Skip to main content

This job has expired

Staff Nurses - Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 a year pa
Closing date
5 Jun 2024

View more

Job Details

Are you due to qualify as a children's nurse within the next 10 months? Are you a registered children's nurse that has completed their preceptorship and ready for a new challenge? Or are you a registered adult nurse with experience and passion for paediatric care? Do you possess the compassion, enthusiasm, and confidence needed to provide the highest standard of care to young patients?

If so why not join the team at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children!

About us ? Bristol Royal Hospital for Children is the tertiary centre for paediatrics in the south west of England. We take pride in delivering world class care in a supportive and family - life environment. Situated in the heart of a vibrant city filled with art, culture and amenities.

Why Join Bristol Royal Hospital for Children?

World Class Care ?: Be part of a multidisciplinary team dedicated to deliver exceptional family centred care for our children and their families.

Professional Development ?: Access professional development through our very own Faculty of Children's Nurse Education with multiple opportunities for career advancement.

Supportive Environment ?: Join a vibrant and supportive team will a commitment to staff wellbeing where you can grow personally and professionally.

Come see it for yourself ? Email W& to organise a tour and informal chat at a mutually convenient time.

Together, let's make a difference. ?

Main duties of the job

Main duties of the job
  • Assess, plan, deliver and evaluate prescribed treatment and care for patients and their families.
  • Communicate effectively and maintain confidentiality with patient's carers and the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Act as a professional role model setting standards of practice.
  • Promote clinical effectiveness and opportunities for teaching junior colleagues and students.
  • Promote and maintain a safe environment for patients.
  • Administer medicines in accordance with Trust policy.
  • Develop clinical skills and participate in continuous professional development.
  • Provide accurate timely contemporary records of care and treatment in line with Trust record keeping policy and NMC.

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

Please note we are unfortunately currently unable to support nurses that require OSCE to register with the NMC UK and applications will not be considered.

Person Specification


  • Broad knowledge and experience of clinical nursing practice within a hospital environment
  • Experience of taking charge
  • Interest in the clinical area

Qualifications and Training


  • RSCN/ RN child branch (NMC registered) or equivalent
  • Current NMC registration

Skills and Abilities


  • Demonstrate competence in clinical skills relevant to the clinical area
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, able to communicate effectively with patients, carers and MDT
  • Computer skills
  • Competence in calculations for safe administration of medicines/fluids
  • Ability to take the lead, initiate and ensure appropriate action in response to the deteriorating patient
  • Clinical decision making ability
  • Teaching/supervisory skills
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Act in a professional manner
  • Self motivated

Employer details

Employer name

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW)


Bristol Royal Hospital for Children

Upper Maudlin Street



Any attachments will be accessible after you click to apply.



Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert