NHS Dumfries & Galloway

Work with Us Newsletter - December 2020

Welcome to the NHS Dumfries & Galloway Work with Us Newsletter.  This monthly newsletter highlights jobs of the month within our Health Board, as well as some news stories we think might be of interest to you.  Scroll down to see some festive photos, news of our award winning nurses and current jobs of the month.

We are feeling festive at NHS D&G

Meet our award winning nurses

Jenny Manson our Community Children’s Nurse has been named Scottish Nurse of the year at the Scottish Health Awards for her outstanding efforts.
Jenny has been involved in delivering end of life care to children in our community with declining health. Jenny has demonstrated time and time again that she always puts her patients and their families first.

Jenny said: “I am delighted to receive this distinguished award and to be recognised for the job I love. It shines light on the care we provide in our communities and delivering end of life care.”

Jenna Gibson has been named Neonatal Nurse of the year. The award was given at the annual conference run by the Scottish Neonatal Nurses Group.
Jenna said: “It was just complete and utter shock and really emotional. I still can’t believe it.”

Jenna, has just completed a Masters in Advance Practice, is now set to collaborate with University of West of Scotland to highlight her achievement and illustrate how she has progressed her career through her studies, helping to inspire and encourage others.

Jenny Manson, Community Children's Nurse

Jenna Gibson, Neonatal Nurse

Job Vacancies Of The Month

See below some of our current vacancies - Not for you, but know someone who might be interested? Feel free to share!

CAMHS Consultant

The postholder will provide clinical leadership and psychiatric input to multi-disciplinary teams of specialist healthcare professionals within D&G CAMHS. This role provides the opportunity to make a big impact on service design. This includes development of a new assessment and diagnostic service for children and young people with neurodevelopmental conditions.

We know that D&G is a great place to work, but don’t take our word for it – we asked a couple of our Consultants, Dr Chris Andrews and Dr Anja Weltin to tell us about working here. Check out what they had to say in the video below.

For more information and how to apply please Click here.

Application closing date : 07/01/2021

Gastroenterologist Consultant

We are looking for a Consultant in Gastroenterology to join the team at NHS Dumfries & Galloway.   Gastroenterology services in D&G currently include out-patient clinics and in-patient treatment for various Gastroenterology disorders, and a wide range of Endoscopy procedures.  The successful candidate will be expected to take on oesophageal manometry studies. 

For more information and how to apply please Click here.

Application closing date : 07/01/2021

Primary Care Mental Health Nurse

We have two vacancies in the Primary Care Mental Health team for Community Mental Health Nurses.  We are looking for individuals who will be aligned to the locality Community Mental Health Team, but will be based within GP practices supporting Primary Care in the provision of early assessment and interventions for people with mild-moderate mental health issues.  

If you are enthusiastic and flexible in your approach to nursing, would like to work in a fast-paced environment,  have excellent communication skills and a passion for supporting the community – this could be the perfect job for you.

For more information and how to apply please Click here.

Application closing date: 04/01/2021

Community working - the road from Port William to Glenluce

Urology Consultant

We currently have a vacancy to join our Urology team! Our Urology team is small which will allow you opportunity to make impact on changes within the service. You will work alongside our amazing team of specialist nurses and have great support and links with other colleagues e.g Radiology, Cancer Services and from NHS Ayrshire and Arran Urology department who provide support for Out of Hours emergency cases.

For more information and how to apply please Click here.

Application closing date : 28/01/2021

If you have any questions we would love to hear from you : dg.jobs@nhs.scot

If you would like...

Beautiful beaches on your doorstep...

Exciting water sports to enjoy in your free time...

Amazing scenery and walking trails to explore...

Then you will love Dumfries and Galloway

Work, Live, Play in D&G

Where is Dumfries and Galloway?

We are located in South West Scotland, a great central location between Scotland & England allowing easy travel north and south, in just a few hours you can be in a major city.

The region is home to approximately 150,000 and provides an amazing work-life balance for people at any stage of their career, with excellent education options and great house prices, on average 55% cheaper compared to cities in Scotland. If you love the outdoors, we have incredible scenery, beaches and loads of activities to enjoy in your free time. There is also a growing festival scene in D&G bringing the community together with something to offer everyone.

We have recently launched our new ‘Work with Us’ web portal which provides information and guidance on working for NHS Dumfries and Galloway and moving to the area. On this site, you will find more information on:

  • Facts about Dumfries & Galloway
  • Relocation Information (including accommodation, travel, education, Scottish culture and more)
  • Need to Know Information (including pay, pensions, annual leave and policies)
  • Core Values of our organisation

Why not check it out for yourself, click the button below…

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