Bank Registered Nurse In Patient Unit – Bristol

Bank Registered Nurse In Patient Unit

St Peters Hospice



The Vacancy

We are currently looking for highly motivated and dynamic Band 5 Registered Nursesto join our dedicated Bank nurse team working in the Inpatient Unit (IPU).  

As a Bank Nurse, you will be involved in planning and providing specialist palliative care for our patients and support for their families. Experience in an acute hospital with some end-of-life care experience would be desirable. 

In addition to your clinical skills, you will need to be an excellent and empathetic communicator and a positive and supportive team member. As well as being part of the nursing team, it is also essential to work closely with the wider multi-disciplinary team to ensure a holistic approach and to achieve the standard of care to which we aspire. 

Please note – this is a bank zero hour position.

For more information, please view the job description located at the end of this page or contact Rachel Bowring, Inpatient Unit Manager at [email protected]

We offer attractive terms and conditions similar to the NHS and continuance of NHS Pension Scheme membership.

Due to the nature of the work involved, this role is exempt from the ROA and all job-holders are required to undergo a Disclosure and Barring Service Check.

All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK before they apply for a vacancy and be able to provide evidence of this.  

Strictly no agencies.

About Us

St Peter's Hospice is a well-loved hospice that provides extensive inpatient and community services, in Bristol and the surrounding areas. Every year St Peter's Hospice makes a difference in the lives of thousands of patients and their families when it matters most.  

Many of our staff work directly with patients and their families in nursing, health care and medical jobs. Others raise money to support patient care through our chain of over 40 charity shops and our fundraising activities. We also have a significant number of staff working in varied office-based roles. 

Our aim is to provide an inclusive, safe and healthy workplace that boosts creativity and motivation. 

Our Inpatient Unit is a state-of-the-art centre of clinical excellence, that was built with the generous support of the people of Bristol. Beyond our Inpatient Unit, you'll find our team in homes and on the phone 24/7. More recently in response to the pandemic we have moved some services online to continue support for our patients. 

The Hospice is also a centre of educational excellence and we teach other healthcare professionals about how to care for people at the end of their lives, supporting the NHS and care homes provide end of life care.

The Benefits

For our nursing and clinical teams, we offer attractive terms and conditions similar to the NHS including: 

  • NHS equivalent salaries 
  • Generous holiday entitlement and recognition for previous NHS service (up to 33 days for 10 years’ service) 
  • ​Continuance of the NHS Pension Scheme for existing members

There are many benefits to working at the Hospice including:

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Competitive salary 
  • Group Personal Pension scheme 


Equality and Diversity

At St Peter’s Hospice, we are committed to promoting equality, diversity, and inclusion throughout the organisation.  We understand the value of a diverse mix of talented people that is representative of our community and are proactively taking action to support EDI and Wellbeing.

We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of their age, disability, religion or belief, sex, race, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, and pregnancy and maternity. 



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