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Registered Nurse

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
27 Sep 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Warrington Ward is a fast-paced acute surgical ward caring for multiple specialties: ENT, Gynaecology, Head and Neck Cancer, Facial Maxilla surgery and General Surgery.

Currently we have 17 beds which are used to full capacity. This ward will give HCAs a great opportunity to learn multiple new clinical skills within an environment of a supportive and dynamic team.

Main duties of the job

  • Manage team of 9 acute patients.
  • Adminster medications.
  • Escalate patient care.
  • Be responsible for ones own learning and development.
  • Superivse and manage learners.
  • Work as aprt of an Multi disciplinary team.
  • Partake in ward rounds.

About us

Why Work With Us

As a Registered Nurse with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, you will be working together as part of a multidisciplinary, professional team to assess care needs, and develop, implement and evaluate programmes of care. Our staff are committed to providing high standards of individualised care for the people who use our services, whilst maintaining their privacy and dignity at all times.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Communication and Working Relationships

To liaise and communicate effectively with all parts of the multidisciplinary team to co-ordinate person-centred care.

To liaise and communicate effectively with all service users and relatives.

To ensure a cohesive working environment and effective team work in all assignments.

To liaise with the multidisciplinary team, coordinating patient care, communicating with relatives ensuring they have adequate information at all times.

To liaise with other departments ensuring information regarding the patient is given appropriately.

Planning and Organisation

Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills to effectively assess, plan, deliver and evaluate individualised care plans.

Be responsive to change and able to work in an environment which has constant interruptions.

Responsibility and Accountability

Act with integrity and professionalism, ensuring that you are demonstrating responsible behaviours at all times, in accordance with our Trust values.

Be accountable for your actions and learn from mistakes. Be honest and share experiences, encouraging learning in others.

Supporting the wider team during peak activity or during absences.

To ensure high standards of care in accordance with agreed policies and procedures.

To administer prescribed medication effectively and safely according to Trust. requirements and in line with the NMC guidelines.

Policy and Service Responsibility

All staff have a responsibility to ensure that the needs of the service are met in a timely and efficient manner.

Encourage and welcome feedback to ensure that we as individuals, and as a collective team, learn and continually improve.

To be aware of all Trust policies and procedures.

Responsibility for Supervision, Leadership and Management

There is no direct supervision responsibility within this role however you may be asked to support other members of the team, acting as a role model at all times.

On occasions take charge of an area in the absence of more senior staff.

Work flexibly to ensure the department collectively achieves its goals. Work with colleagues, seeking or offering support as required.

Personal Development

To be responsible for own personal and professional development attending study days/courses as appropriate.

Attend mandatory training is kept up-to-date and develop and maintain own knowledge and skills.

Actively contribute to reviews with your line manager, including supervision and achievement reviews. Be able to ask for support as required.

To keep up to date with nursing developments and research, incorporating into nursing practice where appropriate. To be accountable for own actions.

Person Specification

Interview score


  • Registered Nurse
  • IT Literate
  • Experience in healthcare


  • Surgical experience
  • ENT Experience
  • 1 year + nursing experience

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital



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