiotherapy 2. ROLE OF THE PHYSIOTHERAPY SERVICE The Department of Medicine for the Elderly Physiotherapy Service exists to deliver high quality physiotherapy to patients and their carers, referred to South and West Glasgow. The key responsibilities of the service are to provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment to a diverse range of conditions and patient types, in a variety of environments. Therapeutic management utilises a range of physical, behavioural and cognitive modalities to regain function following surgery, illness, injury, dysfunction or disease. This includes the management of critically ill patients whose survival and recovery depends on appropriate physiotherapy intervention. There is also a key role in health promotion. The service incorporates service management, planning and development within a defined budget and in a multi-professional framework. All staff within the physiotherapy service must comply with Division and Departmental Policies in addition to complying with Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Professional Standards and Rules of Professional Conduct 3. JOB PURPOSE Takes responsibility for the physiotherapy service within DME with a highly complex caseload incorporating patient assessment, diagnosis, treatment and discharge from care. As an experienced practitioner is responsible for planning, co-ordinating, delivering and evaluating the physiotherapy service provided to patients within DME, with input to future planning for care and management in conjunction with the physiotherapy superintendent. Plays a key role in the education and development of physiotherapy and other staff within the DME service. As physiotherapy expert acts as an educational resource to physiotherapy staff. May be actively involved in research pertaining to DME within the Sector, city wide and nationally. Provides an expert resource and specialist advice to other health care staff/ patients/carers/other agencies.
4 Deputises for Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist as required. Supervises Band 5 Physiotherapists, Physiotherapy Support Workers plus students on clinical placement. 4. ORGANISATIONAL POSITION Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist Static Band 6 s GORU Static band 6 This post Static Band 6 DME Band 5 physio s and Support Workers 5. SCOPE AND RANGE Works as a physiotherapy expert in the clinical area of DME Works as an autonomous clinician within DME taking full responsibility for an identified complex caseload Has responsibility for prioritising own caseload within DME Has a key role in local audit and clinical effectiveness projects this may extend to formal research projects Provides support, guidance and teaching, to rotational staff and support workers Including staff from the multi professional team, in role as senior staff member and mentor. Manages poor performance Monitors and evaluates the service provision within DME in conjunction with the line manager and identifies areas for development or improvement Supervises students on clinical placement and is responsible for their formal assessment
5 6. MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Clinical Is professionally and legally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work, including direct and indirect patient care, within scope of practice Assesses capacity, gains valid consent and has the ability to work within a legal framework with patients who lack the capacity to consent Acts independently to assess, analyse clinical and non clinical information and provides a comprehensive clinical diagnosis for individual patients, to determine their need for physiotherapy intervention. This includes patients with multiple pathologies and complex clinical presentation Acts independently to plan, implement, evaluate, treat and progress patient care to maximise their rehabilitation potential. This includes decision making regarding discharge from care and ensuring appropriate ongoing care. Manages an identifiable caseload of patients effectively and efficiently Works as part of the DME multi professional team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care. Incorporates additional skills gained from continuing professional development into clinical practice and disseminates these to others. Maintains accurate, comprehensive and up to date patient documentation, records and accurate mandatory statistical information to reflect care provided and meet professional, local and national standards Communicates effectively, works collaboratively with, and makes recommendations to all relevant colleagues to maximise patient care and promote effective multi-professional working. This includes frequent attendance at case conferences and ward rounds Provides highly specialist advice and treatment within DME Works independently to provide emergency respiratory on-call care to support delivery of the 24 hour service to acutely ill patients Managerial Takes responsibility for the day to day management and delivery of services to DME As a mentor, provides support and guidance to identified staff including participation in the departmental Personal Development and Performance Review system to promote personal and service developments. Develops a robust framework to monitor and evaluate standards of care and clinical outcomes. This may include benchmarking with similar units. Demonstrates professional leadership within DME and with peers
