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Registered Nurse - Respiratory

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata
28/03/2019 23:59

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Registered Nurse- Respiratory, Band 5, salary between £23,023 and £29,608 (+ excellent NHS benefits AND training opportunities)

Do you have an interest in Respiratory conditions? Would you like to learn new skills in managing acutely unwell medical patients? Do you have a passion for providing excellent palliative care?

We are looking for Registered Nurses to work within Gate 27b, a 33 bed ward caring for patients with a wide range of Respiratory conditions. All previous backgrounds will be considered as we will provide a structured program of teaching and development.

We will provide teaching in (but not limited to):

Non-invasive ventilation


Chest drains (standard and digital) & pleurodesis

Tracheostomy management


ABG sampling and interpretation

Infectious disease management, including Viral Haemorrhagic Fever, malaria and tuberculosis

You will be working in award-winning facilities- our Brunel building at Southmead Hospital has won numerous awards including Best Designed Large Hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Awards. The Brunel building at Southmead was the only hospital in the UK to be shortlisted.

We are based in Bristol, which has consistently been voted one of the best places to live in the UK, with a rich history, thriving arts, music, gastronomic and independent retail scenes, excellent transport links and easy access to spectacular countryside and coastlines. 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.

Relocation support is available for up to £4,000 for eligible applicants*. Please email for more details.

Gate 27b welcomes applications from both newly qualified and experienced band 5 Registered Nurses and provides fantastic developmental support for those who aspire for a future career within the Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit. There are also opportunities to take part in rotations across the division for those who wish to gain experience in a range of specialities.

Salary range: between £23,023 and £29,608 (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 on a shift out of hours. You will also be eligible for a wide variety of excellent NHS benefits.

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***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. 

Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed


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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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