To assess, provide and review nursing care, advice and information to patients and carers within the home environment or alternative care setting.
Aim to wherever possible maintain patients in their own preferred place of care, enabling them to maximise their independence and optimise their quality of life.
To work under the direction of the Nurse Specialist (Community) and the Community Nurse Team Manager, using their skills and knowledge as a Registered Nurse.
What are the benefits of being a flexible worker?
- First choice of available shifts or placements.
- Competitive hourly rates and weekly pay.
- Paid annual leave.
- Statutory maternity/paternity pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
- Stakeholder pension.
- Training and development opportunities.
These are just a few of the benefits available – if the role is something you are interested in, we would love to hear from you.
About the role
For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.
More detail about the role
We are seeking registered nurses to join our Community Nursing Bank offering various shifts to support Community Nursing Teams working throughout the day and night across the towns and rural areas covered by Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.
Applicants will need evidence of post registration Community Nursing experience and skill set. They will require good assessment, clinical and communication skills in order to deliver evidence based nursing care to patients within their home environment, recognise when a patient deteriorating and intervene and escalate concerns appropriately to optimise quality of life and reduce the risk of unnecessary hospital attendance.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Interviews will be completed via Zoom or Teams.
Working Pattern: Various
Interview Date: To be confirmed
For further information please contact: Lyn Green, Matron for Temporary Staffing
The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust was established in April 2022, bringing together the expertise of both the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust.
Stretching across Northern, Eastern and Mid Devon, we have a workforce of over 15,000 staff, making us the largest employer in Devon. Our core services, which we provide to more than 615,000 people, cover more than 2,000 square miles across Devon, while some of our specialist services cover the whole of the peninsula, extending our reach as far as Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.
We deliver a wide range of emergency, specialist and general medical services through North Devon District Hospital and the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford). Alongside our two acute hospitals, we provide integrated health and social care services across a variety of settings, including community inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and within people’s own homes. We also offer primary care services, a range of specialist community services, and Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARC).
Our state-of-the-art equipment, leading technologies and strong links to local universities put us at the forefront of research and innovations, enabling us to provide world-class care to our local communities.
It’s never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you'll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.