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Staff Nurse in Telehealth

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
£22,725 to £27,664 a year p.a.
Closing date
22 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
An opportunity has arisen for a part time specialist nurse in the remote monitoring team. This role will be working in the small remote monitoring team. The post is advertised for someone to work 30 hours per week but applicants wanting to work less hours will also be considered. The remote monitoring team is a new service provided by Dorset Health Care. The service uses a digital platform to monitor patients in their own place of residence, this enables patients to leave hospital earlier or prevent them from being admitted. The aim of the service is provide remote monitoring to different specialist pathways working with health providers across Dorset.

The remote monitoring team provides a service 7 days a week from 08:30 to 18:00 at present but the service is commissioned to provide an 08:00 to 20:00 service once it is full established. The applicate will be expected to work week ends on a roster bases. The hours of working can be negotiated at interview to fit in with the needs of the service.

The applicant must have good clinical and communication skills in assessing patients. They must be able to be reassuring for patient using remote monitoring. Attend integrated MDT meetings as part of the clinical team caring for remote monitored patients.

The post holder will be expected to work the within the to proved clinical remote monitoring care to patients with variety of clinical needs and work with other clinical specialist across Dorset to develop the service.

Main duties of the job

You will need a sound understanding of the current primary care agenda, including the management of long term conditions also with excellent communication skills and to be able to demonstrate effective leadership, decision making skills and resilience . You will provide high quality clinical care, management of staff and case management for patients in the community setting.

You must be able to demonstrate a high level of clinical knowledge, team working, good interpersonal skills and time management . You should have experience in caseload management and be able to priorities work. The role is diverse, challenging and extremely rewarding.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check, which the Trust will cover the cost of. Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service are able to present a valid DBS certificate instead of requiring a new check.

About us

At Dorset HealthCare we're on a mission to empower people to make the most of their lives through our outstanding, joined-up healthcare services. We're a dynamic, forwardlooking Trust, running 12 community hospitals, specialist inpatient facilities and a wide range of integrated community and mental health services for a population of almost 800,000 people.

We do things differently here - it's one of the reasons the CQC rated us 'outstanding' in 2019. It's also why 95% of patients across our services say they have a good or very good experience of our services and 89% of staff feel they can really make a difference. Whether you're looking to work with us in one of our bustling market towns, vibrant urban locations, thriving seaside spots, or among the rolling hills of Dorset, there are lots of ways you can make a difference in our communities.

Our 7,000-strong workforce is at the heart of what we do and our success is a testament to our brilliant people. We're all about building a workplace for the future, we believe in equal opportunities and we celebrate diversity. We're an inclusive workplace, where everyone is welcome, everyone can be authentic, and we are all encouraged to be the best version of ourselves.

Working with us you'll be part of a strong team, challenge yourself, build a career, and teach us what we don't know. And you'll be working towards our vision to be better every day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For the main duties and responsibilities for this role please read the attached job description and person specification. When completing your application please ensure your supporting statement reflects the criteria set out in these documents by showing how your experience and skills apply to this post.

As part of our vision to have a skilled, diverse and caring workforce, Dorset HealthCare is working in partnership with The Princes Trust to support people getting into work, as part of this partnership, we are offering an employability service to support individuals between 16-30 years old with application writing, interview skills and other employment support. If you would like or know of anyone who would value this support please do contact

Person Specification

managerial supervisor experience


  • Experience at Practitioner Band 5 level
  • Clinical experience
  • Registered practitioner to degree/diploma level supplemented by post registration diploma level specialist training and/or short courses or demonstrable extensive experience in the relevant specialty
  • Willingness to advance own clinical knowledge, skill and competence based on current evidence2 Maximum score



  • Registered practitioner to degree/diploma level supplemented by post registration diploma level specialist training and/or short courses or demonstrable extensive experience in the relevant specialty
  • Membership of the relevant Professional Body
  • Learning and Assessing in Practice Qualification or equivalent practice assessors training
  • Evidence of recent professional development in an up to date portfolio


  • Knowledge and understanding of Trust Strategy relevant to role



  • Experience at Practitioner Band 5 level
  • Experience of specialist working
  • Experience of managing change
  • Demonstrable knowledge of assessment and therapeutic interventions in area of specialism
  • Experience of developing specialist programmes of care for an individual or groups of patients/clients and of providing highly specialist advice
  • Able to demonstrate specialist clinical reasoning skills to assimilate information in order to make a clinical judgement regarding diagnosis and intervention
  • Ability to prioritise and organise workload effectively


  • Recent previous experience within a comparable role



  • Evidence of demonstrating the Trust's values and behaviours
  • Able to communicate effectively at different levels of the organisation and with staff, patient/service users, visitors or external organisations both verbally and in writing in the exchange of highly complex, sensitive or contentious information which may require the use of negotiating and/or persuasive skills
  • Able to overcome barriers to understanding where there are physical or mental disabilities
  • Able to analyse and assess situations and to interpret potentially conflicting situations and determine appropriate action, where there is a range of options and judgement is required
  • Experience of planning and organising complex activities, e.g. organise own time and that of junior staff and learners, planning off duty rotas and undertaking discharge planning involving co-ordination with other agencies
  • Ability to use own initiative within sphere of authority
  • Demonstrable ability of using tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrable ability to analyse situations and provide a resolution
  • Knowledge and understanding of legislation relevant to practice
  • Ability to evaluate care leading to improvement in quality standards an service improvement
  • Demonstrable leadership qualities and the ability to perform as a role model
  • Willingness to advance own clinical knowledge, skill and competence based on current evidence

Employer details

Employer name

Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust


Sentinel House

Nuffield Road


BH17 0RB

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