NHS HIGHLAND - NORTH AND WEST DIVISION

CAITHNESS GENERAL HOSPITAL, WICK

EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT

SENIOR STAFF NURSE (BAND 6)
OR
STAFF NURSE (BAND 5) DEVELOPMENT POST

Salary Band 5 - 25,100 - 31,649/Band 6 - 31,800 - 39,169 (pro-rata)

We are seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and competent Senior Staff Nurse or Staff Nurse (development post) to join our friendly team within the Emergency Department at Caithness General Hospital, Wick.

Caithness General is a well-equipped, 41 bedded, Rural General Hospital with facilities including an Emergency Department, 24 hour CT scanning, high dependency unit, acute assessment unit, post acute/rehabilitation ward, outpatient/near me department, theatre suite, day case unit, ambulatory care unit, community midwifery unit, laboratory and pharmacy services.

We are a busy unit with 5 clinical areas and 3 minor injury bays. We care for a variety of complex conditions such as cardiac, stroke and neurological conditions, major trauma, orthopaedics and elderly care; also varied minor injuries. This has led our team to develop an advanced skill set in many different areas of nursing.

As a Senior Staff Nurse/Staff Nurse, you will be supported in completing further training and gaining the experience needed to deliver a high standard of evidence based patient centred care. You will be working closely with the multi disciplinary team and will play a key role in planning rehabilitation goals.
You would also be expected to undertake work with the Scottish Trauma Audit Group.

This is a part-time permanent post of 30 hours per week, working a rotational day/night duty contract as required.

Relocation package will be available to the successful candidate.

Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Alison Geddes, Senior Staff Nurse, Tel: 01955 880240/229, email: alison.geddes3@nhs.scot or Pamela Garbe, Rural General Hospital Manager, Tel: 01955 880359, email: pam.garbe@nhs.scot

Apply online via: https://apply.jobs.scot.nhs.uk/displ...px?jobid=35868

Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mail northarea.recruitment@nhs.net or telephoning 01955 880404.

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CLOSING DATE FOR COMPLETED APPLICATIONS: 25TH NOVEMBER 2020