Temporary Staffing Clinical Nurse

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
£35,392 Per Annum (Pro Rata for Part Time)
Closing date
1 Oct 2023

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Band 6
Full Time
We are looking for a motivated individual with excellent communication, interpersonal and organisational skills who is dedicated to working as part of the team.

You will support the delivery of the Group Human Resources Service to the three Acute Hospitals within the MSEFT group and external organisations, ensuring that a proactive, comprehensive and operational approach is provided, which supports the MSEFT workforce strategy and business objectives.

Monitor and further develop the Nursing Practice Development Programme in conjunction with NMC recommendations.

Participate in projects linked to nursing and governance.

To promote learning in the workplace, identifying training and development needs of nursing staff.

Identify and act upon sub optimal nursing practice.

Assist in the implementation and review of local and national nursing initiatives and policies.

Deliver the recruitment of and undertake ongoing review of all bank and agency qualified nurses.

You may be expected to travel to any one of the three sites as required for meetings.

Main duties of the job

Collaborate with operational managers, particularly divisional managers, senior clinical leads and other senior staff as appropriate to ensure temporary staffing needs and requirements are acted upon efficiently.

Proactive networking with other Temporary Staffing team to share knowledge and discuss best practice and implement viable solutions within the internal function for all staff-groups

Ability to deal with highly sensitive information

Working with the Resourcing Teams with the planning of recruitment campaigns to engage bank workers and increase capacity on the bank for Registered Nurses

Responsible for ensuring robust processes and procedures are followed to monitor management information relating to the utilisation and performance of temporary Qualified Nurses as required by MSEFT governance structures, highlighting key areas of risk and/or cost efficiency including making recommendations for improvements

Ensure that bank staffs have been assessed as competent to deliver clinical care.

Working with the Temporary Staffing Clinical Manager, the post holder will be expected to support in ensuring that the processes in place for Qualified Nursing Temporary Staffing are robust and congruent with the Groups overarching strategies and deliver the organisation's objectives.

About us

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust is now one of the largest in the country, with a workforce of approximately 15,000 who serve a population of 1.2 million people.

We work together, and in conjunction with MSE Health and Care Partnership, to deliver excellent local and specialist services, to improve the health and wellbeing of our patients in a compassionate way, and provide a respectful, but vibrant place for staff to develop, innovate and build careers.

From facilities through to consultant specialists we want to be the best, to achieve this we need to recruit not just those who are the finest in their field but also those who have the potential to be. Yes, experience is important but so is outlook - if you are dynamic, forward-thinking and enthusiastic we want you to join us.

We not only offer you a good working environment with flexible working opportunities, but also the opportunity to develop your career with access to appropriate training for your job and the support to succeed and progress.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please see attached a full job description setting out the details of the role and responsibilities.

We look forward to your application.

Person Specification

Knowledge and Experience


  • Minimum of 3 years post qualification experience


  • Experience of mentor/teaching and assessing



  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent experience


  • Evidence of continuous professional development



  • Experience of management of poor performance and sub optimal practice


  • Experience of recruitment and retention delivery

Employer details

Employer name

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust



Comet Way



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