This vacancy has now closed

Clinical Nurse Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,057 – £42,121
  • Aberdeenshire
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

  • Advertised from 20th December 2021
  • 37.5 hours per week. Permanent.


This is a rare opportunity for a senior clinical nurse - you will provide clinical leadership and professional line management, acting as a supportive and flexible manager to ensure the delivery of the Marie Curie Nursing Service strategy and service within the areas of the Aberdeenshire.

Reporting to and working alongside the Head of Operations and Quality for the North & West of Scotland, you will manage a number of diverse services delivered across your area, whilst, with the support of a Senior Nurse and management RN, daily line manage a team of remote clinical staff, ensuring that the right workforce is trained and available to deliver quality, safe care to patients in line with a supervision framework. This may also include leading on recruitment and selection and leading at investigations or disciplinary hearings on occasions.

You will work closely with the multi-disciplinary teams, District Nursing teams, the Marie Curie co-ordination centre, Senior Nurses, Marie Curie Nurses and Healthcare Assistants in order to provide a proactive and consistent approach to delivering patient care.

A confident communicator, you will act as the clinical voice for Marie Curie, participating in local NHS palliative care strategy/ End of life groups and networks to ensure awareness and recognition of the contribution of the MCNS, providing expert advice and information as necessary and also identifying future development opportunities. You will assume responsibility for the management of any clinical incidents and work within the Charity’s clinical governance framework in order to achieve targets.

What we are looking for:

  • A Registered Nurse with Level 1 registration
  • Recent experience in palliative care and ideally proven experience of remotely managing a large clinical team
  • Understanding of the specific needs of patients in the EOL phase, together with a firm understanding of community working
  • Proficient IT Skills
  • A full driving license with access to a vehicle insured for business use and a willingness to travel

What’s in it for you:

  • Continued access to NHS Pension Scheme (subject to eligibility)
  • Marie Curie Group Personal Pension Scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Loan schemes for bikes; computers and satellite navigation systems
  • Continuous development
  • Industry leading training programmes
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Flexible Working

For more information or an informal chat please contact our Irene Johnstone, Head of Operations on 0141 557 7434

Application notes

To apply please visit our website

Closing date: 23rd January 2022

Interview date: TBC