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

Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 415-J21-186

Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

Are you passionate about nursing and want to make a change to patient care? Then we have a job for you. We currently have a permanent part-time vacancy for the position of Staff Nurse within our team on King George V Ward at North Devon District Hospital.

We are a busy 24 bedded emergency surgical assessment unit caring for emergency admissions in the specialities of colorectal, urology and gynaecology including early pregnancy complications. Within the ward we have a separate ambulatory assessment unit, taking admissions from the emergency department and GP referrals and a surgical emergency outpatient clinic and our staff work within all of these areas. As a team, we strive for excellence in everything that we do; incorporating the 6 Cs in our nursing.

Previous gynaecology experience in assessment units is preferable but not essential. A current and valid NMC registration is required for this nursing post.

All posts include a commitment to work days, nights, weekends, and bank holidays as necessary to meet the needs of the service.

If you enjoy outdoor activities and value a good work life balance with access to outstanding beaches for swimming, surfing and kite surfing or walking along coastal paths surrounded by Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks then join us at North Devon District Hospital.

For further information, or an informal visit, please contact Ward Sister Marie Richards on 01271 322720.

Closing Date 11th May 2021

**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**


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.

UK Registration

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

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