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Community Nurse job in Shetland

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Shetland , Highlands and Islands
Job Ref IRC15744
Post Code ZE1 0TB
Gremista, Lerwick ZE1 0PX, UK (Show on map)
Main Category Nursing and Midwifery jobs
Subcategory Community
Contract Type Temporary Full-Time
Salary Band 5
Salary Band £25,000 - £29,999
Hours per week 37.5
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Community Nurse Band 5 (Ref: IRC15744)

Fixed term until 30/11/2018

Full time, Part-time & Secondments welcomed

Band 5 - £22,440 - £29,034 (pro-rata for part-time positions)

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.

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

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

Closing date: Monday 28th May 2018

Interviews will be held: Friday 15 June 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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