District nurse jobs
We need district nurses for temporary, last minute placements across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Guild district nurses can access work in community settings as well as one to one work with clients in their own home. You’ll need to work to our high standards and in return you’ll receive full professional support from us.
- A valid NMC Pin
- The ability to lead a team of community nurses
- Evidenced completion of ‘Specialist Practitioner: District Nursing (SPDN) and V100 or V150’
- A good understanding of the challenges and responsibilities of lone working
- A minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, with at least 6 months recent experience conducting patient visits
- A willingness to work to our company expectations
District nurse jobs
If you are looking for your next district nursing job, the Scottish Nursing Guild can help. We are a nursing agency specialising in placing district nurses into temporary placements with a range of healthcare providers. We operate throughout Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Our district nursing shifts are often last minute, supporting clients with staff shortages or emergency cover when no one else can. In return for the dedication required to take on these shifts, we offer our nurses a range of outstanding benefits including high rates of pay and reimbursed travel costs.
What can you expect from a district nurse job with us?
As a district nursing agency, we aim to support healthcare providers across Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland when they are unable to provide care to a patient due to circumstances such staff shortages or emergency situations. Our nurses uphold a high standard of care and in return, we offer great benefits.
Some of the benefits we offer include:
- Paid NMC/NMBI fees
- Reimbursed travel expenses
- Free annual flu voucher
- Flexible shifts
- 24/7 nurse-led telephone support
During your time with us, you’ll have access to numerous training courses to help enhance your skills and keep up to date with best practices in the nursing field.
We offer fantastic flexibility to our district nurses through our Quick Nurse app. With this app, you can easily book shifts that fit your schedule. You can instantly search for district nurse jobs at the touch of a button. The app will automatically check your skills and location to offer you the most relevant shifts available at the time. This enables you to work us full-time or part-time around a substantive post.
Where our district nurse jobs are located
The Scottish Nursing Guild is a district nursing agency operating across Scotland, Northern Ireland, and the Republic of Ireland. We have district nurse jobs throughout each of these locations. From major cities such as Edinburgh, Belfast, and Dublin, to smaller towns and communities. Our Quick Nurse app can help you find a community nursing shift near you, no matter your where you are based.
How to join the Scottish Nursing Guild as a district nurse
If you are interested in district nursing jobs with the Scottish Nursing Guild, register here to join our team. Before applying, we please check that you meet the requirements listed at the top of this page to ensure a smooth application process.
Frequently asked questions
You’ll need a minimum of 12 months experience in the last 18 months, working in an intensive care setting (general, cardiac, neuro or burns).
We have shifts located in Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. Just use the Quick Nurse app to browse based on your location and you will instantly find the closest shifts available.
Refer a friend and earn up to €500 cash
Do you have a nursing friend or colleague who would love to work for Scottish Nursing Guild?
Refer them and earn a cash bonus once they work their first few shifts.
Currently available in the Republic of Ireland only.
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