Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 17/06/2022.

Nursing Associate or Registered Nurse

Job Reference: 415-J22-328

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (formerly Northern Devon Healthcare Trust)
Glossop Ward
Please see below Advert text

Glossop Trauma Ward is looking for either a Band 4 Nursing Associate or a Band 5 Registered Nurse with an interest in trauma and orthopaedics. This post will include trauma orthopaedic training and exposure to expanding your leadership skills.

The Band 4 / 5 position is for a substantive contract of 37.5 hours per week. The training will be provided by Glossop Ward’s specific Nurse Lecturer Practitioner, who has extensive trauma experience and strong university links with the University of Exeter. The practitioner provides innovating and best practice trauma orthopaedic training.

Glossop Ward is built on the foundations of a highly functioning and caring multi-disciplinary team, who pride themselves on the delivery of quality, safe and compassionate care. The speciality offers depth and strength to its skill set supported by nurses, nursing associates, HCAs, clinical educator, therapists, ACPs and medical staff who collectively drive patient centred innovation. Due to the dynamic collaborative multi-disciplinary team Glossop Ward has one of the lowest length of stay for patients with hip fractures in the south west according to the national hip fracture data base (2020). Offering staff members fantastic career opportunities for further personal clinical development. Anyone taking this role is walking into a fantastic opportunity supported by an incredible team.

A current and valid NMC registration is required for this nursing post and all posts include a commitment to work days, nights, weekends, and bank holidays as necessary to meet the needs of the service.

Band 4 salary is £22,549 - £24,882 per annum pro rata

Band 5 salary is £25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata

This posting may be closed early if a significant number of applications are received.

For further information, please contact Emma Mock on 01271 322730 or

Closing Date: 17th 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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Gold Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Improving Working Lives Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Stonewall Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo