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Registered Nurse - Allerton Ward

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

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An opportunity has arisen for you to work as a Registered Nurse on our busy Colorectal/Gastroenterology Ward . Our ward is a supportive learning environment for you to consolidate your Newly Registered Role or to further develop and deepen your Registered Nursing career.

We have a core team of highly experienced staff who will support you in your new position. You will have the opportunity to become an expert in mainly clinical skills. You will learn how to manage complex wounds, Total parental nutrition, NG/NJ/Peg management, stoma care, surgical drains, radiological drains, epidurals, PCA, Chest drains and more.

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.

This post is part-time for 34hours per week.

Main duties of the job

  • Manage team of 10 patients in a team. 29 bedded ward split into 3 teams.
  • Administer medications.
  • Escalate patient care.
  • Be responsible for ones own learning and development.
  • Supervise and manage learners.
  • Work as as part of an Multi disciplinary team.
  • Partake in Board rounds.
  • Advocate for your patients and be involved in best interest decisions.
  • supporting the wider family members through clear communication.

About us

Allerton Ward is a fast-paced acute Colorectal Surgical/Gastroenterology unit. We have 29 beds and work on a skill mix of 2 RN and 1 HCA to 10 patents due to our high acuity level. We are the main ICU step down ward.

We manage highly complex patients who require compassion and patience to motivate them to engage in their journey. You will be welcomed by a very supportive team. Our aim is to take care of each and in turn the patients. You will have opportunities to spend time with our extended Clinical specialist teams and potentially rotate into the Endoscopy department.

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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



  • Newly qualified RN or Experienced RN
  • RN Diploma/Degree registered nurse


  • RN

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Torbay Hospital

Lowes Bridge



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