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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 18/02/2020.

Community Hospital Staff Nurse, Band 5

Job Reference: 184-JN.GEN.178-O

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
South Petherton
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum, pro rata

Staff Nurse South Petherton Community Hospital , Mary Robertson Ward

We currently have vacancies for full or part time registered nurses, working within the multi-discliplinary team on Mary Robertson Ward, South Petherton Community Hospital.

South Petherton Community Hospital opened in June 2011 - a state of the art building found in the heart of the beautiful South Somerset countryside. The ward is has a mix of single and double rooms, all with en-suite facilities and balconies, as well as communal areas for patients.

Staff are provided with excellent changing facilities and a staff room with access to outside seating located on the balcony.

Successful applicants will be responsible for all aspects of patient care, from admission through to discharge, using a computerised record keeping system. You will have the opportunity to attend family meetings, undertake ward rounds and be involved in multi-discliplinary team meetings. These all contribute to the decision making process, goal setting and care planning that facilitates a safe discharge home from Hospital. You will provide general nursing care to all of your patients, ensuring they are treated with dignity and respect. You will be able to promote a safe environment within the unit and act as a shift coordinator as required.

You must be a registered nurse who is able to communicate at all levels, have high clinical standards and have the ability to work as part of a team. Previous stroke experience is desirable however not essential as training will be provided wherever needed.

You would be required to work flexibly on an internal shift rotation, working both days and nights over a seven day period, including bank holidays. In return you will receive enhanced payments for working unsocial hours, a generous holiday entitlement and pension scheme.

Preceptorship nurses are also encouraged to apply, and a full preceptorship programme is offered by the Trust.

Informal visits are encouraged and welcomed.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Heather Ancill Matron

01460 243350/07825 523611

or Senior Sister Helen Rowe

01460 243378

If you are successful for interview, you will be required to bring ID, proof of essential qualifications / relevant documents with you (More details will follow)

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

Formally known as Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.

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 - please visit our website.

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