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Community Psychiatric Nurse job in Lerwick

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Lerwick ,
Job Ref IRC14162
Post Code ZE1 0LA
Burgh Rd, Lerwick, Shetland ZE1 0LA, UK (Show on map)
Main Category Nursing and Midwifery jobs
Subcategory Mental Health
Contract Type Permanent Full-Time
Salary £26,830 - £35,933
Hours per week 37.5
Attached File 14162_JD.pdf

Community Psychiatric Nurse (Ref: IRC14162)
Band 6
Full Time – 37.5 hours per week
Salary Range £26,830 - £35,933 per annum
Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 available

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity for an experienced Registered Mental Health Nurse to work within an island Community Mental Health Team. We are looking for an experienced RMN with diverse skills and ability to embed themselves quickly into recovery focussed and person-centred care team.

You will join our busy, well-established service, based at Lerwick Health Centre. You will be responsible for managing your own caseload of patients, carrying out all aspects of mental health nursing care, working in partnership with the wider multi-disciplinary team.

Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work. Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to

For an informal discussion, please contact Graham Laing, Clinical Nurse Manager on 01595 743006

Closing date: Friday 16th March 2018

We offer relocation assistance of up to £8,000 and all posts qualify for a Distant Island Allowance of £1,738 per annum (pro rata for part-time and fixed term positions).

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: 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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