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Newly Qualified Nurse - All Areas

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
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Royal Bournemouth Hospital
£24,907 pa
Salary period
15/11/2020 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.

This advert is open to student nurses who are due to qualify in February 2021

Are you ready for a new challenge? Do you take enormous pride in delivering safe, compassionate care, resulting in a high quality patient experience? If so we want you to join our Trust.

Opportunities exist for Newly Qualified Nurses across a range of specialities, including Acute Medicine, Older Persons Medicine, Theatres , oncology and Surgery. Please identify your area of interest on your personal statement.

Royal Bournemouth Hospital is a responsive, innovative and dynamic acute foundation trust hospital with an excellent reputation that we are proud of. The Trust is an acknowledged leader in many of the services we provide, for instance Cardiology, and Dementia care, and work in close collaboration with Bournemouth University.

At the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals we are committed to developing our Newly Qualified nurses and providing an excellent foundation on which to build future careers in Nursing, with opportunities available in all specialities across the Trust.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate a willingness and capability to work flexibly and to adapt to the varying dynamics within the Trust. In an environment such as this, dealing with potentially stressful and challenging situations, a commitment to team working is absolutely essential.

We are looking for compassionate nurses who can demonstrate:

Quality dignified nursing care




Excellent communication skills

Team working

Knowledge and ownership of your own Personal Development needs


The Trust is able to offer:

A supportive atmosphere for all staff

Opportunities for staff to develop and enhance potential

Opportunities to work within excellent Clinical teams

Generous holiday allowance

Excellent Pension scheme

Accommodation on site

Salary sacrifice for a new car or bicycle

Salary sacrifice for Professional Fees

Childcare Vouchers

NHS Discounts

On site nursery

Children’s holiday play scheme

The Trust is committed to personal and professional development and supports staff to achieve their full potential. The applicant will receive support and training to deliver the care requirements of the speciality, and will become integral to the wider multidisciplinary team, initiating and delivering care. We have a strong nursing team and commitment to quality and patient experience.

If successful in gaining a position within the Trust, we are able to offer our Newly Qualified nurses a structured 12 month ‘Preceptorship’ Program, with regular study days and support in practice. For further information relating to Preceptorship, please contact Professional Development 01202 704004. Please only call Professional Development about Preceptorship and NOT general enquires relating to this advert.

It is anticipated that the Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will merge in 2020 to University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust. It is a condition of employment that all staff being recruited in the period before merger will work across all sites pre and post-merger

Interviews will be held on Saturday 28th November 2020 and will include an introduction to the Trust and a Tour of the Hospital.

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Applicant requirements

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

Sue Davis
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