Staff Nurse - Trauma and Orthopaedics

Bristol, City of Bristol, England
Full time
Job level
Admin - Sales - Clerical
21 May 2020
19 Jun 2020

Job Description

Are you interested in developing a career in surgical nursing?

Would you like to work on very supportive ward with great teamwork in and outstanding trust?

Do you have a passion for care of the elderly and rehabilitation?

Ward A604 at UHBristol is a busy 22 bed Acute Orthopaedic Elderly Trauma ward; the Silver Trauma ward. The ward strives to promote a safe, calm and relaxed environment for patients and their relatives.

We are committed to a Multi-disciplinary Team approach, working together to ensure that patients are able to maximise their potential & reducing length of stay.

Our nurses are empowered to deliver high quality, safe and expert care based on an excellent teaching-based ward ethos that recognises staff potential and nurtures needs of its staff through a supportive network provided by the Practice Education Facilitators (PEF).

  • A PEF is available to support and enhance your needs, working alongside you to offer guidance and reassurance promoting individual learning in order to achieve a range of competencies.
  • Twice weekly ward based teaching sessions delivered to improve nurses' knowledge and skills to ensure that they feel confident and competent to deliver expert safe patient quality care.
  • Opportunity to attend the 2 day Ward Survival Guide study day to guide you through your first months post qualifying
  • Further learning opportunities can be provided through the Trauma & Orthopedic Study day where you will be supported in achieving T&O specific competencies.

So, you should apply if:

You love working with a diverse range of patients, varying in age, background and medical conditions.

You have experience of elderly care but want to challenge yourself more and learn about surgical nursing.

You have a background in therapeutic rehabilitation and hope to gain experience in the specialism of trauma and orthopaedics.

You are a committed surgical nurse and want to be part of an outstanding service delivering excellent standards day to day.

Come and see for yourself. Get in touch, come and meet us, and the staff themselves can tell you why they love working here.

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.

  • 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.

  • Ref: 2436714

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