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Staff Nurse - NICU - Band 5 posted by North Bristol NHS Trust

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Full Time
£22,128 - £28,746 / year

Job Description

Main area
Neonatal Intensive Care
Band 5
Up to 37.5 hours per week
Job ref
Southmead Hospital
£22,128 - £28,746 per annum pro rata
31/03/2018 23:59

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Staff Nurse, Neonatal Intensive Care, Band 5, up to £28k, North Bristol

Staff Nurse required to work within the Neonatal Intensive Care department at one of the UK’s largest NHS Hospital Trusts. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Southmead Hospital is a well-established Level 3 unit providing a centre of excellence for babies requiring medical and neurological assessment and treatment. We have 34 cots, comprising of 8 ITU, 8 HDU and 18 SC, with an additional 10 cots on our Transitional Care Ward. As a regional referral centre, we take patients from 23 week gestation and sick babies from our Network and further afield. We are looking for flexible, innovative and highly motivated nurses to join our dynamic service. You will be based in the Women and Children’s Health division within Southmead Hospital, North Bristol, Band 5, up to £28k, dependent on experience.

WHY APPLY? : This Staff Nurse role offers a fantastic opportunity to take a role with:

• Focus on high quality care- The MBRRACE document identifies the unit as among the best tertiary centres in the country for the outcomes of extremely premature infants
• Professional development- opportunities available to obtain external qualification in specialty and become a Neonatal Specialist Nurse
• Access to a Practice Development Team- our internal Practice Development Team provide support for personal development towards your skills and aspirations
• Rewarding outcomes- working within a supportive team to provide compassionate care to our patients and their families
• An Excellent Location- the Trust resides within one of the most vibrant cities in the UK, Bristol. Voted the best city to live in 2017, the city is famous for its year round festivals, award-winning cycle tracks, exceptional gastronomy, stunning cityscapes and awe-inspiring street art.

THE ROLE: As a Staff Nurse, you will play a key role within a team of nursing staff in the delivery of evidence based patient-centered care, which is of a high standard. Key duties will include:

• Taking regular responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a high standard without direct supervision in accordance with established nursing procedures and policies
• To report to the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team any significant changes to a patient’s condition or situation
• To take personal responsibility for ensuring that patients are treated with courtesy at all times, the individual needs of patients are respected and confidentiality is maintained at all times.

YOU: The successful candidate for this Staff Nurse vacancy will have the following:

• Hold RN (adult or child) or RM (midwifery) registration with current NMC license to practice
• Evidence of continued professional development
• Enthusiasm and ability to learn

If not already obtained, you will be expected to complete the Approved Neonatal Life Support Course, provided at Southmead and encouraged to apply for neonatal qualifications when in post.

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Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] or call us on 0117 41 45980 / 0117 41 45975

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 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.

Job 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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