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Registered Nurse - George Earle Ward

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
21 May 2024

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We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic nurse who can demonstrate commitment to the provision of high-quality person-centred care.

You will work as a Registered Nurse within a multidisciplinary team. To promote and maintain a safe clinical environment for all patients, their carers, visitors and staff andcomply with the Trust's values and expected behaviours and deliver a high standard of care in collaboration with the multidisciplinary team.Ensuring care, assessments, treatment and documentation is delivered in line with the Stroke National Guidelines and to act as an advocate for patients, their families and staff.

If you are passionate about providing high quality individualised patient care, enthusiastic about supporting patients' rehabilitation and increasing their independence and quality of life we would like to hear from you.

Main duties of the job

  • To act with professionalism and integrity, being a role model to those around us and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity
  • To provide a service that is tailored to meet the needs of the individual and to understand what our patients/customers need and be adaptable and responsive
  • To Document and evaluate all care given
  • To act as an advocate for staff, patients and relatives at all times
  • To provide a high-quality customer service which complies with relevant legislation and NHS Employment check standards
  • To be honest and learn from mistakes, and help to create a no-blame culture were people feel able to share and learn from experiences together
  • To be aware of the side effects of any treatment in progress and adopt a problem-solving approach to minimise the potentially adverse reactions
  • To work as part of a team demonstrating effective communication, and working collaboratively with colleagues inside and out of the department.
  • To undertake intravenous drug administration within 6 months of being in post, following successful completion of Trust training and assessment
  • Acknowledge that you need to continually deliver greater value to customers
  • Be honest about your biggest challenges and create a culture of curiosity and openness

About us

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust encourages a multi-cultural workforce, with a focus on staff well-being.

You will be a valued team member who is happy to input ideas and suggestions but also ensure Trust Policy is adhered to. You will support others to provide a standardised level of safe care.

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Job description

Job responsibilities

Full Vacancy details can be found on the attached Job Description/Person Specification. Please refer to your suitability to the post in your supporting information from the role requirements or person specification .


Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse (Adult)
  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Experience of working in acute care
  • Effective communication skills
  • Evidence of team working
  • Ability to work shifts including nights
  • Able to work flexibly
  • Good interpersonal skills


  • Previous stroke experience
  • Has undertaken specific stroke training
  • Extended nursing skills, IV's, Catheters, Venepuncture

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


George Earle Ward Torbay Hospital

Lowes bridge



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