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Job summary

Main area
Bank - ICU
Grade
Competitive - Hourly Rate
Contract
Bank
Hours
  • Full time
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
  • Other
Various
Job ref
339-NBTX-RN-ICU-1221
Employer
North Bristol NHS Trust
Employer type
NHS
Site
Trustwide
Town
Bristol
Salary
£17.01 - £26.09 £17.01 - 26.09 Per Hour*
Salary period
Hourly
Closing
31/01/2022 23:59

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North Bristol NHS Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy ICU Bank Staff Nurse - ICU Band 5

Competitive - Hourly Rate

Please note that if you apply for a position with this Trust, you may be contacted via Trac or via email. This includes invites for job interviews. We therefore recommend that you regularly check your Trac Account and email accounts.

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.


 

Job overview

Registered Bank Staff Nurse, Intensive Care Unit , Band 5,

So, you’re eager to learn more about working as a Bank Nurse in the ICU at North Bristol NHS Trust. Here are some of the reasons we’re unique…

  • Our intensive care unit is a purpose built 48-bedded unit within one of the UK’s first £450 million super-hospitals, achieving excellent outcomes including some of the highest trauma survival rates in the country.
  • Our ICU unit is within a Major Trauma Centre, providing regional care for major trauma, neurosurgery, vascular, surgery, renal transplants, burns and plastic surgery, as well as complex elective surgery and medical patients.
  • Our values mean we are passionate about great care at North Bristol Trust and our patients know our primary focus is to provide ‘Exceptional Healthcare, Personally Delivered’
  • State of the art facilities- you will be based within our award winning Brunel building, which has recently won Best Acute Hospital Development at the 2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards in London and Best Healthcare Design over 25,000sqm at the European Healthcare Awards
  • 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.

 

Main duties of the job

 

But it’s not just our Trust which is exciting; our Trust Nursing bank is innovative, impressive and inclusive. Let us tell you a little more about it… 

  • As an NBTextra nurse you can work flexibly to suit your individual circumstances.
  • Our NBTeXtra nurses are valued members of our team and have access to exceptional benefits; access to the NHS Pension scheme, free DBS and full training, induction and revalidation support. We also have competitive rates available for shifts Trust wide
        • £17.01* per hour – Week Days
        • £21.55* per hour  - Nights and Saturdays
        • £26.09* per hour – Sundays and Bank Holidays

  *All rates are inclusive of annual leave allowance

 


So, are we right for each other? Here are your next steps…

 

 

Working for our organisation

  • You will increase your skill set by working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects of patient care, and you’ll work with consultants, junior doctors, AHPS, You will receive paid orientation and induction (2 days on site induction (social distancing observed) and e-learning accessible from home).
  • All NBTextra nurses receive free uniform

Right, that’s enough about us… let’s focus on you. Do you…

  • Hold RN (adult) registration with current NMC license to practice
  • Have recent acute hospital experience within the last 18-24 months Including ICU experience
  • Have a drive to work hard with  enthusiasm 
  • Have Right to work in UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable)

 

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The Government has formally announced that it intends to introduce regulations that will require most healthcare workers to be fully vaccinated (first and second dose) against COVID-19 by a UK approved vaccine by the 1st April 2022. To achieve this, the successful applicant must have had their first COVID-19 vaccination by the 3rd February 2022. Therefore, full COVID-19 vaccination will be a condition of employment unless an individual is validated as medically exempt. We will ask for proof of vaccination during the recruitment process.

Please refer to the attached  full Job Description and for the duties and responsibilities of this role 

Person specification

Education/Training/Qualificati

Essential criteria
  • RGN with current live NMC Registration
  • Teaching and assessing qualification (998 or equivalent)

Work Experience

Essential criteria
  • Candidate will have undertaken training for extended roles required by the ward / department. i.e. IV drug administration, Cannulation, venepuncture, ECGs, male catheterisation, PCA and Epidural training.
  • Candidate will have been working in a hospital setting within the last 2 years, as a Registered Nurse

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

Essential criteria
  • Evidence of continuing professional development.
  • Ability to undertake shift work (flexible options available)
  • Basic computer / IT skills and expectation to develop these in line with the needs of the service i.e. IHS, Acis, Email use.
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of Broad Acute experience
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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Name
Victoria Elnagar
Job title
NBT eXtra
Email address
NBTeXtra@nbt.nhs.uk
Telephone number
0117 4146000
Additional information

Contact us to find out more: NBTeXtra@nbt.nhs.uk or 0117 414 6000