1 COMMUNITY PHYSIOTHERAPIST Job Reference: G Closing Date: 25 th May 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 NHS GREATER GLASGOW AND CLYDE JOB DESCRIPTION 1. JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title: Community Rehabilitation Physiotherapist Band 5 Responsible to (insert job title): Department(s): Directorate: Operating Division or GGHB: Team leader Community Older People Team Community Older People Team West Dunbartonshire HSCP NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde 2. JOB PURPOSE This post is part of the new Integrated Community Health and Care Service within West Dunbartonshire HSCP and will offer the opportunity to work as a community physiotherapist with all adult care groups within the integrated teams and providing the ability to maintain clinical skills in all neuro-musculoskeletal conditions. Responsible for delivering a specialised community physiotherapy service to patients/clients living within West Dumbarton Community Health and Care Service catchment area. To perform advanced assessment of patients including those with complex presentations and from this formulate a diagnosis and treatment plan and deliver as an autonomous practitioner. The post holder would provide Clinical intervention, education and support to patients and their carers. The post holder will provide specialist patient assessment, case coordination, treatment and planned discharge for adults with complex rehabilitation needs. The post holder will work autonomously in a diversity of health and social care settings taking on, in addition to the professional clinical role, case co-ordination, health promotion, audit projects, staff/student supervision, induction and the provision of expert advice on professional interventions.
4 The post holder will manage a complex clinical caseload within the service, applying specialist knowledge and skills relating to their professional role and working as an effective and efficient partner in the interdisciplinary team. This includes; The provision of direct clinical care, encompassing professional assessment, treatment and management of patients referred to the Service. Working together with other professionals in health and social care to provide the most effective care to adults with a diverse range of clinical conditions. To provide supervision of less experienced related professionals as well as support workers and students. Advise members within the interdisciplinary team and other agencies regarding their professional intervention. To work autonomously to manage a delegated caseload of patients to assess, plan, implement and evaluate interventions To assist in the support of patients discharged from hospital and prevention of inappropriate readmissions to hospital. Assist in the assessment and maintenance of patients within the community and prevent inappropriate admissions to hospital. Work according to the needs of the Service which may include varying shift patterns and weekend working rotas. Contribute to and support Intermediate Care and the Reablement process to a defined patient group. 3. ROLE OF SERVICE West Dunbartonshire has a diverse population of approximately and covers two distinct localities. West Dunbartonshire HSCP employs more than 1500 staff and manages services of various client groupings.the HSCP has established links with the acute sector, the third sectors and a number of independent contractors. Community Health and care Services within the HSCP are fully integrated. The teams include social work and health staff who offer services to adults, older people and their carers living in the community, or when being discharged from hospital. The integrated teams work in line with the HSCP s objective to support individuals to remain where possible, in the community. The Key responsibilities of the service are to provide Triage, assessment, diagnosis and treatment to a diverse range of conditions and patient types in a variety of environments. There is also a role of health promotion.
5 The service incorporates service management, planning and development within a defined budget and a multi professional framework. All staff within Community Older Peoples Team must comply with NHSGG & C and departmental policies in addition to complying with Charted Society of Physiotherapy Professional Standards and Rules of professional conduct. 4. ORGANISATIONAL POSITION Physio Professional Lead... Integrated Operations Manager. Band 7 Clinical Physio Lead... Team Lead Health...Team Lead/Senior OT...Senior Social Worker Band 6 Physiotherapists Band 5 Physiotherapist (this post) Clinical Support Workers The post-holder is managerially responsible to the Rehabilitation Team Leader, but has professional accountability to a designated professional lead within the Sector. 5. SCOPE AND RANGE In liaison with a more experienced Physiotherapist, work as an automous clinician within the community setting taking full responsibility for a clinical case load. Has access to regular supervision from more experienced Physiotherapy staff. Has responsibility for prioritising own clinical case load/ Is an active participant in local audit and clinical effectiveness projects this may extend to formal research projects. Delegates tasks to, supervises and supports clinical support workers and clerical staff. May assist to supervise, train and assess physiotherapy students on clinical placement when required. This would not involve formal assessment of their clinical competence.
