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Experienced Paediatric Staff Nurse

Band 5

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Band 5
Permanent/Fixed Term
Full/Part Time
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Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
£24,907 - £30,615 pa pro rata
31/12/2020 23:59

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.

Paediatric Staff Nurse

Are you an experienced staff nurse ready to take the next step in your career?  Or are you a staff nurse looking for a new challenge in a supportive environment? Are you caring, compassionate and motivated?

Within a Trust that has been awarded ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC for the second time running, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children (BRHC) is one of the most established and cutting-edge Children’s Hospitals in the UK.

This is your opportunity to join us on our journey and become a part of our talented and passionate team.

We currently have vacancies for nurses with at least 12 months experience in our Children’s Emergency Department for autumn 2020 start date.  Permanent and 6 months fixed term contract opportunities are available. 

Our standalone Children’s Emergency Department treats approximately 40,000 children per year.  We have a 5 bedded resuscitation area with a 12 cubicle within or majors area we also have 4 fast flow for our minor injuries. As the paediatric major trauma centre for the south west of England we regularly receive patients by air ambulance .

We are currently holding interviews virtually with an option for an informal phone call first. 

The ideal candidate for the role will:

  • Be able to develop their clinical skills and participate in continuing their professional development
  • Have experience in solving problems and using their initiative
  • Be able to communicate and work together in a multidisciplinary team
  • Have experience in triage or resuscitation.

In return for your hard work you will receive the following benefits:

  • Working within an internationally renowned Children’s Hospital
  • Opportunities for education and development
  • Our own Faculty of Children’s Nurse Education
  • Working in a department with emphasis on staff well-being and socials.
  • Opportunities to rotate to other critical care or inpatient areas
  • Minimum of 262.5 hours holiday per annum (increasing with length of service)
  • Industry leading pension scheme
  • Access to discounts in a multitude of local and national outlets.
  • Working in a friendly hospital with good support and well-being initiatives

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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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Further details / informal visits contact

“Apply today as this vacancy will close when we receive a suitable number of applications. For more information, or to organise an informal conversation please email W&Crecruitment@uhbw.nhs.uk