CAITHNESS WEST INTEGRATED HEALTH & SOCIAL CARE TEAM

COMMUNITY STAFF NURSE (BAND 5)

BASED AT THURSO COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTRE

(Salary £23,113 - £29,905 pro-rata)


An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated Band 5 Community Staff Nurse to work as part of the West Caithness Community Nursing Team based in Thurso Community Health Centre, delivering nursing care within patientsí home environments.
The role will entail that you will process a variety of clinical skills and be able to demonstrate continued personal development. You will have good communication and personal skills, 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 challenges.
Experience in care of patients with complex and palliative need is desirable. Further training in specific areas of clinical nursing care and skills will be available.

This is a part-time permanent post of 22.5 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.

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 Laura Bremner, Acting Advanced Practitioner/Professional Lead or Nikki Mackenzie, Integrated Team Leader, Caithness West, Tel: (01847) 893442.

Application forms/full information packs are available (quoting Job Ref: 070/18.19ES1) by telephoning Employment Services on 01955 880403 or emailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.net

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 12 noon on Monday 12th November 2018

Website:www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk/ https://jobs.scot.nhs.uk/_Details.aspx?vacNo=486143