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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 02/08/2021.

Nursery Nurse

Job Reference: 153-ATR12042-A

Employer:
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Child Health
Location:
Poole Hospital, Poole
Salary:
£21,892 - £24,157 pa pr

Join us at this very exciting time - it is a year since Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch sites merged to become University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

Our ambitious plans to develop our sites are well underway, making even better use of our combined resources to serve our population most effectively.

Joining the teams at University Hospitals Dorset 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 all our Trust locations when service demands require it.


An opportunity has arisen for a trained nursery nurse to join our team in the Neonatal Unit at Poole Hospital. We are a level 2 unit caring for sick term babies and those born after 27 weeks gestation. The unit includes 4 Intensive Care cots, 6 high dependency cots and 10 special care cots.

You will be joining a large team of nursery nurses.

You will work predominantly in the special care nursery focusing on the care of the babies, parentcraft and hearing screening.

Poole is an historic town with plenty of places to eat. We are close to the Jurassic coast, the new forest, the historic town of Christchurch and the vibrant night life in Bournemouth.

Please note: if this job requires you to have a DBS check to enable you to properly fulfil the requirements of the job, on appointment you will be required to repay the cost of obtaining a DBS check and this amount will be reclaimed from your salary.

Part time/Full time hours will be considered

Closing date: 02/08/2021

Provisional interview date week commencing: 16/08/2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

Daniel Lockyer (Matron) - daniel.lockyer@poole.nhs.uk - 0300 019 442330

Alternative contact: Sister Marianne White/Deputy Sister Claire Gerrish

Telephone: 0300 019 263269




Please note that this advert may be removed before the end date if sufficient applications are received.

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR APPLICANTS:

  • To show us you are right for this job please relate your application to the criteria for the post as detailed in the job description and person specification shown in the right hand column.
  • You will find out if you have been shortlisted by checking your email (including junk and spam mail) and NHS jobs account (for medical posts) or Trac account (for non-medical posts) regularly.
  • If you join us and need a DBS check we will deduct from your salary all or some of the cost
  • Many staff use the DBS update service at a cost of £13.00 p.a. but you need to sign up for this asap via their website.
  • If you come with no previous NHS experience, it is usual to appoint to the minimum of the band.
  • You will be joining a newly merged Trust and some Policies and local Terms and Conditions that apply to you will be confirmed in the coming months.
  • In completing this application you are giving us permission to contact the Home Office/UKBA to establish your immigration status and eligibility to work with us.
  • Previous NHS service will be verified with the relevant employers (if relevant).
  • Travel expenses are not always payable so please check with HR before you travel.
  • Appointment to the post is subject to satisfactory completion of a 6 month probationary period.


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