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Community Nursing Opportunities job in Lerwick

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Lerwick ,
Job Ref IRC13722
Post Code ZE1 0LA
Burgh Rd, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LA, UK (Show on map)
Main Category Nursing and Midwifery jobs
Subcategory Community


District Nurses Band 6 (Ref: IRC13722)
General Practice Nurses Band 6 (Ref: IRC13666)
Community Nurses Band 5 (Ref: IRC13667)
Community Treatment Room Nurses Band 5 (Ref: IRC13668)
Health Care Support Workers Band 3 (Ref: IRC13669)

Full time, Job share, Part-time & fixed term applications are welcomed

These posts are based in various locations across NHS Shetland Health Board provided services

Salary Ranges:
Band 6 £26,830 - £35,933
Band 5 £22,440 - £29,034
Band 3 £17,760 - £20,727

NHS Shetland Community Nursing Service, in line with the Chief Nursing Officer for Scotland Transforming Nursing Roles groups, is reviewing our nursing roles to “push the boundaries of how we meet Health and Social Care needs” in Shetland

We provide nursing care and support to all residents and visitors Shetland both within the home and within health and care environments. We are changing how we deliver services so that we are ready to meet the needs of the population, as well as challenge of continuing to provide excellent nursing care to our community towards 2030 and beyond.

Change will happen across the services and we want you to join us on our journey to our new future.

We’re looking for dynamic, flexible nurses from all backgrounds and experiences to help us take our service forward.
We’re looking for nurses who will embrace the changes in the nursing role as we move forward and develop these to meet our community’s future needs.

If you are interested in being part of our future and do not already work in a Community setting, we can support your development to enable you to gain the appropriate knowledge and skills.

If you are a Community based nurse, there will be opportunities to enhance your clinical skills and we can support your clinical advancement as well as supporting your ambition to lead and manage your own nursing team.

If this sounds like the opportunity you were looking for, come and join our already successful team, we’d love to work with you!

If you want to know more about any of the opportunities we have available for you in our team, please contact one of our Clinical LeadershipTeam:-

Mrs Elaine Maguire, Clinical Team Leader (North) on 07771380954 or 01806522567 or

Mr Ian Sandilands, Clinical Team Leader (South) on 07880788615 or 01595743339 or

Miss Edna Mary Watson Chief Nurse (Community) on 01595 743339

Closing date: Monday 26th March 2018
Interviews will be held: Friday 20th April 2018
There will be an opportunity to visit our teams and bases prior to interview on: Thursday 19th April 2018
We offer relocation assistance of up to £8,000 for posts Band 5 and above and all posts qualify for a Distant Island Allowance of £1,738 per annum (pro rata for part-time and fixed term positions).

For more information and to apply:

Internal Applicants: if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the e:ESS website link:
For details of your e:ESS login for the above link please contact Laura Pottinger on 01595 743031 or email

External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following e:ESS website link:-

If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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