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Staff Nurse - Outpatients

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa pro rata
Closing date
22 May 2024

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Band 5
Contract Type
Full Time
Join Our Team as a Band 5 Staff Nurse in our Friendly Outpatient Department!

Are you passionate about providing exceptional patient care and positive experience of care? Do you thrive in a friendly and supportive work environment? Look no further!

We're seeking a dedicated Band 5 Staff Nurse to join our nurse led outpatient team in South Bristol Community Hospital Outpatient Department. As a vital member of our healthcare team, you'll have the opportunity to make a real difference in patients' lives every day.

Why Join Us?

o Supportive work culture that values professional development and growth.

o Modern and accessible hospital, flexible working hours between 8-6pm Monday - Friday currently.

o Opportunities for career advancement and development in specialist interests.

Main duties of the job

Key Responsibilities:

o Delivering high-quality, compassionate nursing care to patients in the outpatient setting.

o Undertaking patient assessments, triage, and treatment plans. Providing patient education and support.

o Collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to ensure coordinated patient care.

o Coordinating the flow of the department alongside the wider team.

o Teaching and mentoring learners on placement and coaching team members in their role.

About us

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.

Job description

Job responsibilities

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

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Experience of caring for sick patients in a variety of settings - this could be as a student


  • Previous experience of speciality
  • Experience of taking charge

Skills and Abilities


  • Good basic level of English language demonstrated through effective written and verbal communication skills
  • 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 trainin
  • Basic IT skills (e.g. Microsoft packages)
  • Ability to take the lead, initiate and ensure appropriate action in response to the deteriorating patient
  • Interpersonal skills - Calm - Supportive - Motivated - Professional
  • Willingness to develop teaching skills
  • Able to manage difficult situations
  • Awareness of audit & research
  • Self-motivated
  • A team player
  • Recognition of own limits
  • Flexible working practices for 24 hour service
  • General good health, Able to work on feet for long periods. Aware that the role can be stressful and emotional at times



  • RGN.1st Level or relevant children's qualification
  • Current NMC Registration


  • Training Qualification or equivalent experience
  • Relevant post registration course



  • Supportive
  • Respectful
  • Innovative
  • Collaborative

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Infirmary

Upper Maudlin Street



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