Staff Nurse - Highland Hospice

NHS Grampian

Staff Nurse - Highland Hospice

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NHS Grampian, Ballifeary, Highland

  • Full time
  • Permanent

Posted 4 weeks ago, 25 Jun | Get your application in now before you miss out!

Closing date: Closing date not specified

job Ref: None

Full Job Description


What you'll be doing...

Reporting to the Senior Nurses, you can expect your working day to include the following:

· Providing excellent, holistic, patient centred palliative care.

· Be part of a highly skilled and driven multi-disciplinary team, including Nurses, Doctors, Physiotherapist, Occupational therapist, Pharmacist, Social work, chaplaincy and volunteers.

· Medicine management, care planning and discharge planning.

· Assisting with personal care, nutrition and all activities of daily living.

· Working in a friendly, dynamic, positive and vibrant environment.


We hire mostly on personality & potential but here are a few of our requirements...

To succeed in the role of Staff Nurse you will need the following qualities and skills:

· Be a people person, who strives to provide exceptional person-centred care.

· You have a respectful, sensitive and empathetic approach.

· You take great pride in what you do and love working as part of a team.

· You display high standards in clinical knowledge and nursing skills.

· You have excellent communication skills and have a drive to develop and learn.


At Highland Hospice we believe our people are our biggest assets and understand the value in putting them first. Our approach to diversity in the workplace, health & wellbeing, innovation, and individuality is one of the reasons we are a first-choice health employer in the Highlands! We are passionate about our services and always on the lookout for new talent to join us on our journey...

You will have access to a benefits package we believe truly works for our people and enhances our overall culture...

· Access to The Blue light discount scheme giving access to fifteen thousand discounts across well-known retailers and local businesses across a large span of categories

· Free access to our employee assistance program that provides you with counselling services, financial advice, mental health support and more to help overcome any personal or workplace challenges.

· Generous holiday entitlement with a buy more or sell some option

· Flexible working arrangements

· Pension with additional matching employer contributions and Death in Service Benefit

· Continuation of SPPA pension contributions and annual leave reckonable service for employees coming to the Hospice within 12 months of leaving the NHS

· Discounted meals in our cafe prepared freshly every morning

· Free access to Inverness Tennis Court Gym Facilities

Plus access to many more schemes and enhanced benefits.


Highland Hospice is an equal opportunity employer. We believe in hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive, people-first culture. We accept and celebrate our team for who they are and welcome people of all races, disabilities, sex, gender identities and reassignment, sexual orientation, ages, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We keep our recruitment process simple and consider applicants on their abilities alone to ensure a fair interview process. If at any point throughout our process you require reasonable adjustments, please contact

This post is subject to a PVG check.

Salary: £30,229 - £37,664 (pro-rata)

Holiday: 35 days per annum (including public holidays) (pro-rata)

Hours: 24 hours per week

Shift pattern: 12 hour shifts - Day (07.30-20.00), Night (19.30-08.00)

Full job description and Highland Hospice application forms are available at

Closing date is Thursday 25 July 2024.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 7 August 2024 at Highland Hospice, Inverness.

Informal enquiries can be made to Senior Nurses Joanna Dzialdowski or Gillian McRobie on ext 230 or email