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Registered Nurse - Brixham Hospital

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

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We are looking for a Band 5 Registered Nurse who will be responsible for the provision of care as part of a team on a 20 bedded unit for people from 18 years upwards.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team and be able to communicate with internal and external partners as required. To take charge of a cohort of patients and as appropriate to act up to take charge of the unit in the absence of senior staff.

To be part of internal rotation to support 24 hour care within the unit to support the needs of the department.

Main duties of the job

  • To support in the assessment, implementation and review of holistic patient requirements. Being able to delegate where appropriate to colleagues to support in the provision of safe care for patients.
  • To administer medication safely and with due diligence and monitor effectiveness or manage any adverse reaction within own abilities
  • To have a high level of communication skill that can be adapted to meet the needs of the situation and person.
  • To be able to maintain written records that are legible.

About us

Our purpose is to provide safe, high quality health and social care at the right time, in the right place to support the people of Torbay and South Devon to live their lives to the full.

We will deliver high quality care that meets best practice standards, is timely, accessible, personalised and compassionate. It will be planned and delivered in partnership with those who need our support and care to maximise their independence and choice.

We will be a great place to work, an employer of choice, an organisation that actively engages with our workforce - paid and unpaid - to effectively communicate, improve and innovate. We will act on both feedback and ideas recognising and showing appreciation of the achievements of our staff.

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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
  • Broad knowledge and skills in nursing
  • Communication skills


  • Diploma / Degree in nursing
  • Specialist areas



  • experience in ward environment
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work for self and others


  • Knowledge of Health & Safety
  • Awareness of local and government agenda

Specific skills


  • Communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Team working
  • Evidence of motivation to review practice and recommend and support changes


  • Computer literacy
  • Understands supervision and relevance to own and other practice

Employer details

Employer name

Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust


Brixham Community Hospital

Greenswood Road



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