Staff Nurse – Maud Alex Assessment | 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 – Maud Alex Assessment | Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Are you looking to move or start your career in a caring and supportive environment?

Maud Alex is a 10 bedded Medical Assessment Unit, assessing a wide range of medical emergency conditions transferred from the Emergency Department. Once assessed by the Acute Medical Team, treatment will be commenced, and patients transferred to the most appropriate area in a timely fashion, or discharged home. Patients requiring a short stay may stay under the care of the unit for up to 48 hours prior to discharge.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a unit with a new function aimed at facilitating the trust wide patient flow initiative, and ensure the patient experience is optimised.

This is an opportunity for you to develop excellent clinical skills in acute medicine whilst delivering individualised, patient centred care of the highest standard.

You should be passionate about achieving the best outcome for your patients and ready for the challenge of thriving in this fast-paced environment, where no two days are the same!

At DCHFT, we pride ourselves on the care we provide for our patients, and on the culture, we are creating for our staff. We work hard to create a fair, inclusive environment for our staff

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them, and our vision is Dorset County Hospital, working with our health and social care partners, will be at the heart of improving the well-being of our communities.​

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

As a trust we are support a number of overseas applicants into UK based roles.

If you are currently in the NMC UK registration process, and have completed your ILETS and CBT please contact our recruitment team ( rather than completing an application.

Unfortunately if you are in the very early stages of your application we are unable to recruit you at this time, but if you are happy share details with our recruitment partner please email

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 Monday 10 Apr 2023

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