6 Identifies gaps and pressures in DME and discusses and implements remedial action with line manager Is actively involved in clinical audit and clinical effectiveness projects to support the Clinical Governance Agenda Is actively involved in the recruitment and selection of staff through the interview process Develops and implements clinical guidelines within DME in conjunction with Line Manager Implements and monitors Health & Safety issues within DME in conjunction with AHP Lead Complies with the organisational and departmental policies and procedures and to be involved in reviewing and updating as appropriate. Collects and collates statistics required by the Physiotherapy Department Educational Attends and contributes to the various on-going in-service training programmes to promote own personal development and that of staff these may be physiotherapy or DME specific Provides both spontaneous and planned specialist advice, teaching and training to other members of th multi-professional team, relatives and carers, voluntary sector and other agencies, to promote knowledge of physiotherapy management to enhance patient care. Provides formal and informal teaching sessions for Senior II, Staff Grade and Physiotherapy Support Workers and students (physiotherapy, nursing and other professions) in DME Is responsible for the clinical training and formal assessment of undergraduate and post graduate physiotherapy students within DME Contributes to the development of undergraduate students or other health care professionals outwith the Sector, through involvement in external lecturing and teaching
7 7. SYSTEMS AND EQUIPMENT Has shared responsibility for the maintenance, repair and security of physiotherapy equipment within the DME physiotherapy service Understands, appropriately selects, and monitors safe use of physiotherapy equipment including electrotherapy, exercise prescription and equipment, orthotic appliances and walking aids. Understands, appropriately selects and ensures safe use of additional patient care equipment including specialist beds, hoists, stand aids, sliding sheets and wheelchairs. Is competent in the use of current documentation systems e.g. Integrated Care Pathways and is involved in the development of new systems e.g. electronic records Demonstrates a working knowledge of relevant IT systems and software packages e.g. Physiotools (exercise programme package) Is up to date with, and has a full understanding of the current systems for student assessments and formally assesses students on clinical placement 8. DECISIONS AND JUDGEMENTS Accepts referrals and then assesses, plans and undertakes highly complex Physiotherapy interventions using clinical reasoning (a systematic approach to reaching decisions regarding interventions relating to presenting factors)to decide how to continue or discontinue treatment, taking all presenting factors into account regarding the clinical condition and utilising an holistic approach to individual care Works autonomously making clinical decisions within scope of practice Advises relevant personnel regarding on-going treatment and progress throughout the episode of care and discharge Undertakes risk assessments regarding patient condition and environment to ensure patient and staff safety Balances clinical, managerial and professional demands to ensure quality of care within DME Takes responsibility for local staff management problem solving e.g. time keeping and demonstrating an understanding of local Human Resources policies Allocates caseload and delegates appropriate tasks to more junior staff, Physiotherapy support workers and students Directs and advises more junior staff regarding clinical decision making and organisational issues Seeks advice from more experienced colleagues/peers
8 9. COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS Patients and relatives/carers Communicates complex clinical information e.g. related to diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, effectively and appropriately, with patients and their carers using a range of highly developed verbal, non-verbal, written and presentation skills. This may involve conveying complex terminology into lay terms e.g. communication difficulties relating to stroke patients Utilises appropriate communication methods to ensure patient compliance with treatment programmes Identifies and modifies the most appropriate communication method depending on the individual requirements e.g. hearing or visual impairments, learning difficulties, language differences, disinterest, cognitive impairment or perceptual problems Provides support, reassurance and encouragement to patients and their carers as part of the rehabilitation process. Uses skills to convey comprehensive detail of physiotherapy treatment programmes in a manner and at a rate which is appropriate for every individual, emphasising and reiterating points as and when necessary to ensure a full understanding. Encourages and motivates patients to maximise outcome recognising those who are in pain, cognitively impaired or those who are afraid or reluctant and require reassurance, motivation and persuasion to comply with treatment. Conveys information in a particularly sensitive manner when it is contradictory to patient and carer expectations and desires. Provides advice and guidance to relatives and carers relating to on-going rehabilitation programmes, positioning and moving and handling Listens effectively with a high degree of skill to patients and carers needs and concerns and reacts/intervenes appropriately Develops an excellent rapport with patients and carers, instilling trust and confidence. Demonstrates effective communication strategies to deal with anxious patients and carers in stressful or emotional situations
