Community Staff Nurse

Recruiter
NHS Highland
Location
Scarfskerry
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
17 May 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
CAITHNESS EAST INTEGRATED HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE TEAM

COMMUNITY STAFF NURSE (BAND 5)

BASED AT WICK MEDICAL CENTRE

(Fixed Term Contract of 12 months)

(Salary £22,440 - £29,034 pro-rata)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to work within the East Caithness Community Nursing Team, based at Wick Medical Centre, delivering nursing care within patients’ home environments. The role involves clinical skills being delivered in the community setting and you must be able to demonstrate continued personal development. You will have good communication, 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 the challenges that this role will provide.

Relevant experience working within a community environment would be advantageous. Further training in specific areas of clinical nursing care and skills will be available.

This is a part-time post of 27.75 hours per week, covering a 7-day rota, including weekends, with an out-of-hours on-call commitment for terminally ill patients, requiring end of life care. This post is fixed term for up to 12 months, covering a period of maternity leave. A current driving licence is also essential for this post and you will be expected to travel efficiently and effectively between various work locations to meet the operational requirements of the service.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Jenny Forbes, Advanced Practitioner onor Teresa Green, Integrated Team Leader, Caithness East, Tel.

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 NOON, 18TH APRIL 2018

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