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Occupational Health Practice Nurse

Employer
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Exeter
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
29 Sep 2023

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Profession
Nurse, General practice nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Part Time
We are looking for motivated and enthusiastic band 5 Nurses to join our Occupational Health and Wellbeing Nursing team to deliver various screening and vaccination to NHS and non-NHS staff.

If you feel you would like a change of direction or a possible secondment opportunity for the next 12 months and could help us to support staff working within our health and wellbeing team then please get in touch.

Main duties of the job

For more detail about the main duties of this role, please see the job description section below. As a key member of the Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, you will be joining an exceptional team working together to help our patients to stay healthy, when they need it most.

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 peoples 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.

Its never been a more exciting time to join the Royal Devon, as youll help to shape our services as we continue along our integration journey.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

More detail about the role:

We deliver a range of services including vaccination, health assessments and health advice. You will be working within an award winning multidisciplinary team of Occupational Health Physicians, Specialist Nurse Advisors, Health and Wellbeing Specialists, Physiotherapist and a Staff Support and Counselling team and It is essential that you are able to work as part of the team and independently.

Whilst previous experience of vaccination is an advantage, full training will be provided to the right candidate.

Informal visits are welcome and we look forward to hearing from you.

Working Pattern: 08:30 - 16:30, Monday to Friday

Interview Date: Provisionally Monday 2nd and/or Wednesday 4th October 2023. As part of the role you may be expected to deliver presentations or training sessions, therefore a short presentation will be required as part of the interview.

For further information please contact: Charlotte (Charlie) McKechnie on 01392 405800 or rde-tr.occupationalhealth@nhs.net. Informal visits are welcome and we look forward to hearing from you.

This is a fixed term contract for 12 months. For current NHS Employees this post could be a secondment opportunity

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.

Benefits

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.

Person Specification

General Requirements

Essential

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Desirable

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Employer details

Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital

Gladstone Road

Exeter

EX1 2ED

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