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Community Enteral Nurse - Scottish Highlands and Western Isles (part-time)

  • Posted: 18 Jul 2022
  • Medical & Health Affairs
  • Highlands
  • United Kingdom

About the job

Job Title – Community Enteral Nurse (part-time)

Location: Scottish Highlands and Western Isles

Hours: 2.5 days per week with occasional out of hours telephone triage cover

Salary: Competitive, extensive benefits scheme (please see below.) 


Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a fresh start with a company who really takes care of their staff and where you will find great work/life balance and regular hours with the majority of your weekends and public holidays off?   Are you longing for a role where you manage your own appointments with patients so you can give them the time they need, working as part of a friendly and supportive team where no two days are the same?   If so, look no further!  


Here at Nutricia we care for our staff as much as our patients!  We pride ourselves in taking care of our employees’ health and well-being and our nurses say they feel supported and receive robust clinical guidance.  Autonomy and management of your own diary will enable you to create a healthy work-life balance that works for you; something we actively encourage!


We are looking for a Nursing and Midwifery Council registered nurse to join our team in this is a community-based role supporting our Highlands and Western Islands account, working with both Adults and Children.

As an autonomous practitioner on the road, you will provide dedicated enteral feeding care to patients in the comfort of their own homes, including tube changes.  You will also provide training to support safe and speedy hospital discharges, regular patient reviews, as well as trouble shoot to help prevent unneeded hospital stays.  You will also play a vital role in providing training to healthcare professionals to keep them up to date with the latest safe practice in relation to tube feeding.

About you


About You:

The ideal candidate will possess:


  • Excellent communication skills to confidently liaise with patients, families and healthcare practitioners
  • Be independent, self-motivated and able to manage their own diary with minimal supervision
  • Be a registered Nurse (RGN, RSCN or RNLD) with at least 2 years post qualification experience
  • Ideally have PEG experience, although full training provided
  • Be competent in the use of technology, including Windows programmes such as Outlook, Word and video conferencing such as Zoom, MS Teams as well as using a tablet and smart phone
  • Live within, or be willing to travel to the Highland and Western Islands area
  • Have a full clean driving licence.


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