Community Night Nursing Staff Nurse
Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust
5d ago

We are looking for

individuals with excellent communication skills, who pride themselves in the quality of care they provide to patients to work within our District Nursing teams.

Currently we have a vacancy to join our team providing essential care to the residents of Dorset.

The successful applicants will participate in the delivery of skilled autonomous nursing care to patients within their own home, and will gain an understanding of primary care including the management of long term conditions.

You will have an opportunity to broaden your range of skills and knowledge in managing the nursing care of people in their own home or within local clinics.

If you are interested in moving to Dorset we also offer a generous relocation package of up to £5,000. For further details on relocation expenses please email

In line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 anyone applying for a role which requires the post holder to work within a CQC registered care home after 11 November 2021, will be required to provide evidence that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless medical exemption applies.

Evidence of vaccination status will only be accepted via the NHS App or Website.

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.

Applicants who subscribe to the DBS update service and are able to present a valid DBS certificate will not incur a charge.

What working for us will provide :

  • 27 days of annual leave, rising to 33 over ten years
  • Excellent NHS pension scheme
  • Health and wellbeing services
  • Flexible working options, including family-friendly hours
  • Free training and one-to-one career coaching to reach your career goals
  • Preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses and AHPs
  • Access to nine staff networks have a voice and transform our Trust
  • Relocation costs where applicable
  • Salary sacrifice scheme opportunities including childcare vouchers, car lease and cycle scheme, home technology equipment, and buying and selling annual leave
  • NHS discounts to save on your shopping, gym membership and more
  • Visit our careers website to learn more about our culture, staff stories, benefits, development programmes and opportunities.

    What you need to do :

    Before applying for this post, please do ensure that you have read the job description and person specification requirements.

    If you think you have everything we're looking for, then we'd love to hear from you, alternatively if you would like more information about the role please do not hesitate to contact us.

    Applicants who require sponsorship to work in the United Kingdom (UK) are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

    Please note that from January 2021, to work in the UK candidates who are not UK or Republic of Ireland (RoI) nationals require sponsorship unless you have permission to work via another route.

    Further guidance can be found on the website. It is vital that you provide full and accurate details of your current immigration status on the application form.

    Overseas applicants applying for entry clearance into the UK must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided in continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years.

    Guidance can be found here Criminal records checks for overseas applicants - GOV.UK (

    Not everyone needs a Skilled Worker’ visa. If you are applying for a vacancy in health or adult social care, check if you’re eligible to apply for the Health and Care Worker visa instead.

    It’s cheaper to apply for and you do not need to pay the annual immigration health surcharge.

    You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

    This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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