Midwifery

Midwifery Introduction - Careers

Our dedicated Women and Children’s Health Division at North Bristol NHS Trust provides the maternity services for the Trust. We can offer midwives many exciting opportunities that will help to develop skills in all areas of maternity care, including in our antenatal, postnatal and birth settings, including the central delivery suite and midwifery led birth centres. We are proud to co-produce our services with the Local Maternity System and Maternity Voices Partnerships.

What maternity services could I work in?

Midwifery Opportunities

NBT cares

Registered Midwife

Midwife standing a room with a bed

Maternity Support Worker

Maternity Support Worker

Obstetric Sonographer

Obstetric Sonographer with lying down patient using device on stomach

Current Midwifery Vacancies

Integrated Discharge Case Manager

Job reference
399-NBR4224-C
Salary
per annum, pro rata for part time roles.
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The post requires an individual with the ability to work in the area of managing of complex discharge processes and a commitment to the further development of this essential service. 

You will be a lead in:

  • Championing the Home First ethos- ‘There’s no place like Home’
  • Facilitating timely and appropriate discharges- enhancing the patient and staff experience
  • Holding early discharge conversations and driving quality board rounds
  • Driving ‘flow’- ensuring beds are available for people that need them by delivering timely discharges
  • Bringing discharge expertise to conversations with patients, families and staff- including supporting Managing Expectations procedures

 

Applicants will need to be able to demonstrate effective communication skills with an ability to ‘think laterally’ and problem solve complex situations, focusing on how best to meet the needs of the individual.

You will be a role model for the Integrated Discharge Service and Transfer of Care Hub both within the organisation and the wider system 

Neonatal Continuous Improvement and Learning Practitioner

Job reference
339-ANJ4434-B
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The post holder will provide expert advice in relation to the management, reporting, investigation and follow up of adverse clinical incidents within the Neonatal setting. They will work in collaboration with the multi disciplinary team to develop robust, meaningful recommendations and identify actions for learning from incidents. 

Assistant Chief Nursing Officer - Cancer Services

Job reference
339-DJF4802
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer – Cancer Services works with the Lead Cancer Manager, Lead Cancer Clinician and MDT/Cancer Performance Manager to ensure that the national measures of care and met and that teams are ready and responsive to the national cancer peer review process (QSIS) and is responsible for local implementation of national cancer/palliative care policy in relation to nursing.
  • The Assis
     
    tant Chief Nursing Officer – Cancer Services works closely with the Lead Cancer Manager, Lead Cancer Clinician and MDT/Cancer Performance Manager to ensure that new developments, projects, targets and objectives are met and that cancer is incorporated within healthcare governance strategies.
  • The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer – Cancer Services attends the Trust’s Cancer Board, is a core member of the BNSSG CCG Cancer Working group and represents the Lead Cancer Nurses at the SWAG Cancer Alliance Board.
  • The Assistant Chief Nursing Officer – Cancer Services provides strategic leadership for the Living with and beyond Cancer initiatives across the Trust in partnership with a range of external healthcare agencies.
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Research Nurse - HIV/Immunology/Gastro/Hepatology

Job reference
339-LMG4648-B
Salary
Dependant on experience
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5-6
Contract
Fixed Term
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The primary role of the post holder will be to facilitate the delivery of the team’s research studies, following the guidance in the study protocol and under the supervision of the Senior Research Nurse and Principal Investigator (PI).

The post holder will ensure that patients experience the highest care standards throughout their research experience in line with the trusts vision, policies and procedures.

The post holder will help support the set-up, maintenance, and close down of research studies in accordance with Good Clinical Practice (GCP) and local, national, and international legislation.

The post entails:

  • Assessing patients’ suitability to participate in research
  • Explaining research studies to participants and relatives
  • Receiving informed consent
  • Clinical skills e.g venepuncture,  cannulation, IV and s/c administration , ECG 
  • Co-ordination of study visits
  • Accurate data collection and data entry
  • Collaboration with the Multi-Disciplinary Team

Orthopaedic Practitioner / RGN - Band 5

Job reference
339-JKL4787
Salary
per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Part time - 30 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

To provide proficient application and removal of all types of plaster casts and appliances in order to deliver a high standard of care.

To apply and mould casts for more complex fractures under the supervision of medical staff.

To remove sutures, clips and K wires.

Assessment of wounds and application of appropriate dressings.

To provide relevant verbal and written information to patients and carers for example plaster aftercare leaflets to patients and relatives.

To provide written documentation in patient records of all treatments provided.

To work in specialised areas such as theatres, ICU and diabetic clinics as required

To assist the medical team in manipulations, wedging and theatres when required.

To provide information and support to patients, relatives/carers as appropriate..

To give patients advice on health and related conditions in the prevention of complications and future problems.

To work as part of a team consisting of trained nurses and orthopaedic technicians.

