Nursing Introduction - Careers

At North Bristol NHS Trust, we will support you to be the best nurse that you can be.

From day one, you will benefit from strong nursing leadership, experienced role models and a structured support network to maximise your wellbeing and professional development.

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Current Nursing Vacancies

Midwifery Manager - Band 7

Job reference
339-JKL2814
Salary
per annum if was full time
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

To provide a high standard of woman-centred care in a multi professional complex setting in Central Delivery Suite including the theatre suite. To be an expert and professional role model for others in the field of intrapartum care and women’s health to offer advise that so that they can also achieve a high standard of women-centred care.  This includes junior midwives, junior doctors, midwifery and AHP students
To have continuing responsibility for the leadership for the midwifery/ nursing  supervision and management of midwives, nurses, students and maternity support workers in Women and Children’s on a day-to-day basis and in the absence of the Matron
This post will provide the clinical and managerial leadership with the Matron taking responsibility for providing a clear focus for the profession and effective clinical leadership and accountability for the service. They will be responsible for ensuring that they and their team act in a manner that upholds the values of the Trust and that of the profession. They will be working in collaboration with the Matron and Speciality team.

 

Neuro & Spinal Scrub Team Leader

Job reference
339-LMH2816
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Staff will be required to work a full, rotational shift pattern. Please ensure you read the additional attachment with details of shift times. We are unable to offer fixed shift patterns.)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • Act as the Team Leader and take direct responsibility for the day-to-day management of a clinical area. Act as a deputy to the Band 7 to facilitate the delivery of effective clinical practice, ensuring that all patients receive the highest possible standard of care.
  • Provide expert, patient focused care in the Neuro & Spinal  theatre setting in accordance with Trust policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Organise and prioritise care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team, delivering a high level of care.
  • Facilitate effective communication between all members of the multidisciplinary team and associate departments.
  • Demonstrate leadership and act as a professional role model ensuring that a professional approach is maintained by all team members at all times.
  • Address members of staff behaving inappropriately and manage any conflict arising in the absence of the Clinical Coordinator
  • Support and educate colleagues including student nurses, student Operating Department Practitioners, medical students and junior medical colleagues.
  • Facilitate the Annual Development and Review process for an identified group of colleagues

Staff Nurse - Band 5

Job reference
339-NBT-NURSE-L
Salary
n/a
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hrs per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The post holder will be designated on a regular basis to take charge of the ward/department in the absence of the ward manager or senior nurse after two years in post and on an occasional basis within the first two years in post.

The post holder will work within and lead a clinical care team. The post holder will take personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and will ensure duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code of Professional conduct.

The post holder will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of patient care.

The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students on a daily basis.
The post holder will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners eg. Student nurses and support worker roles. 

Lead Midwife Saving Babies Lives - Band 8a

Job reference
339-JKL2802
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Part time - 12 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working in partnership with Specialist Leads of SBL elements. Compile and develop reports and action plans to ensure compliance with all elements of SBL/CNST programme.

Work in collaboration with Matron team, Midwifery Managers, Delivery Suite Coordinators, All Midwives, Obstetricians, Lead Midwives, LMS, Public Health Providers within Local Authority and Professional Midwifery Advocates.

Implement the Periprem care bundle to help reduce severe brain injury and improve survival in babies below 32 weeks gestation by upskilling staff in particular interventions.

Provide comprehensive training and competency testing to give assurance that all staff responsible for fetal assessment and wellbeing are competent.

Represent the Trust on external professional groups and network with colleagues from other organisations 

Actively participate in the achievement and maintenance of high standards of service, using tools of clinical audit.

Ensure the Clinical Audit Programme meets the requirements of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle.

Be responsible for and actively involved in identification, co-ordination, and provision of up-to-date training on relevant aspects of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle for the multi-disciplinary team.

 

 

Continuous Improvement and Learning Lead - Band 8a

Job reference
339-RUH2804
Salary
per annum, pro ata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
this role is to cover Maternity Leave
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The Continuous Improvement and Learning Lead will be responsible for providing support for staff and managers in all aspects of quality and patient safety within the Division. The post holder will ensure that systems and processes are in place to support a systematic approach to reporting, assessment, investigation, analysis, evaluation and management of clinical and non-clinical risk. This includes oversight of the management of adverse incidents when they occur.

