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Staff Nurse job in Shetland

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Shetland , Highlands and Islands
Job Ref 14322
Post Code ZE1 0TB
Main Category Nursing and Midwifery jobs
Subcategory General Medicine
Additional Options Staff Nurse
Contract Type Temporary Part-Time
Salary Band 5
Salary Band £25,000 - £29,999
Hours per week 22.5
Employer Type Direct Employer

Staff Nurse, Band 5 – Medical Ward (IRC14322)

Part Time – 22.5 hours per week, Substantive contract

Part-time - 20 hours per week, Fixed term contract until February 2019

Salary Range £22,440 - £29,034 per annum pro rata


Our 22 bedded Medical Ward delivers generalist care to patients from babies to older people.  These patients may be suffering from a variety of conditions including asthma, myocardial infarction, diabetes, cerebral vascular accident, chronic respiratory conditions and coronary heart disease.  We also stabilise patients prior to transfer to specialist services, including psychiatry, on the UK mainland. 


You will be a qualified Registered Nurse preferably with post registration medical experience.  A commitment to delivering evidenced based care and patient safety is essential.  Surgical nursing experience, mentorship skills and the ability to undertake extended roles are desirable.


The fixed term element of this advert is to cover maternity leave until February 2019.If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - 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 Jane Astles, Senior Charge Nurse or Ingrid Sutherland/ Heather Tulloch, Senior Staff Nurses on 01595 743000 Ext 3156.


Closing date:   26th March 2018        

Interview date:            18th April 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).


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 employeeor 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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