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Acute General Medicine, Covid 19
NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
37.5 hours per week
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Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
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Torbay Hospital
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
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COVID-19 Vacancy Registered Nurse - EAU4/Forrest Ward

NHS AfC: Band 5

Job overview

EAU4 (to be called Forrest) ward is at present, the Trusts acute Covid ward but in time with the reduction of Covid numbers the ward will become an Acute General Medical ward with the ability to safely isolate an area for Covid patients if required

Nursing and Nurse leadership has been at the heart of the global response to Covid and the nurses on EAU4 have developed, innovated and implemented best practice guidelines in managing and caring for the COVID patient.

We are looking for highly motivated and innovative Registered Nurses to join our brand-new Team.  It is an excellent time to be joining us where you will have the opportunity to learn and develop new skills within a supportive environment

Working on the ward is both exciting and challenging and we work closely with all MDT colleagues. You will be supported by your Band 6 co-ordinator  Medical team and Ward Manager.



Main duties of the job

  • To provide a high standard of patient care assisting with the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of each patient.
  • To work as a member of the ward to provide a quality service based on need, to all users of the service.
  • To work as part of the multi-disciplinary Team.
  • Must be able to work without direct supervision.
  • Required to work internal rotation.

Working for our organisation

Working as part of a team that respects individual points of view, welcomes suggestions for innovative working and values diversity.

To learn form patient and staff experience good or bad and to celebrate the positive and find ways of learning and changing from the negative sharing both with patients, relatives and colleagues .

Why work with us

Detailed job description and main 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


Essential criteria
  • Registered Nurse with current NMC Pin number
  • Evidence of continual professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Proven relevant experience at Band 5


Essential criteria
  • Safe and competent practitioner aware of own limitations and needs
  • IT skills to include data entry, Microsoft word etc.
Desirable criteria
  • Experienced in giving IV medications

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Julie Southam
Job title
Respiratory Nurse Lead/Acting Matron
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Contactable Monday to Friday

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