About the Job

Sorry, this advert is now closed. Click here to view our live vacancies.

Opportunity to work in Shetland!

Head Medical have an exciting opportunity for an experienced agency nurse with a strong background working in surgical wards, based in Shetland. Your shifts will be varied from dayshifts, nightshifts and weekend work.


Your Responsibilities:

  • Promoting, assessing and providing excellent standards of care;
  • Providing comprehensive pre-operative and post-operative care to patients;
  • Performing diagnostics, procedures and treatments, and ensuring the correct equipment is available;
  • Following procedures, protocols and regulations in the surgical unit;
  • Observing, reporting, and recording information on patient care;
  • Managing medical records and ensuring adherence to data protection legislation;
  • Sharing best practices with colleagues;
  • Establishing effective communication channels with patients, families, and colleagues.


  • Valid NMC registration with no restrictions.
  • Minimum of 18 months experience in the surgical field;
  • Knowledge of clinical procedures, processes, protocol, and standards;
  • Patient-oriented, with excellent organizational skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills;
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team environment;
  • Adherence to professional, ethical, and legal requirements;

What Head Medical Nursing Division can do for you 

  • Dedicated bookings consultant
  • Excellent rates of pay including holiday pay 
  • Simple registration process
  • Uniform and name badge provided
  • Refer a friend scheme (£250 per nurse!)
  • Paid return travel ( within the UK) and single board accommodation provided. 

Apply now!

The client is currently reviewing CVs, so please get in touch with me ASAP to avoid missing out on this excellent opportunity!

Email : Jennifer@headmedical.com

Contact Number : 0131 240 5277 / 07570143363

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Jennifer today.

jennifer@headmedical.com / +44 131 240 5277

See what it’s like working abroad

Find out more about living and working overseas from doctors who have previously made the move.

View testimonials

View our top locations

We recruit to a number of countries across the globe – discover more about your preferred destinations.

View locations

Latest Job Alerts

Get all the latest job alerts straight to your inbox

Cookies on this website
We will ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you wish, you can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser settings. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.