Senior Charge Nurse

Posted 4 days ago by NHS Highland



37.5 HOURS


£33,222 – £43,471


Do you ever dream of driving to work on quiet roads, alongside a beautiful Scottish sea Loch, parking without stress at the hospital, to be greeted by smiling staff for whom compassion and pride in their work is still important?

Of working in a clean modern hospital with one of the best infection and patient safety records in Scotland? Of treating patients who genuinely appreciate their service and your skills?

Where the size of the hospital and the community means that you can practice medicine efficiently as you feel it ought to be practiced. With the bonus of working in one of the most beautiful areas of the UK, a mecca for holidays and outdoor pursuits of all kinds, and only 2 hours from Glasgow city Airport.

If this sounds refreshing, then we are looking for a Senior Charge Nurse to join our Medical Ward at Lorn and the Islands Hospital in Oban. We are looking for a enthusiastic, self motivated experienced registered general nurse to join the team.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 5 years experience in acute Medicine with previous experience of working at band 6 or above is essential, excellent communication and problem solving skills, and be able to work flexibly as part of an integrated team.

The post is AFC band 7, 37.5hours worked over 5 days.

Ward B has 14 inpatient beds and 6 High Dependency Beds, which are used for both medical and surgical patients.

The Hospital is located on the southern outskirts of Oban and forms a hub for both acute and community services within the area. Purpose built in 1995, the Hospital houses a full range of facilities expected in a rural general hospital including a full 24 hour medical, surgical and anaesthetic service.

For an informal and confidential chat contact Caroline Henderson, Local Area Manager, email or telephone.

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Reference: 34490811

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