Registered Nurse - Medical or Surgical

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year per annum, pro rata
Closing date
8 Jun 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, Theatre nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Job summary

Our trust is seeking compassionate qualified RN's with experience of working in a hospital environment to join our integrated trust.

Nurses are the real life health care heroes and we need YOU!

This opportunity is for Surgical or Medical Nurses all across Somerset. There are options to work at Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital and any our community hospitals!

You choose where you want to work!

As a fully integrated trust, we can offer a collaborative approach to your career with us, meaning if you so choose, there would be opportunities to rotate across all sites and directorates to ensure your skills and knowledge are as broad as they possibly can be.

We want to invest in You!

We value our RNs highly, so development and training within this role will be offered and prioritised. There is an expectation that hours are worked flexibly which includes nights and weekends but this can be full and part time - we understand that life happens!

You will require good communication skills, a team work approach and be able provide a high standard of nursing care with the support of your team.

Informal visits/chats always welcome - contact us today to discuss the position in more detail or organise for you to come and visit!

This advert is open to registered or newly qualified nurses.

Join the best. Be the best.

Main duties of the job

To provide and maintain a high standard of evidence based, patient centred care. To demonstrate good interpersonal skills and to develop practical skills required within the speciality, whist reflecting the philosophy of care.To deliver patient care on a daily basis, using the systems in place in the department for a multi-disciplinary approach to patient-centred care delivery, which builds on the philosophy of greater involvement of patients and their relatives/carers by using the Trusts patient and public involvement strategy.Experienced Band 5 post holders will also provide effective clinical and managerial leadership of the department, in the absence of the senior members of the team, which empowers staff to deliver patient- centred, evidence based nursing care

About us

As an organisation, the NHS offers a wide range of benefits including flexible working, fantastic pension contributions, market leading annual leave allowance, career progression and regular conversations, not to mention our Blue Light Card and NHS exclusive discounts.

The benefits of working in Somerset include the idyllic countryside, with our areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines. You will get to enjoy these perks whilst still only being a stone's throw away from bustling city centres like Bristol, Bath and Exeter and only two hours away from London.

There are excellent educational facilities in the area and, when compared to other regions, house prices are reasonable. You will to experience the best of both in Somerset, the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached JD for a full description of the main responsibilities of the role of a Registered Nurse.

Thank you.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registration

Essential/ Desirable




  • Teaching / Assessor qualification Evidence of continuing professional development and to have undertaken post registration training.



  • Registered Nurse Qualification - Degree or Diploma


  • Ability to recognise and manage challenging situations in a calm and professional manner.

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