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Registered Nurse - Simpson Ward

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

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We are seeking a dedicated Registered Nurse with a passion for Elderly care, or a desire to expand their knowledge in this area of nursing, to join our multidisciplinary team on Simpson Ward on full time permanent contract.

As a Registered Nurse, you will collaborate with the team to create a safe clinical environment for patients, their families, visitors, and staff.

Your responsibilities will include ensuring that care, assessments, treatment, and documentation adhere to guidelines, as well as advocating for patients, their families, and staff.

For further information about this job opportunity, please contact Ward Manager Ashleigh Bartlett.

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

Simpson ward is a 28-bed healthcare facility for the elderly, treating a variety of acute medical conditions.

Upon joining Simpson Ward you will be supported by our multidisciplinary team, and have the opportunity to make a positive impact on patients' lives.

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

Care to join us?

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



  • Diploma or degree in nursing
  • NMC registered nurse


  • Degree in nursing
  • Acute medical nursing experience



  • Able to demonstrate a good level of literacy, numeracy, verbal and written skills
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills


  • Basic IT skills
  • Previous knowledge of hospital computer systems

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Simpson Ward Torbay Hospital

Lowes bridge



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