Registered Nurse- Gastroenterology, Haemotology and Infectious Diseases-Band 5 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
12 Feb 2018
21 Feb 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
31/03/2018 23:59

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Registered Nurse- Gastroenterology, Haematology and Infectious Diseases, Band 5, salary up to £28k, North Bristol NHS Trust
Registered Nurses required to work within our ‘Marvellous Medicine’ division at one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. Gate 8a is a busy, fast paced unit caring for patients with acute complex needs in the specialities of Gastroenterology, Haematology and Infectious Diseases. Our Infectious Diseases unit is the Regional Specialist across the South West for complex and rare infections. You will be based in Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, with a salary from £22k to £28k, dependent on experience + excellent NHS benefits.
WHY APPLY? This Registered Nurse position gives a fantastic opportunity for a role with-

Diverse patients- with three sub specialities on the ward, you will gain experience and working relationships with patients with a variety of medical conditions and requirements
Professional development- rotational opportunities available within the sub specialities, providing a great opportunity to develop experience for those who aspire for a future within ED/ITU
A supportive, strong leader- ward manager is a visible role model with an open door policy
An active teaching programme-department has an active teaching programme and can provide the opportunity for those who wish to participate in a Link Nurse role, where you will be allocated responsibilities for a specific subject (I.e. Nutrition)
Excellent working facilities- you will be based in the Brunel building at Southmead Hospital which has been named the best designed large hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Awards.
Award winning location- Bristol has been consistently voted as 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.

THE ROLE: In this Registered Nurse post, you will play a key role within a team of nursing staff in the delivery of evidence based patient-centred care. Key duties will include:

Providing nursing care for a group of patients with multiple complex needs
Assessing patients changing conditions and delegating care taking into account staff skills and competence
Administering medication and for some multiple complex intravenous therapies
Providing support in other areas of the medicine division as appropriate

YOU: The successful candidate will be:

A Registered Nurse
A team player who remains calm in pressured environments
Compassionate and strong
Able to recognise own limitations and to not be afraid to ask for support
Excited by the thought of a new challenge

Gate 8a has vacancies for both experienced and newly qualified Registered Nurses. Experience in acute medicine will be an advantage but not necessary as you will be supported with your professional development.
APPLY NOW! For further enquiries or more information, please contact
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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.
Staff identify as 'At Risk' and who meet the essential shortlisting criteria of the post will be prioritised. Priority will be given to North Bristol NHS Trust employees in the first instance.
Please note that North Bristol NHS Trust has an arrangement with a number of organisations (please find a list below) whereby we confidentially share previous pre-employment information relating to your existing job in order to support an efficient recruitment process for candidates when offered a new position with us.
(University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, North Bristol NHS Trust, Western Area Health Trust, Bristol Community Health, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership, North Somerset Community Partnership, NHS South Central and West Commissioning Support Unit and Bristol City Council)
Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

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