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Staff Nurse band 5 Renal

NHS AfC: Band 5

Main area
NHS AfC: Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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339 ASCR Renal
Brunel Building
£23,023-£29,608 per annum
27/02/2019 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Renal - Band 5 Up to £29.6 + Excellent NHS Benefits

Fast forward your career by joining our exceptional renal team. Our department is full of opportunity for nurses who are looking for progression and aiming to develop new skills, get involved in quality improvement and collaborate with leading renal teams.

You will be based in and around our state-of-the art £450m Southmead Hospital with a basic salary £23,023 to £29,608 (AFC Band 5) dependent on experience/service, plus excellent NHS benefits.

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 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)

Join our dedicated team with a first class reputation as a centre of excellence. The Richard Bright Renal Unit is a regional renal and transplant center with six Haemodialysis Satellite Units across the south west area, 8B is our renal inpatient ward with an Acute Haemodialysis Unit and Community Dialysis Services.

We care for patients who present with various types of the following kidney diseases including:

• acute kidney injury

• established renal failure

• patients undergoing both haematology and peritoneal dialysis

• patients undergoing kidney and kidney/pancreas transplantation

• patients on renal replacement therapy with other related health problems

We are looking to recruit a band 5 nurse to join our unit and will provide a bespoke rotational package to help support your areas of interest. Your role will cover three main areas – nephrology, transplantation and dialysis. Many of our patients are admitted via our own emergency admission pathway and you will be required to deliver acute medical and surgical care. You will be supported every step of the way as we help you to develop advanced assessment and patient management skills.

For the ambitiously minded nurse we can provide a career pathway for you to train to become a nurse practitioner or a nurse specialising in transplantation, haemodialysis, peritoneal dialysis, diabetes, tissue viability or infection prevention and control.

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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If you would like to find out more please contact

Becky Parsons –

Michelle Samson –

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