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Staff Nurse - Band 5

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Musculoskeletal/neuroscience wards
Grade
NHS AfC: Band 5
Contract
Substantive
Hours
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
339-GAB-Stroke-C-A
Site
Southmead Hospital
Town
Bristol
Salary
£22,128 - £28,747 per annum pro rata
Closing
14/07/2018 23:59

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Staff Nurse, Band 5, Acute Stroke Ward, NHS, Bristol, to £28.4k + excellent NHS benefits

Staff Nurse, NMSK Directorate required by one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. You will be based at Southmead Hospital with a basic salary between £22,128 to £28,746 (AFC, band 5) dependent on experience, plus an additional supplement of 30% for Saturdays and between 8pm and 6am and a 60% supplement for Sundays and bank holidays for any work undertaken as a result of working a shift out of hours. You will also be eligible for a wide range of NHS benefits.


WHY APPLY? 
Are you an experienced Band 5 Nurse looking for your next career move?  If so then the Acute Stroke Ward at North Bristol NHS Trust could be just what you’re after.

As a key part of the Neurological and Musculoskeletal Sciences Division, the Acute Stroke ward delivers outstanding patient care for stroke, neurology and video telemetry patients.  We treat around 750 stroke patients a year, including specialist interventions such as mechanical thrombectomy.  Our video telemetry service treats patients from across the South West requiring investigation and treatment for intractable epilepsy.  

The stroke service is continually developing, with ongoing research into new treatments in patient care, which creates an exciting clinical environment and additional opportunities for nurses to gather new skills and experience in this area.  We are passionate about helping people who have had a stroke or are experiencing a neurology condition with personalised rehabilitation goals to ensure they reach their full potential. 

Flexible interview options are available- we can offer interviews via Skype or face to face, whichever is easiest for you. 
 
THE ROLE:
You will be working in the state of the art Brunel Building, our £430 million site. This new 800 bed hospital at the Southmead site offers patients single rooms with en-suite facilities, greatly improving privacy and dignity and helping to control the spread of infections.

You will be provided with dynamic team leadership, support and guidance in your professional development.

We are passionate about excellent nursing care at North Bristol NHS Trust. We know that our patients look to us to provide ‘Exceptional Healthcare, Personally Delivered.’

The trust also 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. 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)
 
YOU: 
We are looking for nurses with communication skills, a positive attitude, respect for patient carers and colleagues, to work with us to create an environment conducive to care.
What we can do for you:

• Focus on your personal needs
• Join supportive caring teams
• Develop your nursing skills

We are looking to recruit on a permanent basis and may be able to offer some part-time hours, however, the ability to work flexibly across all of our shift patterns is vital.

So, if you if you are one of those special people who live up to our values, share our passion for ‘exceptional healthcare personally delivered’ and want to make the most of your expertise as part of an innovative, passionate and high performing team, apply now to learn more about an exciting career at North Bristol NHS Trust.

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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***This role is eligible for our internal refer a friend scheme***

 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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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