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Registered Nurses

Erskine Care Home

Erskine Edinburgh Home, 468 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7SA,

Registered Nurses

Erskine Care Home

Erskine Edinburgh Home, 468 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH17 7SA,
Number Of Vacancies: 5

Registered Nurses
Erskine Edinburgh Home

23, 34.5 or 37.5 hours per week, internal rotation

Grade 5 Salary £31,296 - £35,464 per annum (pro rata)

Permanent roles, Full or Part Time


Closing Date: Sunday, 27th March 2022



Working for Erskine:

“ERSKINE is an iconic Scottish charity, formed in 1916 by Scotland’s compassionate response to the horrors of war. A century later, we still believe that Veterans and their families deserve our utmost respect and compassion, for the sacrifices they made and the challenges they now face.  At Erskine, we work as a dedicated team to ensure that Veterans of all ages are cared for to the highest of standards in a beautiful, fun-filled environment, made up of four care homes and a Veterans Village of cottages, activities centre and apartments. 


Working in social care can be demanding. However, at Erskine it will also be rewarding and fulfilling. You will be making an incredible difference to the lives of our residents and their loved ones, at a critical time. We value skills and qualifications, but we prize kindness and compassion, above all. Our team is crucial to providing the best care possible, so we recognise and reward our employees with benefits including employer pension contribution of up to 10%, fantastic career opportunities, and enhanced annual leave.


If you are kind and committed, then you do have what it takes to be part of the team here at Erskine! The ultimate aim is exceptional care and support to our ex-service community and everyone in every role, in every department plays their part.”


The Role:

As a Registered Nurse you will be responsible for leading a team to ensure the delivery of excellent standards of care.


You would be key part of a Multi-Disciplinary Team including Advanced Nurse Practitioners, Dementia Nurse Consultants, Practice Development Nurse, Speech & Language Therapist, Physiotherapists, Podiatrist, care staff and externally with our local GPs and other NHS healthcare professionals.



  • Successful candidates for this post will receive a welcome bonus of £500 (pro rata for part time) paid in instalments - £250 after 3 months service and a further £250 after 6 months service
  • 28 days annual leave plus 5 public holidays, increasing to 33 days per year, at the rate of 1 additional day for 5 years
  • Employer pension contribution of up to 10%
  • Free payment of PVG
  • Uniform provided
  • Structured Induction programme 
  • Flexible working/Hybrid working considered
  • Fantastic progression opportunities with development, training and ongoing support
  • Enhanced sick & maternity pay
  • On site Occupational Health Service
  • Access to credit union
  • Work in modern, purpose-built facilities 
  • Free On-Site Parking
  • Health and Wellbeing Scheme – e.g. complimentary fresh fruit, yoga classes and Cycle to Work scheme
  • Access to Employee Reward Scheme which provides a huge range of discounts on everything from holidays to high street shopping, restaurants and cinema tickets.

Please note:

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK. If you are selected for interview, you will receive an invite by email (please ensure you check your spam / junk mailbox).


The successful candidate will be required to undergo a PVG Scheme Disclosure.  


Please apply online at  If you require the application in another format please contact the HR Department on 0800 085 7191.

About Erskine Care Home

At Erskine, we believe in making a real difference in a challenging and rewarding environment. If you share our approach, you’re the sort of person we need. We are currently hiring for Registered Nurses across Glasgow, Edinburgh and Bishopton.

We work 24/7, 365 days a year to ensure we achieve our Mission: to lead by collaborative example, in shaping, developing and delivering outstanding, person-centred care, accommodation & holistic support- so that Veterans in Scotland are valued and enjoy a sense of fulfilment in every phase of post-Service life.

We are proud to care and are looking to recruit nurses of a high calibre who are proud to care too.