Registered Nurse – Band 5

Basic Overview
Salary: £25.58 – £31.94/hour
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 25.58
Maximum Salary: 31.94
Job Location: Somerset

Job Title: Registered Nurse – Acute

Trust Location: Somerset NHS Foundation Trust

Pay Rates: £25.58 – £31.94 incl. Holiday Pay
Shift Patterns: Early, Lates, Nights, Long Days, Weekends & Bank Holidays

As a General Nurse you will be integral to the care of our patients during their time with us.

Somerset NHS Foundation Trust is the first NHS trust on the English mainland to provide community, mental health and acute hospital services. They work with health and social care partners in Somerset to ensure that we deliver outstanding services that meet the needs of our population.

Locations will Include:
Taunton, Frome, Chard, Bridgwater, Glastonbury, Wincanton, Wellington, Williton, Minehead, Crewkerne, Burnham on sea, Shepton Mallet

You'll receive the following benefits:

First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency
Wellbeing incentives – take advantage of the wellbeing hub
Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your "My Bank" shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime
Multi-locational – work across neighbouring Trusts
Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
Training and development opportunities
Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
Stakeholder pension scheme available

What you'll be responsible for

Assessing and monitoring patient conditions
Checking symptoms and vital signs and arranging diagnostic tests
Recognising, responding to, and managing emergency situations
Plan, deliver and evaluate standards of evidence-based nursing careThe role will involve, but not be limited to you performing the above.

You'll need to have the following qualification/experience:

A minimum of 6 months paid experience in an acute nursing environment within a hospital in the last 3 years
Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines
Undertake regular mandatory training

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.

Who are NHS Professionals?

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community.

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By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion

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