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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 11/05/2021.

Community Nurse

Job Reference: 415-L21-170

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
South Molton/Chulmleigh
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

We are seeking a full time 37.5 hour and a part time 30 hour and 22.5 hour registered nurses to join our Community nursing team at South Molton and Chulmleigh on a permanent basis. We are looking for nurses who are passionate about giving good quality.

We are a friendly team and are proud to keep our patient’s safe and as independent as possible working together and being supported by the larger Health and Social Care Team.

The role involves visiting patients in their own homes and also in our highly commendable leg clinics.

Community nursing is diverse and ever changing and you will be encouraged to develop specialist knowledge in new areas such as wound care, end of life care, long term condition monitoring and catheter care to name but a few.

You will be supported to work autonomously and to develop your skills and knowledge and will play a role in the delivery of high quality compassionate care to our patients.

You will be given an individualised induction depending on your previous experience and what we ask of you is to be committed to giving holistic evidenced based care to our patients.

If you would like some more information about this exciting opportunity then please contact Anita Higgins on either her email which is or via her mobile on 07769246003.

** As this post is in a shortage occupation code it qualifies for the Trust’s Recommend a Friend Scheme, please find further information on the attached link**

Closing Date: 11th May 2021


This post is being offered as Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust continue to develop our long standing partnership with a view to becoming a single integrated organisation across Eastern and Northern Devon. Working together gives us the opportunity to offer unique and varied careers across our services combining the RD&E’s track record of excellence in research, teaching and links to the university with NDHT’s innovation and adaptability.

Our values guide everything we do. At all times, we aim to:

  • Demonstrate compassion
  • Strive for excellence
  • Respect diversity
  • Act with integrity
  • Listen and support others

Our teams of care professionals work with patients and their families to support peoples’ independence, health and wellbeing. We provide support to avoid hospital admissions, and if an admission is necessary, we try to make each patient’s stay in hospital as short and effective as possible before working with them on a safe discharge home.

In our most recent staff survey, our staff voted us in the top 10% of NHS provider organisations to work for and we also came out as the top provider in the South West for our overall results. Our patients (through the Friends and Family Test) regularly report an average of over 95% satisfaction with our services.

Please note that we may close this vacancy early if we receive a high volume of applicants.

Pay award due with effect from Thursday 1st April 2021, implementation pending NHS Employers publication.

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.

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