Current Vacancies

Junior Sister

Band 6

Main area
Acute Medicine
Band 6
37.5 per week
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Acute Medicine-Dunkery Ward
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
25/02/2018 23:59

Are you a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual who is ready to progress your career and ready for an exciting challenge?  If so, an exciting opportunity has arisen on Dunkery ward at Musgrove Park Hospital.

Dunkery Ward is a 23 bedded unit; this unit includes 4 hyper acute beds in its HASU, which provides evidence based stroke management by providing rapid assessment, treatment and continuous monitoring within first 72 hours following to stroke. The Unit also provides a 24 hour nurse/consultant led outreach service for thrombolysis, which involves working alongside the emergency department.

As a band 6 nurse you will be expected to focus on the clinical leadership of the nursing team whilst actively supporting the Ward Manager in further development the service.  High standards of clinical performance are essential together with good leadership skills and an interest in developing your managerial potential.

The successful candidate would become part of a friendly and proactive multidisciplinary team who are excited about the future of Stroke care within the trust and strive to deliver a high standard of individualised care to all our patients. There would also be the potential for a secondment/rotation to the community to enhance collaborative working between the trust and Somerset partnership to provide more seamless care for our patients.

The stroke team consists 4 stroke consultants,1 associate specialist , 3 stroke practitioners  and specialist physiotherapist, occupational therapist, dietitian and  speech and language  therapist who work as one team.

We can offer a friendly supportive environment to develop   specialist nursing skills and development in leadership and management we are committed to continued staff development by providing training suited to your individual needs

If you are interested in joining a team that are passionate about delivering a high standard of care for all our patients and making a difference and you’re keen to work collaboratively to transform stroke care In Somerset , we would welcome an application from you.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Becky Halley -Senior sister.

01823 342022 or email