Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a 623-bed acute general hospital, predominantly serving the 272,000 people living in Poole, East Dorset and Purbeck. We are proud of the good reputation Poole Hospital enjoys within the local community, both as a provider of first-class health care services and as a major employer. We consistently feature within the top twenty per cent in both national patient and staff satisfaction surveys. Poole Hospital has also been voted as one of the top 100 hospitals to work for by the Nursing Times and was named the best hospital for patient experience in the 2010 Healthcare Excellence & Leadership Awards. We provide pioneering services across a range of clinical specialties including trauma and orthopaedics, medicine, surgery including gynaecology, ear,nose, throat and oromaxillofacial, traumatic brain injury and medicine for the elderly. We also have a 24-hour Emergency department, three acute assessment units and a medical investigations unit.
Poole isn't just a good place to work; it's also a great place to live. The town boasts a bustling quay, the best beaches in England and a stunning natural harbour. From Poole there is easy access to the Dorset countryside, renowned for its areas of outstanding natural beauty and the spectacular Jurassic Coast, ideal for sports and outdoor activities. Our town centre location means that we are conveniently situated for public transport. The bus and mainline train stations are both within easy walking distance, as are the Lighthouse Arts Centre, Poole Park and high street shops.
Our unique philosophy, the Poole Approach ensures we deliver friendly professional, patient-centred care with dignity and respect for all.
We are looking for highly motivated nurses who are passionate about maintaining our high standards of care and who wish to develop their career in the UK. A dedicated induction and orientation programme will be provided when employment is commenced at the hospital and includes a supernumarary period on the ward. We have developed career pathways for all our nurses in conjunction with the education team and encourage online, local and University training courses.