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Staff Nurse - Burns & Plastics - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Brunel Building
£23,023 to £29,608 per anum pro rata
28/03/2019 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Burns, Plastics & Urology- Band 5 Up to £29.6 + Excellent NHS Benefits

Staff Nurses required to join our committed nursing team on Gate 33A. This ward is a busy 28 bedded burns, plastic surgery and urology ward; with 20 ensuite rooms and 2 four bedded bays along with an Adult Burns Clinic run on the ward. North Bristol Trust is the Regional unit for Burns, and the major trauma centre for Plastic and reconstructive surgery for the Southwest of England.

You will be based at our state-of-the art £450m Southmead Hospital with a basic salary £23,023 to £29,608 (AFC Band 5) dependent on experience/service, plus excellent NHS benefits.



  • Work within our Regional Burns unit and Major Trauma centre
  • Be part of our plastic reconstruction team which is one of the best in the Country
  • Be part of the Bristol Urology team
  • Flexible interview options – If you do not live locally we can offer interviews via Skype or face to face –whichever is easiest for you.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team alongside 19 burns and plastic surgery consultants
  • Work in our ward based Adults burns clinic with future opportunities to run the clinic.
  • We offer ward and Trust based in house teaching with opportunities to attend university based courses
  • Opportunities to work towards specialist nurse roles.
  • Offering short or long shifts , full or part time
  • Relocation support available for up to £4,000 for eligible applicants*. Please email for more details. 

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 (eg Portishead, Chepstow, Clevedon, Nailsea, Frome and Thornbury)

THE ROLE – Key duties will include:

  • Working with patients who have undergone emergency or elective reconstructive surgery for trauma related injuries, , burns, cancer, Urology 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 specialty 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

YOU: The successful Staff Nurse will be:

  • A Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Flexible and willing to undertake internal rotation to night duty and weekends
  • Team player
  • Experienced in an Acute Hospital setting which is desirable but not essential
  • Hardworking with the drive to go the extra mile

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!


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

*Relocation- Criteria for eligibility is detailed in Trust Relocation policy and will need to be confirmed at offer. 


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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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Contact / 01174 145 980 for more information.