Life at NBT

Choosing North Bristol NHS Trust is not just about choosing an employer.

We offer exceptional training and developmental opportunities to support our nurses to become the best that they can be. Alongside this, you will also be able to explore all the incredible experiences that Bristol has to offer. This page provides a brief overview of key information about North Bristol NHS Trust.

If you would like further information or have any queries, please contact the Talent Acquisition team.

Please note that all links on this page do not constitute endorsement by North Bristol NHS Trust but are for use as a reference point only.

Careers at North Bristol NHS Trust

Please explore the below information for an overview of the career opportunities available at North Bristol NHS Trust.

Our Careers and Opportunities leaflet

PDF icon NBT Careers and Opportunities.pdf

Explore how our trust, our city, our clinical teams and our support and benefits can help you to acheive your career goals.

Medicine Division

PDF icon NBT Medicine Division.pdf

All our Medicine Division's gate profiles in one document.

Anaesthesia, Surgery, Critical Care and Renal Division

PDF icon NBT ASCR Division.pdf

All our ASCR division's gate profiles in one document.

Neurosciences and Musculoskeletal Division

PDF icon NBT NMSK Division.pdf

All our NMSK division's gate profiles in one document.

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit

PDF icon Neonatal Intensive Care.pdf

Our NICU gate profile in one document.

Bristol

Bristol has been consistently voted as one of the best places to live in the UK.

  • A rich historical past
  • A thriving arts and theatre scene
  • An international live music venues
  • Gastronomic and independent retail scenes
  • Excellent transport links to London
  • Excellent links to spectacular countryside and coastlines.

North Bristol NHS Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (e.g. Portishead, Chepstow, Clevedon, Nailsea, Frome, Thornbury, Weston-Super-Mare).

*By National Geographic Traveller (UK). 

Please note that all links on this page do not constitute endorsement by North Bristol NHS Trust but are for use as a reference point only.

Relocation

Unsure of where you would live in Bristol? Check out the handy guides below.

North Bristol NHS Trust can offer relocation support for eligible candidates.

Criteria for eligibility are detailed in the Trust Relocation policy and would need to be confirmed at offer. The maximum authorised for band 5 nurses is £4,000.

Please find our relocation policy below, and get in touch with our talent acquisition team to discuss if you'd be eligible. 

PDF icon Our Relocation Policy.pdf

Schools in Bristol

In the United Kingdom, the education is divided into four main parts-

  • Primary Education – between age 5 until 11
  • Secondary Education- between age 11 to 16
  • Further Education- between 16-18 usually, although can be taken later
  • High Education- university level

The guides below provide a useful introduction to the different types of school in the UK, along with a detailed guide of the different schools within Bristol and the application process for these.

Primary Education- A guide for parents and carers on applying for a primary school place for the school year 2019-2020

https://www.bristol.gov.uk/documents/20182/33091/Primary+School+Admissions+booklet+2019-20.pdf/535cc2da-7095-45f9-478b-4fdceee8900d

Secondary Education- A guide for parents and carers on applying for a secondary school place for the school year 2019-2020

https://www.bristol.gov.uk/documents/20182/33091/Secondary+School+Admissions+booklet+2019-20.pdf/6b088560-ff91-702b-fab5-85e2008e1bbc

For more information about childcare options in Bristol, please refer to the 1 big database website.

Travelling to NBT

Travelling to Bristol

Bristol is seen as the hub of the South West with excellent transport links and journey times to a range of fantastic locations. It is the perfect base for exploration in the UK and beyond.

Airports

Bristol Airport

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How do I get to the airport?

London Heathrow

Travel time from Bristol (Averages) 

  • Car: 1 hour 45 min
  • Bus: 1 hour 55 min
  • Train: 2 hours 30 min

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London Gatwick

Travel time from Bristol 

  • Car: 2 hours 30 mins
  • Bus: 3 hours 25 mins
  • Train:  2 hours 45 mins

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Train Stations

Bristol Temple Meads Station

Bristol Temple Meads railway station runs trains to most of Britain, including Birmingham, Cardiff, Leeds, London, Manchester and Scotland. And the local area doesn’t miss out either, with regional services to Weston-super-Mare, Taunton and Gloucester.

Average Journey Times:

London: 1 hour 55 minutes
Birmingham: 1 hour 30 minutes
Cardiff:  1 hour 15 minutes

Bristol Parkway

Bristol Parkway railway station is located in the northern suburb of Bristol and is the closest train station from North Bristol NHS Trust.

Average Journey Times:

London: 1 hour 25 minutes
Birmingham: 1 hr 15 minutes
Cardiff:  45 minutes