Nursing Jobs Bristol

Thornbury Nursing Services is a nursing agency operating in England and Wales, looking for qualified nurses to place into nursing jobs in Bristol. We specialise in placing nurses in temporary roles, which are often last minute. In return, we provide an excellent benefits package to our nurses, along with high rates of pay.

We’re a leading agency in the temporary nursing sector, offering various opportunities to nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. We believe that nothing should compromise nursing quality, despite the last-minute nature of the shifts our nurses take. We hire experienced, skilled nurses, and in return offer outstanding pay rates and benefits packages.

If you are ready to take the next step in your nursing career, register to work with us today and find your perfect nursing job in Bristol.

Benefits of working with Thornbury Nursing Services in Bristol

Our nurses are our reputation. We recruit only the very best professionals, and only those who embrace our ethos. Thornbury nurses are flexible, highly experienced and willing to travel long distances, often at short notice. We know our nurses go above and beyond to deliver exceptional care. In return, we provide an array of benefits and full professional support. These include:

  • 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

If you’re a nurse with a valid NMC pin, recent experience, and a legal right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. Register here now.

Benefits of working as a nurse in Bristol

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

  • 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 South West 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!

Requirements to register with us for nursing jobs in Bristol

To ensure we deliver the standard of care patients expect, we ask that you meet certain requirements. 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 for each specialism 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.

Types of nurse jobs in Bristol we’re recruiting for

We recruit nurses across a range of specialisms, including:

  • Community nurses
  • Registered general nurses (RGNs)
  • ITU nurses
  • Theatre nurses and ODPs
  • Midwives
  • A&E nurses
  • ANPs
  • Practice nurses
  • Paediatric nurses

To see the full list of specialisms, please visit our specialisms page. On each page, you can learn more about the skills and experience required for each specialism, as well as find additional information about what to expect when working for Thornbury Nursing Services.

Flexible nurse jobs in Bristol

We offer exceptional flexibility to nurses through our Quick Nurse app, which is used to book nursing jobs in Bristol. Once you have completed your registration and started working with us, you will gain access to the app. Here, you can choose from a selection of nurse jobs in Bristol as soon as they become available.

Alternatively, you can let us know your schedule, and the app will notify you when shifts become available during the times you have indicated that you are available to work. The great flexibility the app offers means that you can work with us alongside another full-time or part-time job, or work with Thornbury Nursing Services full-time.

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

I feel valued

I have been with Thornbury since 2006 and I have never looked back. The support, understanding, and commitment to deliver is excellent. The range and variety of work is superb. Pay is good.

Yvonne, GB
A massive 5 stars from me

Thornbury has always been excellent in helping to find the best shifts that suit me. Joining Thornbury was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. I would recommend Thornbury to anyone.

James, GB
Fantastic agency to work with

Thornbury have always been highly professional, organised and extremely helpful. I am grateful to be part of the team.

Salma, GB

If you’re looking to take the next step in your healthcare career and would like to take advantage of the great benefits working as a nurse in Bristol has to offer, register to join us today.

To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly Bristol team.

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