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Registered Nurse - Ainslie Ward

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
6 Jun 2024
Ainslie is a very fast paced trauma ward often caring for patients who have fractures alongside multiple co-morbidities. Our team provides support to them and their families pre and post operatively with education and advice, following the patient journey from admission to discharge, yet each day can be different.

We have many admissions, discharges, short stays and long stays alongside a whole host of variety of patient needs. Our team is strong and has a wealth of experience throughout. Opportunity of career progression is also in its abundance.

Working closely everyday with our multi-disciplinary team ensures you have constant support for decision making and shared practice.

This post is fixed term for 1 year with a possibility of becoming permanent.

Main duties of the job

  • Providing, managing and coordinating your allocated patients care needs
  • Liaising and communicating with your patients NOK, family, Carer
  • Supporting, mentoring students
  • Administering oral/IV medications
  • Admitting, carrying out assessments and discharges
  • Wound care
  • Observations
  • Communicating efficiently and professionally both verbal and written, updating, involving your surrounding team with changes occurring throughout your shift
  • Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team

About us

The team is made up of a Senior Sister, Junior Sister's, Trauma Co-Ordinator's, Band 5 Registered Nurses, Assistant Practitioners, Health Care Assistant's and a Dementia Specialist Health care Assistant.

We are also proud to have ward based Hotel Services and 2 Housekeeper's. All of who work well together, assisting each other to provide the team spirit we enjoy and feel safe with.

As listed within the above list of main duties of job, while incorporating the Trust Values:
  • Respect and Dignity
  • Commitment to Quality of Care
  • Compassion
  • Improving Lives
  • Working Together
  • Everyone Counts

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

NMC registration


  • NMC registration


  • 1 years post registration experience

Knowledge and Experience


  • Evidence of meeting revalidation, specialist surgical skills and mandatory training requirements
  • Knowledge of clinical governance and how they are key in-patient safety and assessing risk


  • oAwareness of the NHS plan and current initiatives that affect us particularly in the south west peninsular
  • Previous experience working in Trauma and Orthopaedics

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lawes Bridge



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