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Job Advert: Senior Charge Nurse – Band 7 Raigmore Hospital, Inverness

15 February 2019

Raigmore Hospital, Inverness
Medical Division
Oncology/Haematology Outpatient Departments


Senior Charge Nurse – Band 7
37.5 hours per week, Permanent
Salary Scale: £33,222 - £43,471


ARE YOU A STRONG, DYNAMIC & ENTHUSIASTIC LEADER WITH A PASSION FOR
CANCER NURSING AND IMPROVING CANCER SERVICES?
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Oncology/Haematology Nurse to lead
our enthusiastic out-patient nursing team. The post holder will be based in our busy
Oncology Outpatient Department but will also manage nursing staff in the Haematology
Outpatient Department.


The Oncology Outpatient Department includes Oncology clinics and a busy day-case
oncology/haematology chemotherapy suite with 7 spaces. The Haematology Outpatient
Department is currently in a different location within the hospital. A project to co-locate
both departments into a purpose built, combined unit, is in its early stages. Managing and
leading the future transition and influencing new models of care, as the project proceeds,
will be a key role for the successful applicant. You will therefore need to demonstrate strong
leadership skills to manage these busy outpatient environments and to manage the exciting
changes ahead.


The successful candidate will be a first level registered nurse, with extensive experience in
cancer nursing, educated to degree level or equivalent, and have excellent communication
skills.


Raigmore Hospital is the principal District General Hospital of the Highlands and is one of 5
regional Scottish Cancer Centres. Treatments delivered locally include Systemic Anti-Cancer
Therapies (SACT), radiotherapy and supportive therapies to patients from across the
Highlands and Islands with all cancer diagnoses. Inpatient treatments are delivered in our
dedicated Oncology/Haematology Ward.


The City of Inverness is the Capital of the Highlands. Staff relocating to this beautiful area of
Scotland will have the opportunity to enjoy a lifestyle and environments only dreamt of in
other parts of the country.


Relocation package will be considered.


Informal enquiries are encouraged and welcomed to Evelyn Gray, Divisional Nurse Manager,
evelyn.gray@nhs.net on 01463 704000, bleep 1101, or, Sam Thomas, Assistant Divisional
Nurse Manager, samantha.thomas@nhs.net on 01463 704000, bleep 2200, or Fiona
Campbell, Consultant Nurse SACT, fiona.campbell3@nhs.net on 01463 704037.


Application Form, Job Description are available from and to be returned to e-mail
nhshighland.recruitment@nhs.net or from our web address www.jobs.scot.nhs.uk or by
calling 01463 705150. Return postal address is Employment Services, Assynt House,
Beechwood Business Park, Inverness, IV2 3BW.
Please quote reference: IM11.18.129B


Closing date for applications is: 15th February 2019.


For more information on living and working in the Highlands go to:
https://nhshighland.medical.careers.global