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Registered Nurse - Emergency Department

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
27 Jun 2024

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic, motivated, dynamic nurse who can demonstrate commitment to the provision of high-quality person-centred care, to have responsibility for managing a cohort of patients within the emergency department.

You will communicate closely with the Silver RN on duty in order to deliver in the safe, evidence based and effective care and will be expected to work closely with the medical team and other agencies, including SWASFT to ensure patient safety and prompt and appropriate care is given. Be confident and have an understanding of the national targets for the delivery of Emergency Care within the department.

This post is flexible working to meet the needs of the patients and department, under the instruction and supervision of the Silver Registered Nurse and Band 7 nurse. Conducting appropriate teachings to junior registered and non-registered nursing staff.

Main duties of the job

  • Working clinically to ensure the safety and quality of the care given to your designated patients within the emergency Department
  • Supporting and working with colleagues during the shift
  • Liaising with the wider MDT to maintain safety
  • Helping to facilitate the development of the service as part of the wider team
  • To participate in discussions and projects that will benefit the team, the patients and the department as a whole
  • Working under guidance and in conjunction with the senior nursing team and the departmental Matron
  • Following the Department's and Trust's Policies and Protocols to ensure the safety of the department

About us

The nursing team consists of both Adult and Paediatric nurses and work alongside Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Advanced Paramedic Practitioners who manger the Minor Injuries service within the department. Supported by Assistant Practitioners and Healthcare Assistants.

The medical team and nursing team work together to ensure the safety of patients and staff within the department.

Practice Educators who offer a multitude of learning experiences tailored to the needs of the ED, led by an experienced Emergency Nurse, facilitate in-house training for the clinical skills required by nurses within the ED, and is also responsive to the developmental and educational needs of all the staff.

The requirement for the delivery of safe, high quality care is at the heart of all we do, and we take great pride in the professionalism of the team and our work.

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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



  • Current registration with the NMC


  • Clinical skills required for Emergency Nursing
  • Evidence of post-registration study



  • Confidence in own ability to manage your own cohort of patients
  • Be able to evaluate care delivered and plan ahead


  • Experience of working in an emergency/urgent care setting
  • 6 months post-registration experience in an acute setting

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lowes Bridge



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