The post holder will lead on WACH response to the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework (PSIRF) as part of implementing the NHS Patient Safety Strategy 2019.  PSIRF is best considered as a learning and improvement framework with the emphasis placed on the system and culture that support continuous improvement in patient safety through how we respond to patient safety incidents. 

The post holder will act as the key driver supporting day to day quality improvement initiatives including the implementation of national strategic drivers, national and local guidelines, audit, perinatal mortality reviews and learning from complaints and patient feedback.  They will also be a professional role model, leading and coordinating the team as required, always behaving in an exemplary manner and responsible for dissemination training and providing advice.

Midwife - Band 6

Job reference
339-JKL2784
Salary
pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Flexible working - 37.5 hours per week (A rotational pattern of day and night shifts)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

An experienced registered midwife, with diploma/degree and minimum of one year’s comprehensive midwifery experience which has included caring for women during pregnancy, labour and the postnatal period.

Able to exercise clinical judgement for the assessment of care needs, the development, the implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in partnership with women within the practice area.The care includes preventative measures, the detection of abnormal conditions in the mother and child, the procurement of medical assistance and the execution of emergency measures in the absence of medical help (The Midwives Rules and Standards 2012).

To ensure delivery of high quality midwifery care by effectively coordinating and professionally leading the clinical midwifery team and support staff in the absence of the senior midwife.

To be part of the on-call service.

 

Bereavement Midwife - Band 7

Job reference
339-JKL2785
Salary
pro rata
Salary period
Part time - 22.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The Bereavement Midwife will be a practising midwife who will lead and work as a member of the Multidisciplinary team within the maternity service. They will facilitate and provide individualised care to bereaved women and their families. 
Overall responsibility for the provision of care, support and practical advice to women and their families following the loss of their baby through miscarriage, stillbirth, neonatal or sudden infant 
death syndrome, this is a Trust wide position. 
The Bereavement Midwife will provide clinical leadership within the maternity services and will play an integral part in service delivery and development. They will be pivotal in developing and 
delivering an education programme around baby loss and bereavement to all health care professionals. The Bereavement midwife will assist in the development of guidelines and pathways, and will review them in relation to stillbirths, late miscarriage, medical termination and neonatal 
deaths. 
They will collect the data for MBRRACE-UK: Mothers and Babies: Reducing Risk through Audits and Confidential Enquiries across the UK and feedback reports and relevant findings to key groups 

The Bereavement Midwife will be responsible for coordinating/Implementing the national standardised Perinatal Mortality Review Tool (PMRT). 
The Bereavement midwife will lead and implement the core principles of the National Bereavement 

Registered Nurse - Vascular - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-VA0223
Salary
27055 to 32934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Renal Ward (8b) - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-RE0223
Salary
£27,055 - £32,934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

ODP - Anesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role. 

ODP - Anesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Allied Health Professionals
Town
Bristol

Description

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role. 

Registered Nurse - Same Day Emergency Care - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-SDC0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The post holder will be designated on a regular basis to take charge of the ward/department 
in the absence of the ward manager or senior nurse after two years in post and on an 
occasional basis within the first two years in post. 
 The post holder will work within and lead a clinical care team. 
 The post holder will take personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust 
and local policies and procedures are known and followed and will ensure duties are carried 
out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code of 
Professional conduct. 
 The post holder will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and 
evaluation of patient care. 
 The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff 
including health care assistants and students on a daily basis. 
 The post holder will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by 
taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners eg. Student nurses and support worker 
roles

Registered Nurse - Surgery, Critical Care, Renal Division - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-GE0223
Salary
27055.00 to £32,934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse/ODP - Neurosurgical Theatres – Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-NS0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your duties will include: 

  •  Participating in all aspects of scrub/circulating technique and procedures. 
  • Working as a skilled member of the perioperative team and being responsible for the assessment of care given to patients within the operating theatre and other areas where operative / invasive procedures are performed. 
  • Running theatre lists both efficiently and competently following policies and procedures. 
  • Taking responsibility in ensuring the safe, effective and efficient management of allocated resources within scrub / circulating areas including assisting with the planning of daily allocation of team members.  
  • Being responsible for the care and maintenance of all instrumentation, equipment and consumable goods within your designated area. This responsibility will extend to all areas of the scrub / circulating service and to inform the appropriate person of any stock/equipment requirements.  
  • Taking appropriate action in regards to faulty equipment as per Trust policy and participate in the ordering and training of new equipment  Ensure that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored.  
  • Supervising the work of junior and unqualified colleagues in the assessment of patients and advise appropriately, providing specialist knowledge in assessing and interpreting acute and other patients conditions.  

