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NHS AfC: Band 5
Permanent: Full time required
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Currently Monday - Friday)
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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Torbay Hospital
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
29/08/2022 23:59

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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5

Job overview

We are seeking an enthusiastic & highly motivated person to join our friendly Team as a Band 5 Registered Nurse . You will need to be able to work hours flexibly to meet needs of the service.

We aim to deliver high quality care with compassion to support patients during their Outpatients experience.

The ideal candidate will need to adapt to the many varying clinics within the department. You will need to enjoy working within an evolving service. There will be an expectation that the ideal candidate will be prepared to support learners within the department.

Main duties of the job

  • You will participate in supporting the clinicians in the smooth running of the department. Excellent communication skills are a must have quality.
  • Full Induction will be given to the successful candidate.
  • If you are looking to pursue and develop a career within outpatient setting, we would love to hear from you!

Working for our organisation

Outpatients services are adapting to the changing face of healthcare, with out team being involved, inclusive and constructive in finding solutions to challenges we face. We promote safe open communications across the team and actively seek user feedback to ensure we are doing the right thing. 

We have active staff wellbeing buddies, working with the team to maximise support and cohesion. As such we pride ourselves on having an employee package with us that includes a lot more than just your pay.

Listed are a few of the additional benefits that are available to you as an employee:

  • NHS Pension Scheme
  • Childcare at our day nursery
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement, starting at 27 days a year (for full time workers) plus bank/public holidays
  • Staff Discounts
  • Career development and training opportunities
  • Employee Support - Staff have access to a 24-hour helpline

Our people are caring, committed, inclusive and focussed on quality. We focus on solutions and people’s strengths. We encourage outside the box thinking and embrace innovation and change wherever it can drive improvement.

If you share our values and vision and are passionate about working with people on what matters to them, you could be a real asset to Torbay and South Devon. 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please see our attached job description and person specification form for full details.



Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse Adult
  • Current/awaiting registration with NMC
  • Evidence of continuing professional development

Knowledge and Skills

Essential criteria
  • Experience of working in a ward environment

Special Experience

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of working well within a team
  • Evidence of commitment to customer care initiatives
  • Awareness of quality issues
Desirable criteria
  • Awareness of quality issues

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveThe Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (enei) is the UK's leading employer network covering all aspects of equality and inclusion issues in the workplace.Disability confident committed

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Jon Bradley
Job title
Senior Charge Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01803 655100
Additional information

Sister Lindsay Morgan, Sister Marina Turley or Sister Sue Dolan.

Tel: 01803 655100