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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 30/11/2020.

Senior Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 387-S-3135-KB

Employer:
University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust
Department:
Ophthalmology
Location:
Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol
Salary:
£31,365 - £37,890 pa

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.


Are you a qualified nurse who would like to join an outstanding team? Do you want to work in a forward and fast thinking NHS Foundation Trust that has once again been rated Outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)?

This is your chance to work at one of the UK’s foremost Eye Hospitals with some of the most talented and committed professionals in Ophthalmology. This Senior Staff Nurse post has been created to support a new diagnostic ophthalmic outreach site. The successful post holder will work at both Bristol Eye Hospital, and its outreach locations.

This ideal candidate for this role will:

  • Have experience in solving problems and using their initiative
  • Have the ability to lead by example
  • Be able to communicate and work well together in a multi-disciplinary team
  • Be flexible and committed to providing outstanding care
  • Have an interest in ophthalmology

In return for your hard work you will receive the following benefits:

  • Sociable hours for work life balance
  • Opportunities for education and development with our own in-house nurse educator and opportunities to carry out the ophthalmic course
  • Be part of a dedicated, welcoming, caring and committed team

 

For further details / informal visits contact:

Name Maria Gibson

Job title Sister

Email address maria.gibson@uhbw.nhs.uk

Telephone number 01173429096




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University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

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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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