Registered Nurse - Intensive Care Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-IC0223
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our state-of-the-art Brunel Building, one of the most modern hospitals in Europe, accommodates 24 operating theatre rooms, with 72 single patient Medirooms situated in close proximity to the theatres. The Medirooms are arranged in 5 clusters over 2 floors. 

 Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

Providing direct patient care in the medi-room areas, being responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of patients 

  • Identifying individual patient requirements and acting effectively on changing needs, liaising with and directing relevant staff.  
  • Organising time, equipment and staff to deliver safe and efficient patient care.  
  • Giving skilled support to medical staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Administering drugs and treatments as prescribed in accordance with Trust Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.  
  • Demonstrating effective communication within departments and multidisciplinary team. 
  • Advising patients, their carers and other staff on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.  
  • Recognising situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individual and institutes preventative measures.  
  • Identifying the priorities of care for patients, liaising with and directing relevant staff.  
  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care

Staff Nurse - Complex Care and Acute Medicine/Admissions Rotation

Job reference
339-DJF2541-C
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Rotation to days and nights and weekend/Bank Holiday cover required)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Rotation through complex care and acute medicine/admissions
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our departments, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  

Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues

Bank Registered Nurse - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-23-NBTX-RN-GE-0223
Salary
£18.12 - £28.99 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 Nurse, your responsibilities 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. 

 

 

Applicants must:  

  • Hold RN (adult) registration with current NMC license to practice 
  • 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 Nurse - ICU

Job reference
339-TA-23-XICU-0223
Salary
£18.12 - £28.99 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 license to practice. 

  • 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 Staff Nurse Mental Health - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-23-XRMN-0223
Salary
£18.12 - £28.99 Per Hour
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Flexible working, Other - Various
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Alongside our Trust induction, you will receive up to 20 hours paid supernumerary shadowing shifts working with the Mental Health Liaison team to welcome you to the Trust. We are also currently developing group supervision for our bank RMNs to support them with their unique, challenging, but satisfying, role. 

 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:  

 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 RMN Registration with current NMC licence to practice. 

  • Have relevant experience within the last 18-24 month. Newly qualified staff require 15 months post qualification experience – 3 months Preceptorship and 12 months appropriate experience. 
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a four day induction programme if successful. 
  • Have Right to Work in the UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable).  

Bank - Theatre Nurse- Anaesthetics, Scrub, Recovery

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-RN-TH-0223
Salary
£18.12 - £28.99 per hour
Salary period
Flexible working, Other - 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).  

Imaging Support Worker (ISW)

Job reference
339-NBR2781
Salary
pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time - hours to be worked between 7.30am - 9.30pm
Grade
Band 2
Contract
Staff Group
Additional Clinical Services
Town
Bristol

Description

An Imaging Support Worker is a member of the Team appointed to receive patients into the department and support other Imaging Department  staff to assist patients to meet their needs when visiting the Radiology Department

The post holder will be expected to undertake a broad range of activities under the direction of   registered Imaging department staff

Movement Disorder Nurse Specialist - Band 6

Job reference
339-JKL2779
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Monday - Friday)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Part time minimum 28 hours
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

To co-ordinate and participate in the care and treatment of patients before, during and following Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) surgery; and throughout medical treatment when surgery is delayed. These patients will have conditions such as Parkinson's, Dystonia and Essential Tremor.

To co-ordinate and participate in the care and treatment of patients with Parkinson’s before and whilst they are receiving Duodopa therapy.

To facilitate the provision of multidisciplinary care for patients who are referred for assessment and treatment by the Movement Disorder Complex Therapies Service.

To provide specialist care for patients with Parkinson’s Disease and their families, which aims to improve quality of life and reduce length of hospital stay in Southmead Hospital.

