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Stroke Educator (Fife)

  • Full time
  • Circa £33,000
  • Queen Margaret Hospital Dunfermline (Remote working initially during COVID-19 Pandemic)
  • Closing 23rd November 2020


  • Advertised from 6th November 2020
  • 32.5 hours per week

Role

Everyone has the right to live life to the full. After a diagnosis of a chest or heart condition or a stroke, many people experience fear and isolation and struggle with the impact on their lives. Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland won’t stand for that. The care and support we deliver every day ensures everyone can live the life they want to.

The role of the Stroke Educator is to plan and deliver appropriate and evidence based training in stroke for health and social care staff, internal staff and service users. The service is provided in partnership with NHS Fife and the stroke education team and aims to ensure all individuals caring for people affected by stroke have the suitable knowledge, skills and confidence to fulfil their role and enhance the quality of services.

We are seeking an individual who has excellent organisational and communication skills, is motivated and has a good knowledge base of current stroke care. Candidates must have a first level nursing/ AHP qualification and evidence of continued professional development. The successful candidate will work as part of a CHSS education team and will receive full induction and support upon commencement of this role. This role is an excellent development opportunity for a current staff nurse working within a stroke specific area.

Access to a car is essential.

CHSS employees enjoy a variety of organisational benefits including: Company pension scheme, generous holiday allowance, company sick pay, health insurance, Childcare vouchers, employee welfare support and life assurance.

All interested applicants are strongly encouraged to contact : Joanne Graham on 07884111843 or by email joanne.graham@chss.org.uk to gain a broader understanding of this role.

Application notes

To be considered for this role, please see our website at: chss.org.uk/workforus where you will be able to apply online or contact the HR Department on recruitment@chss.org.uk

Please note CVs will not be accepted.

Closing date for applications: Monday 23rd November 2020

Interview date: Week commencing 7th December 2020