NHS Highland

  • Contact: Personnel Department
  • Reference: IM8.18.155





Full Time / Part Time Posts available Permanent

52/7 service – days / nights / weekends / bank holidays including some on-call requirements

Salary Scale £23,113 - £29,905 per annum, pro rata

Due to current investment to upgrade and expand our surgical facilities we are now looking to expand our theatre team with whole time and part time scrub practitioners. This is an exciting time for Raigmore Hospital Operating Department as we look to open our new and modern Elective Care Centre (ECC)

In addition to our forthcoming ECC development we currently offer learning opportunities within ENT, General, Urology, Upper GI, Colorectal, Vascular, Plastic Surgery Ophthalmology, Gynaecology, Maternity, Breast Surgery including reconstructive surgery and Orthopaedic surgery, most of which offer both elective and emergency opportunities. On average 17,750 surgical procedures are carried out in Raigmore Hospital per year.

There are both full time and part time posts available for Registered General Nurse and Operating Department Practitioner to join our team. Previous experience is preferable but an in-house individual training package supported by our dedicated Clinical Practice Educator and Senior Staff can also be offered for those practitioners with less experience.

Successful candidate will be motivated, enthusiastic, individuals with excellent communication skills and commitment to high standards of patient care and safety.

Raigmore Hospital in Inverness is the largest hospital in the Highlands of Scotland and is the main centre for orthopaedic trauma and elective and emergency surgery for the Highlands and Islands.

Inverness city is on Scotland's North-east coast and is the largest city and cultural capital of the Scottish Highlands. The city boasts a busy Victorian Market, historical castle and Culloden Battlefield and Bronze Age Clava Cairns a short drive away.

For sports enthusiasts there is an ice rink, swimming pool and various tennis and squash courts and golf courses to hand and outdoor sports such as mountain biking, hill walking/climbing, fishing, water sports, ski-ing and canoeing are all within easy reach of the city. Informal visits are welcomed to meet our team.

Informal enquiries to: Darren Redmond on 01463 704337 or email:

An Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to

For further information on living and working in the Highlands please visit

Please quote reference: IM8.18.155

Closing date for completed applications: Wednesday 30th January 2019

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