1 NEONATAL NURSE / MIDWIFE EDUCATOR - NEONATAL UNIT Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Job Reference: N Closing Date: 27 April 2018
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 billion per year. It serves a population of 1.14 million people and employs 39,286 staff. 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 Agenda for Change pay bands and points 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 JOB DESCRIPTION ACUTE SERVICES DIVISION 1. JOB IDENTIFICATION Job Title: Service Directorate: Neonatal Nurse/Midwife Educator Women and Children s Neonatology Reporting to: SCN Professional & Operational Line Manager: Lead Midwife / Nurse Neonatology 2. JOB PURPOSE To be responsible for the provision of the highest quality of neonatal nursing/ midwifery care in accordance with the philosophy and policies outlined by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Acute Division and effectively manage the service within the span of the post-holder's control. To provide educational support and direction to neonatal nurses/midwives and other health care workers, locally and nationally within the Neonatal & Maternity Service and associated services. To develop, implement, facilitate and evaluate a competency based neonatal nursing/ midwifery education programme. To develop and facilitate the delivery of education programmes to meet the specific needs of the child, family, nurses/midwives, other health care professionals and agencies. Working with clinical staff, promote and enhance the quality of evidence based practice to provide an excellent standard of care. May require, as appropriate, to provide education programmes and support to professional staff and families outwith the Division. In a corporate role, working with other educators, support generic education within the Division.
4 3.ORGANISATIONAL STRUCTURE: General Manager (GM) Head of Nursing/ Midwifery Clinical Service Manager (CSM) Lead Nurse/ Midwife Senior Charge Nurse (SCN) Neonatal Educator Midwife / Nurse Neonatal Nurses/ Midwives Operational Management Health Care Support Worker Professional Management 4.SCOPE AND RANGE The post holder will provide professional advice, leadership and take a lead on education/ practice development to the Neonatal Multi-disciplinary team enabling them to adopt a systematic approach to the delivery of safe, effective, evidence based care. Ensuring that standards of practice are maintained, reviewed and continuously, developed and that staff deliver safe, effective, patient-centred, efficient, timely and equitable care within their scope of practice as part of the healthcare team Leads on the professional development of the nursing/midwifery team which
5 encompasses both registered and support staff Creating an environment in which effective learning can take place Ensure standards are met, maintained and monitored and regularly linking with the Clinical Governance structure in support of patient safety and quality agenda. 5. Main Duties and Responsibilities The post-holder is responsible for leading and developing education programmes for pre and post registered staff and HCSW within the GG&C Neonatal units including working alongside staff to teach, supervise and assess competencies. Education: Annually, undertake an individual education needs assessment and develop an ongoing programme of clinical education to meet current and changing neonatal practices. Review, evaluate and maintain a competency based assessment framework that identifies competencies appropriate to the full range of nursing/ midwifery staff Develop and contribute to orientation and induction programmes for student nurses/ midwives and new staff to Hospital Paediatrics & Neonates. Co-ordinate and contribute to other teaching programmes within the unit and in partnership with the university and other agencies. Work in collaboration and partnership with the Senior Nurse for Practice Development in Acute Division in developing programmes and seeking academic accreditation. Supervision and mentor to individuals undertaking relevant degree modules including Neonatal Qualification in Specialty and BSc Specialist Practitioner. Support clinical mentors and preceptors in developing programmes of experience for students and preceptees. Organise off duty for student nurses/ midwives and identify named mentors. Input into the training of student nurses/midwives while on placement within the unit and provide a link to educational institutes. Organisation of lectures, training sessions and study days within and outwith the hospital setting. To review national guidelines and alert awareness/implications to unit practice and education requirements. Participate, organise and promote attendance in national/international Neonatal Nursing/Midwifery events, study days, lectures, meetings and mandatory updates. Participate with other Clinical Educators in a corporate nurse education remit. Participate and encourage presentations at local, national and international conferences to enhance the profile of the GG&C Neonatal Units. Deliver teaching to medical staff/ nurses/ midwives on use of equipment. Participate in teaching of student nurses/midwives and Neonatal Qualification in Specialty at UWS, and Glasgow Caledonian University. Supervise and support senior staff in their team leader role to assess staff competency in clinical duties. Clinical:
