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Staff Nurse - Trauma Ward B3

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa/pro rata
Closing date
5 Mar 2024
This is an exciting time to join University Hospital Dorset NHS Foundation Trust and to develop your skills in a friendly and forward-thinking environment. Opportunities exist on our Trauma ward B3 for compassionate nurses who share our Trust values.

As a Trust we are committed to personal and professional development, supporting staff to achieve their full potential. You will apply your theoretical knowledge to your practice, as part of a wider multidisciplinary team, initiating and delivering care.

UK NMC Registration is required for this role

Additional contact information

Becky Dawson and Jane Headlam on 0300 019 2007 or /

Base Location: Poole Hospital

Interview Date: TBC

Main duties of the job

We are looking for committed and dynamic nurses with excellent communication skills and above all a real desire and passion to work with people, getting it right for patients and their families.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate willingness and capability to work flexibly with a commitment to excellent team working that is absolutely essential during potentially stressful and challenging situations.

The post holder will practice autonomously and be responsible and accountable for safe, compassionate person-centred evidence-based nursing that respects and maintains dignity and human rights.

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. As part of this it is expected the Trauma wards will be relocating to Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

Recruiting Managers interviewing for this role will be happy to answer any specific questions that you have at interview

There is a planned move for this service during Autumn 2025, when this role and base of work may relocate to Bournemouthsite. Upon relocation of the role/service, excess mileage allowance / reimbursement will not apply, and any travel between the post holder's home and work base will be classified as a commute. Any other changes unrelated to this, will be handled in line with Trust/National terms and conditions.

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



  • NMC Registered Nurse
  • Advanced Diploma/Degree in Adult Health Nursing Studies



  • Caring for patients with acute and long term conditions


  • Providing training and education

Technical Skills Competencies


  • Knowledge of clinical systems
  • Time management skills
  • Medications management: IV and IV medication administration including administration of blood products.



  • Ability to demonstrate fundamental nursing knowledge and practice skills to recognise deteriorating patients

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust


Poole Hospital


BH15 2JB

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