Return to Practice Nurse | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Type: Contract

Date Posted: 27-Feb-23

Closing Date: 29-Mar-23

Location: Bristol, BS2 8HW

Salary: Not specified

Return to Practice Nurse | University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust

Being a Registered Nurse never really leaves you. It is part of who you are.

If you are viewing this advert, you are most likely considering returning to practice as a Registered Nurse. University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) can support you on placement to bring your skills back to a job you love.

The Return to Practice course is delivered through the University of the West of England. The course is fully funded by Health Education England (HEE) and a bursary of £1000 is offered to cover miscellaneous expenses such as childcare, travel costs, books and more. Depending on how long you have been out of practice, the course can take between three and twelve months to complete. By the end, and with support from us through an assigned mentor, you will have the skills and knowledge to return with confidence.

While you are completing your Return to Practice course, you will be employed through us on a Band 3 Fixed Term contract and be paid during your 450-hour supernumerary clinical placement.

When you have successfully completed the Return to Practice course, you will be offered a Band 5 Nursing position within UHBW and we will aim to accommodate your desired career pathway when placing you into a permanent position.

To develop clinical competencies to enable registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), contributing to the provision of high standard care and actively participating as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Assess, plan, implement and evaluate patient care needs from admission to timely transfer or discharge.

Work as part of the nursing/midwifery team and MDT progressing to:

Either (a) leading the team for a span of duty on a regular basis in a Ward or Department

Or (b) be responsible and accountable for the total patient care of a critically ill patient or group of patients

Act as professional role model/team leader setting standards of practice promoting clinical effectiveness and opportunities for teaching others as part of a 24hour service.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust (UHBW) is rated “Good” by CQC and is one of the largest acute Trusts in the country. We bring together a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff providing over 100 clinical services across 10 sites including Bristol Royal Infirmary, Weston General Hospital, Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol Heart Institute, Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, South Bristol Community Hospital, St Michael’s Hospital, University of Bristol Dental Hospital and the Central Health Clinic.

Our Trust values express what it means to be part of Team UHBW. Developed by our staff, these values are at the heart of our organisation and are our guiding principles. They drive our behaviour, shape our identity and shape our culture to provide the best possible environment for patients and staff. These values are:

We are supportive
We are respectful
We are innovative
We are collaborative

Return to practice, return to the work you love and join#TeamUHBW

For a full list of main duties for this position, please view the full job description attached to this email.

This advert closes on Monday 13 Mar 2023

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