Nursing Jobs Bristol

Here at Thornbury, we work across England and Wales to place the right nurses into the right roles. We’re always looking for qualified nurses to fill shifts across Bristol and we provide amazing hourly pay rates, paid NMC fees and reimbursed travel costs. For the last 38 years, we’ve set the pace within the temporary nursing sector, and we have shifts available across all specialisms for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. Learn more about the nursing specialisms we recruit across England and Wales or read on to discover the benefits of registering with Thornbury Nursing Services and the types of nursing roles we have available in Bristol.

Ready to start your journey with Thornbury? and find the perfect nursing job in Bristol.

Bristol is a bohemian city in the South West of England, voted as the best place to live outside London for under 26’s and known for its green credentials. Bristol is an ideal place to find your next nursing role.

Benefits of working with Thornbury Nursing Services

We know our nurses go above and beyond to deliver exceptional care. In return, we provide an array of benefits and full professional support, including:

  • High rates of pay
  • Paid NMC fees
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free annual flu voucher
  • Access to voluntary training
  • 24/7 nurse led telephone support

Learn more about the benefits of joining Thornbury Nursing Services. Alternatively, register now to begin your application.

Benefits of working as a nurse in Bristol

  • Culture: Bristol is home to a thriving art scene, as well as plenty of music venues, bars, restaurants, and galleries. This city is known as the ‘independent city’, due to it having the longest chain of independent shops in Europe.
  • Green space: while living and working in Bristol, you can experience the luxury of both the city landscape and access to the greenery of Southwest England. This buzzing city is full of restorative and calm green spaces.
  • Heritage: this vibrant port city is bursting with history, known for being the hometown of many famous pirates, including Pirate Blackbeard!


We require a minimum of 6 months UK-based experience for general nurses and HCAs. The requirements for specialist nurses and midwives will vary. You can find out exactly how much experience we require by visiting our specialism pages.


We’re proud to provide our nurses with voluntary training, CPD and PREP study opportunities. This means you can stay up to date with the latest best practice while enhancing your skills – something usually only available for those in substantive posts.

If you’re a nurse with a valid NMC or HCPC Pin, recent experience and a legal right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. Register now to start your journey with Thornbury Nursing Services. Alternatively, contact a member of our Bristol team for more information.

Learn more about the specialisms we’re recruiting for in Bristol, including:

Can’t see your specialism? Don’t worry! Visit our specialism pages to see the full list of specialisms we recruit. With so much choice, you’re sure to find a suitable nursing job in Bristol with Thornbury Nursing Services.

Nursing roles available in Bristol

We work with a number of clients in both hospital and community settings across Bristol, including:

  • NHS trusts
  • Private hospitals
  • Local authorities
  • Private nursing homes
  • Community packages
  • Mental health and learning difficulty units
  • Schools
  • Prisons and custodial services
  • Social services
  • Research programmes
  • GP practices
  • Medical device companies

Nursing pay rates in Bristol

We believe exceptional skills should be recognised with exceptional rewards

Working as an agency nurse requires a high level of skill and our outstanding pay rates reflect this. Nursing pay rates are dependent on location, specialism and experience and we calculate our pay rates based on grades. Learn more about our  and why we don’t pay our nurses through umbrella companies.


What our nurses say about us

Ready to find nursing jobs in Bristol? Register with us today to begin your application. To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly Bristol team.