To provide specialist nursing expertise and support for such patients, their families and caregivers.

To act as a resource to other health care professionals in both primary and secondary care; providing advice, support and education with regard to the management and care of these patients.

To play an active role in the development of the Movement Disorder Service locally and nationally

New Entrant Midwife - Band 5

Job reference
339-JKL2778
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

A new entrant Registered Midwife who is:

  • Able to exercise clinical judgement for the assessment of care needs, the development, the implementation and evaluation of programmes of care in partnership with women within the practice area.
  • The care includes preventative measures, the detection of abnormal conditions in the mother and child, the procurement of medical assistance and the execution of emergency measures in the absence of medical help (The Midwives Rules and Standards 2012).
  • Be part of the on call rota.

Trainee Nursing Associate Apprenticeship

Job reference
339-TNA-MAY2023-2
Salary
On Programme paid band 3.
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (or can be over a minimum of 30 hours per week. Shift patterns across the weeks including weekend and nights this also includes placements in other areas throughout the apprenticeship)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Apprenticeship contract 24 months followed by period to complete end point assessment gateway
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Knowledge and Expertise

• Understands and acts in line with NMC  Code Of Conduct.

• Understanding of the scope of the role of the Nursing Associate in context of the nursing and interdisciplinary team and the organisation, and how the role  contributes to service development.

• Knowledge of when to seek advice and escalate to the appropriate 
professional for expert help and advice.

 • Understanding of the importance of following procedures and treatment 
plan.

Experience

• Experience of working in teams under appropriate supervision as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

• Insight into how to evaluate own strengths and development needs, 
seeking advice where appropriate.

• Experience of providing and receiving complex, sensitive information.

Skills

• Ability to take part in reflective practice and clinical supervision 
activities.

• Ability to organise and prioritise own delegated workload.

• Ability to deal with non routine and unpredictable nature of workload and individual patient contact.

• Ability to communicate effectively (written, verbal and non verbal 
communication) with patients/relatives and carers and all members of the multi-disciplinary team.

• Ability to develop effective and appropriate relationships with people, 
their families, carers and colleagues.

• Ability to support, supervise, assess and act as a role model to nursing 
associate students, other learners and health care support workers as 
required within the clinical setting. 

Assistant Practitioner/ Nurse Associate - Band 4

Job reference
339-TA-G10-B4-I1
Salary
per annum, pro rata
Salary period
22.5 hours per week (various shift - part time available)
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Nursing Associates will be responsible for providing care for people of all ages with complex care presentations from different backgrounds, cultures and beliefs.
 
Nursing Associates work as part of a team and work in the context of continual change, challenging environments, different models of care delivery, an older and more diverse population, innovation and rapidly evolving technologies.
 
In this key role you will
 
• Contribute to the ongoing assessment of individuals nursing care needs, recognising when it is appropriate to refer to others for reassessment
• Provide and monitor nursing care to individuals and groups, providing compassionate and safe nursing interventions
• Improve safety of individuals by identifying risks to safety or experience of care and taking appropriate action, putting the best interests, needs and preferences of people first
• Improve quality of care by contributing to the continuous monitoring of people’s
• experience of care
• Contribute to the provision of complex nursing and integrated care needs of people at any stage of their lives, across a range of organisations and settings.
 

Registered Nurse - Interventional Radiology Labs - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-CCS-RN-IR0123
Salary
£25,655 to £31,534
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  •  Working with patients who will be undergoing a wide variety of Interventional procedures. 
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to patients and working as a part of the team as well as independently. 
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • To be actively involved in their own development and supporting junior members of the team in their development 
  • To strictly adhere to Local and Trust wide Infection Control policy and procedures. 
  • Participate in assisting the Radiologists as the Scrub Nurse for a wide variety of procedures. 
  • Circulating within the Lab assisting the Radiologist/Scrub Nurse by providing the appropriate equipment. Monitoring and communicating with the patient throughout. 
  • Participate in on call duties. 

