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Bank Worker - Registered Nurse / Registered Children's Nurse

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
23 Jul 2024
Our bank is growing, and we want to welcome you to our nursing team! If you are a dedicated, caring and compassionate nurse, we want you to work with us.

Our Nurse Bank is the perfect opportunity anyone looking for flexibility in hours!

Here at Dorset County Hospital, we are proud to say we support our bank workers as much as they support our patients. Our nursing teams are truly dynamic and proactive, consistently improving and developing. Embodying our Trust values of integrity, respect teamwork and excellence. Our teams are always working to improve our patient journey, and you could be part of this!

A chance to live and work in one of the most beautiful areas of England with rolling countryside, excellent links to London, wonderful schools, social activities, beaches and more.

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Main duties of the job

Redesigning pathways with our partners, working to build and grow our integrated care systems is all part of ensuring our patients get the best care - and that is the DCH way.
  • Access, plan, implement and evaluate individual patient care.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, visitor, and the multidisciplinary team.
  • Co-ordinate patient centred care from admission to discharge
  • Maintain accurate patient records using various Clinical systems
  • Act as patients' advocate
  • Promote the health and empowerment of patients
  • To ensure that the patients changing needs are identified andchanges initiated or communicated to others.
  • An opportunity to work with multiple teams and clinical areas (appropriate to your qualification).
  • Access to Mandatory training and clinical skills.

About us

Outstanding Hospital
  • We are the largest and most diverse employer in West Dorsetwith over 3,000 staff
  • We provide an acute hospital service to a population of over250,000, with 400 beds, seven main theatres and two daytheatres
  • We have been named one of the CHKS Top Hospitals,an accolade awarded to the top 40 performing trusts

Job description

Job responsibilities

Responsibility for Policy and Service Developments
  • Follow trust policies and procedures i.e. Risk reporting
  • Contribute to the development of the ward/department by attending ward/department meeting and supporting theimplementation of change.
  • To act as a resource link nurse for the ward.
  • Develop oneself and contribute to the development of others.

Responsibility for Financial and Physical Resources
  • May be required to handle patients valuables and cash
  • Ensure stock levels are maintained
  • Manage resources within allocated budget take appropriate action when this is challenged as consequence of activity or staffing numbers.

Responsibility for Staff
  • Participate in the education and supervision of the ward team,including students
  • Act as Team or Shift leader
  • To act as a mentor to student nurses and unqualified staff,following appropriate training
  • To supervise the ward team in the absence of the ward sister orsenior nurse, to develop own managerial skills
  • To accept the concept of clinical supervision

Person Specification

Education & Qualifications


  • NMC Registered Nurse or NMC Registered Sick Children's Nurse
  • Evidence of Continued professional development



  • Minimum of 1 year's post registration experience in an acute setting.
  • Understanding of professional nursing issues.

Skills & Abilities


  • Evidence of ability to practice as competent practitioner.
  • Evidence of ability to maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, patients and visitors.
  • Evidence of an ability to manage time effectively.
  • Understanding of clinical governance and its requirements especially risk management.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of confidentiality.

Employer details

Employer name

Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust


Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Williams Avenue



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