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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 20/06/2021.

Registered Nurse/ Operating Department Practitioner

Job Reference: 415-L21-286

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Department:
Theatres
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum pro rata

The Operating Department at North Devon District Hospital is looking for hardworking, enthusiastic and motivated Registered Nurses or Operating Department Practitioners to join the team.

This is a good opportunity for a Registered Practitioner to gain experience between two specialities within operating department practice. Excellent communication skills and a commitment to deliver a high standard of patient care within the multi-disciplinary team are essential.

The post includes a commitment to work; Days, Nights, Weekends, Bank Holidays and On-calls (an on-call room will be provided if required), where applicable to the service.

For newly qualified Registered Nurses, a comprehensive in-house training package will be provided.

This is a full time post working 37.5 hours per week.

Closing Date: 20th June 2021

This post is subject to formal matching. The Band is confirmed but there may need to be some revision to the JD required in the future.

** 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.



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