Staff Nurse- Argyle and Bute- Mental Health

Band 5 (£30,229 - £37,664)


  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 21 weeks ago, 30 Sep | Get your application in now before you miss out!

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Full Job Description

Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Learning Disabilities Nurse (RNLD)  - Argyll & Bute Team

Recruitment & Retention Premia (RRP) of £5000 per annum until 2025 (pro rata for part time)

There is also availability of newly refurbished accommodation to rent, further details can be provided by Nicola Gillespie upon request:

Exciting Opportunity for Mental Health Nursing Positions!  NHS Highland Are Hiring Band 5 Registered Mental Health Nurses (RMNs) Now!
Immediate opportunities to join our Inpatient Mental Health Team in Argyll & Bute Health and Social Care Partnership
Tenure: Permanent
Hours: Full Time (Part time hours also available)

The 5 year Mental Health Strategy (2017 2022), is helping to transform and redesign mental health services, therefore it is a really exciting time to be part of this transformation and we are now looking for caring, compassionate, skilled, motivated nurses that can deliver care that is safe, effective and person centred to join us.

Working in a remote and rural area like Argyll & Bute, offers a unique opportunity to work within dynamic teams with beautiful scenery, in some of the most beautiful and breath-taking landscapes in the uk!

You will have access to clinical supervision and nurse line management support and you will work as part of a wider Multidisciplinary Team, which will provide you with opportunities to work alongside Medical, Psychology, AHPs, Social Care and third sector colleagues.

Through the Transforming Nursing Roles agenda there are new and transformed roles emerging, again this is an exciting time to be joining mental health services as a nurse, as new career pathways are developing.

This post is eligible for Recruitment & Retention Premia (RRP) of £5000 per annum (pro rata for part time) until 2025

There is also availability of newly refurbished accommodation to rent, further details can be provided by Nicola Gillespie upon request:

To apply you will required to meet the essential criteria:

  • You should hold current first level registration as an RMN with the NMC and be educated to degree level or equivalent
  • Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Good communication skills, (written and verbal) and dealing with sensitive issues relating to clinical practice
  • Awareness of General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its application within a clinical setting.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team

For information queries please contact Nicola Gillespie on


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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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