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Newly Registered Nurse Recruitment Event 2024 (Eastern Services)

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pro rata
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Are you passionate about patient care and ready to qualify in 2024? Weve got you. We offer fantastic preceptorship programmes, clinical supervision, opportunities to learn specialist skills, funded training and development and rotations in most areas. All of this in an amazing NHS Trust that values and cares for its people.

Come and meet us in person on Saturday 16th March 2024 between 9:00am and 12:30pm at the RILD Building, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW. Can't make that date? We will also be interviewing on Saturday 27th April.

You will be able to chat to our Nursing and learning teams to find out more about our preceptorship programme and what it is like to work with us. We will be holding interviews and making offers on the day, and we try our best to accommodate ward/specialty preferences.

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

As a Newly Registered Nurse, above all we want you to enjoy your first Nursing role. We recognise that it can feel a little overwhelming as you start out on your Nursing career and thats why weve developed an outstanding preceptorship programme to help get you settled and guide you through the first 12 months. Youll also be assigned a mentor, given a full induction and supernumerary period as well having access to professional Nurse Advocates who are specially trained to provide support in clinical practice.

Once youve found your feet, its only natural to start looking at progression and development opportunities. Well help you to build your skills and well invest in your training and development, providing CPD, paid study leave and funding for further qualifications. If there is an area that youre keen to learn more about, well support rotational placements across most areas or help you to develop specialist skills to progress your career.

Every day you will make a huge difference to the lives of the people we care for, delivering a high standard of care alongside your colleagues. This could be within acute, tertiary referral or part of a range of community and specialist services across Northern and Eastern Devon providing plenty of scope and opportunities for an exciting and varied career. This recruitment event is focusing on our East Devon services - we have a separate advert which focuses on our Northern Devon services.

Our teams are caring, compassionate and inclusive, so whatever your background, you will be made to feel very welcome. More information about the role, training and development and the experiences of our Nursing staff is included in the attached document. Read it now or visit our website ( and find out for yourself why we are regularly voted as one of the best NHS Trusts to work for.

Working Pattern: Part-time and full-time (in the document links on this advert you will find some helpful information about typical shift patterns)

Our Benefits: Click here for a summary of our benefits.

Interview Date: Saturday 16th March 2024 at the RILD, Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Barrack Road, Exeter, Devon, EX2 5DW. (What Three Words location: ///honest.chops.civic). Can't make that date? We will also be interviewing on Saturday 27th April.

As an inclusive employer, the Royal Devon values diversity and is committed to creating a culture of inclusivity where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. We believe in fostering a sense of belonging and actively encourage applications from individuals of all backgrounds, cultures, and abilities. We recognise the advantages of having a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

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.


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


  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description


  • See job description text above, and (where applicable) you can download a copy of the full job description

Employer details

Employer name

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Barrack Road




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