Staff Nurse/Surgical Suite Practitioner
Caithness General Hospital

Job reference: 025035

Location: Caithness General Hospital

Job closing date: 14/08/2020

Job posted date: 25/06/2020

Salary: Band 5 (£25,100 - £31,649)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: 37.5 hours plus on-call

Department: Theatre Suite

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Highland

Are you looking for a change, a challenge, and a breath of fresh air?


 Caithness is a beautiful part of Scotland which offers an excellent quality of life in a rural setting.  It has plentiful outdoor pursuits, affordable housing, low crime rates and a strong sense of community


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a surgical suite practitioner.  The surgical suite encompasses day case surgical patients, theatre and endoscopy.


We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated individual to join our team.  This is an excellent opportunity to work within various specialties in a rural General Hospital.  Pre and post operative surgical nursing care is essential.  Experience within the peri-operative care setting and/or day case surgery is desirable.


This is a full-time permanent post of 37.5 hours per week, to be worked in accordance with service requirements.  This post will also incur overnight and weekend on-call rotation, therefore the successful applicant will require a driving licence.  A relocation package will also be offered to the successful candidate if eligible.


Informal enquiries would be welcomed by Joanne Macnicol, Theatre Charge Nurse, or Fiona Sinclair, Senior Staff Nurse, Tel: 01955 880333


Short-listed applicants will normally be contacted by email, unless otherwise stated.  

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Recruitment team can be contacted by e-mail or telephoning 01955 880403.

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