Careers events

A career where you can Make a Difference

We regularly open our doors to welcome people interested in discovering more about the wide range of NHS career options available here at the Royal Devon. 

Our recruitment events are a great way to find out more about your chosen profession and meet your potential team. Not only will you have a chance to ask questions and learn more details about career pathways, you’ll also discover our excellent development opportunities, bespoke support packages and first-hand experience of what it’s like to work with us.

Come along to our next event and speak with professionals from a wide range of specialties, and some events offer slots to book an interview where appropriate. We’ll advertise these on the individual job adverts to give you plenty of time to prepare.

Find out more about our latest events below. 

Apprenticeship Careers Fair

Apprenticeship Careers Fair

Over 500 Royal Devon colleagues are completing an apprenticeship, could you join them? Apprenticeships are no longer just for school leavers, they offer on and off-the-job training for people of all ages and stages of their careers.

Come to our Apprenticeship Careers Fair to discover your future career at the Royal Devon. Talk to our learning and development team as well as Exeter College, National Careers Service, the University of Exeter, and the University of Plymouth.

Event details 
Tuesday 6 February 2pm - 5pm
Seminar Room 1
The RILD Building
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Barrack Rd, Exeter EX2 5DW

Newly Registered Nurses - Eastern Services

Newly Registered Nurses - Eastern Services

Ready to start your nursing career? Come to our newly registered nursing event to learn about the different departments and discover how you'll be supported and developed with our nationally recognised preceptorship programme and buddy scheme. 

As well as providing you with protected time to study, you will also be assigned a preceptor to help guide you as you develop. Your preceptorship portfolio will also count towards degree or master's credits if you wish to continue your education and we will provide you with career development support that will help you plan for the future.

Event details Eastern Services
Saturday 17 February 9am - 12.30pm
The RILD Building
Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital (Wonford)
Barrack Rd, Exeter EX2 5DW

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Medical Work Experience 24 June - 27 June 2024 (Exeter)

Medical Work Experience 24 June - 27 June 2024 (Exeter)

An exciting and inspirational work experience programme, open to year 12 students from local colleges and sixth forms aspiring to attend medical school.

A collaboration between

  • Dr Ray Sheridan, Director of Medical Education, RDUH
  • Dr Helen Clark, Clinical Sub Dean, University of Exeter Medical School
  • Trust work experience team

The applications for the 2024 event will open in the new year, but in the meantime if you have any questions or would like to go on our expressions of interest list please email rduh.workexperience@nhs.net

This incredible opportunity includes

  • shadowing Consultants/Doctors across the Trust, in surgery, clinics, ward rounds, research and training
  • learning how to assess a patient using clinical skills
  • introduction to our state of the art SIMS suite
  • Specialist workshops from Professors, Consultants, and Clinical professionals showcasing insights into key advances in health
  • Talks from Junior Doctors to find out about “the life of a Junior Doctor” and the opportunity to ask lots of questions

“I just wanted to say thank you very much for providing such an interesting, inspiring and informative work experience week! I cannot wait to be back in the future, and the week only fuelled my passion for medicine even more as well as opening my eyes in new fields and the more day-to-day of working in hospital.

Thank you”  Quote from a student who attended the week.

Find out more and register

Nursing in the community event

Nursing in the community event

Are you a Registered Nurse passionate about patient care? Want to make a difference in your community? Join our community team for opportunities to widen your skills, gain valuable experience working autonomously, with great career progression. All while being supported in a multi-disciplinary, friendly team, enjoying the lifestyle that living in Devon can offer!

Come along to learn about the different roles available across all of our community locations, meet the team, take a tour and even have an interview if you’ve applied.

Careers Roadshow

Search for vacancies

Search for vacancies

Career Gateway is a recruitment system designed to help you easily find and apply for jobs with the Royal Devon.  

To get started, simply search our vacancies and you’ll be taken through to create a profile. You can save your details and applications for use later or to apply for other roles.

You can customise your experience with job alerts, and ask us to get in touch if we find a suitable role that matches your skillset. This is ideal for when that perfect career opportunity comes along. 

Search for roles

Last updated: January 30, 2024

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