Palliative Care Macmillan Specialist Nurse - Band 6

Argyll and Bute / Highland
£25,783 - £34,530 Band 6
27 Jan 2014
24 Feb 2014
Nursing Field

Cowal Community Hospital

Palliative Care Macmillan Specialist Nurse –

Band 6

£25,783 - £34,530 per annum Ref: 13ab/131C

Full-time, Permanent Contract

We are looking to recruit a Palliative Care MacMillan Specialist Nurse for the Cowal Locality.

You will provide comprehensive specialist palliative care to patients and their carers across Cowal, offering advice, support and management of complex symptoms. You will work closely with local GP’s and health colleagues in Cowal Community Hospital and the wider community services in the provision of palliative care.

We have recently undertaken redesign of our palliative care in-patient facility and we are now looking to develop day services to complement this. You will be integral to the development of these day services and their future provision.

Applicants should be an RGN with proven post registration experience and some experience of palliative care either in-patient or in a community setting. You should also have a recognised academic qualification in Palliative Care at post graduate level.

A full UK driver’s licence is essential.

Informal enquiries to Morag Robertson, Lead MacMillan Nurse, Tel: 07769 886505.

Application packs are available from HR Department, NHS Highland, Argyll & Bute CHP,

Aros, Lochgilphead, Argyll PA31 8LB – Tel: 01546 606788 (24 hour answering service)

or e-mail by clicking on the apply now button quoting the reference and requesting an application pack

Please quote reference: 13ab/131C.

Closing date for receipt of applications: 28 February 2014.

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