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Registered Nurse (2 Posts) job in Shetland

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Shetland , Highlands and Islands
Job Ref IRC17023
Post Code ZE1 0LA
Gremista, Lerwick ZE1 0PX, UK (Show on map)
Main Category Nursing and Midwifery jobs
Subcategory Day Surgery/ Endoscopy
Additional Options Staff Nurse
Contract Type Permanent Full-Time
Salary Band 5 Salary Range £23,113 - £29,905 per annum
Hours per week 37.5
Employer Type Direct Employer
Attached File 17023 JD.pdf

Registered Nurse (2 Posts) (Ref: IRC17023)

Day Surgery Unit / Interim Ambulatory Care Unit

Full Time – 37.5 hours per week

Band 5 Salary Range £23,113 - £29,905 per annum

plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,738 per annum

Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 is available

As an integrated member of the Multidisciplinary team the post holder will contribute to the effective day to day operation of NHS Shetland Day Surgery Unit (DSU) and Interim Ambulatory Care Unit (IACU). The post holder will provide skilled patient centred care to patients attending the DSU and IACU for long term condition care, undertaking pre and post operative care, biologic infusions, support to patients undertaking biologic sub cutaneous injections, Disease Activity Scoring (DAS), Health Assessment Questionnaire (HAQ) and assisting clinicians during the administration of, maintenance and termination of regional or local anaesthetics, also undertaking secondary recovery care of the DSU.

The post holder is required to become competent in extended nursing skills e.g. Venepuncture, Cannulation, ECG and IV Drug Administration. The post holder may undertake the role of link nurse e.g. cleanliness champion, fire safety officer role.

The post holder is required to work toil time, working flexibly Monday – Friday to cover the clinical demand of both departments.

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 Morag Douglas 01595743037

Closing date: 1st August 2018

Interview date: 24th August 2018

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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