Staff Nurse – Evershot | Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Permanent

Date Posted: 27-Mar-23

Closing Date: 26-Apr-23

Location: Dorchester, DT1 2JY

Salary: Not specified

Staff Nurse – Evershot | Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

We would like to invite Registered Nurses/Paramedics who are keen to support the care of our medical patients. The ward is relatively newly set up and now seeks to recruit further to its permanent staffing cohort.

We are looking for applicants who are organised and can use their own initiative whilst being flexible to frequently changing situations, to work alongside the senior nursing team and allied health professionals.

This is permanent position located on Evershot Ward which is a 14 bed ward caring for acute medical patients at Dorset County Hospital with an emphasis on Endocrine conditions such as Diabetes.

The post requires excellent communication skills, with a range of health professionals in relation to patient admission and discharge, to support the working of the team with internal and external agencies and fellow professionals and to support safe and effective patient discharges from hospital and assist with patient flow.

You will have:
• Excellent caring, empathetic nursing skills to look after the acutely medically unwell patient
• Proactively advocate for your patients
• Good communication skills and can engage with the multidisciplinary team effectively
• The ability to use your own initiative and make informed professional decisions

We will
• Support you, to develop you professionally with the Ward Sister
• Offer further education and training relevant to the role
• Offer flexible working to ensure all staff have a successful work/life balance dependant on the requirements of the service across a full 24/7 shift pattern

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We would welcome applications from people in groups which are under-represented in our organisation.

Our DCHFT Job Description and Person Specification (attached) tells you all about this role, what to expect and what is needed to succeed. When completing your application please make sure to tell us how your experience and skills fit the person specification.

Please contact us atRecruitment@dchft.nhs.ukif you are unable to view or download the attachment.

For all our roles, we are looking for staff who hold our Trust Values of Integrity, Respect Teamwork and Excellence, and who are passionate about providing the best patient care. To read more about our Trust and our Values search Dorset County Hospital online.

This advert closes on Tuesday 11 Apr 2023

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