Nursing

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

Intensive Care Sister/Charge Nurse

Job reference
339-ANJ4334
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Minimum hours 23 per week)
Grade
Band 6
Contract
Secondments will be offered if more appropriate
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

This is an opening for a dynamic, forward thinking individual to join our highly focused and talented team who pride themselves on delivering excellent, high quality and safe patient care which is reflected in our national profile. We are looking for an experienced, proactive and confident clinical practitioner who is keen to develop effective leadership skills, assume responsibility and demonstrate a commitment to consistently maintaining high clinical standards. We are fully committed to training and development. The unit has a dedicated education team and supports staff undertaking specialist courses such as Critical Care, Burns and Neurosciences. We offer a structured induction and run a Foundation Programme for new nurses to ICU, supporting them as they join the team. There are two simulation training suites located within the unit. The successful candidate will be expected to actively participate in teaching nursing staff, both pre and post registration.

In return we can give you the opportunity to develop the clinical and leadership skills required to progress your career. We can offer you a new challenge in a forward thinking environment with opportunities to continue your professional development.

ODP - Anaesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-OD-TH0324
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 - Theatres - Anaesthetic, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-TH0324
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-EV0324
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-ME0324
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.  

Pre-Operative Assessment Nurse - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-PO0324
Salary
per annum pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Other - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday 07.30 - 17.30)
Grade
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. 

 

Community Registered Nurse - NHS @ Home - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NHS@HOME-0324
Salary
per annum (pro rata)
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Combination of shifts 07.00-19.30 or 09.00-21.30, 7 days a week. No nights)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Secondment
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Registered Nurse – Band 5

 Working within the NHS@Home service, your duties will include:

  • Poviding acute care to patients with complex and specialist needs in the community, across Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset.
  • Working alongside the multidisciplinary team to develop, implement and evaluate care plans.
  • Assessing the health and psychosocial needs of the patient within the hospital and community setting.
  • Plan and implement treatment and use a wide range of service to meet their needs.
  • Utilising a wide range of clinical skills to support the ongoing management of patients in their home environment e.g. delivering IV therapies, venepuncture, cannulation and wound care (not exhaustive list).
  • Communicating effectively, networking and liaising to ensure high quality responsive, safe, efficient and compassionate care is provided for our patients, carers and families.

Registered Nurse Degree Apprenticeship

Job reference
339-DJF4331
Salary
per annum, pro rata
Salary period
Full time, Part time - 37.5 hours per week (Must work a minimum of 30 hours per week to be eligible for apprenticeship. Will be varied shift patterns.)
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Award board will be in June 2026. Apprenticeship due to commence May 2024
Staff Group
Students
Town
Westbury - on - Trym

Description

Knowledge and Expertise

  • Understands and acts in line with Nursing and Midwifery Council, (NMC) Code of Conduct.
  • Understands the role of RNDA and demonstrates how to meet learning objectives safely within their scope of practice.
  • Demonstrates knowledge of when to seek advice and escalate to the appropriate  professional for expert help and advice.
  • Demonstrates a self-directed approach to planning and learning and works on own initiative.

Experience 

  • Experience of working in Clinical areas, delivering care, 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 

  • Demonstrates inter-personal skills, promoting clarity, compassion, empathy, respect and trust.   
  • Demonstrates care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment in line with the NHS England; Values in Health and Social Care.  
  • Ability to organise and prioritise own delegated workload. 
  • Ability to be agile and work within a dynamic clinical environment, delivering standardised and exemplary patient care. 
  • Ability to develop effective and appropriate relationships and communicate effectively with patients/relatives and carers and all members of the multi-disciplinary team. 
  • Ability to support, supervise, assess and act as a role model to other learners and team members within the clinical setting.  
  • Ability to reflect on practice.

Uro-Oncology Clinical Nurse Specialist

Job reference
339-LMH4323
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share, Flexible working, Compressed hours - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 6
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Communication

· To provide specialist nursing advice underpinned by theory and experience to support patients and their families/carers

·To act as a specialist practitioner, planning, implementing and evaluating programmes of care in collaboration with senior colleagues achieved through systematic and holistic assessment, personalised care planning and onwards referral and discharge to primary care team

· To provide patients and staff with specialist advice to manage complex symptoms

Responsibilities

 

Patients

· To deploy high level skills in order to provide effective communication systems of support for patients

· To develop and utilise the skills needed to embed patient and public involvement within the sphere of specialist nursing practice

· To ensure that all patients and families are aware of all treatment options, including clinical trials

· To work as patient advocate, to help negotiate the patient journey and ensure optimum care is provided to each patient

· To develop and utilize the skills and expertise to act as a resource in the care of patient’s needs, ensuring an optimum level of service to patients and their carers

Bank ICU Registered Nurse - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-RN-ICU-0324
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 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 Theatre Nurse - Anaesthetics, Scrub, Recovery - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-THRN-0324
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).  

Bank Registered Midwife - Band 6

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-RM-0324
Salary
Hourly rate includes AL allowance
Salary period
Flexible working - Various
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Bank Midwife, you will be working as an experienced Midwife practitioner,  exercising 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.

Applicants must:

  • Hold RM (Registered Midwife) registration with current NMC license to practice
  • Have relevant Midwifery experience within the last 12 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)

Treating Tobacco Dependency Advisor (Maternity)

Job reference
339-DAC4309
Salary
per annum, pro rata for part time roles
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share - 37.5 hours per week (Monday to Friday)
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 4
Contract
Monday to Friday
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Within this role, you will:

This postholder will contribute to tackling inequalities in health through promoting and supporting pregnant service users, their significant others and families to stop smoking. It focuses on engaging with people in communities and offering them practical support to change their behaviour to achieve their own choices and goals.

