Staff Nurse

NHS Highland
£20,000 - £24,999
23 Mar 2019
25 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time



37.5 HOURS


£23,113 - £29,905


An opportunity has arisen for a band 5 Registered nurse to work within the inpatient services in Campbeltown Hospital.

Inpatient services consists of a 19 bedded GP acute ward which cares for acute admissions via the accident and emergency dept, end of life care in a dedicated room to care for patients and their families.

The dialysis unit has been a recent addition to inpatient services and this post would be to cover the Dialysis Service along with the other services under Inpatient Services. A 6 week training programme at the Vale of Leven Hospital would be expected.

Rehabilitation services within the multi disciplinary team. Daycase services to provide adjunct therapies and transfusions etc.

The accident and emergency department is located alongside the ward where the candidate would gain experience in this area of nursing.

There is also a busy Outpatient department with visiting consultants from a range of specialities.

Campbeltown Hospital is situated in the Kintyre Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. This is a rural hospital within a bustling town. Outdoor pursuits are available with local organised events such as the Mull of Kintyre Run (MOK) great cycling and surfing conditions on the doorstop. The islands of Islay, Gigha, Arran and Jura are easily accessible with a good ferry service.

If you would like to be a valued member of caring and innovative teams please make enquiries to either or both of the following:

Catriona Watt, Senior Charge Nurse, Acute ward. Email Phone. Caroline Henderson, Acting Team Lead, Community Nursing Team. Email Phone.

For more information about the area of Argyll you can visit the Argyll & Bute Council website:

Application packs are available from Resourcing Team, People & Change Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute, Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll, PA31 8LB - Tel (24 hour answering machine service) or e-mail -

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please check your e-mails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.

Please quote job reference number 18ab/087 in the subject line of your e-mail or enquiry.