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

Community Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
District Nursing
Band 5
Full/Part time hours avalible
Job ref
Purbeck Locality
£22,128 to £28,746 p.a. pro rata
26/06/2018 23:59
Interview date





An opportunity has arisen within Purbeck locality, for a Community Staff Nurse to join the Swanage team, full and part-time hours are available

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 – for more information please contact

Community Nurses in Purbeck are proud of being caring, competent and compassionate, with patients at the heart of what we do. We aim to provide high quality, safe services which improve the health, wellbeing and independence of the people we serve.

As a locality we are working towards a Community Hub with integrated working and we are exploring the Buurtzorg model of community nursing, with team self-management and holistic patient care.

We are seeking motivated nurses who are able to demonstrate a real passion for community nursing, as well as an aspiration for on-going professional development and behaviours that underpin our trust vision for nursing.

We would welcome applications from experienced and newly qualified nurses  as we believe that careers should be developed; ideas listened to, skills and successes valued and recognised.

You can expect excellent training and opportunities for development, clinical supervision, and yearly appraisal. Dorset Healthcare also offers development and leadership pathways and a comprehensive preceptorship program for those who are newly 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
  • Holiday pay of up to 33 days, plus bank holidays pro rata, dependent on service
  • NHS discount and salary sacrifice scheme
  • Not forgetting our unique selling point – our Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline      

Employment in this post requires a 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.  This will only apply to candidates who are new to the Trust and not internal staff.  Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

An informal visit would be encouraged prior to interview.

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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

Hattie Taylor, Purbeck District Nursing Lead on 07810 816048 or Claire Mooney, District Nurse for Swanage on 07810 156048


If you have problems applying, contact

01202 277180