6 To support nursing staff within clinical areas to ensure that patient needs are assessed, care-planned, implemented and evaluated and that there is consultation and involvement of patient/ carers. Maintain accurate patient records that reflect planning, communication and management of care in accordance with NMC guidelines for Records and Record Keeping. Develop specialised programmes of care/care packages and provide highly specialised advice concerning the treatment of complex patient groups. Act as a resource of specialised knowledge and clinical expertise to ensure care delivered to the child and family is appropriate and optimum. Demonstrate awareness of legislation regarding mothers, children and families, for example, child protection/ domestic violence issues and act appropriately when required. Promote the shared objectives of the multidisciplinary team by working closely to ensure that best practice is achieved. Research: To identify research within the specified area and to disseminate within the ward setting to support research based evidence. To lead, motivate and develop research awareness for staff in conjunction with the Senior Nurse for research development. Ensure clinical practice procedures and standards of care are based, where available, on valid current research findings. To work within the research governance arrangements to support audit of practice, locally, nationally and internationally. Liaise and co-operate with data and audit managers within the unit. Contribute to the standard setting and audit process within the multi-disciplinary team. Undertake clinical research and audit to improve standards of care to evidence based best practice and where possible publish findings. Work with others to ensure the unit works within National/ International guidelines for neonatal/ midwifery care. Participate in National/ International research specific to neonatal/ midwifery care Management: Be aware of and comply with Division policies and NMC standards in the delivery of service. Contribute to unit meetings to learn of and discuss changes to midwifery/nursing/unit policies. Manage resources effectively to meet the needs of the service. Ensure quality patient care and standards are maintained by participating in clinical audit and risk management. Develop effective lines of communication and liaison with colleagues across neonatal and paediatric services and outwith to ensure best practice maintained. Develop and implement an audit tool to audit effect of post against set goals. Provide effective communication links between the education providers and the clinical area. Maintain database of staff study leave and staff training and ensure management awareness. Provide six monthly reports to the SCN and Lead Nurse. Ensure safe working practices of self and staff with regard to COSHH, Health and Safety,
7 Manual Handling, Fire and Resuscitation, with a legal duty to take all reasonable care for his/her own health and safety as well as that of others who may be affected by the acts or omissions. Professional/Personal Development: Demonstrate evidence of updating own professional knowledge and skills through annual appraisal and Professional Development Plan with Clinical Manager and annual review with Supervisor of Midwives. Comply with the Professional Code of Conduct at all times. Comply with NMC standards for revalidation To ensure that ongoing personal development needs and professional education and research are identified and met. Network with colleagues within and outside of the Division to maintain knowledge relating to professional developments, and participate in relevant local/ regional/ national interest groups. Maintain own clinical skills and credibility in Neonatal nursing by taking responsibility for the assessment, delivery and evaluation of patient care on a regular basis. Health and Safety/ Risk Management: Responsible for compliance with safe working procedures in line with all health and safety legislation. Contribute as part of the multidisciplinary team to the development, implementation and maintenance of policies, procedures, standards and protocols of the area, Directorate and Division, to ensure adherence to, and delivery of the highest level of patient care at all times. Required to have knowledge of clinical effectiveness, clinical risk, ability to identify risk and reporting procedure and establish training of others in these fields. Responsibility for instructing staff on the availability of documents in relation to clinical governance, clinical effectiveness, clinical risk, policies, procedures and guidelines at national and local level. Reduce the risk of cross infection and early identification of at risk patients Promote and maintain a culture in which safety related to infection prevention and control is of the highest importance Promote a clean and safe environment by ensuring compliance with policies and protocols in relation to HAI Ensure patient safety by monitoring trends of Clostridium Difficile and MRSA Comply with NHSGG&C infection prevention and control policies.
