Senior Staff Nurse - Band 6


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General Medicine
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Southmead Hospital
£26,565 - £35,577 per annum
22/01/2018 08:00

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

Registered Nurse required to work within our Medicine Division at one of the UK’s largest NHS Trusts. Our Medicine Division provides care across a variety of specialties including Acute Medicine, Cardiology, Respiratory, Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology and Complex Care. You will be based within Southmead Hospital, North Bristol with a basic salary between £26,565 and £35,577 per annum- AGC band 6 + excellent NHS benefits.

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
  • 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 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:

  • Provide leadership to a group of staff and manage a patient caseload, providing highly specialised clinical advice within the clinical setting
  • 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
  • Evidence of ward management
  • 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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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, 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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For further details / information    (Head of Nursing) (Lead Nurse) (Medicine Recruitment)

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 41 45964