• This post is only open to internal applicants.

Senior Staff Nurse


Main area
Complex Medicine
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
19/02/2018 23:59

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Registered Nurse- Medicine- Band 6- Up to £35K, North Bristol

The opportunity has arisen for a band 6 Registered Nurse, that is enthusiastic motivated, and well organised to join the team.

Elgar is a large reablement unit offering transitional care, and managing complex discharge ward within Southmead Hospital in North Bristol.

WHY APPLY?: This Registered Nurse position offers a fantastic opportunity to take a role with-


  • Professional development- progress your career by developing your management skills
  • Leadership opportunities- the post holder will play a key role in actively supporting and ensuring excellent care for our patients
  • A dedicated and passionate team- our ‘marvellous medicine’ department are a large multidisciplinary supportive team
  • 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 Registered Nurse, you will play a key role in leading a team of nursing staff in the delivery of evidence based patient-centered care. Key duties will include:

  •  Providing leadership to a group of staff and manage a patient caseload.
  •  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
  • Will have responsibility for the day-to-day management issues relating to all aspects of ongoing patient care and ward management in the absence of a ward sister or Modern Matron


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

  •  Registered nurse with current NMC registration
  •  Good interpersonal skills with all members of the multidisciplinary team, patients, relatives and visitors to the ward
  •  Knowledge and experience in staff development; including individual performance and training

Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact or call us on 01174 145 975.


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Key words- Nurse, Medical Nurse, Staff Nurse, Medicine 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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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details please contact

Sister Marianne Evans


Tel:     0117 4141827

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 41 45964