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SCBU Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 415-J22-167

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Clinical support and specialist service
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

We are looking for an enthusiastic, dynamic and motivated Band 5 Nurse to join our special care baby unit. We have 8 designated special care cots and are based in North Devon District Hospital in Barnstaple.

Ideal candidate would have experience in working in SCBU, but we also welcome applications from newly qualified candidates with opportunity to enrol on specialist courses including qualified in speciality(QIS)course.

This is a permanent post working 28.5hrs per week.

Closing Date: 30 June 2022

** 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**


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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