Registered Nurse- Interventional Radiology - Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-CCS-RN-IR-REC0123
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

THE ROLE – Key duties will include:

  • Working with patients who will be undergoing a wide variety of Interventional procedures.
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to patients and working as a part of the team as well as independently.
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To be actively involved in their own development and supporting junior members of the team in their development
  • To strictly adhere to Local and Trust wide Infection Control policy and procedures.
  • Participate in assisting the Radiologists as the Scrub Nurse for a wide variety of procedures.
  • Circulating within the Lab assisting the Radiologist/Scrub Nurse by providing the appropriate equipment. Monitoring and communicating with the patient throughout.
  • Participate in on call duties.

Registered Nurse - Gynaecology - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-W&C-RN-GYNAE0123
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

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Ensuring that the care needs of our patients are assessed and programmes of care are developed, implemented and evaluated for a patient caseload.  
  • Support and advise junior team members to enable them to carry out delegated duties and responsibilities.  
  • Ensuring clinical competence andskills meet the requirements of Trust Policies and Procedures and are evidence based. 
  • Ensuring all clinical care requirements of patients are communicated effectively at ward handover to allow seamless provision of care from shift to shift. 
  • Participating in Doctors rounds and multidisciplinary team meetings. 
  • Working closely and liaise effectively with REACT team. 
  • Undertaking technical treatments, procedures, investigations and complex additional nursing procedures. 
  • Ensuring patient safety at all times, e.g. using staff skills appropriately to escort patients requiring nursing intervention. 
  • Acting as or contribute to the role of Speciality Link Nurse to other areas. 
  • On behalf of the Unit Manager, contributing to speciality teaching outside the ward environment as appropriate. 
  • Attending team meetings and contribute to discussions relating to clinical care and standard setting. 

Registered Nurse - Neonatal Intensive Care - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-W&C-RN-NICU0123
Salary
pa
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The Band 5 Staff Nurse will work and communicate effectively within the multidisciplinary team and contribute to the successful provision of the service.
You will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of family centred patient care in conjunction with the multidisciplinary team and the infants parents.
The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students on a daily basis.
You will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners e.g. Student nurses and support worker roles.

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Research Nurse/AHP - Covid & Vaccine Research

Job reference
339-LMH2682-A
Salary
£ 41659 - £ 47672 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Part time - 30 hours per week (over 7 day service)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Internal or external secondments will be supported
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The post holder will lead the team in:

  • Line management of team
  • Clinical trial set up in line with regulatory requirements
  • Clinical trial running - ensure the smooth delivery of research studies within the team
  • Study end - support the team to close out studies 
  • Resource management - staff, resource, financial and risk management
  • Education - ensure own training needs and those of the team are addressed
  • Strategic Role - forward planning of team workload and finances

Healthcare Support Worker - Band 3

Job reference
339-TA-HCA-NMSK-0123
Salary
per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Additional Clinical Services
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Healthcare Support Worker you will be a core member of the team delivering direct care to patients and supporting registered practitioners to deliver high quality, compassionate health care.

You will carry out a range of clinical and non-clinical healthcare under the direct or indirect supervision of the registered healthcare practitioner.

There will be opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills, specific to your needs.  Training will be provided to ensure you have the required core skills for your area of work.

Registered Nurse - Neurology - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-NU0123
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our neurology department is based within the award-winning Brunel Building at Southmead Hospital.  

 Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Major Trauma 25A - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-MT0123
Salary
£27055 to £32934
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our division, your main duties will include:

 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies.
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students.
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Registered Nurse - Neurosurgery - 6b - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-6B0123
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a tertiary referral centre, we provide adult neurosurgical care for patients across Gloucestershire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Bristol. We carry out over 3500 procedures annually, 50% of which feature emergency admissions, and deliver complex procedures such as epilepsy, pituitary, spinal and cranial surgeries.

Working within our department, your main duties will include:

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies.
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students.
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Registered Nurse - Stroke - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-ST0123
Salary
£27055 to £32934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our Stroke department is based within the award-winning Brunel Building at Southmead Hospital.  

