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District Nurse

  • Location:

    Lerwick

  • Sector:

    Nurses

  • Job type:

    Temporary

  • Salary:

    Competitive + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Ricky Barnard

  • Contact email:

    Scotlandrecruitment@medgen.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    0131 202 3361

  • Job ref:

    170262SCO

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 weeks

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-25

  • Startdate:

    18th December

​District Nurse

MedGen is currently working with a well-known organisation in the Scottish Islands who is looking for a passionate and experienced District Nurse to cover a number of shifts. The ideal candidate will have a broad range of clinical skills, personal resilience and ability /willingness to support GP with the management of acutely unwell patients and potential to have to undertake nurse transfer by road to GBH if required. Due to the remoteness of the location, the district nurse will be required to respond to all medical emergencies in and out of hours with the GP due to there being no other medical response available on the island. There is an ambulance service provision driven by volunteer drivers

What's great about this role?

  • Immediate positive impact to the lives of patients

  • Chance to gain valuable knowledge through exposure to a wide variety of medical conditions and patients

  • Varied and exciting work with the opportunity to maximise your earning potential for doing the same work as permanent staff

As a District Nurse you will be involved in;

  • Assessing, planing, implementing and evaluating care, treatment and risk for service users

  • Delivering and maintaining high standards of clinical care

  • Responsible for assessing the patients’ situation, making sure that they have responded well to treatment and calling in other services when help is needed

  • Implementing care delivery systems, ensuring contemporary clinical practice is outcome focussed and of the highest professional standard and consistency

  • Ensuring that standards of patient care are consistently maintained in accordance with agreed operational policies and procedures

  • Devising, implementing and evaluating individual plans of care based on a person-centred assessment

  • Providing compassionate care that is based on empathy, kindness, respect and dignity

 

As a District Nurse you will have; 

  • An NMC pin

  • Competency in SystmOne

  • Competency with tissue viability

  • A recent DBS check

  • At least one year’s experience in clinical nursing

  • The right to work in the UK

  • A driving licence and access to a vehicle

Why work for MedGen?

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!

  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle – Take control of when you want to work

  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 0131 370 8908

  • Ongoing and immediate work - Start working immediately and book in work for the future

As a District Nurse you will have;

  • An NMC pin

  • A recent PVG check

  • At least one year’s experience in Hospital nursing

  • The right to work in the UK

  • Confident, an eye for detail and happy dealing with large volumes of work

Apply
Register today for various flexible shifts.

Please contact Ricky Barnard for a further discussion on 0131 202 3361 or email Scotlandrecruitment@medgen.co.uk