Staff Nurse, Band 5 - Bridgwater

Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
12 Feb 2018
16 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Full and part time hours availableJob ref

Bridgwater Community HospitalTown
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum, pro rataClosing
19/02/2018 23:59

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our 30 bedded inpatient ward at Bridgwater Community Hospital .We are looking to recruit highly skilled and motivated Staff Nurses to join our busy inpatient unit which is participating in an exciting new project working in conjunction with Musgrove Park Hospital. We are focusing on providing intensive rehabilitation promoting patient independence, in an effort to discharge the patients back to their normal place of residence with a support package of care if required. Patients are to be encouraged to manage their own needs, building confidence to ensure safe and proactive discharge planning.It is essential that applicants are registered nurses and can demonstrate exceptional interpersonal skills and a can do attitude. Whilst the NHS is changing to be community focused; we can offer skill development opportunities in many areas of practice. The successful candidate will also be working within a developing model of care. Care is delivered on a personalised basis jointly developed with the patient and/ or carers. If promoting patient independence interests you - we need to hear from you.

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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