Senior Community Nurse

NHS Western Isles
Posted

  • Sector: Medical, Dental and Health Care
  • Specialism: Nursing
  • Location: Stornoway
  • £975 to £35,577 per week GBP 975
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Angus McKellar
  • Reference: SW999/NUR/WI1729a/SH

Community Health & Social Care Partnership Stornoway Health Centre, Springfield Road, Stornoway, HS1 2PS Senior Community Nurse East team Band 6 - £26,565 - £35,577 plus £975 Distant Islands Allowance 37.5 hours per week Permanent post Interested in working and living in an area of natural beauty with clean air, no traffic jams and the opportunity to explore a variety of outdoor leisure activities, cultural activities, as well as a wealth of traditional craft and music-related pursuits? If you are interested in this challenge based in this unique location then we have a vacancy for you. This post is for the Stornoway East team based in the health centre covering Stornoway and the greater Broadbay area. Applications are invited from registered Nurses with a Community Nursing/DN Qualification or equivalent. The ideal candidate should have several years experience working in the community environment. The successful post holder will be expected to Support the SCN implementing the Scottish Government 20/20 vision, focusing on prevention, anticipation and supporting self management of patients. The post holder will also take accountability for the community nursing caseload. The Western Isles offer a safe and pleasant environment to live in and work. Housing costs and crime rates are relatively low. The islands are unspoilt and have areas of natural outstanding beauty. There are daily travel connections to the mainland via air and ferry. For more information on living and working in the Western Isles visit the website: http://www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/wihrr.pdf. Applicants must be car owners and in possession of a full UK driving licence. We can offer you distant islands allowance, temporary single accommodation (if available), excellent working environment with excellent IT facilities internet access and CPD support. The successful applicant will be required to register with the Disclosure Scotland PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). For further information on the post, please contact Joan Macarthur, Senior Charge Nurse, on 01851763306. This post is not eligible for relocation expenses. All NHS Western Isles vacancies appear on the SHOW website: www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk along with a job description and an application form. Gheibhear bileag-tagraidh agus dealbh-obrach bho Roinn Feachd-obrach, Ospadal nan Eilean Siar, Rathad MhicAmhlaigh, Steòrnabhagh, Eilean Leòdhais, HS1 2AF. Fòn: 01851 762027 or 762005. Return completed application form in Word Format to wi-hb.recruit@nhs.net or mail to; Human Resources Department, Western Isles Hospital, Macaulay Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2AF. Tel: 01851 762027 or 762005. Closing Date: 14th December 2016 Ref No: SW999/NUR/WI1729a/SH

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