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Registered Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
internal rotation to night duty
Job ref
Exeter, EX2 5DW
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum
30/04/2018 23:59

We are looking for enthusiastic and forward thinking individuals to join our team on the Specialist Surgery Unit within the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital. We have opportunities for a Registered Nurse to work within the Surgical Directorate in the care and treatment of patients on Otter Ward which is a 24 bedded specialist surgery unit. Otter Ward offers a 24 hour 7 day a week service for elective and emergency specialist surgery patients. Here at the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust, we are very proud of being one of Exeter's biggest employers, with over 6,000 dedicated employees. As one of the UK's leading Trusts, at the forefront of improving international healthcare, we have a passion for pursuing perfection across all areas of our operations and excellent career development opportunities wherever you join us. You should be able to express your enthusiasm and commitment to the role as well as having the ability to work flexibly within a multidisciplinary team. At the RD&E we work as a team to offer excellence of care for all our patients. We offer a supportive atmosphere for all staff and work to develop everyone to achieve their full potential. With this in mind this position represents an excellent opportunity for candidates wishing to embark on a career within healthcare, as experienced healthcare workers wishing to develop the skills required to thrive in an acute hospital environment. For further details please contact: Suzanne Wearing (Matron) 01392 40 2807 This post has been identified as involving access to vulnerable adults and/or children and in line with Trust policy successful applicants will be required to undertake a Criminal Records Bureau Disclosure Check/Enhanced Disclosure Check Please note that you will be notified via email regarding the result of your application. If you are successful in obtaining an interview you will be given a minimum of 1 weeks’ notice, prior to your interview date.It is not Trust policy to contact successful candidates in any other form than by email. If you are appointed to a position within the Trust you will be required to provide original documents to verify your identity prior to your start date. This must be a valid passport or full birth certificate (specifying the names of the holder’s parents) together with proof of your national insurance number. Your contract of employment with the Trust may be invalidated in the event that you are unable to provide this documentation. Our vision is to provide safe, high quality seamless services delivered with courtesy and respect. To achieve our vision we expect all our staff to uphold our Trust values. Our Trust values are: Honesty, Openness & Integrity Fairness, Inclusion & Collaboration Respect & Dignity ***Preference will be given to staff with ‘Priority’ and 'At Risk' status including NHS At Risk staff throughout Devon.** DUE TO THE ANTICIPATED HIGH NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS FOR THIS POST WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE THE VACANCY BEFORE THE CLOSING DATE.

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Suzanne Wearing 01392 402807

If you have problems applying, contact

Personnel Reception
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Trust
Barrack Road
01392 403936 or 403758

As users of the disability confident scheme, we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme for job applicants with disabilities. If you let us know, when you apply, that you would like to use this scheme, we will guarantee you an interview, if you meet all the essential criteria listed in the person specification section of the job description.

We will also make any reasonable adjustments you require to our selection process. Please let us know what you need

Our Trust is proudly committed to race equality.
To ensure our ethnic minority staff have an equal opportunity to succeed, we are offering career development support to any ethnic minority staff.


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