Calling all registered nurses

Do you want to work in an organisation where we pride ourselves in having a community approach to everything we do? NHS Borders really is more than just a job

Staff Nurse (Ref: NM2140)
Band 5: £23,113 – £29,905 pro rata per annum
Various hours available up to 37.5 per week

Permanent Borders General Hospital is a modern and well-equipped 284 bed DGH serving the rural borders area in South East Scotland, approximately 36 miles from Edinburgh. Great outdoor activities are on the doorstep along with good schools and affordable housing. House prices in the Borders Region are significantly less than in major cities in the U.K. and also less than many other rural parts of the country. See the borders property website at:

The Borders Railway operates a train service to central Edinburgh running every thirty minutes (journey time 50 minutes approx). This allows you to have the best of both worlds. Healthy wide open spaces within easy reach of a beautiful major city.

Patients are at the heart of everything we do in our daily working lives at NHS Borders. We ensure they are safe and catered for efficiently and effectively by suitably experienced and qualified staff, driving quality at the heart of patient care. The rural nature of the region ensures short lines of communication between customers, local authority, community organisations and service providers. It also helps us face the problems other NHS organisations have with courage and a feeling of being part of a team.

We are a dynamic and forward thinking organisation with a wealth of clinical and leadership experience. We aim for an open and honest culture and believe in nurturing future stars in NHS.

A relocation package/assistance with temporary accommodation in the local area is available for the successful candidates.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and you can contact Nicky Berry, Associate Director of Nursing on 01896 826709.

For an application pack, telephone 01896 827728 or email: Please quote the appropriate reference number. (Please note: If you are emailing your completed application forms, some web-based email servers are blocked by NHS Borders firewall, eg Hotmail and Yahoo). We will contact every applicant.

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