8 TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE DELIVERY OF THE ORGANISATION OBJECTIVES Networking Network with peers across professional groups promoting the exchange of knowledge, skills and resources Service Development Work in partnership with a range of clinicians and managers in the planning or development of own service promoting the involvement of patients / public Political and Strategic Awareness Develop and maintain a working knowledge of local, national and professional strategy and policy, ensuring that organisational goals are reflected in own personal objectives and in ward / department plans and demonstrate the ability to contribute to policy and strategy development at a departmental and organisational level, and where appropriate, national level. 6. EQUIPMENT AND MACHINERY The post holder will have an in-depth knowledge and understanding of all relevant medical devices within the clinical area. He/She will be the lead resource to train and support staff in the clinical application of equipment and provide advice and trouble-shooting. The post-holder will maintain a database of staff trained in equipment use. The post-holder will be involved in the selection and purchasing of new equipment and coordinating the quality control and repair of equipment within the clinical area. 7.DECISIONS AND JUDGEMENTS The post holder Will be responsible to the Lead Nurse/ Midwife in respect of guidance and professional management, work review and formal appraisal of performance. Will have responsibility for setting and monitoring standards and quality of clinical practice. Has responsibility for supporting the nursing team to reflect upon and review their decisions in relation to assessing, monitoring, evaluating and interpreting patients condition and effectiveness of their care programmes. Will deputise in the absence of the line manager taking responsibility for decisions relating to
9 the management of physical, human and financial resources in designated area. 8. COMMUNICATION & RELATIONSHIPS Is responsible, within sphere of practice, for establishing systems and standards of communication for routine, complex and potentially stressful matters with a wide range of health and social care workers, patients, families, other relevant departments/agencies using a wide range of media such as telephone, verbal and written communications to overcome any difficulties in communication with people involved, identifying and negotiating appropriate actions to reach agreed outcomes, demonstrating sensitivity and empathy when communicating with people. Establish and maintain relationships based on mutual respect communicating on a regular basis with the patient/relatives/multi-disciplinary team and external agencies in the provision of care and services. Ensures appropriate systems are developed and operational to facilitate dissemination of information up, down and across the organisation. 9. DECISIONS AND JUDGEMENTS The post holder will liaise with the SCN/Lead Nurse/ Head of Nursing to assess the training needs of neonatal nursing/midwifery staff and will plan, implement and evaluate these needs. The post holder will work autonomously in a training/education capacity and will provide feedback, as appropriate. The post holder will employ decision making skills to confirm competencies achieved/not achieved. The post-holder will develop an individualised action plan to meet competencies and will maintain discretion with progress. The post-holder has discretion to make decisions regarding patient care Ability to teach judgemental and decision making skills to others. The post holder will be clinically and professionally expected to make autonomous decisions on a daily basis, including provision of advice to other members of staff in clinical decision making. Advise and assist in suitable interventions. Develop policies and procedures in planning care. Assess, monitor and change packages of care. The post- holder will assist with training/ education requirements outwith the Neonatal Units The post-holder will participate in the decision making process with the SCN/Lead Nurse e regarding staff undertaking post registration courses/ study days. 10. MOST CHALLENGING/DIFFICULT PARTS OF THE JOB
10 The continuing unpredictability of the workload combined with the requirement to meet deadlines. Implementing change. Balancing clinical/ non-clinical responsibilities Support and supervision of inexperienced staff while they gain the necessary skills and experience to enable them to become an autonomous practitioner, while ensuring care is delivered to the highest standard. Dealing with and providing support to staff when addressing aggressive parents and relatives, particularly when drug abuse is involved. Complex drug calculations- using paediatric/ adult preparations which require dilution to enable minute doses to be given to neonates. Supporting parents of a sick neonate Dealing with situations of critical conditions, terminal prognosis, and bereavementsupport of parents, relatives and staff. Maintaining up to date neonatal expertise and imparting this knowledge to neonatal staff and students. Ensuring effective teamwork and the establishment of good working relationships within a constantly changing health and social care arena. 