Registered Nurse

Location Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Contact name: Harry Cooney

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Job ref: HJC BNH
Published: 11 months ago

Are you an experienced nurse after a better work/life balance and looking to learn and develop current skills?

We are looking for Registered Nurses to be a vital part of our team, to enhance and aid the journey within our patient’s recovery and want you to help us. Recent surgical ward or theatre experience would be an advantage, however, should you be newly qualified or hold acute nursing experience, full training is provided and you will be fully supported throughout your time in our department.

  • Main Area – Surgery Division

  • Contract – permanent

  • Hours – full-time across a 4 day week!

  • 7am – 5pm

  • 8am – 6pm


  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care and Pre-Operative patient care, and plan for safe and timely discharge following surgery.

  • Following training, to practice advanced nursing skills, for example: History taking, Physical Assessment, Diagnostic reasoning, Venepuncture, Cannulation, understanding ECGs. Utilise patient group directives (Medication) as required.

  • Communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality with patient carers and the multi-disciplinary team. Give written and verbal advice/teaching to patients and carers.

  • Provide accurate timely contemporary records of care and treatment in line with UBHT record keeping policy and NMC

  • Work within Trust Nursing policies and procedures and professional boundaries undertake all appropriate aspects of Nursing Care required including specific relevant clinical skills gained following appropriate training instruction.

  • Promote and maintain a safe environment for patients: Administer medicines in accordance with Trust policy. Promote a clean environment and the prevention of hospital acquired infections.

  • Respond positively and act promptly to resolve problems/issues for patients/carers, utilising complaints procedures and PALs where appropriate.

  • Assist with the smooth running of the clinical area by carrying out other duties such as unpacking stores, tidying and cleaning up equipment.


  • 37.5 hour working week

  • minimum of 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays

  • annual personal development review and plan to support your career aspirations

  • access to training courses for all staff

  • paid sick leave


  • Knowledge and experience of clinical surgical nursing practice within a hospital environment

  • Interest in the clinical area

  • Recent surgical ward or theatre

  • Experience of taking charge

  • Experience of teaching

Don’t miss out on this opportunity! Get in touch today or apply now!

020 3002 6305