Cardiac Specialist Nurse – NHS Scotland – Kilmarnock

NHS Scotland

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.

An opportunity exists for motivated, innovative individuals to join the NHS Ayrshire and Arran Cardiac liaison nursing service. This is an excellent opportunity for the right individual to expand their skills and expertise within the field. This service provides a wide range of services for individuals with coronary heart disease. As a key member of the team you will contribute to specialist nursing care, education, counselling, support, and exercise to patients with a wide range of cardiac problems and their families. You will facilitate high quality patient care within the caseload, identifying and monitoring high-risk patients to detect clinical deterioration. You will work closely with colleagues across NHS Ayrshire and Arran and all local authorities to ensure seamless care for the patient is provided. You should be a registered nurse. A first degree or equivalent qualification and experience in cardiology is essential, as is evidence of ongoing professional development. Travel around Ayrshire may be required. Applicants wishing part-time or job share will be considered.

Informal enquiries to: Fiona McAskill, Advanced Cardiac Nurse Specialist, on 01563 827175

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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