The postholder will provide intermediate targeted smoking cessation support throughout pregnancy and the post-natal period, using the support of interventions such as CO monitoring and Nicotine Replacement Therapy, along with administration of the smokefree pregnancy data collection and collation.

The postholder will work and liaise closely with local stop smoking services as well as local Public Health teams. The postholder is responsible for acting as a smoke free champion promoting the smoke free message through their day to day work and seeking out opportunities to develop and implement stop smoking services in a range of health and community settings.

 

Registered Nurse - Stroke - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-ST0224
Salary
per annum
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 - Hyper Acute Stroke - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RNB5-0224
Salary
per annum
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 - Major Trauma 25A - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NMSK-RN-MT0224
Salary
per annum
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 - Haemodialysis - Cossham - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-CO0224
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Part time - 23 hours per week
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Permanent
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

As a Staff Nurse within our department, key duties will include:

  • Providing specialist nursing care for a group of patients with multiple complex needs with end-stage renal failure that requires haemodialysis, therefore requiring the use of haemodialysis technology
    • Assessment and observation of patients and administering medication
    • Opportunity to take charge of the ward with a Band 6 colleague to develop co-ordination and leadership skills.
  • Patients attending haemodialysis undergo treatment to remove waste products from the blood stream using a dialysis machine. As kidney failure is a long term condition, patients and staff develop long term professional relationships. Patient treatment can take them through transfers to other treatment modes for example transplantation or peritoneal dialysis and supportive care for those patients nearing the end of their lives.

  • We support our patients to work jointly with staff in decision making on their treatment and active involvement in the treatment procedure through shared and self-care programmes.

Registered Nurse - Gynaecology Outpatients - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-W&C-RN-GO0224
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time, Part time - Working hours: 08.00 - 17.30
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

Working within our department, your main duties will include:

  • Participating in assessment, planning and delivery of direct patient care within the Cotswold’s Outpatients department.
  • Working in collaboration with the nurse in charge and Clinical Matron to ensure the delivery of high calibre of evidence-based patient care, and to encourage and develop a flexible workforce through the efficient use of facilities, manpower and other resources.
  • Ensuring all clinical care requirements of patients are communicated effectively at ward handover to allow seamless provision of care from shift to shift.
  • Undertaking technical treatments, procedures, investigations and complex additional nursing procedures. Assisting in clinical procedures such as Colposcopy and Hysteroscopy.
  • Supporting the nursing team including junior colleagues, providing teaching, guidance and mentoring.
  • Coordinating clinics and procedure schedules to support the efficient running of the service.

Ensuring that care needs are assessed, and programmes of care are developed, implemented and evaluated for a patient caseload. Ensuring care is documented accurately at every stage of the process, giving a clear profile of care from admission to discharge

Advanced Anaesthetic Module for Registered Nurses

Job reference
339-ANJ4252
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Shifts include long days, nights, weekends and bank holidays.)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
(Successful applicants will become part of the anaesthetic assistant roster once they have passed the module)
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

  • To participate in all aspects of clinical operating department work, and provide a high standard of patient care and safety in accordance with the North Bristol NHS Trust philosophy and objectives, policies and legal requirements.
  • To deputise for the Team Leader when required/experience allows.
  • Will be involved in the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care and work within a flexible team structure involving a multi-disciplinary team.

Apprentice Operating Department Practitioner

Job reference
339-ANJ4251
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (This role supports delivery of a 24/7 service. It therefore requires complete flexibility of shift coverage and you may be rostered to work days, nights and weekends. Due to programme requirements it is not possible to offer fixed shift patterns..)
Grade
Band 4
Contract
Staff Group
Nursing and Midwifery Registered
Town
Bristol

Description

You will be employed in the Apprentice ODP role on a 3-year fixed term contract on a full-time basis. You will work as part of the Operating Department Team and you will be paid at B4.

This programme combines work-based and academic learning between North Bristol NHS Trust and the University of Gloucestershire. You will study for a BSc (Hons) in Operating Department Practice, incorporating the Integrated Degree Apprenticeship standards for Operating Department Practice.

Senior Research Nurse/AHP - Respiratory Research

Job reference
339-LMG4238
Salary
Dependent on experience
Salary period
Full time, Part time, Job share - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
Band 7
Contract
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.
  • Provide research support in the NBT dialysis outreach clinics
  • Team budgetary management

Bank ODP/ Anaesthetic Assistant - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-NBTX-ODP-0224
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 

Registered Nurse - Emergency Department - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-ED0224
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. 

Registered Nurse - Acute Frailty Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-MED-RN-AFU0224
Salary
£28407 - £34581
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 - Intensive Care Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-IC0124
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

Registered Nurse - Vascular - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-VA0124
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 - Elective Surgical Ward - 26B - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-ES0124
Salary
£28,407 - £34,581
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (Up to 37.5 hours per week)
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Fixed Term
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.

 

 

Registered Nurse - Gynaecology - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-W&C-RN-GYNAE0124
Salary
per annum
Salary period
Full time - 37.5 hours per week
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
secondment considered 6-9months
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-NICU0124
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.

 

 

 

 

 

Registered Nurse - Surgical Admissions Unit - Band 5

Job reference
339-TA-ASCR-RN-SA0124
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.