Nursing - Staff Nurse - Registered Nurse | RGN | Band 5 | Shrewsbury | Bank

  • Department Nursing
  • Salary £25,655.00 – £31,534 per annum
  • Closing Date 28/01/2022
  • Location The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital
  • Grade NHS AfC: Band 5
  • Job ref 223-XSN-168-I
  • Pension NHS Pension
  • Holidays Generous Holiday Allowance
  • NHS discount Eligible for NHS Discounts
  • Contract Bank
  • Hours Bank

Job overview

**Please note that we can currently only accept applications if you have a current valid NMC Professional registration or if you are a final year student nurse.**

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for a more flexible work option, or to boost your income with additional shifts? If this sounds like you, come and join our Nursing Bank!

Here at The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we understand that a permanent full-time role may not suit everyone. Our Nursing Bank can offer shifts in a variety of wards across both hospital sites with hours to suit you!

We are an organisation that strives to provide high quality, safe care for our patients in an environment which our staff are proud to work in. We believe that by adhering to our Vision (“To provide excellent care for the communities we serve”) and working with our Trust Values in mind (Partnering, Ambitious, Caring, Trusted) we can achieve the right results for the people that matter most – our patients and their families.

Main duties of the job

To be responsible for assessing individual patient care needs 
and developing, implementing and evaluating plans of care 
for a group of patients in accordance with agreed policies and 
professional guidelines.
To take charge of the ward for a span of duty, normally 
working under the supervision of senior staff.

To work flexibly to meet the needs of the service

Working for our organisation

As a valued member of our Bank team we can also offer you:

Weekly or monthly pay – you choose!
Flexibility to work the hours that suit you
Opportunities to work on different Wards throughout the Trust and gain experience in a variety of areas
Priority booking over Agency workers
Competitive rates of pay including enhanced pay for unsociable hours
Easy to use online booking system for shifts – book your shifts in advance, or at the last minute
Support for re-validation should you need it
Paid Trust induction
Access to the same training and progression opportunities as substantive staff
Smooth transition to a permanent role should you wish to apply for one
Option to join the NHS pension scheme
Various local and national discounts through the Blue Light Card and Health Service Discounts

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For full duties and responsibilities please refer to the attached document entitled Job Description.

Person specification

Education and Qualifications

Essential criteria

Registered Nurse (adult)
Relevant diploma or equivalent experience
Literacy & numeracy Level 2 or equivalent (GCSE A – C)
Appropriate level of verbal and written English language skills

Desirable criteria

Degree or willing to work towards degree.
Mentorship qualification.


Essential criteria

Experience of working in an acute healthcare environment.
Evidence of continuing professional development.

Desirable criteria

Post qualification experience of working in an acute NHS Trust.
Experience working within a specialty.

The well-being of our staff is of the upmost importance to us.  If you are offered a role at our Trust, and fall into the increased and higher risk categories as set out by Public Health England (PHE) and NHSI/E, your line manager will complete an risk assessment with you.  This will be completed in conjunction with the latest guidance from Public Health England in relation to Covid-19.

By submitting your application to Trac, you are giving your consent for parts of your application data to be transferred to the NHS Electronic Staff Record (ESR) and other secure, internal NHS Workforce systems. This is to support and manage your recruitment and employment within your employing organisation. 

If successful, by completing the NHS Jobs application form you authorise the Trust to obtain any previous NHS service details including all electronically held sickness information, via the Inter Authority Transfer process on the national ESR.

If the role requires a qualification/professional registration, you will need to provide proof during the recruitment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider.

In the event of a high response to this advertisement, this post will be closed. Early applications are advised.
Unfortunately we do not accept CVs or keep them on file. If you are unable to apply online please contact the person named in the advertisement for the post you are interested in.
We are committed to offering an interview to all applicants with a disability who meet the minimum criteria for the above position and will support reasonable adjustments wherever possible.  In addition, whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from candidates who are male, from black and minority ethnic backgrounds or who have a disability, as these are currently under-represented in our workforce.
We are committed to equal opportunities in employment. The policies and practices of the Trust aim to promote an environment that is free from all forms of unlawful or unfair discrimination and values the diversity of all people. At the heart of our policy, we seek to treat people fairly, flexibly and with dignity and respect.

Thank you for your interest in The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust, we look forward to receiving your application for employment.

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