9 Physiotherapy Staff (internal/external to Division) Consults more experienced staff for advice Provides appropriate details for transfer of patients for on-going care elsewhere Delegates tasks clearly to more junior staff, physiotherapy support workers and students Assists staff with effective communication strategies to deal with difficult patients/carers or difficult situations with other staff Effectively manages conflict within physiotherapy staff group Collaborates with peers e.g. Clinical effectiveness groups, Managed Clinical Network Maintains effective 2 way communication with line manager regarding service and staff Provides information to support on-going management to physiotherapists Multi professional Team Provides and discusses patient assessment findings, progress with treatment, and discharge information that will contribute to discharge planning and decision making regarding future management Provides advice regarding additional strategies for patient management e.g. referral to another specialist practitioner Deals with conflict within the multi-professional team Other Agencies e.g. Local Authority, Voluntary sector Provides information to support on-going management e.g. Chest Heart and Stroke Association, Pain Association Makes referrals e.g. for social work community care, physical disability teams, orthotic services In keeping with policies and standards maintains strict confidentiality regarding patient and staff information As the Physiotherapy Service evolves and develops these duties may be amended to meet the needs of the service. 10. PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB Manual handling of patients on a daily basis. This may include assisting patients with significant physical, cognitive or behavioural impairment. Patients may be very immobile, obese or unwilling to move e.g. patients who require support for lengthy periods often from lying to sitting position, sitting to standing and transfer onto chair and back in one session; Assisting patients with walking and stair practice this may include sudden and unpredictab changes in movement or faints/falls which require physical support and/or lowering to the floor to avoid injury to patient and staff. This may include the higher risk areas of walking outdoors or using public stairways Manual physiotherapy techniques, several times a day, including facilitation of movement and/ or joint/limb manipulation. This requires a highly skilled level of dexterity gained from
10 formal post graduate training. It requires response to sensory feedback, and co-ordination of movement to maximise rehabilitation potential and reduce risk of injury Frequent use and transportation of equipment such as hoists or walking aids which require manipulation, dexterity and strength, often manoeuvring within confined spaces A significant element of walking, climbing stairs, standing and working within confined and awkward spaces for the majority of the working day May need to adopt static postures for lengthy periods whilst assisting dependent patients to regain movement patterns. This requires a significant degree of physical strength and endurance May spend short periods using IT equipment requires awareness of own postures and positioning of equipment/seating etc All daily activities require a significant degree of physical strength and endurance MENTAL DEMANDS On a frequent basis:- Responding to frequent changes in patients condition this requires being alert in order to undertake a high standard of clinical reasoning involving constant reassessment and decision making regarding clinical management Responding to constant interruptions answering pager; supporting more junior staff and students; colleagues; carers Dealing with acutely ill patients requiring urgent treatment, while remaining calm e.g. choking or aspiration Ensuring there is a balance between the needs of own specialty and assisting other specialties when short staffed Prolonged and frequent periods of concentration especially with new and complex patients and those with communication difficulties Dealing with lone working and sole responsibility for emergency service when on-call Occasionally dealing with abusive patients or carers this may be physical or verbal abuse EMOTIONAL DEMANDS On a frequent basis dealing with:- death and bereavement patients who have long term chronic illness or progressive conditions patients who are in pain breaking bad news about poor outcome or prognosis patients who may not be able to return to their own home and require long term care emotionally labile and/or depressed patients patients who have severe injury/loss of function terminally ill patients undertaking distressing treatment modalities e.g. naso-pharyngeal suction staff and students e.g. managing poor performance
11 WORKING CONDITIONS Frequent exposure to :- bodily fluids e.g. urine, faeces, blood, vomit, sputum body odours, fleas, and lice transmittable diseases and infections dangerous or unpleasant environments on home visits Occasional exposure to violence and aggression No respite from the physical demands of this client group 11. MOST CHALLENGING/DIFFICULT PARTS OF THE JOB Undertaking a physically, mentally and emotionally demanding job whilst taking care to safeguard own emotional and physical health and safety as well as that of patients/carers and colleagues Balancing competing demands of staff, students, patients and carers and own caseload Monitor clinical performance of Physiotherapy staff, including students, in DME An awareness that one s role and effectiveness affects the functional outcome for patients
