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Band 5 staff nurse

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
Depending on experience dependent on experience
Closing date
7 Mar 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We currently have a number of Band 5 vacancies available within our 30 bedded rehabilitation ward, this is due to the successful career progression of some of our Band 5 staff nurses. If you are caring, compassionate and love working with people of all ages we are looking for you. Our ward focusses on giving exceptional care to our patients while offering support to their families in all aspects of care, be it following surgery, elderly care or at life's end then come and see us for your self. If you want a career in nursing that can be challenging, but very rewarding we are looking for you.

Main duties of the job

All aspect s of care provision from admission to discharge whether that be to the patients usual place of residence or to a care provider - each element is tailored to their individual needs and requirements.

About us

As an organisation, Somerset NHS Foundation Trust offers employees a wide range of benefits including flexible working, NHS pension scheme, generous annual leave allowance and a commitment to career development.

You will be eligible for our Blue Light Card and a wide range of NHS exclusive shopping & leisure discounts.

We are proud of our skilled, diverse workforce and as an inclusive employer we welcome applications from all backgrounds.

Working in Somerset enables you to enjoy the idyllic countryside, areas of outstanding beauty and stunning coastlines 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.

Somerset offers the countryside and the cosmopolitan - there is truly something for everyone!

Job description

Job responsibilities

Job Purpose:

To provide delegated care to patients within the inpatients department

To be aware of budget implications

To manage own time effectively demonstrating flexibility to meet the service Requirements

To work in partnership with Multi-disciplinary team and other medical staff.

Person Specification

Evidenced based paractice


  • oRelevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • oRegistered Staff Nurse
  • oAppropriately registered with the NMC as per post requirements.
  • Evidence of ongoing and recent practice


  • oTeaching / Assessor qualification

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Bridgwater Community Hospital

Bower lane Bridgwater



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