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...

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.

Full-time/Part-time hours available 

Combined Assessment Unit, Belford Hospital, Fort William (17 assessment beds, 2 general HDU beds, 10 day surgery beds, pre-assessment clinic 6 days)

Primarily in CAU with development opportunities in HDU, Day Case Unit and Pre Assessment Department.

The Belford Hospital is situated in Fort William in Lochaber, the Outdoor Capital of the UK.  The area is one of outstanding beauty offering opportunities for water sports, mountaineering and snow sports.  Fort William itself lies at the head of Loch Linnhe and at the foot of Ben Nevis, the highest and most popular mountain in the British Isles with Glasgow, Inverness and Stirling all within a 2 hour drive.                         

You will have relevant and current experience in acute care with an enthusiastic and innovative approach to team working.  Highly developed acute assessment skills and evidence of continuing professional development are essential with HDU knowledge desirable.  Applications from newly qualified nurses will be welcome. Newly qualified nurses will be assigned a mentor for the first year of practice.

For informal enquiries please contact Senior Charge Nurse Eilidh MacDonald or Lesley Pow, tel: 01397 702481 or email: eilidh.macdonald5@nhs.scot or lesley.pow@nhs.scot

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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

As a board we strive to ensure the environment is conducive to nurturing a positive culture, supported and delivered through our NHS and Social Care values.

 

 

 

Care and compassion

Dignity and respect

Openness, honesty and responsibility

Quality and teamwork

 

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