Registered Nurse

NHS Western Isles
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  • Contact: Angus McKellar
  • Reference: SW999/NUR/WI2382/SHO

COMMUNITY HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE PARTNERSHIP Isle of Barra, Western Isles, HS9 5XE REGISTERED NURSE BARRA NURSING TEAM Band 5 - £24,670 to £30,742 pro rata Plus £1,043 Distant Islands Allowance pro rata 37.5 Hours per Week Permanent Post For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: http://www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/wihrr.pdf An exciting opportunity has arisen for a motivated and enthusiastic Band 5 nurse with previous experience to join the Barra Nursing Team. If you would like to work on an island that's interesting, rewarding and challenging, with lots of opportunities to develop your career, then the Barra Nursing Team has plenty to offer. This is an excellent opportunity to become a member of an integrated team, working within the hospital (5 beds), treatment room and community setting. We are working closely with Social Care, providing patient-centred care to the community of Barra and Vatersay, and moving towards a new 'Community Hub' planned for the island. The Isle of Barra is the smallest of the islands in the archipelago of the Western Isles and is renowned for its idyllic 'Caribbean-like' beaches, sporting activities, sense of community and the Gaelic culture. The island has the only airport beach runway in the UK, which provides an excellent air service twice per day to the mainland, an exhilarating daily ferry service from Oban on the mainland, and four sailings per day to the adjacent island. The ideal candidate will be a registered nurse with a current NMC registration, have evidence of Continuing Professional Development and be in receipt of a current full driving licence. The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) Scheme. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. For further information on this post please contact: Christine MacIntyre:- Frances MacNeil or Karen MacLean, Charge Nurses:- Tel No 01871 812021 or 01871 810991. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais, HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027. Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 18th November 2019 Ref No: WI2382

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