Job Description

Job reference: 083115

Location: Argyll and Bute Hospital

Job closing date: 31/12/2022

Job posted date: 06/01/2022

Salary: Band 5 (£26,104 – £32,915)

Employment type: Permanent

Job Type: Nursing and Midwifery

Hours of work: Various Hours

Department: Mental Health Nursing

Employer (NHS Board) : NHS Highland

Exciting Opportunity for Mental Health Nursing Positions!

NHS Highland Are Hiring Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMNs) Now!

Immediate opportunities to join our Inpatient Mental Health Team in Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership

Grade: Agenda for Change Band 5

Salary: £26,104- £32,915 pro rata per annum

Tenure: Permanent

Hours: Full Time (Part time hours also available)

The 5 year Mental Health Strategy (2017 – 2022), is helping to transform and redesign mental health services, therefore it is a really exciting time to be part of this transformation and we are now looking for caring, compassionate, skilled, motivated nurses that can deliver care that is safe, effective and person centred to join us.

Working in a remote and rural area like Argyll & Bute, offers a unique opportunity to work within dynamic teams with beautiful scenery, in some of the most beautiful and breath-taking landscapes in the UK!

You will have access to clinical supervision and nurse line management support and you will work as part of a wider Multidisciplinary Team, which will provide you with opportunities to work alongside Medical, Psychology, AHPs, Social Care and third sector colleagues.

Through the Transforming Nursing Roles agenda there are new and transformed roles emerging, again this is an exciting time to be joining mental health services as a nurse, as new career pathways are developing.

To apply you will required to meet the essential criteria:

  • You should hold current first level registration as an RMN with the NMC and be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Good communication skills, (written and verbal) and dealing with sensitive issues relating to clinical practice
  • Awareness of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its application within a clinical setting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

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