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Bank ICU Registered Nurse - Band 5

North Bristol NHS Trust
£19.86 to £31.78 an hour per hour
Closing date
15 Jul 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
So, you're eager to learn more about working within our Bank team as a Registered Nurse in the Intensive Care Unit at North Bristol NHS Trust?

Here at North Bristol Trust, we recognise that our Bank makes up a significant part of the Trust's valued workforce, helping us to deliver outstanding patient care. By joining our NBT eXtra Bank, you can enjoy the flexibility of choosing shifts that suit your lifestyle whilst joining a trust that is committed to your wellbeing and growth. From the day you arrive, you will work with a passionate team of clinical experts in our state of the art, award winning facilities.

So why come and work as a Bank ICU nurse in NBT?

Here are some of the reasons why we are unique...
  • Our Intensive Care Unit is a purpose built 48-bedded unit in one of the UK's first �450 million super-hospitals, based within our award-winning Brunel building and achieving excellent outcomes including some of the highest trauma survival rates in the country.
  • Our Intensive Care Unit is within a Major Trauma Centre, providing regional care for major trauma, neurosurgery, vascular, surgery, renal transplants, burns and plastic surgery, as well as complex elective surgery and medical patients.

Embark on a journey with North Bristol NHS Trust and have the opportunity to make a difference and be part of something great.

Main duties of the job

As a Bank Registered ICU Nurse, you will increase your skill set by working with multidisciplinary teams to deliver all aspects of patient care. Your main duties will include:

Supporting all clinical areas of the Trust as and when required.
  • Taking personal responsibility and accountability for ensuring that Trust and local policies and procedures are known and followed and ensuring duties are carried out in accordance with the advisory guidelines and practice set out in the NMC code.
  • Being responsible for assessment, planning, Implementation and Evaluation of patient care.
  • Taking responsibility for the supervision and guidance of other staff including health care assistants and students as required.

Successful applicants for this role will:
  • Hold RN (Adult) Registration with current NMC license to practice.
  • Have completed Step 1 Competencies for Adult Critical Care Nurses
  • Have recent acute hospital experience within the last 18-24 months, including experience working in an Intensive Care Unit.
  • Have a drive to work hard, enthusiasm and the ability to commit to a two week induction programme if successful.
  • Have right to work in the UK (with relevant Adaptation/ONP if applicable).

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.

We commit to treating each patient as an individual with respect and dignity, aiming to deliver excellent clinical outcomes and a first-class experience for everyone who uses our services.

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.

NBT eXtra is the temporary bank of staff that supports the running of one of the South West's largest hospitals.

Job description

Job responsibilities

For a full overview of the role and the knowledge/ skills required, please refer to the Job Description document attached as an additional document to this advert.

Why choose NBTeXtra?

Joining NBT eXtra opens the door to a world where opportunity meets flexibility. Enjoys benefits such as:

- Competitive Rates: Enjoy competitive hourly rates, with �19.86 on weekdays, �25.82 on nights and Saturdays, and �31.78 on Sundays and Bank Holidays, inclusive of annual leave allowance.

- Advance Shift Notifications: Plan your life with ease by receiving shift schedules 6 weeks in advance.

- Weekly Pay: Being a part of NBT eXtra means youll receive weekly pay for shifts worked

- NHS Pension Scheme: Be a valued member with access to the NHS pension scheme, securing your financial future.

- Comprehensive Training Support: Stay ahead in your career with our commitment to comprehensive training support.

Person Specification



  • RGN with current live NMC Registration
  • Completion of Step 1 Competencies for Adult Critical Care Nurses
  • Holds a teaching and assessing qualification (998 or equivalent)

Work Experience


  • Candidate will have undertaken training for extended roles required by the ward / department. i.e. IV drug administration, Cannulation, venepuncture, ECGs, male catheterisation, PCA, Epidural training, Tracheostomy and Central Line Competencies.
  • Candidate will have been working in a hospital setting within the last 2 years, as a Registered Nurse



  • Evidence of continuing professional development
  • Basic computer / IT skills and expectation to develop these in line with the needs of the service i.e. IHS, Acis, Email use.


  • Evidence of broad acute experience

Employer details

Employer name

North Bristol NHS Trust




BS10 5NB

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