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Staff Nurse - Wordsworth Ward

Band 5

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Band 5
Full Time and Part time
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Musgrove Park Hospital
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum, pro rata
27/05/2019 23:59

What’s the role?

We would like to welcome an enthusiastic Registered Nurse into the friendly team on Wordsworth ward at Musgrove Park Hospital, part of Taunton and Somerset NHS Trust. You will join a highly regarded team of nurses and will work closely with the Elderly Care Consultants and specialist nurses to ensure the finest patient-centered care is delivered. 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 an enthusiastic Registered Nurse looking to join a cheerful and supportive team?
  • Hoping to develop your clinical skills supporting older adults or to specialise in dementia care?
  • Do enjoy fostering relationships with long-stay patients and encouraging them in their Re-ablement?

Answer yes to the above? We want to hear from you!

Who are we?

Wordsworth Ward is a 24 bedded ward specialising in Care of the Elderly. Working with us, you will gain extensive experience in a range of conditions and in complex discharging, but you will also have the chance to foster relationships with your long-stay patients and help them with their Re-ablement. We can provide opportunities and support for you to undertake courses with UWE in Bristol, including on the Principles of Dementia and Complexities of Caring for the Elderly

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.

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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

Maggie Poole, 01823 342026