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Registered Nurse - Neurosciences - MS Treatment Nurse - Band 5

North Bristol NHS Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
26 Apr 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Part Time
  • The post holder will work within the Brams - Bristol and Avon MS specialist team which is based at the Bristol Brain Centre at Southmead hospital. This will be predominantly in our day case unit delivering prescribed MS treatments. These treatments may involve products that are handled as Cytotoxic in nature.
  • The post holder will take personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that The Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and will ensure duties are carried out with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMS Professional code of conduct.
  • The post holder will be responsible for assessment, planning, provision, maintenance and evaluation of patient care within the department.
  • The post holder will take responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including Assistant Practitioners, Health care assistants and Students on a daily basis.
  • The post holder will actively contribute to the provision of a good learning environment by taking on the role of mentor/assessor for learners e.g. Student nurses and support worker roles.

Main duties of the job

Working within our division, your main duties will include:
  • Ability to provide verbal reports and maintain written reports on the patients condition for nurses and professionally qualifies workers.
  • Ability to build good relationships with patients, relatives, visitors and colleagues by developing rapport, communicating clearly and accurately, active listening and the ability to empathise. The post-holder must have the ability to refer to senior staff as required.
  • Ability to recognise and diffuse potentially difficult situations in relation to patients, carers or members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and delegate appropriately to Registered nurses, health care assistants and Students to ensure the efficient delivery of care to meet the individual needs of patients.
  • The post holder will require organisational skills for co-ordination and provision of care needs of patients using initiative, time management , leadership and problem solving skills.

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

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

Person Specification



  • RGN



  • Teaching and assessing course



  • advanced communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust


Southmead Hospital


BS10 5NB

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