NHS Community Staff Nurse/Allied Professional (Band 6 OR Band 5) – Base to be confirmed, Caithness

Full Time, Permanent, 37.5 hours per week

Salary: Band 6 – £37,831 – £46,100/Band 5 – £30,229 – £37,664

A fantastic opportunity to come and work in the stunning far North Highlands of Scotland, right on the famous Route NC500!  Caithness is a beautiful county situated in the far North of Scotland offering an excellent lifestyle choice. There is affordable housing, newly built schools and recreational facilities.

We are looking for an enthusiastic health professional, who has experience of working with older adults with mental health illness and/or cognitive impairment.  The service provides support to adults over the age of 65 years and any age with cognitive impairment.

This exciting post will involve assessment, care planning, risk assessment, implementation and evaluation, in partnership with the client, family and carers.  You will be an active member of an MDT working closely with psychiatrists, psychologists and wider allied professionals.  You may be supervising students and support workers on occasion.

This post is a Band 6, however developmental Band 5 into Band 6 options are available.  If appointed as Band 5, you will have an identified mentor to support your professional development. You will hold a professional registration and work within your code of conduct at all times.  A driving licence is essential and a pool car may be available, however, applicants should have access to their own vehicle for work purpose, required.  If appropriate, this post can offer a relocation package.

This is a permanent full-time post of 37.5 hours per week, to be worked flexibly in accordance with service requirements.  The role will also include being part of the Place of Safety service for escort of detained patients to an identified place of safety/inpatient unit.

Informal enquiries will be welcomed to Marie Cuthbert, Integrated Team Manager (Caithness East)  Mobile 07974107022 email: marie.cuthbert2@nhs.scot or Hannah McLean, Community Mental Health Nurse, Tel: 01955 606915/mobile 07769965676 email: Hannah.mclean@nhs.scot/Gay Draper-Richards, Community Mental Health Nurse, 01847 891224/mobile 07795127288 email gayann.draper-rickards@nhs.scot

Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mailing northarea.recruitment@nhs.scot or telephoning 01955 880404/880410.

Please quote Jobtrain reference:  169308  on all correspondence

Closing date for applications: 6th December, 2023.

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