Community Nurse (Ref: 6919)

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Nursing in the Community


Community Nurse (Ref: 6919)

Full time 37.5 hours per week

Band 5 - £24,670 - £30,742

Plus Distant Islands Allowance of £1,841 per annum

Relocation Assistance of up to £8,000 is available


We provide nursing care and support to all residents and visitors Shetland both within the home and within health and care environments. We are changing how we deliver services so that we are ready to meet the needs of the population, as well as challenge of continuing to provide excellent nursing care to our community towards 2030 and beyond.


We’re looking for a dynamic, flexible nurse from all backgrounds and experiences to help us take our service forward.

We’re looking for nurses who will embrace the changes in the nursing role as we move forward and develop these to meet our community’s future needs.


If you are interested in being part of our future and do not already work in a Community setting, we can support your development to enable you to gain the appropriate knowledge and skills.


If you are a Community based nurse, there will be opportunities to enhance your clinical skills and we can support your clinical advancement as well as supporting your ambition to lead and manage your own nursing team.


If this sounds like the opportunity you were looking for, come and join our already successful team, we’d love to work with you!


Rise to the challenge and enjoy the opportunity - Shetland is a wonderful place to live and work.  Shetland offers low pollution, low crime, excellent schools, great leisure facilities, unique wildlife and amazing scenery, whilst still only a short flight away from the UK mainland.  To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to



If you want to know more about any of the opportunities we have available for you in our team, please contact

Mr Ian Sandilands, Clinical Team Leader on 07880788615 or 01595743096 or

Lorraine Odie District nurse 01595743093


Closing date:    28/10/2019       

Interview date: 14/11/2019

For more information and to apply:


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




External Applicants: ie if you are NOT currently an NHS Shetland employee or registered on our Bank, you must apply via the following Jobtrain 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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8 October 2019
Location: United Kingdom Highlands and Islands Shetland
Work type:
Full time
Healthcare and Medical
Medical and Clinical
PLEASE! No enquiries from Recruitment Agencies or Headhunters.

Only direct applications will be considered.

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