Paediatric Staff Nurse & Operating Department Practitioner (ODP)

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
3 Dec 2019
2 Jan 2020

Job Description

Are you a Student Nurse or Operating Department Practitioner (ODP) who will be ready to start work in Autumn 2020? Would you like to join an outstanding team? Do you want to work in a forward and fast thinking NHS Foundation Trust?

University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust has once again been rated outstanding by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). This includes "Services for children and young people." With the CQC commenting that we "delivered responsive care and planned and provided services tailored to meet the needs of children, young people and their families to ensure flexibility, choice and continuity of care."

Come and join our committed team which provides safe and compassionate care. Your journey starts here. Complete this application and successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend one of our Open Days which give applicants the opportunity to:
  • Tour our hospital
  • Learn about all our specialties
  • Have a conversation with our current staff
  • Interview on the day
  • Answer your questions

We are located in the centre of the beautiful city of Bristol, which has been voted best place to live. It is bursting with character and provides the perfect work-life balance.

We are holding two further Open Days for Student Nurses and ODPs who will be ready to start work in Autumn 2020 on the following dates:
  • Saturday 11 th January 2020
  • Saturday 18 th January 2020

The ideal candidate for the role will:
  • Be able to develop their clinical skills and participate in continuing their professional development
  • Have experience in solving problems and using their initiative
  • Have the ability to take the lead when caring for children and their families
  • Be able to communicate and work together in a multidisciplinary team
  • Be flexible and committed to delivering outstanding care.

In return for your hard work you will receive the following benefits:
  • Working within an internationally renowned Children's Hospital
  • Opportunities for education and development through our own

Faculty of Children's Nurse Education including preceptorship programme
  • Minimum of 262.5 hours holiday per annum (increasing with length of service)
  • Industry leading pension scheme
  • Access to discounts in a multitude of local and national outlets
  • Be introduced to other new nurses starting at same time through a private facebook group


University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West. With over 9,500 staff, over 100 different clinical services, working in nine hospitals in the centre and to the south of Bristol, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol and beyond.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

University Hospitals Bristol 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.

  • Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.
  • As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.
  • When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.
  • All staff identified as AT-RISK who meets the requirements of the post will be prioritised accordingly. Priority will initially be given to University Hospital Bristol employees.

  • Ref: WC4037SHA

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