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Staff Nurse - Dialysis Bournemouth

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum
Closing date
7 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Renal nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Staff Nurse (Band 5) - Based At The Royal Bournemouth Hospital

A position has become available for a Staff Nurse in the Renal Satellite Unit at the Royal Bournemouth Hospital, working variable shift patterns of: Early- 7.00am - 16.00 Late- 12.00 noon - 20.00 or Twilight- 16.00 - 00:00.The Renal Satellite Unit is part of the Dorset Renal Service, with the main Renal Unit based at the Dorset County Hospital, where there is also a 14 bedded Nephrology ward and full Multidisciplinary Renal team.

As a trust we are support a number of overseas applicants into UK based roles.

If you are currently in the NMC UK registration process, and have completed your ILETS and CBT please contact our recruitment team ( rather than completing an application.)

Main duties of the job

This is a developmental post where you will learn how to deliver renal replacement therapies for those patients with end stage renal disease.

The Dorset Renal Unit can offer you a wide range of Nephrology Nursing experiences. You will be supported through your training and an educational programme of study days and renal competencies are provided for theoretical input into the whole learning process.

Previous Renal Nursing experience is desired but not required. A minimum of 24 months post-registration experience is required. All training will be provided in-house.

About us

At DCHFT, we pride ourselves on the care we provide for our patients, and on the culture, we are creating for our staff. We work hard to create a fair, inclusive environment for our staff

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them, and our vision is Dorset County Hospital, working with our health and social care partners, will be at the heart of improving the well-being of our communities.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

The successful applicant will be employed by Dorset County Hospital. However, your work will be based in UHD-Royal Bournemouth Hospital. Our Dialysis Unit is a satellite unit.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Our DCHFT Job Description and Person Specification (attached) tells you all about this role, what to expect and what is needed to succeed. When completing your application please make sure to tell us how your experience and skills fit the person specification.

Please contact us at if you are unable to view or download the attachment.

For all our roles, we are looking for staff who hold our Trust Values of Integrity, Respect Teamwork and Excellence, and who are passionate about providing the best patient care. To read more about our Trust and our Values search Dorset County Hospital online.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications


  • Registered Nurse.
  • Evidence of CPD.


  • Teaching qualification.



  • At least 24 months of post-registration experience in a health care setting.


  • Understanding of professional nursing issues.

Skills, Abilities & Knowledge


  • Evidence of ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, patients and visitors.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality.


  • Evidence of ability to practice as a proficient practitioner.
  • Evidence of an ability to manage time effectively.
  • Understanding of clinical governance and its requirements.
  • Evidence of an area of special interest.
  • Evidence of ability to develop leadership skills.
  • Knowledge of clinical audit.
  • Evidence of critical appraisal skills.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information visit the UK Visas and Immigration website (Opens in a new tab) .

From 6 April 2017, skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement. Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants (Opens in a new tab) .

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


The Royal Bournemouth Hospital



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