Bank Registered Nurse - Band 5

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Bury St Edmunds
£28,407 to £34,581 a year
Closing date
6 Jun 2023

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Band 5
Part Time
Job summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Bank Band 5 Registered Nurse to join West Suffolk Professionals at the West Suffolk Hospital.

We are looking for highly motivated individuals to join a team of dedicated and passionate staff members who strive to deliver care of the highest quality.

The successful candidate will need to have good communication skills with a flexible approach to working hours and duties.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills and a drive to promote a high standard of care for our patients.

If you have the necessary skills, experience and qualities to help us to put patients first, please apply or contact West Suffolk Professionals on


Main duties of the job

Registered Nurses are responsible for the delivery of care and the assessment, development, implementation and evaluation of individual programmes of care.

To use effective verbal and written communication with all members of the multidisciplinary team within own department and the wider clinical area and to engage in effective communication with patients, relatives and visitors. They are responsible for delivering high standards of patient care based on evidence based practice and have a professional duty to update and develop their professional practice.

About us

#BeKnown at West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust. By us. By our patients. By our community

Were a busy, friendly, rural NHS Trust providing high-quality care and compassion to more than a quarter of a million people across west Suffolk. We care for, treat and support people in hospital, at home and in various community settings.

The West Suffolk Hospital in Bury St Edmunds provides acute and secondary care services (emergency department, maternity and neonatal services, day surgery unit, eye treatment centre, Macmillan unit and childrens ward). It has 500+ beds and is a partner teaching hospital of the University of Cambridge.

Adult and paediatric community services, provided in collaboration with West Suffolk Alliance partners, include a range of nursing, therapy, specialist, and ongoing temporary care and rehabilitation, some at our Newmarket Community Hospital.

We do our utmost to achieve outstanding clinical outcomes for patients and our values of fairness, inclusivity, respect, safety and team work guide how we work and behave as a team.

With nearly 5,000 staff, from all over the world, we strive to make our organisation a great place to work. Whatever your role or ambition, we want to help you be the best you can be.

We promote a diverse and inclusive community where everyones voice counts and you can #BeKnown for whoever you are.

Join us. What will you #BeKnown for?

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please find the attached Job Description for more information regarding the Bank Band 5 Registered Nurse job role.

Person Specification



  • GCSE grade A to C in English and Maths NMC registration Qualification in nursing
  • Ability to provide quality care Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of working within a nursing team
  • Experience of dealing with patients


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both verbally and in writing. Ability to work under pressure Good organisational and time management skills. Team player, able to problem solve and meet team objectives. Confident to work under own initiative Good IT skills Understands the importance of patient confidentiality and Data Protection. Accurate with attention to detail. Supports patient and staff equality and diversity. Ability to provide patients with an environment which supports privacy and dignity. Ability to show empathy and compassion to patients and their relatives. An awareness of current political and professional issues.
  • Previous hospital/ NHS experience

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see NHS Careers website (opens in a new window).

Employer details

Employer name

West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust


Harwick Lane

Bury St Edmunds


IP33 2QZ

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