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Registered Nurse - Moreton Ward

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
2 Jul 2024

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This is an exciting time to join Moreton ward. We have recently been awarded GOLD accreditation.

This is permanent position located on Moreton Ward which is a 26 bed ward caring for acute medical patients at Dorset County Hospital with an emphasis on Respiratory conditions.

We would like to invite Registered Nurses/Paramedics who are keen to support the care of our medical patients.

We are looking for enthusiastic Registered Nurses/Paramedics who are organised and can use their own initiative whilst being flexible to frequently changing situations, to work alongside the senior nursing team and allied health professionals.

Main duties of the job

The post requires excellent communication skills, with a range of health professionals in relation to patient admission and discharge, to support the working of the team with internal and external agencies and fellow professionals and to support safe and effective patient discharges from hospital and assist with patient flow.

About us

At DCHFT, we pride ourselves on the care we provide for our patients, and on the culture, we are creating for our staff. We work hard to create a fair, inclusive environment for our staff.

Our Mission is to provide outstanding care for people in ways which matter to them, and our vision is Dorset County Hospital, working with our health and social care partners, will be at the heart of improving the well-being of our communities.

We are a Trust that celebrates diversity, and we are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We welcome applications from people in all under-represented groups.

As a trust we are support a number of overseas applicants into UK based roles.

If you are currently in the NMC UK registration process, and have completed your ILETS and CBT please contact our recruitment team ( rather than completing an application.

Unfortunately if you are in the very early stages of your application we are unable to recruit you at this time, but if you are happy share details with our recruitment partner please email

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification for further information.

In return we can offer you incredible training, and we are happy to consider any requests for a variety of flexible working patterns which will reviewed regularly, to ensure the wellbeing of our staff and our service.

Person Specification

Education, Qualifications and Training


  • Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of CPD
  • Immediate Life Support Training
  • Cannulation, Venepuncture
  • Intravenous Administration of Medicines


  • Teaching and Mentoring Competency

Knowledge and Experience


  • Post registration experience with recent acute Medical/Surgical/Elderly Care in an acute hospital.
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues

Skills, Abilities and Knowledge


  • Evidence of ability to practice as a proficient practitioner
  • Evidence of ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, patients and visitors
  • Understanding of confidentiality, information governance and the Caldicott principles
  • Evidence of excellent communication skills across a range of personnel
  • Evidence of ability to manage time effectively


  • Demonstrate an understanding of risk management

Employer details

Employer name

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Dorset County Hospital

Williams Avenue



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