Registered Nursing Associate - Ward 3


Posted: 16 hours ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£22,549 - £24,882 pa


We recently went into partnership with Bournemouth University and, with the merger of Poole Hospital and Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospital NHS Foundation Trusts, became University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust this is a really exciting time to join us!

Our ambitious multi-million pound plans to develop our sites are well underway, including developing RBH as the major acute and emergency hospital in East Dorset, PH as the major planned care hospital, and ambitious plans for Christchurch to support on-going patient treatment.

Joining UHD gives you the opportunity to enjoy all that Dorset has to offer. Bournemouth is a vibrant university town , and Poole has a large natural harbour and is perfect for water sports or relaxing at a quayside restaurant.

With both the New Forest and Isle of Purbeck on our doorstep, over 7 miles of stunning sandy beaches and coastal paths, we are located within an area of amazing beauty providing a great place for you to achieve your rewarding work life balance.

Are you passionate about caring for a variety of acutely unwell patients of all ages?

We are seeking a dedicated Band 4 Nursing Associate to join our team on Ward 3 with excellent communication skills, knowledge and ability to prioritize their work load to a high standard.

Suitable candidates will be able to cover a variety of shifts including days, nights and weekends.

We are a General Acute Medical Ward so knowledge or an interest in Respiratory, Endocrine and Gastroenterology would be an advantage. This is an exciting time to join our Ward with future developments planned. You will enjoy a challenge where no two days are the same and join a team who are committed to providing excellent patient care.

Successful applicants will have completed a foundation degree and will be able to show competence in managing a cohort of patients, performing physical risk assessments, mentoring other HCSW and team members and acting as a role model.

We offer excellent learning and development opportunities and will support your professional development through a variety of study days, competencies and courses. A full competency assessment will be completed in post and support and training given as required.

Come and join us!

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: 21st December 2021

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameCaren LawlorJob titleWard SisterTelephone number0300 019 4713

We believe that having a diverse workforce, and allowing people to be themselves, is essential in ensuring we offer an inclusive, welcoming and productive place to work.

We especially welcome applications from minority groups in the community who may be underrepresented in our workforce.

At UHD our active staff network groups are Black Asian Minority Ethnic Group (BAME), Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Network Group (LGBTQ+), European (EU), Pro Ability Staff Network, and the Armed Forces Support Group.

As a Trust we are proudly signed up to the Disability Confident and Armed Forces Covenant guaranteed interview schemes.

Please note:

Staff recruited are expected to be available to work flexibly across all our Trust locations when service demands require it.

This advert may be removed before the end date if sufficient applications are received.

FAO Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs from now on will be appointed to a UHD contract and terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-KJ-9255-F

Closing Date: 2021-12-12

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