Arthroplasty Nurse – NHS Scotland – Larbert

NHS Scotland

Secondment/ fixed term for 7 months to cover substantive post holder’s secondment

*Secondment Opportunity – Existing permanent employees must first discuss this opportunity with their substantive line manager and complete the secondment request form prior to interview. The secondment request form and the associated secondment policy can be found on the HR/Recruitment intranet pages and must be completed and signed by the substantive line manager. The Candidate should then take it with them to interview as confirmation that an agreement has been granted.​​​​​​​

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic, appropriate experienced nurse to join the Arthroplasty Service, Forth Valley Royal Hospital.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing practitioner led clinics for the review of patients with hip, knee, shoulder and elbow replacements and running a practitioner led pre operative education clinic. The applicant will also be responsible for providing telephone advice and support to patients’, carers and other health professionals. Data collection, audits and presenting information to various groups in an agreed format are part of the service provision.

We would welcome applications from innovative practitioners who have a drive to improve the service, support staff wellbeing and have a strong collaborative approach to care.

The applicant must have a current knowledge and experience working within orthopaedics, be able to work independently and have good communication and organisational skills. ACE course completion is desirable but not essential, X-ray interpretation is desirable but training will be given.

The successful candidate(s) will be NMC registered as a nurse.

The duties of this post require the successful candidate to be a member of the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme. More information on this scheme can be found at

We love it when people call us to discuss advertised posts. It allows you to find out more about us and the role and allows us to support you with your application process. Please do get in touch!

Arthroplasty nurses Mary McDermott or Hazel Lyall on 01324 567328 or page 1136


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NHS Forth Valley is positive about disabled people and is committed to offering an interview to disabled people who meet the minimum criteria for the job. Please contact the Recruitment Office on 0330 041 4694 if there are any reasonable adjustments we can make to assist you with your application and/or interview.

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.

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