Community Nurse (Ref: 188916) Fixed Term post until 31 st March 2025 Full Time – 37 hours per week Band 5 - Salary Range £30,229 - £37,664 per annum Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256...

Community Nurse (Ref: 188916)

Fixed Term post until 31st March 2025

Full Time – 37 hours per week

Band 5 - Salary Range £30,229 - £37,664 per annum

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £2,256 per annum

Are you are an experienced Registered Nurse, who is enthusiastic about your role and wants to make a difference? If so we want you to join us working as part of our Community Nursing Team, delivering care to the population of Shetland. We have a vacancy for a Band 5 Community Nurse, preferably with Community experience, but training will be provided for suitable applicants.

This contract is for a fixed term until 31st March 2025. The reason for the fixed-term contract is to cover Maternity Leave. We are happy to consider applicants wishing to be seconded to this post, and can be flexible to support applications from NHS Shetland Nurses who may wish to consider these hours in addition to a part-time role they already hold. If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.

Working under the direction of the District Nurse Specialist Practitioners in the Community and in partnership with the existing Primary Health and Social Care Teams, you will help support the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of care for patients, families and carers of the Practice population with whom you are working, and will have the opportunity to develop your own clinical skills and knowledge.

It is essential that you are a car driver with access to your own vehicle for work purposes.

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 and/or

For an Informal Discussion please contact: Clinical Team Leader: or 07584 618 098

Closing date: 28/07/2024

Preferred candidates will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme or undergo a PVG Scheme update prior to a formal offer of employment being made.

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

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.

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