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Interventional Radiology
NHS AfC: Band 5
Full time - 37.5 hours per week (37.5 hours per week)
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North Bristol NHS Trust
Employer type
Southmead Hospital
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum
Salary period
29/03/2023 23:59

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Registered Nurse- Interventional Radiology - Recovery - Band 5

NHS AfC: Band 5

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Job overview

The Interventional Radiology Recovery area predominantly cares for day case interventional radiology patients who come from a wide range of specialities including Urology, Renal, Vascular, Neuro and Cardiology.
Interventional Radiology is an exciting and fast-paced work environment where you can develop clinical skills and knowledge relating to many procedures. You will have the opportunity to develop your leadership and management skills and work as part of a friendly and approachable team.
The shift patterns are 07h30-20h00hrs or 08h00-18h00hrs Monday to Friday

Main duties of the job

THE ROLE – Key duties will include:

  • Working with patients who will be undergoing a wide variety of Interventional procedures.
  • Being responsible for coordinating and providing complete care to patients and working as a part of the team as well as independently.
  • Working closely with members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • To be actively involved in their own development and supporting junior members of the team in their development
  • To strictly adhere to Local and Trust wide Infection Control policy and procedures.
  • Participate in assisting the Radiologists as the Scrub Nurse for a wide variety of procedures.
  • Circulating within the Lab assisting the Radiologist/Scrub Nurse by providing the appropriate equipment. Monitoring and communicating with the patient throughout.
  • Participate in on call duties.

Working for our organisation


  • Be a part of our dynamic Interventional Radiology Team.
  • A great opportunity to learn new skills and to be involved with developing new services.
  • Work within a multi-disciplinary team alongside Neuro Radiologists, Interventional Radiologists and Radiographers.
  • We offer Trust based and in house teaching with opportunities to attend external study days.
  • Career development - the option for bespoke rotation packages across Interventional radiology, and a well-structured and supported preceptorship programme to help you further develop.
  • Induction and orientation programme and a supernumerary period.
  • We value staff feedback; in the results of our 2020 staff survey, our response rate was 4% higher than the national average. We are continuing to strive for improvement with 72% of staff saying they would recommend our organisation as a place to work (up 3% from last year and 6% better than the national average)
  • Bristol is consistently voted the best place to live in the UK, with vibrant local music, arts and gastronomic scenes, a wide range of modern and state of the art shopping, recreation and leisure facilities, a wealth of great local family days out, fantastic transport links for local, national and internal holidays, and a rich history.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

YOU: The successful Staff Nurse will be:

  • A Registered Nurse with active NMC registration
  • Flexible and adaptable to the changing workload.
  • Team player
  • Experience in an Acute Hospital setting which is essential
  • Hardworking with the drive to go the extra mile
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and multi-disciplinary team

    For more information on our Interventional Radiology department watch our Video here

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Must hold current NMC registration
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of recent CPD

work experience

Essential criteria
  • acute hospital setting
Desirable criteria
  • Experience in Radiology or theatre setting

Knowledge and skills

Essential criteria
  • Teaching and Assessing qualification

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Tania Taveira
Job title
Senior Ward Sister
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Additional information

For more information about the role, please contact:

Tania Taveira