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Registered Ward Nurse - Shepton Mallet

Job Description

Job Summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a Registered General Nurse to join the team at Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre.

We only treat NHS patients and we’re focused on providing the best possible, personalised care to the people of Somerset. We believe in treating you as quickly as possible – helping you to get better, faster.

We offer a range of treatments and also provide diagnostic services, using the latest MRI, ultrasound and plain film x-ray technology.

Responsible To

Ward Manager

Key Responsibilities

Working as part of the multidisciplinary team you will deliver direct patient care, delegating and supervising care delivery of Healthcare Assistants.

Key duties will include:

•Providing high quality nursing care and support and develop team members as appropriate
•Assessing and accurately maintaining clinical observations of the patient, escalating as indicated when variances occur
•Taking charge of the ward in the absence of more senior staff
•Being responsible for maintaining accurate and confidential records

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will have:

• Extensive post registration experience
• Recent experience in a surgical ward


• Clinical skills in performing ECGs, venepuncture and IV drug administration


• NMC Registered Nurse Level 1
• ILS (or willingness to undertake)

Additional Information

Please note that offers of employment are subject to receipt of satisfactory references and a DBS check.

At Care UK, we actively promote diversity and equal opportunities.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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