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Staff Nurse, Band 5 - Surgery

Job Reference: 403-SGGEN40-A

Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Musgrove Park Hospital, Parkfield Dr, Taunton TA1 5DA, Taunton
£24,214 - £30,112 per ann

Are you just starting out on your Nursing career, looking for a change of job or working in a Nursing Home? We would welcome the opportunity to meet with you.

The Surgical Directorate at Musgrove Park Hospital, which comprises of inpatient wards, covering a variety of surgical specialties is looking for Band 5 Registered Nurses, particularly those with clinical experience.

We have a strong focus on quality right across the organisation and we are looking for Nurses who will share our vision of delivering first class care driven by our Trust values.

We support your ongoing professional development, take great pride in our staff and we believe that investing in you as a valued member of staff is key in our ability to deliver high quality patient care.

We are a supportive and innovative Trust and as well as permanent positions we can create rotations that suit you. We can accommodate you in a number of different shifts to give you a taste of a number of specialities and to enhance your knowledge and skills.

As part of the interview process, you will be required to bring the following with you: Proof of any essential qualifications stated on the Job Description, proof of NHS payslip if coming from another NHS Organisation and all ID to prove your identity and Right to Work (More details will follow for successful applicants invited to interview).

Please note: EXTERNAL applicants only may apply.

For INTERNAL applicants, please contact your line manager to discuss options for moving within the organisation (If you have been on your current ward for at least 6 months).

For further details / informal visits contact:

Caroline Upton on 01823 343289 / or Nicola Cole on 01823 34 2366 /


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

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust are planning to merge and become Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, providing community and mental health services across Somerset and acute services from Musgrove Park Hospital. Any correspondence you receive from us may reflect our name change.

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.

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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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