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Deputy Head of Nursing/Lead Nurse Critical care

NHS AfC: Band 8b

Main area
Nursing Management
NHS AfC: Band 8b
Secondment/Fixed Term
37.5 hours per week / part time would be considered
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Southmead Hospital
£49,242 - £59,964 per annum
25/10/2018 23:59
Interview date

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Lead Nurse for Critical Care / Deputy Head of Nursing, NHS, Bristol,  £49,242 - £59,964 per annum + excellent NHS benefits

Six Month fixed term contract/secondment



  • The Lead Nurse for Critical Care / Deputy Head of Nursing plays a pivotal role at North Bristol NHS Trust, leading our nursing workforce within our Critical Care, Renal and Vascular Cluster.  
  • We operate in an increasingly complex world in the context of a demanding time for the NHS.
  • We must ensure that we both develop our services and ensure we have a sustainable workforce for the future. 

And not to mention the opportunity to further develop your professional career path within one of the UK's largest NHS Trusts (£550m turnover and 7000+ staff), all whilst working with fantastic bunch of colleagues and making the world a better place working for the NHS!


This is a chance for a highly motivated senior nurse with the ability to work at high pace to join us as the Lead Nurse for Critical Care / Deputy Head of Nursing.  You will be coming on board as a key member of the Anesthesia, Surgery, Critical Care and Renal Division, setting the pace for an efficient service and building strong stakeholder relationships.


I am looking for senior nurse who has a sound understanding of service line management with a passion for delivering safe and high quality services is required with tenacity to drive ideas to outcome .

Closing date:  25 October 2018

Proposed Interview date:  9 November 2018 (to be confirmed)

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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 Su Monk, Divisional Head of Nursing ASCR,

email  /  Telephone 0117 4140823

If you have problems applying, contact

0117 41 41151