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Band 5
Fixed term: 9 months
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
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Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Ward 9
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
16/05/2021 23:59
Interview date

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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse - Haemotology Ward (Band 5)

Band 5

Are you an experienced, enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurse looking for your next challenge?

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for you to join our forward thinking team on Ward 9- Haematology inpatient ward to cover Maternity leave on a 9 month fixed term contract.

Do you want to be part of a proactive and friendly specialist nursing team with excellent opportunities to expand your clinical skills?

We can offer you access to comprehensive job related training and personal development programmes which support your career progression, including chemotherapy administration training.

Would you like to feel supported and valued whilst caring for others?

As well as taking pride in caring for our patients, we also prioritise taking care of our employees! You will be part of a compassionate and friendly team who understand the challenges that arise when working on a haematology ward and the importance of supporting one another through these.

Would you like to work in one of the most desirable places within the UK?

This post is based at Musgrove Park Hospital in the heart of Somerset. Here you can soak up all that the idyllic countryside has to offer with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone’s throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You get to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan – there is truly something for everyone!

Is this the ideal role for you?

  • Are you committed to going the extra mile to enhance patient care?
  • Are you comfortable being part of an open and hardworking culture?
  • Are you ambitious and driven to expand your clinical skills?

If you answered yes to these questions then we would love to hear from you!

Hours of work- Full time 37.5 hours per week, 9 months fixed term contract.


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Gail Rawbone, Ward Sister

01823 342009