6 Participate in and undertake the department CPD system to promote personal and service development. Assist with service developments identifying gaps and pressures and service evaluation. 6. MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES Clinical Professionally and legally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work including direct and indirect patient care Triage, prioritise and manage an unpredictable patient group effectively and efficiently. Self Referral allows patients to self refer to the service, referrals are also accepted from GP s Consultants and other Heath/ Social Care Professionals Identify those patients with the risk of serious pathology who require urgent referral to other services e.g. A&E, G.P. and back pain service and appropriately manage the ongoing referral. Be professionally and legally accountable and responsible for all aspects of own work including direct and indirect patient care, complying with CSP and HCPC code of ethics and professional conduct, local and national policies. Use clinical reasoning skills to assess, analyse both clinical and non-clinical information and provide a comprehensive clinical diagnosis for individual patients to determine their need fo clinical intervention. This will include patients with multiple pathologies, complex clinical presentations and in difficult clinical environments. Act independently to plan, implement, evaluate, treat and progress patient care to maximise their rehabilitation potential including decision making regarding discharge from care Work within a legal framework to assess capacity, gain valid consent for treatment from all patients Manage an identifiable caseload of patients effectively and efficiently Assess for a range of equipment, e.g. orthotics and walking aids, providing appropriate equipment and referral onto other specialist services when required, e.g. Orthotics, Community OT, Equipu, Westmarc and Housing Dept. To be responsible for the care, advice regarding maintenance and issue of equipment.
7 In discussion with a more senior Physiotherapist, (Physio Clinical Lead) and in communication with other team professionals, undertake a case coordination role taking responsibility for coordinating the interdisciplinary goal planning and discharge planning process. Liaise and work collaboratively with other agencies e.g. initiating referrals, sharing of information, recommending appropriate service delivery, attendance at case conferences and discharge planning. Liaise with more experienced Physiotherapist to gain support and direction in management of more complex patient presentations within their caseload Work as part of a multi-professional team to ensure effective communication and delivery of care this may involve contact with students To keep abreast of developments in Physiotherapy and other related professional practice by personal study, in-service training and external courses and incorporate new skills gaine from CPD into clinical practice and disseminate to other staff members Maintain accurate, comprehensive and up to date patient records and accurate mandatory statistical information to reflect care provided and meet professional, local and national standards Communicate and make recommendations to all relevant colleagues to maximise patient care and promote effective multi professional working Managerial Delegate appropriate tasks to Support Workers, Physiotherapy Assistants and A&C staff to maximise efficiency and achieve desired quality of care Participate in the departmental Personal Development and Performance Review system to promote personal and service developments Manage caseload using supervision and professional judgement to prioritise resources to meet service demands, whilst taking responsibility for planning and organising the caseload. Participate in clinical audit and Clinical Effectiveness projects to support the Clinical Governance agenda Assist the Senior staff with policy implementation and service development Educational Actively participate and contribute to the Physiotherapy Departmental in-service training, clinical support and HSCP protected learning time programmes to promote personal development Maintain a professional portfolio as evidence of continuous professional development
8 Assist in the teaching of other members of the multi-professional team, educational staff and others (e.g. relative and carers, voluntary sector) to promote knowledge of physiotherapy management to enhance patient care Assist in the clinical training of undergraduate and postgraduate physiotherapy students. Assist with the clinical training and education of support workers in the specialty 7a. EQUIPMENT & MACHINERY To be responsible for competent use, repair and maintenance reporting of all electrotherapy equipment, small equipment and patient appliances, i.e. Ultrasound, Tens, hoists, slings, and other moving & handling equipment To ensure an adequate level of equipment, such as walking aids and appliances, is available for use by the team and ensure stock is replenished. Give brief description of use of each item used: Use Highly complex and specialist equipment, including electrotherapy equipment, i.e. Ultrasound, Tens. Goniometer, Dynamometer, Tape measure, Stethoscope, Suction machines, Pulse oximeters, BP monitors. Walking aids, sticks, zimmer frames, mobilator frames and triwalkers. Use of hoists and slings within community setting. Use of bathmasters and other equipment related to activities of daily living, shower chairs, mowbray frames, toilet seats, sliding sheets, transfer boards, perching stools, mattress elevators, bed loops, Wheelchairs. 7b. SYSTEMS Please describe any system used in the job: Clinical Portal Physio Tools MS OFFICE Team databases INTERNET including electronic library and Chartered Society of Physiotherapy web site Care First and Single Shared Assessment EQUIPU DATIX SSTS Electronic Diary Selecting Individual exercise programme for patients Using Word for letter / report writing, faxing discharge information to GP and other healthcare professionals. E-Learning and evidence based service provision Providing and sharing consented patient information to health and social care services.
