Dorset 2017-08-11T14:57:48+00:00

Clinical Practice - Specialist Practitioner

Band 6

Main area
Community Hospital
Band 6
37.5 per week
Job ref
Alderney Hospital
£26,55 to £35,577 p.a.
25/06/2018 23:59





Are you a caring and compassionate Registered Nurse at the top of your game looking for a fresh start and a new challenge?

A very exciting and pioneering role has been developed by Dorset HealthCare through our Advance Practice Framework.

This role will enhance clinical practice and create new and innovative ways of working within our Community Hospitals.

This is a Specialist role for Band 6 Nurses seeking opportunities for professional development in clinical practice.

We want you to be part of a team that helps shape the future of our hospital / services for the local community making it a sustainable and forward thinking Hub with beds for the long term.

The Hospital cares for a wide variety of patients, offering sub-acute medical, palliative care and rehabilitation. This is an exciting, vibrant and rewarding place to work where all are focused on providing the highest standards of patient care and experience.

We are committed to providing excellent standards of care to our patients and we know that to enable us to do this, the continuous professional development of staff in a supportive environment has to be a top priority for us, and it is!

You will need enthusiasm and a commitment to provide the highest standards of care to patients, relatives and carers, and the ability to provide professional clinical leadership.

You will need to have an interest in working with older people and have good communication and organisational skills.

This new role forms part of a dedicated career pathway requiring the undertaking of:

  • History Taking & Physical Examination (HAPE) for year one
  • Non-Medical Prescribing for year two, at Masters level with Bournemouth University.

Evidence of recent higher education study essential.




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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Matron Jo Clarke on 07785 720030

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277180