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

Community Nurse

Job Reference: 415-L21-630

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

Come and join our wonderful community nursing team, delivering complex care to patients within their own homes set within walking distance to golden sandy beaches with amazing scenery.

This is a position for 22.5 hours a week. Secondments will be considered.

We provide a very wide range of different nursing care and the exciting increase in skills provides amazing development opportunities.

There are chances to rotate through different areas of community nursing including a short term services test of change to provide impeccable care and prevent hospital admissions.

We welcome all levels of nurses including newly qualified as we thrive on teaching new starters and providing them with the support they need to feel competent, safe and happy within our community nursing team.

If you have ever been thinking about a community nursing career now is the time to come and join our wonderful team.

Closing Date: 5th November 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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