To be able to work unsupervised within the remit of the orthopaedic technician.

To communicate with the multi-disciplinary team within the orthopaedic outpatients, occupational therapy, physiotherapy and wards.

To support in the teaching of less experienced staff and other allied healthcare professionals in casting.

To maintain a safe environment for patients and staff.

To deputise in the management of the department during the absence of the senior technician manager.

Advanced Clinical Practitioner

Job reference
339-DJF4600-A
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Shift work, (Long days), weekends and nights)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Clinical 

  • Deliver and participate in high standards of clinical care delivered to patients in the Emergency Department
  • Ensure all aspects of practice are undertaken with obtained informed consent where applicable, in accordance with local policy, professional body guidance and law.
  • Be able to undertake advanced and comprehensive assessment based on a body of specialist knowledge.
  • Be directly responsible and manage patients as part of their own caseload.
  • Provide supervision and direction to junior members of the clinical and nursing teams.
  • Whilst working within the professional boundaries of an ACP, assess, examine, investigate, diagnose and treat patients resulting in the safe management, which may consist of further management, referral to another specialty or discharge.
  • Contribute and assist in safe and efficient patient flow and become involved in potential areas of improvement within this area.
  • Be directly involved in patient experience quality assessment and implementation of improvement strategies.
  • Critically assess patient care and plans and address any issues, which may result in substandard care.
  • Be familiar and implement trust and national policy, guidelines and recommendations to facilitate a standardised approach.
  • Ensure accurate and legible documentation and records are maintained in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.
  • Practice in accordance with specific professional body codes of professional behaviour.
  • Maintain infection control standards.

Staff Nurse Band 5

Job reference
339-LMH4791
Salary
pa pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 08:00 to 18:00. Wednesday 08:00 to 20:30. Occasional Weekends. No nights.)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Full time/part time/secondment
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

YOU, the successful candidate, will:

  • Be passionate and empathetic with patients always put the patient first.
  • Be a dynamic individual who is able to work flexible to cover a variety of urology clinics
  • Be knowledgeable, understands and adheres to policy and procedures
  • Deliver clinical and therapeutic care to patients as required within set protocols/policies and within the scope of the Registered Nurse remit.
  • After a period of training and supervision you will facilitate and assist a variety of clinics and day case activities including diagnostics, prostate biopsies, flexible cystoscopies, Botox administration, clinician led clinics and lithotripsy. You will be assisted to develop your skills to carry out nurse led clinics including bladder installations, complex catheter change and trial without catheter clinics.
  • A team player able to work effectively within a team in a busy environment or independently in a nurse led clinic with senior support if needed
  • Support colleagues to provide the best care for the patients

SWAG & Macmillan Lead Cancer Nurse

Job reference
339-LMG4825
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Flexible working - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8c
Contract
Fixed term
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

This SWAG Cancer Alliance and Macmillan post is designed to provide expert cancer professional and nursing leadership across SWAG, with specific focus but not limited to, improving early cancer diagnosis, treatment and personalised care and workforce development from a nursing perspective. 

Registered Nurse - Centralised Outpatients

Job reference
339-TA-CCS-RN-COP0624
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

YOU, the successful candidate, will:

  • Be passionate and empathetic with patients
  • Be a dynamic individual who is able to work flexible to cover all clinics
  • Be knowledgeable, understands and adheres to policy and procedures
  • A team player able to work effectively within a team in a busy environment
  • Support colleagues to provide the best care for the patients
  • Deliver clinical and therapeutic care to patients as required within set protocols/policies and within the scope of the Registered Nurse remit.

Clinical Competence Advisor

Job reference
339-SRD4765
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time, Flexible working, Compressed hours - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The Clinical Competence Advisor will provide clinical guidance and advice for all matters relating to the nursing practice of bank Registered Nurses (RN) and bank Health Care Support Workers (HCSW), and other clinical roles and is professionally responsible for maintaining quality standards for the supply of clinical (Non-Medical) temporary Bank and Agency workers.
The post holder will play a pivotal role in the management and compliance of key performance indicators aligned to but not limited to complaints, concerns and clinical incidents reported via Datix involving Bank and Agency workers, Mandatory and Statutory Training (MaST) and 
Temporary workers inductions, Bank and Agency.
The post holder will provide expert advice to internal, external service users and Bank workers across the organisation promoting compliance and clinical best practice across the organisation for the provision and usage of temporary workforce

Patient Safety Incident Investigation Lead

Job reference
339-BKS4766
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Administrative and Clerical
Town
Bristol

Description

The post holder will assist healthcare professionals across the Trust to deliver safer care through an understanding of the effects of teamwork, tasks, equipment, workspace, culture, and organisation on human behaviour and identify contributory factors when incidents occur and make recommendations for systemic improvements.

 The investigator will use recognised patient safety incident frameworks and tools encompassing principles of human factors and ergonomics, systems engineering, psychology and investigation best practice. A high level of sensitive engagement with patients, families, staff and others affected by incidents is expected of this role.

