Community Psychiatric Nurse Team Leader

CPN Team Leader (Ref: 188329 ) Substantive, Full Time – 37 hours per week Band 7 - Salary Range £46,244 - £53,789 per annum plus Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum A Relocation Assistance...

CPN Team Leader (Ref: 188329)

Substantive, Full Time – 37 hours per week

Band 7 - Salary Range £46,244 - £53,789 per annum plus

Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum

A Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 is available


An opportunity has arisen to recruit an inspiring and innovative CPN Team Leader for our Community Mental Health Team. This is an exciting time in Shetland to be part of the Health and Social Care Partnership as we continue to develop and configure our Community Mental Health Services to meet current and future needs. If you want to deliver truly person-centred care and support to individuals then this is the opportunity you have been looking for. This is a rewarding and hands-on role where you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact in Shetland's thriving communities


The post holder must be 1st level Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience in staff management. Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant post registration experience and evidence of continuous professional development. A Management and Leadership qualification is desirable or a willingness to work towards same. Candidates are expected to demonstrate their ability to work effectively within a multi-agency environment and think creatively and flexibly around delivery of Mental Health Nursing services. A desire and commitment to be part of NHS Shetland is essential and be committed to delivering high quality, evidence based, person centered care to the population. You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of the CPN Service 7 days a week and its accessibility to those who need it.


Shetland is an archipelago in north of the British Isles where you’ll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and a dynamic, forward-looking society. The islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. With abundant leisure, sports and creative pursuits to get involved in, you’ll never grow bored living in Shetland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to www.shetland.org and/or https://www.shetland.org/life


For an informal discussion, please contact Rhona McArthur, Head of Mental Health, 01595 743006


Closing date:          23/06/24

Interview date: TBA

For more information and to apply:

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.

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