This is a multi-skilled role within a close knit, supportive team working closely with patients and families to support them in the Community. Equally suited to a newly qualified or more experienced Registered Nurse, who wants to get a high level of job satisfaction and make a real difference to a variety of patients in Clinic and Community setting. You will be supported to develop your potential and enhance your skills.
About the Role
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More detail about the role
We are a small team of Community Nurses based in Lynton Health Centre with a practice population of around 3500 spread over a wide geographical area. The team provides a fully comprehensive Nursing service to the local population, and its many holidaymakers, covering Community, Practice and Minor Injury Nursing in a Clinic and Community setting. We are proactive and work closely with the GP Practice, local Carers and Care Home to support patients and their families. Our aim is to support people at home and provide effective preventive care that keeps admissions to a Hospital or 24 hour setting to a minimum.
If you are an experienced Registered Nurse looking for the opportunity to deliver holistic and compassionate care and get to know your patients and their families, or newly qualified and looking to develop diverse skills in Primary care nursing with a view to career progression, this could be the opportunity you have been looking for! We believe in caring for our colleagues as well as we care for our patients and have good staff retention rates.
There are opportunities here to enhance and develop skills in venepuncture, clinical assessment and minor injury treatment, acute and chronic wound care and leg ulcer management. We provide some practice Nursing services for the GP practice. We also deliver palliative and end of life care to patients in the community and 24 hour setting.
Working Pattern: 7 day service; shifts 08:00 - 18:00 or 09:00 - 17:00
Interview Date: To be confirmed
For further information please contact: Alison Tyrrell, Community Nurse Team Manager on 01598 753226 / 07552254599 or email@example.com
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.
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.