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Staff Nurse Trauma - Band 5

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
Musculoskeletal/neuroscience wards
NHS AfC: Band 5
Up to 37.5 hours per week
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Southmead Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608per annum
28/03/2019 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Major trauma – Band 5 Up to £29.6k + Excellent NHS Benefits



Staff Nurses are required to join our committed nursing team on Gate 26B. This ward is a busy 33 bedded major trauma ward with 24 single rooms and 2 four bedded bays with patients looked after by several different teams – orthopaedics, general surgery, neuro-surgery as well as plastics.  North Bristol Trust is the major trauma centre for the Southwest of England.

You will be based at our state-of-the art £450m Southmead Hospital with a basic salary  between £23,023k to £29,608k (AFC Band 5) – depending on experience, plus an additional supplement of 30% for Saturdays between 8pm and 6am and 60% supplement for Sundays and Bank holidays for any work undertaken as a result of working on a shift out of hours.


  • Work within our Major Trauma centre alongside the multi-disciplinary team
  • Benefit from ample opportunities to develop your clinical skills
  • Assist and follow patients after trauma in order to provide the best care for them and their families


  • Flexible interview options –via Skype or face to face –whichever is easiest for you.
  • Offering short or long shifts , full or part time
  • Speciality specific ward based and classroom training
  • Development opportunities
  • We offer flexible working in line with our flexible working policy.
  • 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 it has 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 surgery for trauma related injuries
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to allocated patients and work as a part of the team
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team, including Therapists, 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
  • Supporting junior nurses and student nurses.
  • 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


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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!

****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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