Lead Forensic Medical Examiner
South & Mid Operational Unit
Fixed Term 12 Months
Salary: £77,090 - £86,898 pro rata
NHS Highland seeks to develop the Forensic Medical Examiner Service. The post holder will provide clinical leadership to the forensic medical examiner team and will support the continued development of the service. The post holder will also conduct in hours forensic medical examinations. This is a fixed term contract for 12 months.
We are looking for an individual with excellent leadership skills; experience of collaborative working across agencies and services; and the ability to develop processes and procedures. Direct experience of delivering forensic and custody healthcare would be an advantage. The post holder will be responsible for developing a learning and development framework for Forensic Medical Examiners and supporting a culture of continuous improvement.
A key result area for this post is in the implementation of Healthcare Improvement Scotland Standards for Healthcare and Forensic Services for adults, children and young people who have experienced rape and sexual assault, therefore, a specific commitment to improve the service for people affected by sexual violence is essential.
In conducting the forensic medical examinations, the post holder will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and in partnership with our Police Scotland colleagues. The post holder will be based in Inverness, but will be required to support service development and occasional service delivery across our other custody and forensic sites in Wick, Skye and Fort William.
Work is covered by CNORIS and the service is supported by appropriately trained nurses.
The post holder's remit will be pan Highland, with the majority of the work load and base in Inverness.
Informal enquiries to: Gillian Gunn, Project Lead on 01463 704724 or at email@example.com
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Closing date for applications: 13th September 2019
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