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - NMSK Division - Generic Vacancy - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-DI0123
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  Working within our division, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Elective Surgery Wards - 7a/7b - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-GATE7
Salary
Antisocial hours to be paid according to agenda for change
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Flexible working - 37.5 hours per week (Full Time and Part Time shifts available)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

NICU Practice Development Sister - Band 6

Job reference
339-JKL2748
Salary
pro rata
Salary period
Part time - 18 hours per week (2 x 9 hour shifts mon-fri flexible days)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
minimum to cover maternity leave
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • Support the Band 7 Practice Development Lead in the development of educational programmes, research and evidence based practice and developing policies, protocols and guidelines.
  • To provide development to all grades of staff on NICU, ensuring a high standard of practice and professional development is achieved and maintained.
  • To act as a role model, providing leadership to nursing staff, managing, teaching, supporting and empowering learners and colleagues within the NICU and proactively participate in the facilitation of a positive learning environment.
  • Be able to work independently and flexibly.
  • Ensure professional credibility is maintained by keeping up to date with latest literature, national guidance/publications (including those relating to both NICU specialist and Generic Nursing) and clinical practice.
  • To provide clinical, educational and emotional support to parents/carers.

Lead Sonographer for Maternity Services

Job reference
339-SSM2790
Salary
per annum and pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Job share - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 8a
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • •    To be accountable for the obstetric ultrasound service delivery and take responsibility for the provision of an efficient ultrasound service maintaining imaging standards.
    •    To organise the day to day workload of the ultrasound service, ensuring efficient use of all available resources
  • •    To lead and develop the strategic direction of services in line with changing clinical need within the Trust and developments within the ultrasound service. 

  • You will work closely with the screening co-ordinator to ensure Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP) is adhered to.  There are close links with the Fetal Medicine Consultants and Obstetric Consultants.
  • You will be responsible for the Screening Support Sonographer (SSS) role alongside a deputy (SSD). Completing regular audits and feeding back to the team and performing any necessary training required. This includes monitoring DQASS cycles every 6 months.

Registered Nurse - Acute Frailty Unit - Rotation - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-AFR0123
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Rotation to days and nights and weekend/Bank Holiday cover required)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Rotation through Frailty Pathway
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our departments, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  

Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues

Registered Nurse - Short Stay Ward - 26b - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-SS-0123
Salary
£25655 - £31534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

At NBT we commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

 In this vital role, you will: 

  • The post holder will be designated on a regular basis to take charge of the ward/department in the absence of the ward manager or senior nurse after two years in post and on an occasional basis within the first two years in post. 
  • The post holder will work within and lead a clinical care team. 
  • The post holder will take personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and will ensure duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code of Professional conduct. 
  • The post holder will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of patient care. 
  • The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students on a daily basis. 
  • The post holder will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners eg. Student nurses and support worker roles.

 

 

Return to Practice Nurse - Band 3

Job reference
339-TA-RTP-RN-0123
Salary
£21730 to £23177
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

All return to practice nurses at North Bristol NHS Trust start on a Band 3 training contract and are paid during their 450-hour supernumerary clinical placement. We have a variety of placements available and will do our best to help you find a role with a working environment and contract that meets your needs.  During your placement you will be assigned a practice supervisor and assessor who will support you, alongside the rest of the team. 

 On successful completion of the Return to Practice course you will be offered a Band 5 post with us and we aim to accommodate your desired career pathway when placing you in a permanent position. 

 How is the course funded? 

The university course fees are paid for by Health Education South West. Return to practice students will also receive a bursary to support with childcare, travel, and book costs. 

Registered Nurse - Respiratory - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-RES0123
Salary
£25,655 - £31,534 per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

We care for patients with a range of Respiratory conditions, including HDU and palliative care. Of our 32 beds, 4 are specifically high dependency beds and are used for critically unwell patients who need close monitoring. These patients can be transfers from Intensive Care who may need temporary assistance with their breathing or complex intravenous infusions. 

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Hyper Acute Stroke - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RNB5-0123
Salary
£27055 to £32934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our Stroke department is based within the award-winning Brunel Building at Southmead Hospital.  

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Complex Care - Gate 10 - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-G10-B5-E0123
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working, Other - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week. Flexible working is available)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include:
 
Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.
 
Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies.
 
Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.
 
In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students.
 
Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.
 
Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
 
Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Emergency Care Assistant

Job reference
339-TA-ED-HCA-B3-0123
Salary
Pa pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 3
Contract
Staff Group
Additional Clinical Services
Town
Bristol

Description

The Senior Healthcare Assistant’s role is to support the nurses in the delivery of a safe and effective emergency department. The job demands people skills and a willingness to work closely with and in support of the team as a whole.
- To support the nurses as a member of the care team and assist them in the delivery of patient care.
- Undertake a broad range of activities under the direction of a professionally qualified worker.
- Take personal responsibility for ensuring that trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed.
- Training and assessment will be provided for department specific competence.
- The role involves physically demanding work pushing trolleys, wheelchairs and equipment as well as organisational skills to ensure that the department is stocked and that the equipment is prepared and ready for an emergency.

