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

Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Inpatient Services
Band 5
Full/Part-time hours available
Job ref
Yeatman Hospital The Willows Ward
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a., pro rata
10/06/2018 23:59





Are you an enthusiastic, forward thinking nurse who can adapt to changing priorities and deliver high quality nursing care?

If you are interested in working in one of the most beautiful parts of the country we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000 – please email

The Willows Ward is staffed by a team of passionate, dedicated Nurses and Health Care Professionals and is looking for like-minded Registered Nurses to join us. This is an excellent opportunity to practice within the challenging yet rewarding field of Nursing for the Older Person extending to Palliative Care and Ambulatory Care.

We have part time and full time hours available as well as Bank shifts.  The successful candidate will have some experience of working in partnership with older people with complex needs, their families and carers and supporting them to live safe and well in their own homes or when this is no longer possible facilitating a move to Residential care. You will be committed to improving outcomes for our patients and have excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

We actively welcome applications from students who will qualify in this academic year, offering a successful applicant a Band 4 contract until they are qualified. 


In return we can also offer you:


  • Dedicated career pathways and great opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and the chance to further your career in a nurse led environment
  • You will receive a comprehensive and structured induction programme and training
  • Monthly pay plus enhancements for night, weekend and bank holiday working
  • NHS Pension scheme
  • Health & Wellbeing service
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discounts
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including work related learning, childcare vouchers, cars, cycles, home technology equipment and buying and selling of annual leave
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline


This post is based on the Willows at the Yeatman Hospital, the successful candidate will have an opportunity to develop their skills by serving the population of our beautiful ancient town of Sherborne and the surrounding areas.

The Willows is the inpatient unit of the Yeatman Hospital which is currently going through major transformational changes in terms of service delivery – so many inspiring new developments are taking place with our Ward, Community Hub, MIU and Primary Care.  We are looking forward to a bright and exciting future.

If you are interested in working in one of the most beautiful parts of the country we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000 – please email

Refer a friend or family member to apply for this post and if they are appointed, you will receive £250 for the introduction. To make a referral please see complete the online referral form. Refer a Friend.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £44 and the Trust will recover this cost in instalments from your first 3 salary payments.

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Applicant requirements

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

Anne Hiscock, Matron on 07980 539836 or Barbara Ludlow, Senior Sister on 01305 361546.

If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277180