11. DEMANDS OF THE JOB (Physical, Mental, Emotional) Physical Skills (several times per shift) The post holder will require a range of physical skills relevant to clinical area examples are drug administration including intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous injections, venepuncture and insertion of venous access devices Physical Demands (several times per shift) The physical demands will be dependant on clinical area but will include for example patient movement with use of mechanical aids / equipment; standing/walking for the majority of the shift; occasional movements to treat patients e.g. stooping Mental Demands (several times per shift) The mental demands will be dependent on clinical area but will include for example concentration required when checking documents/patients notes and calculating drug dosages whilst subject to frequent interruptions from patients/team members; concentration required when observing patient behaviours/physiological status; balancing the competing demands of the role while maintaining a high level of visibility to staff, patients, families and/or carers; maintaining high level and consistent professional behaviour in unpredictable and stressful situations; ability to react swiftly and appropriately to sudden changes in patient clinical conditions; meeting the needs of all stakeholders with finite resources; balancing the demands of staff and service when completing duty rotas; keeping abreast of national and local police and evidence based practice, interpreting applicability and adapting for local implementation; continuously motivate, enthuse and maintain morale of staff within an ever changing environment, working as clinical leader within multi-professional team requires high levels of
11 concentration. Emotional Demands (variable frequency) Examples include communicating with distressed/anxious/worried patients/relatives/staff; caring for terminally ill; caring for and/or communicating bad news to patients/relatives/staff; dealing with challenging behaviours; supporting team members with personal and professional issues; carrying out performance/investigatory/disciplinary procedures Working Conditions (several times per shift) Working conditions will be dependant on clinical area but will include for example exposure to body fluids; exposure to verbal aggression and potentially physically aggressive behaviours (frequency variable); exposure to infected and infectious materials and patients; temperature of the environment 13. KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO DO THE JOB First level nursing or midwifery qualification (appropriate part of NMC Register relevant to area) with first degree or evidence of continuing professional development equivalent to level 9 of Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) as a minimum Neonatal qualification Recognised teaching qualification or willingness to work towards one Ideally post holder should have a minimum of 5 years post registration experience within relevant area and/or demonstrate expert clinical and professional practice developed through experience and theoretical knowledge Ability to maintain professional and personal credibility across all staff groups Ability to lead teams, lead practice and continuous professional development, work effectively as part of a multi-professional / multi-agency team Personal motivation and enthusiasm for the development of nursing, patient care and the enhancement of the patients experience of care Computer and information literacy Successfully have completed the Cleanliness Champions Programme
12 PERSON SPECIFICATION FORM Job Title:- Neonatal Educator Band 7 Department:- NEONATAL Qualifications Registered Nurse Child /Adult or Registered Midwife Neonatal Qualification Educated to degree level Post graduate certificate in Education Essential () Desirable () Experience 5 years post registration experience in Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Expert clinical Neonatal skills Leadership experience / ability to lead team Evidence of promoting professional practice Essential () Desirable () Behavioural Competencies Excellent Commubinication skills Personal Motivation and enthusiasm for development of nursing, patient care and enhancing patient / family journey Computer and information literacy skills Professional and personal credibility Essential () Desirable () Other Completed Cleanliness Champion programme Preceptor/Mentorship course Essential () Desirable ()
14 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 Neonatal Nurse / Midwife Educator - Neonatal Unit N Closing date 27 April 2018 Vacancy enquiries to Agenda for Change band: Band 7 Salary Hours Base Contract type Annual leave Superannuation For information specific to the role, contact: Morag Liddell, Please refer to Agenda for Change Payscale on the following page. All values are 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 Queen Elizabeth University 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.
15 Agenda for Change pay bands and points Point Band 1 Band 2 Band 3 Band 4 Band 5 Band 6 Band 7 Band 8 Band ,532 16, , , ,760 17, ,295 18, ,903 18, , , ,302 20, ,727 20, , , , ,440 22, ,910 22, , , , ,830 26, ,911 27, ,034 29, , , ,013 32, ,058 33, ,234 34, ,933 35, , , , ,833 40, ,205 42, , , ,562 47, ,000 49, , , ,232 57, ,799 58, , , ,599 68, ,559 70, , , ,011 81, ,932 84, , , , ,450 Range A Range B Range C Range D
16 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.
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 Click Here to find out more about our Community Services Click Here to find out more about our Mental Health Services Click here to find out more about the services in your area Employee benefits We offer all our staff excellent benefits including; NHS Superannuation pension scheme, Child Care Vouchers, Bursaries to support education and training, Interest free loans to purchase Zonecards for trains, buses, underground and some ferries Cycle to work interest-free loans to purchase bicycles and equipment For more information on the benefits available to NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde staff, visit Further information For further information on any aspect of the recruitment process or for further details on working within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde contact: NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Recruitment Services West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital Dalnair Street Glasgow G3 8SJ Tel: +44 (0)
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