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Staff Nurse - Ward 3

Band 5

Main area
General Medicine
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Royal Bournemouth Hospital
£24,907 - £30,615 pa
Salary period
01/11/2020 23:59
Interview date

Join us at this very exciting time as Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals have just merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

We have ambitious plans to develop our sites, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

You will now be one of the first new employees of University Hospitals Dorset and you will be taking up the many opportunities that Dorset has to offer in the way of a rewarding work life balance.

We are located within an area of amazing beauty which includes opportunities to drive, walk,  run, swim or cycle in the New Forest , in the Purbecks, along miles of golden beaches and the Jurassic coastline.   Bournemouth is a vibrant university town with a wide selection of restaurants and cafes; theatres, cinemas and sporting activities and Poole attracts many visitors, has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant. 

Transport links are excellent with Bournemouth International airport, Cross-channel ferry terminals at Poole and direct train access to London. 

Please note all staff being recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across our new Trust sites when service demands require it.

Do you have the passion and knowledge to provide excellent care to acute respiratory, gastroenterology, endocrine and general medical patients? Do you place value on teamwork, communication and excellent career development? If so come and join our Ward 3 team here at RBCH.

Ward 3 takes admissions straight from AMU for gastro, endocrine, respiratory and general medical patients. The patients admitted to Ward 3 come from a variety of medical backgrounds, giving you the opportunity to utilise and develop the skills needed to care for patients with diverse needs.

A team that hold focus on teamwork and development, we have many cases of staff career development; From Band 2’s  becoming band 4 Associate Practitioners and moving on to becoming Registered Nurses to Staff Nurses becoming clinical leader

What can Ward 3 & RBCH offer you?

  • Full Flexibility of shifts – including permanent nights or weekends, or part time and early work patterns
  • Excellent development opportunities (as above!)
  • A brilliant team working environment with growing social events calendar (learn more about Team RBCH by searching #TeamRBCH is always here to ‘hold your hand’ on Youtube!)
  • Access to an exceptional pension scheme
  • In house and external staff discounts & benefit schemes

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust have now merged into the University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust.

Interview Date: 12th Novembre 2020 

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Caren Lawlor
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Telephone number
01202 704714