NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.
About the Organisation:
PHS (Public Health Scotland) is set up to improve the lives of people in Scotland, to reduce health inequalities that persist in many of our communities.
**The Post: **
Do you have an interest in improving direct patient care through Clinical Audit?
Are you a qualified nurse who is a self-starter with a flexible, supportive motivational leadership style?
Then we want to see you.
An exciting opportunity to support the STAG (Scottish Trauma Audit Group) has arisen within PHS by contributing to the achievement of its aims and objectives of improving patient care.
The successful candidate will be required to support the National Clinical Coordinator on maintaining a national audit structure across Scotland ensuring that the results of the audit are disseminated and acted upon at a clinical level by establishing cooperative relationships within multi-disciplinary teams responsible for the delivery of care. They will also be required to aid in the development and implementation of clinical education & training programmes to ensure local coordinators have a secure knowledge base to provide the correct level of support to the improvement programme set by the National Clinical Coordinator and National Audit Steering Groups.
The successful candidate is required to demonstrate a flexible, supportive, and motivational management style and able to work with multidisciplinary teams across Scotland whilst working very closely with the National Clinical Coordinator in a fast-paced environment of change. It is desirable that applicants are educated to degree level in a life science; hold the appropriate professional registration and have demonstrable experience in clinical audit.
The successful candidate will be required to undergo a Disclosure Scotland check. Any candidate who has lived/worked overseas for more than 12 months in the preceding 5 years will also be required to provide a criminal record check from the appropriate overseas agency.
Candidates must have current NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council) registration at the time of applying.
Location and Working Pattern:
Gyle Square, Edinburgh or Central Quay, Glasgow.
Please note that PHS is currently in the process of relocating from Central Quay to Bothwell Street, Glasgow from spring 2024.
Currently hybrid working.
Work Pattern - Monday to Friday, 37.5 hours per week.
During times of public health emergency, or other urgent business need, you may be required on a temporary basis to work your normal contracted working hours over 7 days including weekends, to meet the needs of the service.
It is a condition of this employment that you must live and remain a resident within the UK for the post in which you will be employed with PHS.
For more information and to apply, click 'Apply Here'.