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Community Hospital Staff Nurse, Band 5

Job Reference: 184-SS.GEN.92

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
West Mendip Community Hospital, Glastonbury
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata

Are you looking for a fresh challenge? An opportunity to use your expertise, compassion and positive outlook? A new adventure with a committed team?

West Mendip Community Hospital would like to invite you to apply for our Registered Nurse vacancy.

About you

You may be newly qualified or working in an acute hospital, nursing home or other community setting, whatever your background we will support your transferable clinical skills and professional development. All we ask is that you have compassion and a drive to provide excellent hands on nursing care.

About the role

West Mendip hospital has 30 inpatient reablement beds; our patients include short term rehab and end of life care. You will contribute to the development, implementation and evaluation of personalised care plans whilst helping to maintain the hospitals reputation of providing high standards of care.

We’re a nurse led unit which provides plenty of opportunity to use your decision making and autonomous nursing skills.

About the area

We are located in a beautiful part of the county, in your own time you might enjoy a walk up to Glastonbury Tor, or a shopping trip to the idyllic Clarkes Village nearby. We also have great travel links to Bristol and Exeter.

The benefits

Amongst all the usual benefits; an excellent annual leave package, national NHS discounts, staff recognition awards and great learning and development opportunities, we will give you the time to care for your patients, as well as a free parking space!

Come and see for yourself. Informal chats or visits are welcomed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Ruth Diligent / Ann Baker
01458 836470

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. With this in mind, we offer a range of staff benefits including:

Excellent annual leave entitlement

Relocation package – up to £8,000

Enhanced rates of pay

NHS Pension Scheme

Free parking on most of our sites

NHS discounts

Training and development

Flexible working

Paid registration fees for the 1st year for newly qualified staff

For more information please contact the recruitment team on 01278 432008.

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 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 and with the Data Protection Act (2018) 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 successfully appointed, by completing the application form you authorise the Somerset Partnership 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.

UK Registration

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

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