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Bank Staff Nurse

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Sutton, Surrey and/or Chelsea, London
Depending on experience Bank
Closing date
2 Oct 2023

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Band 5
Part Time
Bank Band 5 and 6 Nursing Opportunities at The Royal Marsden!! Are you looking for a rewarding role which also allows you the flexibility to work when you choose in a local setting and to effectively manage your work life balance? Then come and join our fantastic team of nurses and be part of a centre of excellence with an international reputation and a commitment to developing your nursing career.

Main duties of the job

As a member of the Royal Marsden Bank you will:o Gain experience of supporting/providing services within one of the largest cancer specialist Hospitals in Europe. o Have access to a diverse range of roles and opportunities to gain more experience.o Have the flexibility to work hours that suit you.o Be part of a local team that supports your career aspirations and provides full training and development free of charge.o Be treated as an internal applicant if you want to apply for permanent jobs with us.o Have access to a number of benefits, including the NHS pensions scheme.o Access to staff support services and staff discount benefits.The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Bank Workers are paid competitive rates for London and are based on Agenda for Change pay rates.

About us

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is currently recruiting caring, dedicated bank nurses at our Sutton Hospital, in Surrey, and for our Chelsea Hospital, in London. Working as part of our temporary staff bank offers a flexible way of working, with both ad hoc and longer full-time bookings available. You could work occasional shifts or days to suit your lifestyle or for a week or for a number of months or, if you are a student, during your holidays and at weekends. You can always depend on a steady supply of work and can choose when you want to work. Opportunities to work on our wards providing excellent patient care, or even opportunities to provide special care or patient escort are also available.

Job description

Job responsibilities

To assist with teaching patients in preparation for investigations, treatment and home care

To be aware of the side effects of any treatment in progress, and adopt a problem-solving approach to minimise the potentially adverse reactions.

Be involved in the direct delivery of skilled specialised nursing care with supervision until competent, e.g. wound dressings, removal of drains, and insertion of urinary catheters.

To develop an awareness of the protocols involved for patients undergoing clinical trials.

To be aware of all hospital policies and procedures and collaborate with other health care professionals to ensure that these are observed.

To be rostered as part of the ward to care for patients over a 24 hr period.

Person Specification



  • Registration
  • Evidence of ongoing professional development


  • Qualification in oncology or speciality
  • Diploma or Degree level study (or equivalent)
  • Recognised teaching qualification



  • Experience in intravenous drug administration
  • Sufficient post registration nursing experience in oncology or speciality to be confident and competent in using the required skills to do the job


  • Experience in chemotherapy administration
  • Experience in Clinical Management
  • Evidence of relevant teaching experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of clinical trials management

Skills Abilities/knowledge


  • Venepuncture and/or cannulation skills
  • Evidence of effective negotiating and influencing skills
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Ability to motivate others

Employer details

Employer name

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust


Sutton, Surrey and/or Chelsea, London

Sutton, Surrey and/or Chelsea, London


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