CI181007 - Staff Nurse Ward 217 SHDU

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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.

Staff Nurse – Ward 217 Surgical HDU & Polytrauma Unit

Hours: Full and Part time posts available Location: Surgical High Dependency Unit, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary, Foresterhill, Aberdeen. Contract: Permanent

Following the recent decision to house the polytrauma unit within Ward 217  Surgical High Dependency Unit (SHDU) an exciting opportunity has opened up for a highly motivated band 5 nurse to become part of the team. 

We are a busy 18 bedded unit caring for Level 2 patients, inclusive of all surgical specialties and polytrauma.  It is a fast paced environment which is constantly changing and developing.

Successful applicants should have a genuine interest in Surgical HDU and polytrauma nursing.  Experience with infusion devices, invasive lines and monitoring patients in an acute setting would be beneficial. Being able to manage and prioritise their own workload and work well within a team is essential.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate leadership abilities, excellent communication skills, be able to motivate themselves and others. 

The post involves day and night rotation working a 12 hour shift pattern and part-time hours would be considered. Current UK NMC registration is essential.

Valuable training opportunities will be available to advance critical care knowledge and skill.

Informal visits highly recommended, if you want further information please contact Jane Taylor Senior Charge Nurse on 01224 552321.

An attractive relocation allowance of up to £8,000 is available to successful candidates.

Please can you indicate on your application if you are applying for full time or part time hours