Lead Nurse Cancer and Palliative Care

NHS Western Isles

  • Contact: Angus McKellar
  • Reference: SW999/NUR/WI2167a/SH

Lead Nurse Cancer and Palliative Care Band 8B - £48,989 to £60,563 pro rata Plus £1,015 Distant Islands Allowance pro rata 30 Hours per Week Permanent Post For more information on living and working in the Western Isles, visit the website: http://www.wihb.scot.nhs.uk/wihrr.pdf. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a skilled, motivated and experienced individual who will further develop and lead the Cancer and Palliative Care Services within the Western Isles in line with national standards. The post holder will be based in Stornoway and have managerial responsibility for the Western Isles Macmillan Nursing team. As part of the Lead Cancer Clinician element of the role, the successful candidate will act as the QPI lead in terms of receipt, commentary and action plan development. Fundamental to this role, is extensive experience, expert knowledge and skills at a senior level in cancer and or palliative care, evidence of partnership working and maintaining of relationships. This role will provide strategic nursing leadership, effective management and expert professional advice and it is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse with the NMC with a masters level post graduate qualification in this field. You should have substantial post registration experience and must demonstrate positive and enabling leadership skills. Applications are invited from those who are suitably qualified in this field of practice. For further information on this post, please contact Kathleen McCulloch, Lead Nurse Community on 01851 763307. The successful applicant will be required to register with the PVG Scheme (Protecting Vulnerable Groups Scheme). 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. 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. Paper copies can be obtained by calling Tel: 01851 762027. Closing Date: 25th January 2019 Job Reference: WI2167a

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