Student Nursers, registered adult nursers and those looking to return to the practice are being invited to an open day at Torbay Hospital.

The Open Day is being held on Monday 17th September 2018 and will take place between 10am and 4pm in the Horizon Centre at Torbay Hospital.

As part of the open day you will be able to find out more about the opportunities available within the Trust.

The open day is part of its staff nurse rotation programme between surgery, community, hospitals and medicine.

Chat to staff

Attendees to the Torbay Hospital Open Day will get a chance to chat with the staff about what its like to work at the hospital and learn more about the facilities and benefits on offer.

Interviews will also be undertaken on the day and there is even the chance for you to potentially receive a job offer on the day.

Open to new and experienced nurses

The staff nurse rotation programme is open to experienced and newly qualified band five nursers and it will offer applicants:

  • Permanent employment opportunities
  • An 18 month programme covering surgery, community services and medicine
  • An assigned Clinical Coach and the opportunity to participate in peer learning groups
  • A bespoke programme of Continuous Professional Development tailored to support individual learning needs
  • Opportunity to complete a Preceptorship Programme and speciality based competencies (surgical, community and medical).

At the end of your rotation there will be further opportunities open to you, and you will be able to continue onto another rotation or go into a specialist area.

All posts will include rotation to night duty.

Director of Workforce and Organisational Development at Torbay & South Devon NHS Foundation Trust, Judy Falcao said:

We are looking for final year adult nursing students, Registered Nurses and Nurses wanting to return to practice who want to contribute to our vision of providing compassionate nursing.

“We are looking for individuals to participate in rotations through different areas within the Trust. The rotation programme gives you the chance to experience different nursing specialties, teams and environments whilst providing you with a toolkit of core and specialised skills.

Working for our Trust offers a diverse range of career paths and we offer support and development opportunities to help our staff in their career choices.

For adult student nurses who are looking for their first job, we provide an outstanding preceptorship programme, with support from a mentor and supervisor, and many opportunities for further training and development in their role in an innovative and supportive environment.

I would encourage as many nurses and student nurses to come along and find out more about the fantastic opportunities available within our Trust.

We have a number of nursing options you may wish to consider and you will have the opportunity to have an interview. If successful, we will be offering positions within the Trust on the day. Whilst there is no need to register for the recruitment event and you can just turn up to find out more, we are encouraging attendees to apply online if you are interested in attending the recruitment day. Once you have submitted your application you will then be offered an interview time.”

Want to go?

If this sounds like the job for you, you’re invited to head to NHS jobs at www.jobs.nhs.uk and register your interest in attending and submit your application form.

Alternatively you can contact Claire Roberts on 01803 656207 or email claire.roberts20@nhs.net.

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