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Bank Registered Mental Health Nurse

Please Note: The application deadline for this vacancy has now passed.

Role Summary

The post holder is responsible for the delivery of care and the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of individual programs of care. They are expected to take delegated responsibility in a given shift for a group of patients with a special interest to mental health. 

Please refer to the Job description and Person Specification for more information.

About the Role

For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.

Are you passionate about patient care?

We are looking for enthusiastic registered mental health nurses to join our staff bank, to work as required within our acute hospital setting.

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals across a variety of disciplines to join the Staff Bank at North Devon District Hospital based in Barnstaple.

Do you want?:

• To be an integral member of a dedicated team working within your local hospital?

• To join a forward thinking and innovative organisation, which puts their patients first?

• To contribute to the provision of high quality care within your local community?

If you do, then we want to hear from you.

We can offer flexible working and attractive salary.

If you are currently employed by the Trust and want to join the Northern Healthcare Trust Staff Bank then please contact the recruitment team at as you do not need to apply for this vacancy.

Interviews will be completed via Zoom or Teams.

Working Pattern:


Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact Lyn Green Matron Temporary staffing  01271 313938

Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.

The Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust reserves the right to close vacancy when sufficient applications have been received.

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.

About Us

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 has never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as you will help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.


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’d love to hear from you.

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