Clinical Research Educator

Job reference
339-BAL4477-AA
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working, Home or remote working, Compressed hours - 30 hours per week (This role is offered at 4 days per week, so above part time, but not quite full time. Some home working may be incorporated but as a leadership role, regular on site presence will be expected.)
Grade
Band 7
Contract
This is a 12 month fixed-term contract. Secondments will always be considered.
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The successful applicant will collaborate with a proficient leadership and delivery team. The will:

  • Lead the delivery of the Research and Development Education Project
  • Support the development of our Research Infrastructure, through engagement with the Research Competencies
  • Engage the wider clinical areas in Research awareness and education
  • Support the advancement of clinical nurses by developing and implementing a Research Education package tailored specifically to their needs
  • Collaborate closely with the Research and Development Leadership team, the Clinical Research Network (soon to be the Regional Delivery Network) and the clinical care teams

Applications are open to enthusiastic individuals committed to improving the workforce through development opportunities. Training and development will be available for the right applicant, where completion can be achieved during the course of the contract period.

Bank ICU Registered Nurse - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-RN-ICU-0624
Salary
per hour
Salary period
Flexible working - Various
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Bank Registered ICU Nurse, you will increase your skill set by working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects of patient care. Your main duties will include:  

 Supporting all clinical areas of the Trust as and when required.  

  • Taking personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and ensuring duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code.
  • Being responsible for assessment, planning, Implementation and Evaluation of patient care.
  • Taking responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students as required.

Successful applicants for this role will:

  • Hold RN (Adult) Registration with current NMC license to practice. 
  • Have completed Step 1 Competencies for Adult Critical Care Nurses
  • Have recent acute hospital experience within the last 18-24 months, including experience working in an Intensive Care Unit. 
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a two week induction programme if successful. 
  • Have right to work in the UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable).  

Bank Operating Department Practitioner/ Anaesthetic Assistant - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-ODP-0624
Salary
per hour
Salary period
Flexible working - Various
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Bank ODP, your responsibilities will include :  

  • Participate in all aspects of clinical operating department work
  • Provide a high standard of patient care and safety in accordance with the North Bristol NHS Trust philosophy and objectives, policies and legal requirements.
  • Ensure duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the HCPC/ NMC code of conduct.
  • Deputise for the Team Leader when required/experience allows.
  • Being responsible for assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of patient care
  • Take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including healthcare support workers and students, as required.

Applicants must:  

  • Be a qualified ODP with current license to practice or a Registered Nurse with a recognised post graduate anaesthetic qualification
  • Minimum of 15 months post new qualification experience. (3 months preceptorship and then 12 months acute experience) 
  • Have recent acute hospital experience within the last 18-24 months 
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a 4-day induction programme if successful 
  • Have right to work in UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable) 
  • Have the ability to commence work within 3 months of offer 

Bank Theatre Nurse - Anaesthetics, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-THRN-0624
Salary
per hour
Salary period
Flexible working - Various
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Bank Registered Nurse, you will increase your skill set by working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects of patient care. Your main duties will include:  

 Supporting all clinical areas of the Trust as and when required.  

  • Taking personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and ensuring duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code. 
  • Being responsible for assessment, planning, Implementation and Evaluation of patient care. 
  • Taking responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students as required. 

 Successful applicants for this role will: 

  •  Hold RN (Adult) Registration with current NMC licence to practice. 
  • Have experience working in Anaesthetics, Scrub or Recovery within the last 18-24 months. 
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a two week induction programme if successful. 
  • Have Right to Work in the UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable).  

Education Lead for Learning Disability, Autism and Mental Health.

Job reference
339-DAC4773
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Part time, Flexible working - 30 hours per week (Monday - Friday flexible working pattern to cover programme delivery requirements)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
n/a
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Westbury-on-Trym

Description

        

The role includes:

  • Designing, implementing, and evaluating learning and development solutions to meet the 
    organisational training needs for LDA.
  • Leading on the development of Education and Training covering the entire speciality, including supporting teams to realise the organisational goals.
  • Working collaboratively and co-operatively with others to help develop a workforce with the skills, knowledge, and competence necessary to deliver safe effective patient care for those people with LDA accessing our services and to enhance the quality of service delivery.
  • Work in collaboration with the Learning Disability and Autism Liaison Nurses, Mental Health Liaison Nurses to assess gaps in knowledge and skills and develop programmes or source training packages to cover these gaps.
  • Act as a spokesperson for LD, Autism and Mental Health Education.
  • Network with clinical staff to share best practice.
  • Lead on the development of a sustainable resource with wards and departments in relation to enhancing practice and maximise learning opportunities.
  • Be able to communicate highly complex training data and report to all levels of staff and to relevant forums using a variety of communication skills, platforms, and presentation.