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Registered Nurse

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

Role Summary

Are you passionate about creating excitement for new challenges and promoting an atmosphere of support in the work place? Do you embrace new ideas? Are you someone who works hard during your working hours but appreciates a work/life balance? Then this is the cluster you should work in.

The NHS is under such enormous pressure, which impacts staffing, sickness and retention, that it is vital that we look after each other’s health and wellbeing to enable us to care for the population to the best of our ability. Being kind, communicating well and being approachable should not be underestimated.

About the Role

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

More detail about the role:

Come and join a Community Nursing Team where our staff count, where you can make a difference to your patients and those important to them and no two days are the same. We have Band 5 registered nurse vacancies in our Culm Valley community nursing team.

You will work to provide high level nursing care to patients in their own homes and our aim is to wherever possible maintain patients in their preferred place of care, enabling them to maximise their independence and optimise their quality of life.

We as a team are looking for an individual that stands out from the rest. Someone who is dynamic, enthusiastic, and shows natural leadership qualities. Someone who will embrace change and recognises the importance of their own emotional intelligence, and how this impacts each individual in the team, how the team functions, and service delivery.

My ethos as the manager is to promote happiness at work and try to provide the teams with an environment that puts the staff at ease so they feel comfortable to question anything. This in turn will encourage the team to go that extra mile for the patients, which is why we are all here!

The successful candidate will need to ensure that high standards of Nursing Care are delivered to patients on the team caseload and be responsible for addressing any areas of poor performance and identifying and promoting service improvement. You will be encouraged to engage in decision making daily.

You will be a pivotal part of the Integrated Health and Social Care team to provide multidisciplinary working, that will also enhance care delivery to the patients. Clinical skills for the role include Catheterisation, Venepuncture, Wound Care, Compression bandaging. Hickman/ PICC Line management and End of life care. Having previous experience in a leadership role would be desirable.

The Community Nursing Team is skill mixed with registrants and non-registrants and you will be expected to share up to date learning with your peers in order to support and develop the team to deliver excellence.

You will be provided with regular supervision and support with ongoing professional development as identified in your annual appraisal.

If all of this resonates with you, then Charlotte Swain, Community Nurse Team Manager for the Culm Valley would like to hear from you!

Working Pattern: 9am - 5pm on Monday to Friday including weekends

Interview Date: To be confirmed

For further information please contact: Charlotte Swain, Community Nurse Team Manager on 07752 700387 or

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.

Our values are at the heart of everything we do, click here to find out more

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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