ROTATIONAL INPATIENT & COMMUNITY SERVICES
£23,113 - £29,905
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a permanent Band 5 Registered Nurse post within the Inpatient Services department and Community Nursing Team based at Campbeltown Hospital. The post will be rotational, consisting of four months in the hospital and four months in the community.
Campbeltown Hospital is situated on the Kintyre Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. It is a Community Hospital within a bustling town. Inpatient services consists of a 19 bedded GP acute ward which cares for acute admissions. The Accident and Emergency department is located alongside the ward a where the successful candidates would gain experience in this area of nursing. There is also a busy Outpatient department with visiting consultants from a range of specialities.
Rehabilitation services from the multi disciplinary team are also provided as are Daycase services to provide adjunct therapies and transfusions, etc. A dialysis unit has been a recent addition to inpatient services and opportunities to train in this speciality will be considered.
The Community Nursing Team provides care and caseload management adopting a clinically effective approach to all areas of practice. Care is delivered throughout the peninsula using a holistic approach to assess, identify and prioritise health needs within the home environment and wider community setting in conjunction with the wider primary health care team and colleagues within the Health and Social Care Partnership.
A co-ordinated approach to prevention of admission and hospital discharge and is taken which includes user involvement in service planning and delivery. Skilled clinical interventions and health education and promotion are provided in order to maintain optimum independent living in the community.
Kintyre affords great opportunities for excellent work/life balance. Outdoor pursuits are available with local organised events such as the Mull of Kintyre Run (MOK) and there are great cycling and surfing conditions on the doorstep. The islands of Islay, Gigha, Arran and Jura are easily accessible with a good ferry service. If you would like to be a valued member of caring and innovative teams please make enquiries to either or both of the following:
Catriona Watt, Senior Charge Nurse, Acute ward. Email Phone.
Caroline Henderson, Acting Team Lead, Community Nursing Team.
For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:
Application packs are available from Resourcing Team, People & Change Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.
Please quote job reference number 18ab/087 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.
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