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Full / Part Time hours available Permanent

Salary Scale 24,670 - 30,742 per annum, pro rata

We are looking for Registered Nurses First Level (Adult) to join our team on the new Post Acute Ward, located on Ward 5C. Full and Part Time hours are available.

This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in establishing a new ward and a new concept of care for Raigmore Hospital and we are looking for individuals who have a shared vision for Post Acute services along with a genuine passion for working within Medicine for the Elderly.

The ward has 24 beds including 6 beds for patients primarily from the Inverness area that area medically stable with anticipated lengths of stay less than 72 hours and 18 post acute beds for patients with longer LOS who meet the agreed admission, discharge and exit criteria. The ethos of this ward will be about promoting and maximising independence to enable patients to return to their own homes.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate the ability to assess, plan and implement care for patients whilst maintaining an enabling environment. Applicants should also have good communication and interpersonal skills and work well within a team.

Informal enquiries to Wendy Hunter, Senior Charge Nurse on 01463 705716 / 4470 or email

An Application Form and Job Description can be downloaded via our website or available from, and to be returned to the Employment Services Section, Assynt House, Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW 01463 705150 or by emailing your name and address to

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Please quote reference: ES8.19.37A

Closing date for completed applications: Tuesday 4th June 2019

Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.


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25 May 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands INVERNESS
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical

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