- Registered Nurse in a community hospital environment providing 24-hour rehabilitative hospital care
- To provide clinical leadership within the ward unit.
- To be responsible for the standards of patient care and services within the team, ensuring that nursing practice and patient services are in line with NMC Codes, statutory and Trust requirements.
- To provide direction, supervision and control to team members in order that they provide patient care and services which are appropriate to the individual needs of the patient and the ward/unit.
About the Role
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'll help you get there.
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're 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'll benefit from access to our own comprehensive occupational health services, including counselling, onsite wellbeing activities and groups.
Salary is not the only financial benefit
You'll 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'd love to hear from you.
For more information on the Job Description and Responsibilities please click the link below.
More detail about the role
Sidmouth is a beautiful seaside place, with career development opportunities.
Do you have an active interest in system wide approach to patient care. The Community Hospitals provide exciting opportunities for you to develop your nursing career in this area. You will work in a team which is part of the wider multi-disciplinary team aiming to ensure the right pathway for all patients to return home is met. Working as part of the community teams and the Adult Health and Social care team there is a system wide approach to all patient care.
The community hospitals provide care for patients requiring rehabilitation. The team works towards nursing and therapy led goals with medical input as required. This opportunity promotes autonomy and opportunity to linking very closely with the community teams to complete the pathway in the right environment for the patient.
The community Hospitals also provide high standards of care for people who have life limiting illness, who require supportive care towards the end of their life. The ward-based team works with the community teams including the voluntary organisations to ensure the patient is provided with the right pathway of care that is individual to the patient.
Interview Date: First interview 5th November 2022
Working pattern: 07:30 - 20:00 (long shift) or 19:30 - 08:00 (night shift)
For further information please contact - 01395 519908 Jenny Isaac Ward Sister or 07967443903 Pauline White
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.
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.