9 Database holding patient and discharge referral information Order systems for Community Equipment Risk Management system 8. DECISIONS AND JUDGEMENTS Act as an autonomous practitioner making clinical judgements and decisions within the scope of professional practice, for patients with complex needs. This requires analysis and assessment of clinical facts, which requires consideration of a range of options. In discussion with a more senior Physiotherapist or Team Leader decide the appropriateness of own professional specific interventions and make the clinical judgement to refer on to other agencies or disciplines within the Service for the most effective service provision. In discussion with a more senior Physiotherapist or Team Leader decide on the appropriate length of clinical interventions and when to discharge patients from the profession and the interdisciplinary service. Manage caseload using supervision and professional judgement to prioritise resources to meet service demands, whilst taking responsibility for planning and organising the caseload. Interpret agreed guidelines on clinical practice in relation to the role of the profession within an interdisciplinary service. Use clinical judgement to recognise the priority of intervention and when an immediate response is required. Judge the appropriate level of responsibility and competence of less experienced staff and rehabilitation support workers and delegate tasks where appropriate. Accountable for the planning and undertaking of clinical interventions and support for a patient group covering a range of conditions. Have a working knowledge of Adults with Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000, and the importance in the identification of patient s capacity to give consent to treatment, of verbal, educational and invasive nature. Understand and conform to the Adult Support and Protection (Scotland )act 2009 Accountable for the assessment of clinical/environmental risk and decide how these risks should be managed. Decide when to seek advice from more experienced or other colleagues/peers and clinical leads as required on complex issues.
10 9. COMMUNICATIONS AND RELATIONSHIPS Communicates complex, sensitive or contentious information where persuasive, motivational, negotiating, training or reassurance skills are required e.g. related to diagnosis, treatment and prognosis, effectively and appropriately, using an empathetic and sensitive approach to patients and carers. Acknowledging that there may be barriers to understanding and utilising a range of verbal, non verbal, written and presentation skills. Assess and document the patient s ability to give informed consent, and consent for the sharing of information across agencies and their participation in clinical intervention. Engage in decision making that could be contentious requiring a high degree of motivation, negotiation or persuasive reassurance skills e.g. agreeing clinical interventions with non-compliant patients. Use highly developed interpersonal skills to encourage and motivate individuals and break down barriers e.g. agree clinical interventions with patients who have unrealistic expectations. Work as part of an interdisciplinary service to ensure effective communication, by attending and reporting in clinical review meetings, case conferences, ensuring coordination of patient care. Ensure all patients have optimum understanding with accessible information and a means of communicating their needs, e.g. patients where language may be a barrier, sensory impairment, learning disability, cognitive impairment, communication difficulties or cultural barriers. Maintain effective cross agency communication pathways to ensure a consistent approach to care e.g. formal/informal communication with GPs, social work colleagues, the 3 rd and 4 th sector, housing, education, care agencies and relevant staff within the acute services. Provide expertise and advice to multi/interdisciplinary professional colleagues at local level. Participate in the training of a wide range of audiences e.g. delivering student tutorials, involvement in inter-service training and development sessions. Receive verbal complaints directly from patients/carers/other agencies and respond appropriately to these events and assist the Team Leader in response to formal complaints.
11 Provide advice and guidance to relatives and carers relating to on-going rehabilitation programmes 10. PHYSICAL, MENTAL, EMOTIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS OF THE JOB PHYSICAL Frequently applying manual physiotherapy techniques each day including facilitation of movement and/or joint mobilisation/manipulation. This requires a specific level of dexterity, response to sensory feedback, and co-ordination of movement Frequent manual handling of patients on a daily basis. This frequently involves supporting patients who may not be able to weight bear and who may require assistance in moving on or off the chair or bed and support of limbs during treatment. This may include immobile, obese, uncooperative patients. Occasionally assisting patients with walking and stair practice this may include sudden and unpredictable changes in movement or faints/falls which require maximal physical support and/or lowering to the floor ensuring patient and staff safety Frequent use of equipment such as hydraulic plinths, exercise and balance equipment and walking aids, which require manipulation and dexterity often manoeuvring within confined spaces Significant element of standing, walking and working within confined and awkward spaces on a daily basis. Frequently, throughout the day, adopt static postures for lengthy periods whilst assessing and treating patients Frequently spend periods throughout the day using IT equipment requires awareness of own postures and positioning of equipment/seating etc Occasionally leading aerobic exercise classes of varying intensity, which demands a highly skilled level of rhythm, dexterity and co-ordination to undertake class delivery combined with verbal instruction. MENTAL DEMANDS Frequently responding to changes in patients condition this requires being alert in order to undertake a high standard of clinical reasoning involving constant reassessment regarding clinical management
