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Staff Nurse, Band 5 - Triscombe

Job Reference: 403-GEN1384-B

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Care of the Elderly
Musgrove Park Hospital, Taunton
£23,023 to £29,608 per an

Are you a dynamic nurse with strong interpersonal skills that will look forward to the challenges of caring for the elderly & dementia patients?

What’s the role?

We would like to welcome an enthusiastic Registered Nurse to join Triscombe Ward at Musgrove Park Hospital, part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust. This is a full-time position for a Registered Nurse offering between £23,023 and £29,608 p/a dependent on your experience.

Who are you?

    • Are you a person-centered and dynamic Registered Nurse looking to join a friendly team?
    • Can you use your excellent communications skills to put patients and relatives at ease?
    • Committed to delivering excellence in nursing and ensuring patient experience is of the highest quality that we pride ourselves on?

Then Triscombe is the place for you!

Who are we?

Triscombe Ward is a 26 bedded ward specialising in Care of the Elderly. As a member of our team, you will treat elderly patients with different medical needs through assessment and monitoring, creating plenty of opportunities to develop your clinical and interpersonal skillsets.

Here at Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, we are really proud of our colleagues and their amazing achievements. Musgrove Park Hospital recognises the value and contributions that our staff provides to patient care. We truly value all our people and their extraordinary commitment to our patients and our organisation - together, we are dedicated to working as one team to make a difference to people's lives. We are keen to employ people who share the same vision and values as us. As an employer, we know that our staff are our truly greatest asset and we are committed to supporting them to achieve a rewarding and satisfying career. As we move into an alliance with Somerset Partnership, there will be wider opportunities for you to grow and develop your career with us across multiple settings.

Whether it’s our gorgeous countryside, buzzing towns or friendly attitudes, you’ll fall in love with Somerset and all the people that live here. Considering relocation? Please get in contact with our Recruitment team on 01278 432008 to discuss your options further and how we can support you.

We would welcome informal telephone/ email enquiries and visits to the Service

For further details / informal visits contact:

Katie Parker, 01823 343443

Our values are simple: Outstanding Care, Working Together, Listening and Leading.

We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource, we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and the dedication and conscientious of our staff.

Please ensure you read the attached document entitled NOTES FOR ALL APPLICANTS. This document includes essential information about the Recruitment Process.

NOTE - By submitting your application to NHS Jobs/Trac, you are giving your consent for elements of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems in order to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation; to be used by Recruitment for purposes of checking your Professional Registration online (where applicable).

These processes are in line with Fair and Lawful processing in line with the Data Protection Act (1998) principles especially those in relation to your personal or sensitive personal data (sensitive personal data is defined as any declared physical or mental health conditions, racial or ethnic origin, sexual orientation, trade union membership, political opinion, religious beliefs). Other principles under Data Protection will be observed such as use of data for specific, defined purposes, and use of data that is relevant and not excessive whilst practicing data accuracy and security of all held personal identifiable information (PII).

If you are successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national Electronic Staff Record (ESR).

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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