Theatre Practitioner/Registered Nurse, Caithness General Hospital, Wick (Band 5)

Permanent, Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Salary:£28,384 – £35,365



A fantastic opportunity to come and work in the stunning far North Highlands of Scotland, based at a small friendly Rural General Hospital, 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.


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Theatre Practitioner/Registered Nurse. Surgery encompasses day case elective general surgery, cataracts, oculoplastics, dentals, gynaecology and endoscopy.


We are seeking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated registered nurses to provide an efficient and high quality theatre service. This is an excellent opportunity to work within various specialities in a Rural General Hospital. The successful applicants will be good team players with excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in this field of nursing.


Experience within the peri-operative care setting is desirable. The successful candidates will be given the opportunity to increase their clinical skills to be able to provide and promote high standards of patient care. We would welcome applications from newly qualified registered nurses who are seeking to build a career pathway in theatre services.


We offer an excellent benefits package, extensive training and development opportunities, and recognised professional career pathways including a range of management development programmes.  We offer flexible working and promote a healthy work life balance. 


This is a permanent full-time 37.5 hour post, working Monday to Friday, shifts subject to service requirements it also has overnight and weekend on-call rotation, therefore the successful applicant will need to be a car driver.  Job share applicants and part time hours may be considered.


Informal enquiries are welcomed to Susan Sutherland, Senior Charge Nurse or Wendy Poupard, Senior Staff Nurse. Tel: 01955 880333, email susan.sutherland1@nhs.scot or wendy.poupard@nhs.scot

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