Staff Nurse - Surgical Admissions Unit- Band 5

Band 5

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Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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Brunel Building
£22,128 - £28,746 per anum pro rata
04/07/2018 23:59

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Registered Nurse Band 5 – Surgical Admissions Unit


We are looking to recruit Registered Nurses to work in our Surgical Admissions Unit which is part of the largest Division at North Bristol Trust. The ward is a single point of entry for all emergency surgical admissions. This is a busy unit that cares for patients from a range of specialities including Urology, Vascular and General Surgery.

You will be based at our state-of-the art £450m Southmead Hospital with a basic salary  between £22.128k and £28.746k (AFC Band 5) – depending on experience, plus an additional supplement of 30% for Saturdays between 8pm and 6am and 60% supplement for Sundays and Bank holidays for any work undertaken as a result of working on a shift out of hours.


  • Experience to work in an Acute high skilled ward
  • Flexible interview options – we can offer interviews via Skype or face to face –whichever is easiest for you.
  • Build a vast knowledge across all hospital specialties
  • Excellent mentoring and preceptorship
  • Close working with the surgical doctors to provide high quality care for patients
  • Being part of a vital Team

Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, NBT 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 and Thornbury)

THE ROLE – As a Staff Nurse, you will play a key role within a team of nursing staff in the delivery of evidence based patient-centered care, which is of a high standard. Key duties will include:

  • To be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of patient care
  • To be flexible in working across shift patterns covering a 24 hour period
  • To actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor
  • To be the first point of contact for patients who are admitted to the unit.
  • Working within a team of nurses who will be responsible to provide all patients with a high standard of individualized patient care depending on their needs
  • To work in a busy environment where change happens at any time
  • Supporting the Hot Clinic

YOU: The successful Staff Nurse will be:

  • A Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Passionate and empathic with patients
  • Dynamic and professional individual
  • Knowledgeable & understands and adheres to policy and procedures
  • Team Player who is able to work within a team in a busy environment supporting colleagues to provide the best care for the patient

Apply now! Or contact / 01174 145 980 for more information. If it’s not for you please share with anyone who might be interested – thanks! Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates that have been shortlisted!

****This Role is eligible for our Internal Refer a Friend Scheme****


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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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