Registered Nurse - Wards

Location Bath
Discipline: General Nursing
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £30,500
Contact name: Eivar Zand

Contact email:
Job ref: EZ - 038
Published: about 1 year ago

​Our client is looking for an experienced and talented Registered Nurse to join their Wards. Our client ensures that the best care is provided therefore, the successful candidate must achieve the following criteria.


  • Energetic, proactive and driven to succeed.

  • Acts on own initiative and problem solves utilising resources available.

  • Strong interpersonal skills:

  • Good team worker.

  • Both punctual and reliable.

  • Flexible and adaptable.

  • Able to communicate clearly with a range of people at differing levels across the hospital, deploying a range of techniques to do this effectively.

  • Able to make judgements involving complex facts or situations which require the analysis, interpretation and comparison of a range of options.

  • Studies Registered general l nurse level 1.

  • Previous experience working within the acute healthcare sector.

  • Experience of customer care, including interacting with challenging customers and situations.

  • Registered Nurse Level 1 / Diploma / BSc in Nursing OR Registered Nurse Level 2 - Relevant Competencies for the role.

  • Evidence of relevant clinical professional development preferably evidenced by certification RN with valid NMC Registration.

  • Up-to-date knowledge in area of practice.

  • Awareness of NMC Code of Accountability.

  • Excellent clinical applied knowledge which is evidenced based and takes account of national best practice standards.

  • Mentorship Qualification (ENB 998 or equivalent).

  • Basic workload / shift management skills.

  • Maths, English GCSE at grades A to C or equivalent functional skills level 2 evidence.

  • Proficient in the use of a PC, including the use of software and systems


  • Support the team to deliver care that helps improve the health of the individual and wider community.

  • Support the team in demonstrating compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.

  • Develop own competence to deliver effective care and treatments through improving clinical/technical knowledge / skill, and expertise.

  • Communicate appropriately with others involved in the care of the patient.

  • Act as an advocate for safeguarding patients, demonstrate courage to speak up when there are concerns about care.

  • Demonstrate commitment to improving care and the patient experience.

  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate individualised patient care.

  • Prepare and maintain clinical records of patient care, with reference to Nursing Midwifery Council (NMC) standards for records and record keeping.

  • Conduct yourself professionally within the standard and framework provided by the NMC Codes of professional Conduct and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC).

  • Be an advocate for patient care, searching for ways to improve the value and effectiveness of care and services delivered.

  • Encouraging the development of research and audit based clinical practice.

  • Active participation in customer satisfaction surveys and satisfaction action plans.

  • Operate within the scope of 1st level competencies and within the framework of NMC guidelines.

  • Act as a change agent to achieve a customer focused service.

  • Working towards agreed objectives and demonstrating the companies behaviours at all time.

  • Ensure all adverse occurrences and clinical incidents are reported correctly and action plans are developed and completed taking relevant action to drive improvements.

  • Ensure effective communication channels are maintained across all areas.

  • Implement and evaluate evidence based practice.

  • Ensure robust risk assessment processes are in place.

  • To ensure you are aware of your responsibilities, supporting policies and undertake the appropriate level of training for your role.

  • Demonstrate compassion through effective relationships based on empathy, respect and dignity.

  • To maintain systems that promotes effective information governance.

  • Monitoring patient satisfaction by regularly visiting clinical departments, taking corrective action where needed, should patient care not be inline with the companies standards.

  • Commitment to ensuring quality services are delivered to both internal & external stakeholders through continuous improvement activities.

  • Compliance with the companies Policies and Procedures relevant to this role, ensuring you are fully aware of your responsibilities within these policies.

  • Demonstrate awareness of regulatory requirements, taking appropriate action to ensure these requirements are implemented and adhered to.

  • Ensure compliance with all Infection Prevention and Control policies and procedures understanding your role in the prevention of infection in patients and staff.

  • To be aware of your responsibilities in relation to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults. To ensure you are aware of your responsibilities, supporting policies and undertake the appropriate level of training for your role.

  • Undertaking specific role related competencies and learning, ensuring 100% compliance of all relevant mandatory training within Learning Space timescales.

  • Maintain knowledge of Health and Safety at Work Act. Ensuring appropriate measures are taken in respect of Health and Safety for patients, relatives, visitors, hospital staff and contractors


  • Private Medical Insurance

  • Private Pension Scheme

  • 25 days holiday a year increasing to 30 days

  • Enhanced Maternity, Paternity & Adoption Leave

  • Employee Referral Scheme

  • Learning and development; free courses and industry recognised qualifications

  • Friends & Family Hospital Discounts

  • NHS Blue Light Discount Card

  • Plus much more

If this role sounds like the perfect fit for you, then please apply and we will take care of the rest!