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Bank Registered Neonatal Nurse

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

Role Summary

To provide registered nursing skills as an accountable member of the multidisciplinary team delivering evidence based care. 

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. 

The post holder is expected to carry out all relevant forms of care and procedures, for which they are competent to practice, without direct supervision and to supervise and provide leadership to junior staff.

About the Role

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

More detail about the role

Are you a neonatal nurse or do you have neonatal nursing experience?

We have opportunities for nurses to join the bank to work with our team on the Special Care Baby Unit in Barnstaple.

Do you have a passion for caring for neonates and their families? Do you have good communication skills and are you committed to providing excellent family centred care in a nurturing and supportive environment? If so we would love to hear from you.

We have an 8 cot Special Care Unit in Barnstaple, which is newly refurbished and part of the South West Neonatal Network.

We provide level one care plus CPAP. Also we stabilise the very sick infant prior to transfer to the level 3 unit. We deliver individualised, developmental, family centred care to all our babies.

If you wish to work within our small, friendly team of professionals please apply to this advertisement. Specialist knowledge in neonatal care is required.

Working Pattern: Various

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Lyn Green, Matron for Temporary Staffing

01271 313938

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.


Looking after you is important to us.

We strive to help our staff create a healthy work-life balance through flexible working schemes and our family friendly policies.

If you are starting out in the NHS, you’ll start with 27 days paid annual leave (plus bank holidays), rising to 33 days plus bank holidays.

You will benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.

We will work together to maintain a culture that develops and supports you and your team.

This might include funding for a care certificate, a degree or leadership qualifications. Or it might include days off to study, engage in CPD or rotational placements to help you hone your skills. Wherever you are heading in the NHS, we will help you get there.

Salary is not the only financial benefit

You will have access to an extensive range of staff discounts on shopping, fitness and leisure options and you can spread the cost of technology and home appliance purchases from major retailers. You will also have access to other benefits including:

  • National discount services such as the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts.
  • Salary sacrifice options including our OFSTED rated outstanding nursery onsite at Exeter
  • Car lease schemes.
  • The NHS Pension scheme (one of the most generous and comprehensive in the UK).
  • Cycle to work scheme

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.

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