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Staff Nurse - Wincanton Community Hospital

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum, pro rata
Closing date
23 May 2024
We are seeking a dedicated and compassionate Staff Nurse to join our dynamic team. You will be responsible for providing high-quality nursing care to patients across various departments within the hospital. The ideal candidate will demonstrate clinical expertise, exceptional communication skills, and a commitment to delivering patient-centred care.

Wincanton Community Hospital boasts a fabulous rural location and a great place to work. We are situated in the heart of Wincanton, Somerset, we offer good staff facilities including rest room, free staff car park & changing facilities.

The ward has 14 inpatient beds set out in a mixture of side rooms and ward bays. We offer rehabilitation and sub acute medical intervention.

Main duties of the job

We welcome nurses with a range of experience, from working in nursing homes to working in the community, we will value the skills you'll bring and offer you development and training within the role. There is an expectation that hours are worked flexibly which includes nights and weekends.

We are interested in hearing from people who are enthusiastic, dynamic and forward thinking who have experience of working in a team. With the patient at the centre of all you do, you will require good communication skills, be assertive and provide a high standard of nursing care with the support of the Ward Sister.

We are confident that once you've seen what we can offer you won't want to leave - informal visits/chats always welcome.

If you are ready for a new adventure, with different scenery and a committed friendly team then we would love to hear from you!

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

For a full list of responsibilities, please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Person Specification

Qualifications & Training


  • Relevant degree or equivalent qualification
  • Registered General Nurse
  • Appropriately registered with the NMC as per post requirements


  • Teaching /Assessor qualification



  • Experience of working in multi-agency services.
  • Evidence of continuing professional development and to have undertaken post registration training.



  • Must be a car driver with a valid driving licence or have access to transport with appropriate business insurance in order to travel throughout the Trust, to meet the needs of the service.

Employer details

Employer name

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust


Wincanton Community Hospital

Dancing Lane



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