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Job summary

Main area
SCBU
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Hours
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
405-19-N330SCBU
Employer
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Dorset County Hospital
Town
Dorchester
Salary
£24,214 - £30,112 per annum
Closing
28/08/2019 23:59

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Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

Staff Nurse - Special Care Baby Unit

NHS AfC: Band 5

Outstanding Care, Outstanding Careers

 

Outstanding Hospital

We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorset with over 3,000 staff providing an acute hospital service to a population of over 250,000.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them and to achieve this we ensure our values of Integrity, Respect, Teamwork and Excellence is at the core of everything we do.

Outstanding Location

West Dorset with its outstanding scenery and rugged coastline is characterised by a number of small towns, each with a distinct identity. The coastline is protected by World Heritage as a site of outstanding natural beauty.

Dorchester is an intriguing mix of historic and the modern, with the new Brewery Square development offering a vibrant and sophisticated leisure and shopping complex.

The local schools are amongst the best in the country with a mix of public and private education.

The hospital is close to the town centre of Dorchester, and has excellent bus and rail networks, making the major centres of Bournemouth, Bath, Southampton, Exeter and Bristol easily accessible

Outstanding Rewards

NHS Discount Scheme – free to join and a huge range of discounts for NHS staff

Childcare Support – our staff receive discounted rates at Sunny Days Nurseries and we also provide a childcare voucher scheme.

Cycle to Work Scheme – we run a Cycle to Work Scheme, offering savings on the cost of a new bike plus cycling equipment

Pension – the NHS offers one of the UK’s best pension schemes with an excellent package of benefits

Flexible working – a range options including compressed hours, term-time contracts and part-time working

Staff Recognition – as well as regular appraisals, local and corporate inductions, we recognise the great work of our staff through the Monthly Hospital Heroes Award and the Annual Gem Awards

Employee Support and Wellbeing– A free, confidential counselling service for both work and non-work related matters. A physiotherapy service is also available.

Outstanding Career

We are a dynamic level one SCBU. Our focus is family-centered care and we are seeking to build on our excellent reputation by re-accrediting for the UNICEF Baby Friendly Award and working towards the BLISS Family Friendly Accreditation. We are seeking a motivated person to pursue a career in Neonatal Care.

This role is aimed at  neonatal nurses with the Qualification in Specialty (QIS)Training.  

We look forward to hearing from you.

An informal visit to meet members of the team and to get a feel of what we are all about is highly recommended.

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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

Alison Bryan Senior Sister and Manager - SCBU

01305 254234.