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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/10/2021.

Newly Qualified Student Nurse

Job Reference: 415-L21-577

Employer:
Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
Department:
Various
Location:
Barnstaple
Salary:
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

Calling all newly qualified Nurses!

Are you a final year Adult student nurse who will qualify in 2021? As we are looking for newly qualified Staff Nurses to join our professional and motivated nursing teams across our acute and community sites. We are extremely proud of our services and want you to be part of our future, joining our healthcare heroes at Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust!

You will join a busy multi-disciplinary team who are dedicated in providing individualised, evidence based care. You will be self-driven, striving to provide a high standard of nursing care. Your philosophy should be that the patient’s needs come first.

We recognise the value that each individual brings to our profession and we will support you as you take your first steps with us, including enrolment on a 12 month Preceptorship Programme; specifically designed to meet the development needs of newly qualified nurses which actively promotes and supports continuing professional development. Our programme includes:

  • A 12-month period of preceptorship.
  • A tailored preceptorship development pathway to suit your individual needs.
  • Protected learning time in your first year of practice.
  • A named preceptor in your clinical area.
  • Local and trust-wide induction training.
  • The support of a dedicated clinical training team for all fields of nursing, midwifery and allied health professionals.
  • Access to clinical experts.
  • Regular meetings and action plans.
  • Support and additional learning on topics not covered on a university course.

The Preceptorship Team aim to deliver our teaching in an innovative and effective way. Our learning days don’t just involve sitting in a classroom but are interactive, practical, stimulating and empowering.

We are fully committed to the health and wellbeing of our staff and our health and wellbeing team offer a variety of fantastic services and resources to support you at every step.

Come and join our family!

***We have full time and part time posts available and provide a 24/7 service, in your supporting statement please provide details of the areas that you are interested in working in***

For further details / informal visits contact:

Anna Wright, Employee Sourcing & Attraction Manager – Annawright@nhs.net Tel: 07896 044386

Please note - Relocation Expenses may be applicable to this post with conditions applied. The job descriptions have been merged for the different areas/positions, please see attachment.

Closing Date: 31st October 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**




The Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust (RD&E) and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT) are planning to formally join together in April 2022; subject to the necessary approvals from our Board, Governors and regulatory authorities. Over the last few years we have made good progress by working more closely together to tackle our shared challenges. However, both organisations believe that combining our strengths into a single organisation will put us in a stronger position to offer high quality, resilient services to the people of Devon now and in the future. Further information regarding the proposed NDHT and RD&E integration is available on each of the Trust websites.

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.


Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.



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