Registered Nurse/ODP - Urology Scrub - Band 5

North Bristol NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
28 Nov 2023

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
We have some fantastic opportunities available for Registered Nurses and Operating Department Practitioners to come and work as part of the Scrub Team in our Urology Theatres.

In addition to relocation expenses of up to �8000*, here are some of the reasons to apply :
  • Our Urology Team provides a specialist service for the South West Region including a renal stone service, oncology and reconstructive surgeries.
  • You will be trained to work with cutting edge technologies including robotics, laser, endoscopic & laparoscopic procedures as well as the more traditional open surgeries.
  • We are a friendly team who promote inclusion, diversity and respect. Your enjoyment of work and your wellbeing are important to us.
  • You will receive personalised support from the Perioperative Development Team.
  • We are proud to offer all our Theatre Practitioners (Nurses and ODPs) the same job role and equal access to development opportunities.

Urology offers a Monday to Friday service with no requirement for you to work nights, weekends or bank holidays. However there are opportunities for you to pick up additional bank shifts and waiting list initiatives if you would like to do so.

*Terms and conditions apply

Main duties of the job

The main duties of the role will be dependent on the speciality you are working within. Please refer to the Job Descriptions and Person Specifications attached to this job role.

About us

North Bristol NHS Trust employs over 12,000 staff providing healthcare to the residents of Bristol, South Gloucestershire and North Somerset from our award-winning hospital building at Southmead. We are the regional Major Trauma Centre, and an internationally recognised centre of excellence in a range of services and major specialities. Our vision is that by enabling our teams to be the best that they can be, we will provide exceptional healthcare, personally delivered.

North Bristol NHS Trust values all people as individuals. We aim to be an anti-discriminatory organisation and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We welcome applicants from all underrepresented groups.

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 it has a rich history. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, our Trust is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales (such as Portishead or Chepstow.

For Band 5 Registered Nurses and ODPs, relocation support may be available. Please email for more information.

Job description

Job responsibilities

North Bristol NHS Trust currently recruits overseas Nursing staff through an NHS Trust Supplier and we adhere to the NHSE Code of Practice in relation to applicants from Red List countries. We are therefore unable to accept any direct applications from candidates who are not already based in the UK.

For a full overview of the Job Description and Person Specification, please refer to the PDF documents attached as an additional documents to this advert.

Knowledge, Training, Experience and Skills Required

The post holder must be a Registered Nurse or an Operating Department Practitioner who can demonstrate the following:
  • Effective communication skills, verbal & written, to include report writing and record keeping.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with patients and multidisciplinary team.
  • Effective computer / IT skills and expectation to develop these in line with the needs of the service.
  • Ability to undertake shift work (flexible options available)
  • Contribution to team development
  • Sound knowledge of the guidelines set out in the NMC / HCPC code of professional conduct and current perioperative issues
  • Excellent organisational skills, proven ability to problem solve and remain calm under pressure

Person Specification



  • Registered Nurse or ODP
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Effective communication skills, verbal and written, to include report writing and record keeping
  • Sound knowledge of the guidelines set out in the NMC / HCPC code of professional conduct and current perioperative issues

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust




BS10 5NB

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