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Theatres / Adults & Children
Band 5
  • Full time
  • Part time
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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Trustwide - Bristol & Weston
Bristol and Weston
£28,407 - £34,581 Bank Rates
Salary period
31/07/2024 23:59

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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust logo

Adult & Children Bank Registered Nurses

Band 5

As an organisation we recognise the value of a healthy work-life balance. When applying, speak to us about how we might be able to accommodate flexible working, so your work life fits around your home life.

We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within the Trust.

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Job overview

Are you a dedicated adult's or children's nurse/ ODP/ theatre practitioner committed to delivering top-quality care but seeking flexibility to align with your  circumstances?

If you replied yes, then UHBW Bank may be the option for you.

Enjoy the following benefits:

  • Diverse Experience: Work across all disciplines, gaining exposure to a wide range of specialties.
  • Flexibility: Choose shifts that suit your schedule, eliminating the need to commit to rigid working hours.
  • Convenience: Experience the utmost convenience in your work schedule.
  • Regular Work: Explore long and short-term placements for added flexibility, all while enjoying the team spirit and friendly atmosphere of a permanent role.
  • Pay Incentives
  • Training Opportunities
  • Holiday Pay
  • Competitive pay rates

In this role, whether you're an adult nurse or children's nurse, you will work across diverse disciplines, providing an excellent opportunity to expand your experience.

Collaborative Bank

We are excited to announce that we are part of a collaborative bank with NBT. This means that if you currently work at either UHBW or NBT on the bank, you don't need to apply for another bank role with the opposite trust. If you are part of either bank, please contact the bank office to be added to the collaborative bank.

Main duties of the job


  • UK NMC PIN number with no restrictions to practice.
  •  Experience within an acute setting within the NHS (or equivalent) in the last year


Important Application Information:

Please state the post you are applying for in the supporting information and provide a detailed description of your relevant experience and training.


Working for our organisation

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country, bringing together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff and over 100 different clinical services across 10 different sites, serving a core population of more than 500,000 people across South West England. UHBW has been rated by the CQC as ‘Good’ overall and our staff are proud to deliver excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond. As a forward-thinking multi-award winning Trust and a digital exemplar committed to improving patient care, our world-leading research and innovations are having a positive local and global impact. Our hospitals are spread across Bristol and Weston, join us and you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, both with easy access to all that the South West has to offer. UHBW is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. As an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce we aim to recruit and retain a workforce which represents the rich diversity of the local population at all levels and are committed to designing our services around the needs of individual patients and those around them. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.




Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For a more detailed job description and main responsibilities, please refer to the job description document attached to this vacancy.

Person specification

Qualifications and Training

Essential criteria
  • RGN.1st Level or relevant children’s qualification
  • Current NMC Registration
Desirable criteria
  • Training Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Relevant post registration course -

Knowledge and Experience

Essential criteria
  • Broad experience of clinical practice
  • Relevant experience within an acute setting within the NHS (or equivalent)
Desirable criteria
  • Experience of teaching / mentoring/ supporting staff
  • Previous experience of speciality


Essential criteria
  • Ability to solve problems and use initiative
  • Ability to develop own clinical skills and a willingness to participate in continuing professional development
  • Competency in medication administration including IV drug administration or willingness to undergo training
  • Basic IT skills
  • Ability to take the lead, initiate and ensure appropriate action in response to the deteriorating patient
  • Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Trust IDDisability Confident - two yearsVeteran AwareApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyAge positiveDefence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) - SilverCare quality commission - GoodMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerNHS Pastoral CareTime to changeStep into healthPride In Veterans

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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