12 Stress caused by frequent interruptions to patient care and staff concentration e.g. telephone and face to face enquiries Frequent prioritising of workload on a daily basis Frequent, prolonged periods of intense concentration especially with new and complex patients with communication difficulties e.g. language - frequently Infrequently dealing with abusive patients or carers Occasionally responding to group dynamics during exercise classes Occasionally dealing with Lone working EMOTIONAL Dealing with people with Behavioural problems e.g., (Addiction, chronic degenerative/deteriorating conditions) - frequently. Dealing with physical/verbal aggression - occasionally Dealing with distressing/ emotional situations, bereavement, pain, patients, relatives - frequently Dealing with complex family dynamics - frequently WORKING CONDITIONS Driving in adverse weather - occasionally Exposure to Un cleanliness of a patient s home, e.g. fleas, foul smells - frequently Unpredictable/dangerous pets -frequently Variable temperatures - frequently Variable lighting - frequently Lone working - frequently Exposure to bodily fluids, e.g. urine, faeces, blood or vomit - frequently No Mobile phone signal - occasionally
13 11. MOST CHALLENGING/DIFFICULT PARTS OF THE JOB Being responsible for triaging the need of clients self referring to the service via the Duty system and being responsible for identifying future management Undertaking a physically and mentally demanding job whilst taking care to safeguard own health and safety as well as that of patients and colleagues Dealing with lone working and sole responsibility whilst working unsupervised within the department. Due to the urgent referrals and admission avoidance nature of the service the post holder must adap their workload frequently to deal with these demands. Working with patients with chronic degenerative conditions, maintaining motivation to address health and social care issues, which may involve palliative or terminal care. Frequent exposure to emotionally demanding and complex social situations, necessitating the frequent need for clinical judgements to be made whilst working alone in the community setting. 12. KNOWLEDGE, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED TO DO THE JOB Knowledge, Skills & Abilities Essential The post holder will hold a Degree/Diploma or equivalent in Physiotherapy The post holder will be registered with the relevant Health Professions Council e.g. HCPC. The post holder should have 2-3 years post graduate experience which should include experience of working within any or all of the following areas; Adult Rehabilitation, Neurology, Orthopaedics, Respiratory, Medicine or Care of the Elderly Specialities, MSK. Desirable Experience of working within a multi disciplinary community based team Audit experience Knowledge of IT systems Presentation skills Critical appraisal skills Evidence of Continuous Professional Development Good knowledge and experience
14 of physiotherapy practice in relevant areas Good managerial and organisational skills. Forward thinking Excellent Interpersonal skills Ability to pass on knowledge/ skills Effective communication skills Ability to work independently Personal Qualities Confident/motivated/ enthusiastic Able to work well with and through others Committed to personal and team development Should hold a current full driving licence Car driver with car
15 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 Community Physiotherapist G Closing date 25 th May 2018 Vacancy enquiries to Agenda for Change band: Band 5 Salary Hours Contract type Annual leave Superannuation For information specific to the role, contact: Linda Young, 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 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.
16 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
17 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.
18 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.
19 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.
20 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.
21 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.
22 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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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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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
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REGISTERED NURSE Cohort Recruitment Band 5 South Sector Job Reference: 0000050121N Closing Date: 9th February 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in working for NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
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COMMUNITY NURSE - DIABETES SERVICE Community Care Job Reference: 0000046457N Closing Date: 24 March 2017 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to read this information
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
PRINCIPAL CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST Rowanbank Clinic Job Reference: 0000050931G Closing Date: 23 March 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to read this information
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
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST - GLASGOW TRAUMA SERVICE THE ANCHOR Job Reference: 0000048368G Closing Date: 11 August 2017 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time to read
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SENIOR RESEARCH NURSE - CLINICAL RESEARCH FACILITY Queen Elizabeth University Hospital Job Reference: 0000050999N Closing Date: 30 March 2018 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and
SURGICAL NURSE PRACTITIONER General Surgery Glasgow Royal Infirmary Job Reference: 0000047211N Closing Date: 26 May 2017 Dear applicant, Thank you for your interest in this post and for taking the time
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JOB DESCRIPTION 1. JOB DETAILS Job Title: Rotational Physiotherapist Band 5 Responsible to: Department & Base: Date this JD written/updated: 24/06/2011 Senior Physiotherapist / Team Leader across rotations
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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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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
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