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Bank Registered Nurse

Role Summary

  • To implement individualised care programmes for patients using the nursing process and the designated nursing model for the ward / unit
  • To guide and instruct student nurses and support workers
  • To practice in accordance with NMC codes, statutory requirements and Trust policies

About the Role

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

More detail about the role

Are you passionate about patient care? We are looking for qualified nurses to join our bank. We want nursing staff that are enthusiastic, committed and prepared to go that extra mile for our patients.

We are currently recruiting dedicated and motivated individuals across a variety of disciplines to join the Staff Bank at Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Eastern Services .

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.

As a bank member of Trust you will:

  • Gain experience of supporting and providing services within a large Trust across both acute and community services
  • Have access to a range of services and opportunities to gain experience
  • Have flexibility to work hours that suit you without the commitment of contracted hours
  • Friendly onsite bank team 7 days a week
  • Easy booking of shifts from home via app

We can offer flexible working and an attractive salary.

If you are currently employed by the Trust and want to join the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank then please contact you do not need to apply for this vacancy.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Working Pattern: Bank

Interview Date: TBC

For further information please contact  Tina Jones, Head of Temporary Staffing , 01392 402352,

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 this 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.


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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