The successful candidate should be enthusiastic about their on-going development and will need to be either working towards or already have achieved their Level 3 Diploma. North Bristol NHS Trust is committed to offering excellent career development through tailored education pathways such as the option to undertake the Level 3 Qualification or the Care Certificate.*

*Some education pathways will require a training wage whilst you study, however upon completion of your qualification, the fully qualified salary will be paid. If you already hold the relevant qualification/ experience for this post, you will move straight to a fully qualified post salary.

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-ED0123
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within the Emergency Department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Senior Sister/Charge Nurse

Job reference
339-DJF2769
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 7
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

We are looking for dynamic, motivated, clinically strong candidates with experience in Emergency Medicine and with an appetite for innovation for change and service improvement. You will be expected to function effectively in a fast paced and constantly changing environment without compromising essential standards of care and professionalism.

 

Registered Nurse - Complex Care- Band 5

Job reference
339-G10-B5-INT
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working, Other - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week Flexible working available)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include:
 
Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.
 
Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies.
 
Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.
 
In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students.
 
Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team.
 
Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.
 
Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Deputy Chief Nursing Officer - Professional Standards and Safety

Job reference
339-NDR2700-A
Salary
Per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (On Call)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 9
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

We are seeking an exceptional senior nursing leader to join our executive team. Your excellent leadership and interpersonal skills will be complemented by a strategic mindset, a commitment to the quality agenda and experience of delivering continuous quality improvement. As this role involves specifically leading on clinical risk management, CQC standards, clinical policy/procedures, You will have a track record of empowering and motivating staff and multidisciplinary teams and working across organisational boundaries to deliver high-quality care, service innovation and improved clinical pathways.

 The post holder will deputise across the full range of Chief Nursing Officer duties as required and work with the Chief Nursing Officer and Service Leads to meet regulatory requirements and to promote the highest standards of nursing care and professional behaviours.

Registered Nurse - Theatres - Anesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-TH0123
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role. 

Registered Nurse/ODP - Emergency & Vascular Theatres - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-EV0123
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your duties will include: 

  •  Participating in all aspects of scrub/circulating technique and procedures. 
  • Working as a skilled member of the perioperative team and being responsible for the assessment of care given to patients within the operating theatre and other areas where operative / invasive procedures are performed. 
  • Running theatre lists both efficiently and competently following policies and procedures. 
  • Taking responsibility in ensuring the safe, effective and efficient management of allocated resources within scrub / circulating areas including assisting with the planning of daily allocation of team members.  
  • Being responsible for the care and maintenance of all instrumentation, equipment and consumable goods within your designated area. This responsibility will extend to all areas of the scrub / circulating service and to inform the appropriate person of any stock/equipment requirements.  
  • Taking appropriate action in regards to faulty equipment as per Trust policy and participate in the ordering and training of new equipment  Ensure that the department is at all times clean and organised with sufficient supplies and equipment which are correctly cleaned, in working order and correctly stored.  
  • Supervising the work of junior and unqualified colleagues in the assessment of patients and advise appropriately, providing specialist knowledge in assessing and interpreting acute and other patients conditions.  

Registered Nurse/ODP - Post and Pre-Op Recovery - Medirooms - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-ME0123
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our state-of-the-art Brunel Building, one of the most modern hospitals in Europe, accommodates 24 operating theatre rooms, with 72 single patient Medirooms situated in close proximity to the theatres. The Medirooms are arranged in 5 clusters over 2 floors. 

 Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  •  Providing direct patient care in the medi-room areas, being responsible for assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of care of patients 
  • Identifying individual patient requirements and acting effectively on changing needs, liaising with and directing relevant staff.  
  • Organising time, equipment and staff to deliver safe and efficient patient care.  
  • Giving skilled support to medical staff and other members of the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Administering drugs and treatments as prescribed in accordance with Trust Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.  
  • Demonstrating effective communication within departments and multidisciplinary team. 
  • Advising patients, their carers and other staff on the promotion of health and prevention of illness.  
  • Recognising situations that may be detrimental to the health and wellbeing of the individual and institutes preventative measures.  
  • Identifying the priorities of care for patients, liaising with and directing relevant staff.  
  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care.  

