In support of our core purpose of Working together to achieve the healthiest life possible for everyone in Ayrshire and Arran we are committed to a culture that is Caring, Safe and Respectful. You are required to work collaboratively in a safe, care and respectful way.
Please note that the banding is indicative and subject to confirmation through the job evaluation process.
The Ayrshire Urgent Care Service provides out of hours healthcare and social work provision throughout Ayrshire incorporating a multi-disciplinary team of clinicians, professionals and operational personnel. It also currently hosts delivery of COVID services across Ayrshire. The service operates in a fast paced, multi-disciplinary environment and is currently going through a period of transformation and service re-design.
You will be a suitably qualified nurses with advanced clinical assessment for the role of Clinical Nurse Manager/Practitioner within the Ayrshire Urgent Care Service (AUCS). You will be responsible and lead on the sustainable and transformation in health care within AUCS, professional and operational management of the Out of Hours Advanced Nurse Practitioner (ANP) and District Nursing Teams and responsibility for the implementation of the clinical, corporate and staff governance agendas.
You will provide professional leadership to the nursing staff and professional advice, to Senior Medical and Nursing Staff, professional groups and Senior Managers.
You will directly manage the nursing resource and secure operational delivery of a range of services as well as perform clinical assessment, initiate investigations, determine differential diagnosis and undertake appropriate first line interventions for patients in need of urgent out of hours care within AUCS.
You will function as a member of the AUCS management team ensuring that robust systems, policies, procedures, professional guidance, remain in place to support all nursing staff within AUCS in line with professional requirements. You will also lead the recruitment and the future development of the ANPs and District Nurses within the service.
You should demonstrate extensive post registration clinical and management experience with an in-depth knowledge of primary/unscheduled care. Experience of leading change management, knowledge of clinical governance and a thorough knowledge of the local and national nursing agenda and development needs of nurses is required.
Standard working hours are 37.5 per week over 5 days, Monday to Friday. The post holder will work flexibly to meet the demands of the service and participate on a 24/7 on-call management rota (Agenda for Change T&Cs apply).
Informal enquiries: Vicki Campbell, Interim Head of Primary Care Transformation and Service Integration, Tel