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Registered Nurse - Respiratory

Job Reference: 339-MED-RESPIRATORY

North Bristol NHS Trust
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
£23,023 - £29,608 per annum

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Please note that this job advert will close as soon as sufficient applications have been received. So if you are interested, please apply for this vacancy as soon as you can.

Registered Nurse- Respiratory, Band 5, salary between £23,023 and £29,608 (+ excellent NHS benefits AND training opportunities)


Do you have an interest in Respiratory conditions? Would you like to learn new skills in managing acutely unwell medical patients? Do you have a passion for providing excellent palliative care?


We are looking for Registered Nurses to work within Gate 27b, a 33 bed ward caring for patients with a wide range of Respiratory conditions. All previous backgrounds will be considered as we will provide a structured program of teaching and development.


We will provide teaching in (but not limited to):


Non-invasive ventilation




Chest drains (standard and digital) & pleurodesis


Tracheostomy management




ABG sampling and interpretation


Infectious disease management, including Viral Haemorrhagic Fever, malaria and tuberculosis


You will be working in award-winning facilities- our Brunel building at Southmead Hospital has won numerous awards including Best Designed Large Hospital internationally at the European Healthcare Awards. The Brunel building at Southmead was the only hospital in the UK to be shortlisted.


We are based in Bristol, which has consistently been voted one of the best places to live in the UK, with a rich history, thriving arts, music, gastronomic and independent retail scenes, excellent transport links and easy access to spectacular countryside and coastlines. If you prefer country, village or smaller town living, NBT is also easily commutable from a range of attractive locations in North Somerset, South Gloucestershire and South Wales.


Relocation support is available for up to £4,000 for eligible applicants*. Please email for more details.


Gate 27b welcomes applications from both newly qualified and experienced band 5 Registered Nurses and provides fantastic developmental support for those who aspire for a future career within the Emergency Department or Intensive Care Unit. There are also opportunities to take part in rotations across the division for those who wish to gain experience in a range of specialities.


Salary range: between £23,023 and £29,608 (AFC, band 5) dependent on experience, plus an additional supplement of 30% for Saturdays and between 8pm and 6am and a 60% supplement for Sundays and bank holidays for any work undertaken as a result of working on a shift out of hours. You will also be eligible for a wide variety of excellent NHS benefits.


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***This role is eligible for our internal Refer a Friend scheme***


*Relocation- Criteria for eligibility is detailed in Trust Relocation policy and will need to be confirmed at offer.


Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates who are interviewed



For further details / informal visits contact: or 01174 145 975

The following is applicable for ‘At Risk’ employees, who must meet the essential shortlisting criteria to be eligible for interview.

Those from within North Bristol NHS Trust who apply for this role will be considered for shortlisting in the first instance.
Those from within the BNSSG (Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire) who apply for this role will be considered in the second instance.
Those covered by the South West Employment Transition Framework who apply for this role will be considered in the third instance.
If no applicant is appointed from the above ‘at-risk’ pools, those from the open market will then be considered for shortlisting.
If you apply for this vacancy and have not received a communication from this Trust within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note that this Trust does not reimburse travel expenses relating to interview attendance.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the Disability Act / Two Ticks scheme and require further support/advice, please contact us on tel 0117 4141151.

This organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

The successful applicant(s) will normally commence at the minimum of the scale unless they have previous NHS service at the same band. Progression through the scale is by annual increments.

Please note that stringent pre-employment checks are undertaken on all successful applicants prior to commencement in post. Please refer to the ‘Information for Prospective Employees’ attachment for information relating to DBS charges.

We are committed to Equal Opportunity - Job Share Applications are welcomed.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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