Registered Nurse - Burns and Plastics - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-BP0123
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Westbury on Trym

Description

Our department is a busy 28 bedded burns and plastic surgery ward, with 20 en-suite rooms and 2 four bedded bays along with an Adult Burns Clinic run on the ward.

Working within our team, your main duties will include:

  • Working with patients who have undergone emergency or elective reconstructive surgery for trauma related injuries, cancer, burns and other minor/major injuries
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to allocated patients and work as a part of the team
  • Participate and or carry out small to complex dressing changes in wound management
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team, including Therapists and Psychologists, doctors and speciality nurses.
  • To be actively involved in their own development and supporting junior member s of the team in their development
  • Supporting patients and their families during their stay
  • To work in Adult Burns clinic
  • To strictly adhere to local and trust wide Infection Control policy and procedures

Registered Nurse - Surgical Admissions Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-SA0123
Salary
pro rata per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our staff care for patients in both our busy acute 32 bedded Surgical Assessment Unit (gate 32b) and our Surgical Assessment Unit Hot Clinic (gate 36), which is suitable for patients with general surgery or urology problems who might require admission to hospital. 

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Complex Medicine - Elgar - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-EL0123
Salary
£25655 to £31534
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Complex Medicine - 9a - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-CC0123
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Emergency Zone - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-EM0123
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our Emergency Zone, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues.

Registered Nurse - Medicine Division - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-GE0123
Salary
£27055 to £32934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Acute Frailty Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-AFU0123
Salary
27055 to 32934
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include: 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Registered Nurse - Acute Medical Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-AMU0123
Salary
£25655 to £31534
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Our Emergency Zone is purpose-built to aid patient flow, transfer, and treatment. Our Acute Medical Unit features 4 bedded triage bays, 24 clinical assessment rooms, an ambulatory care unit, 16 short stay rooms, a separate emergency department entrance and a ground level helipad. 

 

Working within our Acute Medical Unit, your main duties will include: 

 

  • Organising and participating in the delivery of high standards of evidence-based nursing care. 
  • Taking responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision, in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies. 
  • Contributing towards the health promotion for all patients by provided education, support and advice as necessary, ensuring referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.  
  • In the absence of senior staff, taking responsibility for the delegation and supervision of appropriate work to other qualified staff, healthcare support workers and students. 
  • Where relevant, be responsible and assist in the co-ordination of discharge planning in partnership with the multidisciplinary team. 
  • Taking personal responsibility for treating all patients with courtesy, respecting their individual needs and maintaining confidentiality at all times.  
  • Ensuring provision of a safe and therapeutic environment for all patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues. 

Band 4 Brain Tumour Support Worker - Band 4

Job reference
339-JKL2815
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Staff Group
Additional Clinical Services
Town
Bristol

Description

The Brain Tumour Support Worker will work with divisional cancer services, the multi- disciplinary team and NGS Macmillan Wellbeing Centre Managers to ensure patients are:

  • Supported to regain as normal a life as possible
  • Given advice for post operative recovery and where relevant about how to minimise their risk of developing further cancer or brain tumour related problems
  • Given advice about possible signs of recurrence or long-term effects of treatment
  • Enabled to re-access specialist services without delay should they need to do so

The Brain Tumour Support Worker will do this by:

  • Working alongside the Advanced Nurse Practitioner and multi-disciplinary team
  • Coordinating care by providing a single point of access
  • Triaging patients, using a risk assessment framework and initiate appropriate response according to protocols
  • Undertaking individual holistic needs assessments and care planning
  • Providing basic telephone and face to face advice and refer on or sign-post to other sources of support
  • Coordinating any necessary assessments
  • Supporting information provision
  • Guiding people through the use of self-assessment resources
  • Participating in the organisation, delivery and administration of the Health and Wellbeing events and courses and other patient education sessions
  • Documenting and monitoring all aspects of care coordination and service delivery, supporting data collection for audit