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Staff Nurse - Orthopaedics /Derwent

Band 5

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Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Bournemouth Hospital
24,907 - £30,615 pa
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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.

We are looking for a fully flexible, enthusiastic, and motivated  Staff Nurse to join the team on the Derwent Ward at the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospital. We are a 20 bedded ward devoted to elective orthopaedic surgery.

You will be responsible for admitting and preparing patients for theatre ensuring that local policy is adhered to, caring for patients post-operatively and working within the MDT to ensure safe discharge of patients.  the role requires a friendly and patient centred person with excellent communication skills and a commitment to maintaining and developing high standards of care.  

Development of staff and evidence based quality care is our priority, previous Orthopaedic experience would be preferred but full training and support will be provided to the successful candidate.

The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust merged in 2020 to  form University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust. It is a condition of employment that all staff being recruited will work across all sites 

Interview Date: to be confirmed

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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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Joanne Sammuller
Job title
Ward Sister
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01202 726217