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Staff Nurse NMSK Ward 7b - Band 5

Job Reference: 339-NMSK-7B-A

North Bristol NHS Trust
Stroke Rehabilitation and Neurology
Southmead Hospital, Bristol
£23,023 – £29,608 per ann

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Staff Nurse, Band 5, Rehabilitation Stroke and Neurology, NMSK Directorate, NHS, Bristol




Adult Nurses and Learning Disability Nurses are welcome to apply


You’ll be based at Southmead Hospital with a basic of up to £29.6k + excellent NHS benefits.




Do you have the passion and drive to be part of an internationally recognised team? If yes, then the Stroke Rehabilitation and Neurology ward is the place for you!


Gate 7B are looking for nurses who have an interest in working in this specialised and rewarding area, we strive for excellence and want highly motivated and passionate nurses to deliver high quality care in accordance with our trust values.


Gate 7B has 17 stroke rehabilitation beds and works closely as part as a multidisciplinary team to ensure the individuals best outcomes are met. Gate 7B also has 17 inpatient neurology beds which provides treatments for a range of neurological conditions, including:


    • multiple sclerosis


    • movement disorders including Parkinson's disease


    • symptom control for people experiencing seizures


    • cognition and memory including dementia and Alzheimer's disease


    • headaches/migranes


    • neuromuscular disease


    • peripheral nerve disease


We are currently recruiting for Registered Nurses to work within our team.


As a key part of the Neurological and Musculoskeletal Sciences Division, Gate 7B delivers outstanding patient care for stroke and neurology patients.


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




You will be working in the state of the art Brunel Building, our £430 million site. This new 800 bed hospital at the Southmead site offers patients single rooms with en-suite facilities, greatly improving privacy and dignity and helping to control the spread of infections.


You will be provided with dynamic team leadership, support and guidance in your professional development. We are passionate about excellent nursing care at North Bristol NHS Trust. We know that our patients look to us to provide ‘Exceptional Healthcare, Personally Delivered.’




We are looking for nurses with communication skills, a positive attitude, respect for patient carers and colleagues, to work with us to create an environment conducive to care.


What we can do for you:


• Focus on your personal needs


• Join supportive caring teams


• Develop your nursing skills


We are looking to recruit on a permanent basis and may be able to offer some part-time hours, however, the ability to work flexibly across all of our shift patterns is vital.


So, if you if you are one of those special people who live up to our values, share our passion for ‘exceptional healthcare personally delivered’ and want to make the most of your expertise as part of an innovative, passionate and high performing team, apply now to learn more about an exciting career at North Bristol NHS Trust.


Apply now! For further enquiries or more information please contact or call on 0117 41 41736


We offer flexible working in line with our flexible working policy.


If it’s not for you please share with anyone who might be interested – thanks!


Unfortunately due to the volume of applications, we are unable to reply to unsuccessful applications. However, we will give full feedback to all candidates that have been shortlisted!


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

For further details / informal visits contact: or call on 0117 41 41736



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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