Community Staff Nurse

NHS Highland
Posted

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Specialism: Nursing
  • Location:
  • From £28,746 per annum GBP 28746
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: 049/16.17ES1

WEST CAITHNESS COMMUNITY STAFF NURSE (BAND 5) THURSO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE 37.5 HOURS PER WEEK Salary (£ 22,218 – £28,746) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to work as part of the West Caithness Community Nursing Team based in Thurso Community Health Centre, delivering nursing care within patients' home environments. This role will entail a variety of clinical skills and you should possess good communication, personal, time management and organisational skills. You will need to have the ability to work alone and on your own initiative but still be a team player. You must be adaptable, self- motivated and able to respond to challenges. Experience in care of patients with complex and palliative need is desirable. Further training in specific areas of clinical nursing care and skills will be available. This is a full time post of 37.5 hours per week on a rotational rota. Participation in the on call rota will be required. A car driver is essential as you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations within Highland to meet the operational requirements of the Service. Informal enquiries are welcomed by Carena MacIvor, DN Advanced Practitioner/Professional Lead (APPL) and Rural Caseloadholder Tel: 01847893442 Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting job reference number: 049/16.17ES1 from the Personnel Department, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: 01955 880403, or email: northarea.recruitment@nhs.net CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 noon on Friday 16th December 2016

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