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Band 4 NICU/TC Nurse Practitioner

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Neonatal Nursing
NHS AfC: Band 4
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Southmead Hospital
£16,968 - £22,683 per annum pro rata for part time
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Looking for a new and exciting role?

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Southmead Hospital, North Bristol NHS Trust is recruiting qualified Band 4 Nursing Practitioners and Trainee Assistant Practitioners/Trainee Nurse Associates at Band 3 to assist our registered staff in caring for our preterm and term Neonates.

The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit is a well-established Level III unit providing a centre of excellence for babies requiring medical and neurological assessment and treatment. We have 34 cots comprising of 8 ITU, 8 HDU, 18 SC and 10 cots on Transitional Care. Babies are referred to us from hospitals in and outside of the South West Network.

We are looking for candidates who have worked within the health care setting and have gained substantial experience and are able to demonstrate enthusiasm for learning and development with a genuine interest in working with neonates. Previous experience in Neonates is not essential but you will need to demonstrate some understanding of the specialty.

Essential to this role the applicant needs to have met the entry requirements detailed in the appropriate person specification document. The applicant needs to have excellent written and verbal communication skills, in addition to basic IT skills. Problem solving skills including analysis and evaluation are also important.

The Unit is looking for team members who are able to work and show commitment to continuing professional development, whilst meeting the physical and educational demands of the role. If you are applying as a Band 3, you will be expected to undertake the Trainee Nurse Practitioner course (2 years at UWE with placements, and study days) to be able to fulfil this post at Band 4.

We strongly advise applicants to carefully consider the Personal Specification and ensure that this is referred to when applications are completed.

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Applicant requirements

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

Claire Johnson

Practice Development Sister

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Southmead Hospital




Kirsty Wright

Supervisory Ward Sister

Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Southmead Hospital




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