Senior Charge Nurse

Band 7 (£46,244 - £53,789)


  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 3 weeks ago, 1 Feb | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

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Full Job Description

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.

Are you passionate about giving the best care possible to people with a diagnosis of cancer in the Highlands of Scotland? 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a dynamic Senior Charge Nurse to provide leadership for Ward 5A in Raigmore Hospital, Inverness.  Ward 5A is the dedicated inpatient area for delivering cancer treatment and managing acute oncology /haematology symptoms for NHS Highland. Palliative care is also regularly provided.

As Senior Charge Nurse, you will manage our established team of nurses and support workers to ensure the safe and efficient running of the ward.  As well as a sound understanding of cancer treatment, you will have excellent organisational skills,  experience of people management and proactively engage with change and innovation.

You will work closely with Consultant Oncologists and Haematologists, chemotherapy pharmacists, the radiotherapy department, our cancer nurse specialist teams and Allied Health Professionals.   You will also foster excellent working relationships with staff in the Macmillan Suite (our dedicated outpatient  Oncology department) and the Haematology outpatient department, in order to work flexibly together to ensure patients have the best possible experience of treatment and care.

Informal enquiries to:  Angeline Macleod, Assistant Divisional Nurse Manager, Cancer Services; email:


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NHS Highland is geographically the largest of the 14 regional boards of NHS Scotland, covering an area of 12,500 square miles, across Highland and Argyll & Bute.

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