Triage Nurse / Practitioner
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
3d ago

We are looking for

proactive , positive , respectful , supportive , reliable and trustworthy people to join us at Dorset HealthCare we’re the biggest provider of healthcare in Dorset and offer exciting opportunities for people with a range of skills.

We want to be better every day do you?

This is an exciting time for us as we continue improving and adapting. I have seen some great innovation, fantastic teamwork and a real willingness to look at how we can do things differently’ Eugine Yafele, Chief Executive (May 2019)


The Weymouth & Portland Urgent Treatment Centre is open 8am 8pm, 7 days per week. We are a busy service and treated over 33,200 patients last year.

We assess and treat patients with a variety urgent conditions and minor injuries. We are committed to provide high quality care to patients preventing admissions to the Emergency Department.

Our skilled multidisciplinary clinical team consists of Paramedic and Nurse Practitioners, skilled Health Care Assistants and Doctors.

We are seeking a Triage Practitioner (Registered Nurse or Paramedic) to join our friendly team to work 24 hours per week.

Our Triage Practitioners assess all new patients, prioritise care and when appropriate discharge patients from our service and provide some primary care services.

Employment in this post requires an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. The DBS levies a charge of £40 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.

Our vision is to be Better Every Day through excellence, compassion and expertise in all we do.

Our behaviours bring our values to life and constantly remind us that how we do things at Dorset HealthCare is as important as what we do. They are :

  • Supportive
  • Reliable and Trustworthy
  • Our staff benefits :

  • Dedicated career pathways
  • Opportunities for continuing professional development
  • An excellent preceptorship programme for newly qualified Nurses and AHP’s
  • 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
  • Trust beach huts located along the famous Sandbanks coastline
  • Salary sacrifice scheme including : Work related learningCar and Cycle schemeHome technology equipmentBuying and selling of annual leave
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