Staff Nurse – Renal Unit (Ref: IRC21465)

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Staff Nurse – Renal Unit (Ref:  IRC21465)

Full Time, Fixed term for 2 years – 37.5 hours per week

Substantive, Part-time 14 hours per week

The Renal Unit is open 3 days - Mon/Wed/Fri and occasionally

may be required to work in Renal outpatients clinic

Band 5 - Salary Range £24,670 - £30,742 per annum pro rata


We are looking for a highly motivated registered Nurse with Renal Dialysis experience/interest, who has the confidence and ability to develop the knowledge and skills to work independently within a small team.


We currently have a eight stationed haemodialysis unit, where you will deliver a personalised service to patients undergoing renal replacement therapies. Previous renal experience is desirable, but full training will be given to develop and maintain the required skills to successfully undertake this interesting role .You will also be required to be quite flexible with the shift pattern.  A full driving licence is required for this post as support is given to home dialysis patients.


Come and work in a setting where continuing professional development is high on the agenda.

There is always something to learn!


This contract is for a fixed-term for 2 years. The reason for the fixed-term contract is organisational restructure.  If you wish to apply for this post as a secondment opportunity, you will need to discuss with your line manager before submitting an application.


For an informal discussion, please contact Esther Gakere, Team Leader on 01595 743357.


Closing date:                        28th July 2019

Interview date:          13th August 2019

In addition to salary, all posts qualify for a Distant Islands Allowance of £1,841 per annum (pro rata for part-time and fixed term positions).


For more information and to apply:

Internal Applicants:  if you are currently working for NHS Shetland (including Bank Members) you must apply via the e:ESS website link:

For details of your e:ESS login for the above link please contact Laura Pottinger on 01595 743031 or email


External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following e:ESS website link:-


If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and “NHS Shetland” in the subject line.


In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

NHS Shetland
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Lerwick, Highlands and Islands (United Kingdom)

Phone: +44 (0)1595 743060

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12 July 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Shetland
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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