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Staff Nurse - Acute Medical Unit - Band 5

Band 5

Main area
Acute Medicine
Grade
Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
339-Nurse-AMU-C
Site
Southmead Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rata
Closing
31/03/2018 23:59

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Staff Nurse, Acute Medical Unit, Band 5, to £28k, North Bristol

Staff Nurse required to work within our dynamic and progressive Acute Medical Unit at one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. The Acute Medical Team at Southmead Hospital specialises in the initial management of adult patients attending with emergency and acute medical conditions. You will be based in the Medicine Team within Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, Band 5, to 28k dependent on experience.

WHY APPLY?- This Staff Nurse role offers a fantastic opportunity to take a role with-

• Professional development- the department is passionate about offering internal and external training for career progression
• Access to an award winning in-house Practice Development Nurse Variety- Rotation between the different areas within the AMU department enables the development of new skills in a structured and supported environment
• Dynamic and progressive unit- department has expanded significantly over the past two years and are currently running an Acute Medical Consultant led admissions services 7 days a week.
• Opportunities to work in an established award winning team- the AMU department won the Nursing team award in the 2016 Nursing Director Awards
• Fantastic facilities- You will be based in the Brunel building at Southmead which has been named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Awards
• An Excellent Location- the Trust resides within one of the most vibrant cities in the UK, Bristol. Voted the best city to live in 2017, the city is famous for its year round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, exceptional gastronomy, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art.

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. Key duties will include:

• Assessing patients changing conditions and delegating care taking into account staff skills and competence
• Developing, implementing and evaluating programmes of care
• Establishing and maintaining relationships with all members of the multi-disciplinary team, communicating effectively both verbally and in writing to those who contribute to the service
• Reassuring patients and ensuring they feel confident in the care they are receiving

YOU: The successful candidate for this Staff Nurse vacancy will have the following:

• Registered Nurse with current NMC registration
• Passion for providing high quality care in a fast paced, supported environment

Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact nursing@nbt.nhs.uk or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975

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Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed.

Key words- Nurse, Medical Nurse, Staff Nurse

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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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nursing@nbt.nhs.uk or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975