Staff Nurse - C4 Head and Neck Ward

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
26 Sep 2023

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Staff Nurse to start with us on C4E in September 2023.

Whether you are a newly qualified Staff Nurse looking to begin your career, or an experienced Staff Nurse who wants to develop skills in a different specialty, you will find many benefits from being part of our team.

The nursing staff work closely with medical staff, and other members of the Multidisciplinary Team, to deliver a high standard of safe and effective care. We have a team of four Advanced Nurse Practitioners, who provide support to the nursing and medical teams. The Nurse in Charge of each shift uses their well developed leadership and coaching skills to ensure the shift runs smoothly and staff are well supported.

Below are some comments made by nursing staff on our ward:

'I'm learning so many new skills!'

'The unique speciality gives me great job satisfaction'

'The support I've been given has really boosted my confidence'.

The applicant will be required to work night and day shifts, weekends and some bank holidays.

Base Location: Poole

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

About us

Our values define who we are as #TeamUHD. They underpin everything we do now and in the future. They define how we treat our patients, visitors, and each other, our valued team mates and colleagues.

UHD are investing in services across the Trust, with many being transformed and developed following merger and the New Hospital Programme.

In some cases this means that a services may move site this year or next, either temporarily or long term. Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview.

In 2025, the Head and Neck unit will be moving to Royal Bournemouth Hospital site and in preparation for this, you may get the opportunity to spend some time cross site to get to know the other specialities in the Head and Neck directorate.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To understand the role in more detail please read the full job description and person specification documents which are attached to this advert

Person Specification



  • Experience of caring for patients with acute and long term conditions
  • Experience of delegating workload, motivating a team and monitoring patient progress


  • Experience of Supervising staff
  • Experience of caring for patients in the Head & Neck Speciality



  • Ability to demonstrate fundamental nursing knowledge and practice skills


  • Knowledge of specialist fields of nursing e.g. head and neck, surgery, trauma, orthopaedics, medicine, frailty, etc.



  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Advanced Diploma/Degree in Adult Health Nursing Studies

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust



Longfleet Road


BH15 2JB

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