BAND 7 (Salary: 32,013 to 42,205)

1 year Fixed Term Contract or Secondment Opportunity
Are you a strong leader with a passion for nursing?

A very exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Registered Nurse looking to take up a new challenge as Senior Charge Nurse on our busy rehabilitation and step down ward. Excellent leadership skills are essential to meet the requirement of this busy ward environment and to take forward and deliver on the Quality agenda.

Engagement with patients, relatives, and the staff team is a vital part of the Charge Nurse role, leading by example and promoting a supportive and compassionate, caring culture. As the Senior Charge Nurse you will work closely with the multidisciplinary team to provide person centred care.

The successful candidate will be required to create a culture of continuous improvement where the patient is at the heart of the care we deliver. We will require you to be a first level registered nurse, with experience in acute nursing, educated to degree level or equivalent, able to demonstrate strong leadership and excellent communication skills.

This is a full-time rotational post of 37.5 hours per week and is being offered as a fixed term appointment of 1 year. Job share candidates and secondments will be considered.

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Informal enquiries would be welcomed by: Sara Sears, Associate Lead Nurse Tel: 07815 694469 or Pam Garbe, Rural General Hospital Manager, Tel: 01955 880349.

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 037/17.18ES1) from the HR Services Team, Caithness General Hospital, Wick, KW1 5NS, Tel: (01955) 880403 or e-mail

CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 12 noon on Thursday 31st August 2017.