Community Psychiatric Nurse Team Leader

Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)

NHS Shetland, Lerwick

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 weeks ago, 6 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

CPN Team Leader (Ref: 177131)

Substantive, Full Time 37.5 hours per week

Band 7 - Salary Range £46,244 - £53,789 per annum plus

Distant Island Allowance of £2,256 per annum

A Relocation Assistance of up to £8000 is available

An opportunity has arisen to recruit an inspiring and innovative CPN Team Leader for our Community Mental Health Team. This is an exciting time in Shetland to be part of the Health and Social Care Partnership as we continue to develop and configure our Community Mental Health Services to meet current and future needs. If you want to deliver truly person-centred care and support to individuals then this is the opportunity you have been looking for. This is a rewarding and hands-on role where youll have the opportunity to make a real impact in Shetland's thriving communities

The post holder must be 1st level Registered Mental Health Nurse with experience in staff management. Educated to degree level or equivalent relevant post registration experience and evidence of continuous professional development. A Management and Leadership qualification is desirable or a willingness to work towards same. Candidates are expected to demonstrate their ability to work effectively within a multi-agency environment and think creatively and flexibly around delivery of Mental Health Nursing services. A desire and commitment to be part of NHS Shetland is essential and be committed to delivering high quality, evidence based, person centered care to the population. You will be responsible for the day to day delivery of the CPN Service 7 days a week and its accessibility to those who need it.

Shetland is an archipelago in north of the British Isles where youll find freedom, wildlife and wild beauty, but also a rich culture and a dynamic, forward-looking society. The islands have a thriving and diverse economy full of opportunities and offer residents the ideal work/life balance. Shetland combines stunning coastal landscapes and wide open spaces with friendly, bustling island communities. With abundant leisure, sports and creative pursuits to get involved in, youll never grow bored living in Shetland. To find out more about living and working in Shetland go to and/or

For an informal discussion, please contact Rhona McArthur, Head of Mental Health,

Closing date:             3rd March 2024

Interview date:          13th March 2024

If you require assistance or encounter any technical issues with your application, please e-mail support at including the vacancy reference number and NHS Shetland in the subject line.

In promoting equal opportunities, we welcome applications from all sections of the community.