12 PERSON SPECIFICATION Essential Qualifications & Training Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy HPC Registration Evidence of relevant post graduate CPD if graduated more then 6 months previous Desirable Experience Diploma / Degree in Physiotherapy (range of clinical placements) Able to demonstrate relevance/ value of other work experience / studies to physiotherapy Previous experience working as a qualified physiotherapist. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Good knowledge and experience of physiotherapy practice in a variety of clinical areas and health care settings Excellent written presentation skills Good organisational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills Able to work independently Forward thinking Ability to pass on knowledge/ skills to others Ability to transfer skills between a variety of clinical areas, working environments Familiar with word processing, and internet applications Knowledge of audit processes Good verbal presentation skills Good critical appraisal skills Car owner/ driver Personal Qualities Confident Motivated Enthusiastic Able to work well with and through others, fit into the existing department Committed to personal and team development (CPD portfolio) Professional appearance and conduct
13 Job title Summary of terms and conditions The terms and conditions of service are those approved and amended from time to time by the National Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions Agreement. Job reference number Specialist Physiotherapist - Department of Medicine for the Elderly G Closing date 21 July 2017 Vacancy enquiries to Agenda for Change band: Band 6 Salary Hours Base Contract type Annual leave Superannuation For information specific to the role, contact: Gillian Davie, ,830 to 35,933 per annum (pro rata where applicable). Please note candidates new to the NHS should expect to start at the entry point of the payscale shown hours per week Gartnavel General Hospital Permanent The basic annual leave entitlement in a full year commencing 1st April to 31st March is 27 Days on appointment, rising to 29 days after five years and 33 days after 10 years. Leave entitlement is pro rata where applicable. All employees are automatically enrolled it the Scottish Public Pensions Agency. Healthcare Support Workers All NHS Scotland postholders that are not governed by a regulatory or professional body are considered to be healthcare support workers. On appointment, you will be expected to comply with the NHS Scotland Mandatory Induction Standards and Code of Conduct for Healthcare Support Workers. Smokefree policy Equal opportunities Healthcare Support Workers are expected at all times to practice competencies that demonstrate insight, understanding and mutual respect of patients, their families, carers and work colleagues. Whether in a clinical or non-clinical role the post holder is expected at all times to be an exemplar of person centred care, embracing their Code of Conduct to a high standard as part of an integrated health professional team. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde operates a smokefree policy on all premises and grounds. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is as an equal opportunities employer.
14 The Application Process Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification along with the guidance notes on completing your application form. The hiring manager will shortlist an application for interview based on its content, therefore it is in your best interests to ensure you submit a fully and appropriately completed application. You will receive confirmation that your application submission has been received when you submit your online application form. When we begin to process your application, you will receive an from NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde confirming receipt. If you have not received a confirmation within 3 days working days from the closing date, please Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde receive, we are unable to write to applicants who are not successfully shortlisted for interview. Accordingly, if you have not received an invitation for interview within six weeks of the closing date please assume on this occasion you have been unsuccessful. We hope this will not deter you from applying again. We will use several methods of communication to advise you of each stage of the recruitment process this includes: , letter, SMS text, or telephone. It is essential that you regularly check your and your phone to see if we have been in contact with you to update you on the progress of your application. Please ensure your account does not treat NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde as spam or junk by adjusting the necessary settings. Please ensure you retain a copy of the job description and person specification for the post you are applying for you will need this to help you prepare if you are selected for interview. Please retain details of the job reference number you will need this if contacting NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Recruitment Services. Should you require further information or assistance in relation to your application please visit or your enquiry to Please ensure you have the job reference number to hand. For details on what happens once you have submitted your application, please visit the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde recruitment guidance for applicants.
