Staff Nurse, Band 5 - Burnham-on-Sea

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
VariousJob ref

Burnham on SeaSalary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annumClosing
19/02/2018 23:59

Staff Nurse, Band 5 (Burnham on Sea Hospital)At Somerset Partnership NHS Trust we make it happen. Whether it’s providing leading edge services to our community or outstanding training and development to our staff, our vision is to always maximise potential. Our team and the Trust are built on ambition and as we continue to grow we’re looking for nurses to join our team and be a part of something big. And that’s why we want you.We have 13 community hospitals that provide inpatient care, many of which are recently built. Three of these hospitals specialise in stroke care and treat patients at a very early stage in the stroke pathways. The other 10 hospitals provide a mixture of rehabilitation care, assessment beds and ambulatory care.We need you to take charge of the assessment of patient care needs and develop, implement, and evaluate treatment plans as part of our multidisciplinary team. The role will also see you act as a lead for support staff on a daily basis. Alongside excellent opportunities for progression within our large Trust, the role offers excellent training and development.Intuitive, compassionate, and open-minded, you will be a Registered General Nurse with the clinical experience and expertise to practise autonomously. A patient- and family-focused approach to nursing will be essential. Above all, you’ll be ambitious – for yourself, for your patients, and for our dynamic TrustAccommodation: Somerset Partnership has a number of fully furnished properties throughout Somerset available initially FREE then subsidised to new employees for either single or family occupancy.If you’ve got the passion, we want to hear from you.Bank positions also available

At Somerset Partnership, we offer some excellent benefits over and above the standard NHS benefits. Here are just some of them:

At Somerset Partnership we have an excellent ‘Refer a Friend ‘ scheme. We recognise that our staff are our most valuable resource and we are proud of the excellent levels of service our Trust provides to our service users and of the dedication and conscientious of our staff. With this in mind, we feel that our staff are best placed to refer likeminded professionals to join our Trust. We offer substantive employees a referral bonus of £1000 for every successful staff referral they make. For more information please contact the Recruitment Team.
We also have a relocation assistance programme and we pay for your registration if you are newly qualified member of staff.
Other benefits at Somerset Partnership include:

Excellent annual leave entitlement
NHS Pension Scheme
On site, free car parking in a number of our hospitals/units
Childcare voucher scheme
National NHS discounts
Annual Staff Recognition Awards
Long service awards
Training and development
Flexible working practices and career breaks
Family friendly benefits
Salary sacrifice schemes

On 1 January 2018 Somerset Partnership NHS Trust joins many other parts of the NHS by going Smokefree. This means there will be no smoking anywhere on our hospital and community sites including the grounds and gardens. For further information, please visit the public website.

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