Registered Mental Health Nurse

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Registered Mental Health Nurse (Ref: 181715) Substantive, Full time 37.5hrs per week Band 6 - Salary Range 37,831 - £46,100 per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum Relocation assistance of up to...

Registered Mental Health Nurse (Ref: 181715)

Substantive, Full time 37.5hrs per week

Band 6 - Salary Range 37,831 - £46,100 per annum

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum

Relocation assistance of up to £8,000 is available


This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for an experienced mental health nurse to join our dynamic Community Mental health Team.  We are looking for registered nurses RMN, with relevant nursing experience in community settings, crisis teams and ideally in rural areas.  Post graduate education would be advantageous.


There will be requirement to take part in the on call rota.


The post holder will build on existing experience as part of a multidisciplinary team, delivering best- practice, evidenced based interventions to individuals who require mental health support and treatment. They will have a sound working knowledge and understanding of current Mental Health policy and legislation.  The post holder will undertake assessments of individual need; development, implementation and evaluation of individually planned care together with other members of the multidisciplinary team and partner agencies. 


The post holder will be part of a team who provide both scheduled and unscheduled care which supports patients who require immediate input.  Excellent interpersonal skills and experience of multi-agency working are essential. 


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.  Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.  To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org


For an informal discussion, please contact Rhona McArthur on 01595 743006 or rhona.mcarthur@nhs.scot


Closing date: 14/04/24

Interview date: 23/04/24


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at https://jobseekersupport.jobtrain.co.uk/support/home including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.