15 Guidance for completing your application form Completion of the application form is the first stage in the recruitment process, and if you are successful, will form the basis of your employment record. Complete and accurate information is essential. Please note: If you knowingly withhold or provide false or misleading information, this may result in your application being rejected, or if appointed, may result in dismissal from your post. Your application form plays a vital role in the recruitment and selection process. The information you provide us with in your application form will be used to decide whether you are shortlisted to attend an interview. Only those applicants who can clearly demonstrate in their application form how they meet the minimum essential requirements for the post as specified in the job description and person specification will be considered for interview selection. Applicants should read the candidate information pack and job description for the post prior to completing the online application form. When completing the online application form applicants should read the instructions in each section and note the following: the application form has an automatic time out mechanisms, therefore you should click on the "save" button as you go through the application form or copy and paste from another document, to avoid losing content. please do not use any special characters (i.e., #, &, %) when completing your application. You are permitted to use symbol. It is recommended that you complete all relevant sections of the application form. It does not matter how long ago your last employment was, if you have an employment history please list it. If you have not previously been employed, please use the Present or Most Recent Post section to detail what you have been doing (i.e. full time student / parent / carer). Please note that you can list unpaid work including work placements and volunteer work in your employment history. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde do not accept Curriculum Vitaes (CV), unless a CV has been specifically requested as part of the recruitment process. By completing and submitting an application for this post you give your consent for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to commence pre-employment checks, including reference checks, once your formal conditional offer of employment is made to you. Click Here for more information. For details on NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde s pre-employment check procedures, please visit the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde recruitment guidance for applicants.
16 Part A (Personal information), Part B (Declarations), Part C (Application Details) The job description provides information about the main duties and responsibilities of the post being advertised. It also describes the purpose of the post. Please ensure that your application form clearly demonstrates how your skills / knowledge / experience can be utilised in the role. The job description and person specification also specify the requirements or criteria (knowledge, skills, experience, abilities and qualifications) that are essential or desirable to perform the duties outlined. Please ensure in your application that you demonstrate how you meet the minimum essential criteria and where applicable, the desirable criteria for the role. Certain posts in NHS Scotland are exempt from the 1974 Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exclusions & Exceptions) (Scotland) Order Click Here for more information. If the advertisement for this position has declared that we require a Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme Membership / Disclosure Scotland Check, you must declare any previous convictions, classed as either spent or unspent, including criminal convictions received outside the United Kingdom. The Asylum and Immigration Act 1996 states that it is a criminal offence to employ a person who is not entitled to work in the United Kingdom (UK). Consequently, before NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde offers employment, the prospective employee must provide evidence, that he/she is entitled to work in the UK. All applicants regardless of nationality will be asked to provide evidence of eligibility to live and work in the UK. As a Disability Confident Employer, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde operates a Guarantee Interview Scheme for disabled applicants. Candidates who have declared a disability and who meet the minimum essential criteria outlined within the job description / person specification will be guaranteed an interview. You must provide full and complete employment references including a work address (personal address for employment references may not be acceptable) covering a minimum period of the last three years. Employment referees should be listed in chronological order that is the most recent first. If you have had more than two employers in the last three years we will require additional references. Character referees should only be used in the event that you cannot provide two employer references covering the last three years. Any gaps in employment history must be detailed within your supporting statement and will be explored carefully with you at the interview stage. If you have an employment history of less than three years, you should provide full details of an academic referee or other person who is not a friend, is not related to you or involved in any financial arrangement with you to provide a personal reference.
17 If you have had no previous employment or have been self-employed you should provide details of two personal referees as outlined above and where applicable evidence to confirm your status (i.e. letter from Jobcentre Plus, academic record or evidence from HM Revenue & Customs) if you are shortlisted for interview. Your application form provides you with an opportunity to provide a supporting statement. This section is one of the most important in the application form as the information that is provided here will be evaluated and used to decide if you are invited to attend interview. This section gives you the opportunity to describe and demonstrate the particular qualifications, skills, abilities, knowledge, relevant experience and other qualities that make you a good candidate for the post. Part D (Equal Opportunities) This part of the form is optional and the information you provide in this section exercises no part of the selection process. It is treated in confidence and only the Recruitment Service or Human Resources staff can access this information for the purpose of recording and compliance monitoring, to ensure our workforce is balanced and represents the best candidates from all parts of society regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity status, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation and/or socio-economic status. Data Protection Act 1998 The information you provide on your application will be treated in confidence. Only those NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde staff involved in the selection process and processing your application will see your application form. If you are the successful applicant your application form will be retained and used to create your employee record file. Your application form will be held for 12 months, from the date of your application, within the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde recruitment system, after which period it will be deleted from the system.
