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Charity Number: 279652

DDRC staff at Armed Forces Day

Jobs with DDRC

DDRC Healthcare employs permanent members and bank contracted staff.

To meet the needs of our 24-hour services we require a wide variety of skills and flexibility. Bank staff come from all sorts of backgrounds, for example students, nurses and firemen.

We employ doctors, nurses, chamber operators, researchers, trainers, engineers and organisational support staff. We are totally committed to maintaining high standards through ongoing training and opportunities to share skills.

Placements & Partnerships

We regularly have opportunities such as Student Nurse placements, short-term Junior Doctor contracts or PhD studentships (in partnership with other academic institutions). We are keen to talk with anyone who has ideas of how they could work with us. We hold hyperbaric medicine Taster Days for those who are interested in diving medicine and/or hyperbaric medicine and want to find out more about it. Keep an eye on our Events & Training Courses pages for details of these.

Board and Patron Volunteers

As a charity we have a Board of Trustees who work with us on a voluntary basis. This is an important role and we are always keen to talk people who feel they have relevant skills and experience that they would like to share with us. We are also keen to talk to any public figures who have a high profile and who would be interested in supporting our work as a patron. A key element of our work is sharing messages related to diver safety education and the uses of hyperbaric oxygen therapy.

Job Vacancies

Bank Hyperbaric Nurse

Closing date: 06/11/2019

We currently have a vacancy for two bank nurses (minimum one shift a month) at our Hyperbaric Centre in Plymouth. We are looking to appoint enthusiastic registered nurses, one of whom will have recent and ongoing critical care experience.

Full Training Provided

  • Would you like to develop your knowledge and skills in a unique and interesting environment?
  • Would you be interested in becoming a valued member of our Hyperbaric Nursing Team?

Applicants must be RNA/RN1 qualified with a minimum of one year post registration employment at band 5 equivalent or above. Experience of wound care and mentorship training would be advantageous. The post is subject to the successful completion of a HSE Diving Medical. You would be required to complete additional training /competencies in the area of Hyperbaric Medicine, and you would be expected to maintain continuing professional development activity.

This is a clinical area with excellent learning opportunities.

If you are keen to join our friendly team, then why not come and visit the unit to meet them?

To arrange this, please contact Senior Nurse Ali Bishop on 01752 209 999 or info@ddrc.org

Closing date: 6th November 2019

Expected interview: Week beginning 18th November 2019

Application forms to be sent to Ria.FoxBrown@ddrc.org putting ‘Bank Nurse’ in the subject line


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