Registered Nurse - Same Day Emergency Care - Band 5

North Bristol NHS Trust
£27,055 to £32,934 a year per annum
Closing date
24 Jul 2023

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Nurse, Adult nurse, A&E nurse
Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Job summary

We have an exciting opportunity for a B5 nurse to join our Surgical Admissions team on 32b and SDEC (Same Day Emergency Care) unit. The SDEC unit is expanding and we are looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic staff to provide high quality patient centered care for our patients

Main duties of the job

The post holder will be designated on a regular basis to take charge of the ward/departmentin the absence of the ward manager or senior nurse after two years in post and on anoccasional basis within the first two years in post.? The post holder will work within and lead a clinical care team.? The post holder will take personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trustand local policies and procedures are known and followed and will ensure duties are carriedout in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code ofProfessional conduct.? The post holder will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance andevaluation of patient care.? The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staffincluding health care assistants and students on a daily basis.? The post holder will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment bytaking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners eg. Student nurses and support workerroles

About us

Patients are the most important people in the health service and are at the centre of what we do.Patients and carers are the 'experts' in how they feel and what it is like to live with or care forsomeone with a particular illness or condition. The patients' experience of our services should guidethe way we deliver services and influence how we engage with patients every day in our work.All staff should communicate effectively in their day to day practice with patients and should supportand enable patients/carers to make choices, changes and influence the way their treatment or care isprovided. All staff, managers and Board members should work to promote effective patient, carer andpublic involvement in all elements of their workWe have a duty to involve, engage and consult with patients, carers and families about plans forhealth facilities and the provision of our services. North Bristol NHS Trust wholeheartedly embracesthe principles of patient partnership and has made clear its commitment to involve patients in keyaspects of its work, which will be further strengthened through becoming a Foundation Trust

Job description

Job responsibilities

Organise and participate in the delivery of high standards of evidence based nursing care. Take regular responsibility to carry out required planned, direct patient care to a highstandard without direct supervision in accordance with established nursing procedures andpolicies. To report to the appropriate members of the multidisciplinary team any significant changes ina patients condition or situation. Responsible for taking charge of the ward/department on a regular basis in the absence of theperson who has continuing responsibility. Take personal responsibility as a team leader for the delivery of care of patients in a definedarea. To contribute towards health promotion for all patients by providing education, support andadvice, as necessary Ensure referral to appropriate professionals or agencies as required.

Please see attached job description and person specification documents for more details

Person Specification



  • Qualified B5 Nurse


  • Surgical experience

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