Staff Nurse – Renal Satellite Unit – NHS Scotland – Ayr

  • Ayr

NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland is committed to encouraging equality and diversity among our workforce and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. To this end, NHS Scotland welcomes applications from all sections of society.

As a registered General Nurse working within the Renal Unit setting you will gain experience in all aspects of caring for a chronic renal patient and carrying out their renal replacement therapy.

You should possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills together with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. Knowledge of the renal service is desirable and previous experience as staff nurse in the medical directorate would be essential.

Good manual dexterity is essential as you will be inserting dialysis needles and working with permanent lines and setting up dialysis machines.

The renal unit offers a commitment to lifelong learning and the candidate will be able to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development through the education programme developed by the renal practice development nurse.

You have to be involved in research and development and maintaining best practice and needs to be able to show evidence of personal development.

Driving licence is essential.

Hours: 36.00 per week (The role will involve day shift in University Hospital Ayr and may require to work in the Renal Unit in University Hospital Crosshouse.

We would strongly advise you to visit the unit before applying for the post. All enquiries to SCN Fiona McFadyen ([email protected]) and DCN Heather McCulloch or DCN Fiona Smith.

Applications are welcome from UK, EEA and non-EEA candidates.
As part of the recruitment process, you will be required to produce proof of your EU Settlement status from 1st July 2021 to demonstrate your Right to Work in the United Kingdom. Further information: https://www.gov.uk/settled-status-eu-citizens-families. Existing employees may be asked to provide evidence of their EU Settlement Status from 1st July 2021.

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