Staff Nurse - Specialist Medicine-Band 5 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
£22,128 - £28,746/Year
02 Dec 2017
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Specialist MedicineGrade
Band 5Contract
Up to 37.5 hours per weekJob ref

Southmead HospitalTown
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rataClosing
31/12/2017 23:59

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Staff Nurse – Specialist Medicine, Band 5, to £28.7k, North Bristol TrustStaff Nurses required to work within our Wards in our Specialist Medicine Department at one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. With Ward 8A we have 33 – 35 beds and cover three specialities, Gastroenterology, Haematology and infectious Diseases, and Ward 27B is our Respiratory Unit where we have a 16 bedded isolation suite with 8 high dependency beds where we treat patients with acute respiratory needs. You will be based in Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, with a Salary from £22.1K to 28.7K dependent on experience with excellent benefits. WHY APPLY?•You will be based in the Brunel building at Southmead which has been named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Awards•Respiratory – Twice yearly study days with job shadowing our respiratory Nurse specialists•Respiratory – Training in care for patients on non-invasive ventilation and patients with Tracheostomy•Infectious Diseases - Regional Specialist Unit from across the South West region for complex and rare infections•Haematology 24 hour service offering range of Haematology and blood Transfusion techniques•Very supportive strong leader , visible role model with open door policy•Active Teaching Programme, with opportunity for Link Nurse responsibilities•Rotational opportunities to work within our 3 sub speciality wards•Gateway to transfer to other units, ED/ITUTHE ROLE: •Basic Nursing Care for group of patients with multiple complex needs•Administration of medication•Assessment and observation of patients •Multiple complex intravenous therapies•Opportunity to take charge of the ward with a Band 6 role to develop your co-ordination and leadership skills.YOU: The successful candidate will have the following:•Registered Nurse with current NMC registration & Pin Number •Remains calm in pressured environments. •Team player with empathy for patients•Good Sense of humour and resilient•Excited by a new challenge Bristol is consistently voted as one of the best places to live in the UK, with a rich history, thriving arts, music, and gastronomic and independent retail scenes, excellent transport links and easy access to the spectacular countryside and coastlines.Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975 If it’s not for you please share with anyone who may 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 who are interviewed.

If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 414 1151.This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.
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