18 Working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde About us NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest health board and provider of healthcare in Scotland and one of the largest health care providers in the UK. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde s purpose is to: Deliver effective and high quality health services, to act to improve the health of our population and to do everything we can to address the wider social determinants of health which cause health inequalities. The Board works in close partnership with other NHS organisations, local authorities and other agencies including the third sector to ensure that social work, education, housing, employment and environmental services unite effectively and efficiently with the NHS in tackling inequalities and underlying health problems in local communities. The future shape of health and social care provision is changing following the move to establish new statutory Partnerships between NHS and Local Authorities, responsible for the planning and delivery of Health and Social care for local populations. This requires the development of very different relationships between primary care, mental health services, community and acute services. NHS GGC serves a population of 1.2 million (over 1/5 of the population of Scotland) with services provided by 39,000 staff. The geographical area covered includes: Glasgow City, West Dunbartonshire, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire, East Renfrewshire, East Dunbartonshire and North Glasgow (Stepps-Moodiesburn corridor). Our services NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde provides a full range of Secondary and Tertiary Clinical services, Primary Care, Mental Health and Community services included in which are a number of world-class specialist services. Find out more about NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde at If you want to know more about the NHS Scotland, visit If you are successful in your application to join us, you will be working within one of our Acute, Primary and Community Care Services. These services are in turn supported by a range of Corporate Service functions including Administration, ehealth, Finance, Human Resources, Public Health, Corporate Planning, Facilities and Estates.
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PRINCIPAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST - ADDICTION SERVICES Back Sneddon Centre Job Reference: 0000050129G Closing Date: 19 January 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking
TRAUMA LIAISON NURSE - ORTHOPAEDICS Royal Alexandra Hospital Job Reference: 0000049269N Closing Date: 27 October 2017 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to
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Healthcare Support Worker: Inpatient Mental Health Staff Bank Agenda for Change: Band 3 Inverclyde area Job Reference: 0000049736U Closing Date: Sunday 03 December 2017 Dear Applicant Thank you for your
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CHARGE NURSE / EMERGENCY NURSE PRACTITIONER Royal Alexandra Hospital Job Reference: 0000050765N Closing Date: 09 March 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time
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SENIOR RESEARCH NURSE - CLINICAL RESEARCH FACILITY West Glasgow ACH Job Reference: 0000050239N Closing Date: 02 February 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the
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PRACTICE DEVELOPMENT NURSE - MENTAL HEALTH Dykebar Hospital Job Reference: 0000050844N Closing Date: 16 March 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to read
HIGHLY SPECIALIST PAEDIATRIC PHYSIOTHERAPIST - MUSCULOSKELETAL SERVICE Royal Hospital for Children Job Reference: 0000050196G Closing Date: 26 January 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in
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HIGHLY SPECIALIST PHYSIOTHERAPIST Rehab Service - Northwest West Glasgow Community Centre for Health/other NW locations Job Reference: 0000049347G Closing Date: 17 th November 2017 Dear applicant, Thank
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SPECIALIST PRACTITIONER CLINICAL TECHNOLOGIST (MEDICAL PHYSICS) Royal Alexandra Hospital Job Reference: 0000051637G Closing Date: 18 May 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and
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CHARGE NURSE - CRITICAL CARE Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Job Reference: 0000049949N Closing Date: 12 January 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time
ADVANCED CRITICAL CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER West of Scotland Major Trauma Centre Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Job Reference: 0000052141N Closing Date: 20 June 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your
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SPECIALIST SPEECH & LANGUAGE THERAPIST Joint Learning Disability Team Stobhill Hospital Job Reference: 0000051801G Closing Date: 01 June 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and
REGISTERED NURSE Cohort Recruitment Band 5 Clyde Sector Job Reference: 0000051472N Closing Date: 06 th July 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
HEALTHCARE SCIENTIST PRACTITIONER Laboratory Genetics Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Job Reference: 0000046823G Closing Date: 21 April 2017 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post