We are seeking to appoint a Head of Nursing who has the creativity, experience, skills, energy and commitment to play a key role in the development, leadership and delivery of nursing services across the acute services division. This role is part of the Emergency Care Directorate Triumvirate with a key professional leadership role.

You will support the Associate Director of Nursing and ECD General Managers to develop and implement key nursing priorities. Leading by example in the context of safe, effective, and person centred care; with evidence based nursing practice and policy that reflects local and national priorities, you will provide clinical leadership and advice on a range of key priorities as a core aspect of the role. The post is expected to commence early in January 2023.

You will also work closely with a range of stakeholders at local, regional and national level including collaboration with Medical and Allied Health Professional colleagues to support working across professional and organisational boundaries as well as promoting a supportive and compassionate, caring culture.

You will require to be a first level registered nurse, educated to Masters level or equivalent with experience in acute healthcare. A related post graduate or professional qualification in Quality Improvement would be desirable. An expert knowledge of current nursing developments, and a demonstrable track record of success in a senior nurse role within a complex health care environment is essential

For informal enquiries, please contact Lynn Campbell, Associate Director of Nursing, lynncampbell@nhs.net on 01383 623623 Ext 21053 or Mims Watts GM, miriam.watts@nhs.scot Ext 20136 or Belinda Morgan GM, belinda.morgan@nhs.scot Ext 21571

A requirement of this post is to become a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Prior to appointment.

NHS Fife is legally obliged to ensure all its employees are legally entitled to work in the United Kingdom. If you are not a United Kingdom (UK) or Irish National, you are required to confirm your right to work in your application.

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.