Registered Nurse - Elderly/Complex Care - Band 5 - Bristol

North Bristol NHS Trust
Bristol (City Centre)
12 Feb 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Main area
Medicine- Elderly CareGrade
Band 5Contract
Up to 37.5 hours per weekJob ref
339-Complex Care Elgar

Southmead HospitalTown
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rataClosing
31/03/2018 23:59

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Registered Nurse- Band 5 - Elderly Care, salary up to £28k, North Bristol
Registered Nurses required to work within our acute elderly care department Elgar at North Bristol NHS Trust. Elgar House supports patients to make the transition from hospital to home and it is focussed on rehabilitation, reablement and recovery. You will be based within the Medicine Division at Southmead Hospital, Bristol, with a salary of up to £28k (depending on experience) + excellent NHS benefits.
WHY APPLY? This Registered Nurse role offers a fantastic opportunity with-

Focus on making a difference- you will work in partnership with patients by encouraging and empowering them to be as independent as possible
Professional development- you will be provided with training appropriate to progress your career aspirations and take part in internal development sessions (i.e. the department run a ‘Focus of the Month’ session to provide training within a particular subject)
Excellent departmental leadership- the leadership team are focussed on providing an pleasant environment for both patients and staff
Fantastic location- the trust resides within one of the most vibrant cities in the UK, Bristol. Voted the best city to live in the UK 2017, Bristol is famous for its year round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, exceptional gastronomy, stunning cityscapes and awe inspiring street art

THE ROLE: As a Registered Nurse, you will play a key role within the team in the delivery of evidence based patient-centered care. Key duties will include:

Recognising, supporting and emphasising the patient’s capacity to have control over their health and life
To encourage patients to participate in activities held within the department and lunch in the communal dining rooms
To discuss and support expected pathways of discharge and help facilitate patient flow

YOU: The successful candidate will be-

A Registered Nurse
Passionate about providing the best care for elderly patients
A good team player, ensuring our patients get the best support

These roles would particularly suit individuals with experience or who are seeking experience in acute care and can provide a fantastic pathway to future roles within our ‘Marvellous Medicine’ division. Our Elgar team are striving to be a future centre of excellence and are looking for nurses who share in their vision.
APPLY NOW! For further enquiries, additional information or informal visits, please contact or call 01174 145 975.
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Click on the links below for articles and additional information about our Elgar team-
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.
Key Words- Registered Nurse, Nurse, Staff Nurse, Complex Care Nurse, Medicine Nurse

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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