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Registered Nursing Associate - Ward 3

Band 4

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Band 4
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Bournemouth Hospital
£21,892 - £24,157 pa
Salary period
11/02/2021 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.

Are you passionate about caring for a variety of acutely unwell patients of all ages?

We are seeking a dedicated Band 4 Nursing Associate to join our team on Ward 3 with excellent communication skills, knowledge and ability to prioritize their work load to a high standard.

Suitable candidates will be happy working nights as this post will involve predominantly working a night shift pattern.

We are a General Acute Medical Ward so knowledge or an interest in Respiratory, Endocrine and Gastroenterology would be an advantage. This is an exciting time to join our Ward with future developments planned. You will enjoy a challenge where no two days are the same and join a team who are committed to providing excellent patient care.

Successful applicants will have completed a foundation degree and will be able to show competence in managing a cohort of patients, performing physical risk assessments, mentoring other HCSW and team members and acting as a role model.

We offer excellent learning and development opportunities and will support your professional development through a variety of study days, competencies and courses. A full competency assessment will be completed in post and support and training given as required.

Come and join us!

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.

Base Location Royal Bournemouth Hospital 

Interview Date: 19th February 2021

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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
Job title
Ward Sister
Telephone number
0300 019 4713