Staff Nurse - Stroke Unit

Stroke Unit

Posted: 2 years ago

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust

£25,655 - £31,534 pa/pro rata


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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for highly motivated, dynamic and compassionate nurses to join our friendly multidisciplinary team on the Stroke Unit.

We are committed to providing excellent standards of nursing care by supporting you in achieving the below development opportunities :

Clinical training which includes preceptorship, clinical supervision, phlebotomy skills, IV drugs, male catheterisation, ECG's, mentorship.

A bespoke stroke induction programme

Off site annual stroke development day

Support with revalidation and attending our weekly Wednesday teaching programme.

If you are committed and caring then come and join us and be part of our quality improvement initiatives.

We are a 36 bed unit 8 of which are in our Hyper-Acute unit and thrombolysis on the ward with direct admissions from CT. We offer both acute and rehabilitation care whilst supporting patients through their clinical pathway. We pride ourselves in delivering excellent standards of care to our patients and relatives.

We are committed to providing both personal and professional development opportunities to aid and support your career progression and we can offer both full and part time positions.

Deputy Sister Kate Shearer said :

" I have worked on the unit for eighteen years, it has been supportive in ensuring I have the right work/home life balance to enable me to continue with my career. There is a real team spirit on the unit and great learning opportunities."

Base Location: Royal Bournemouth Hospital

Interview Date: 31st May 2022

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Helen Westall

Job title Ward Sister

Email address

Telephone number 0300 019 4001/2

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:

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course our patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not a condition of employment at this time, we do encourage our staff to get vaccinated.

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

This advert may be closed early if sufficient applications are received.

Internal Candidates: staff employed prior to merger who voluntarily change jobs will be appointed to UHD terms and conditions.



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Job Reference

Reference: 153-MO-10426

Closing Date: 2022-04-16

Interview Date: 31/05/2022

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