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Staff Nurse - Bank

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£14.92 to £16.84 an hour Per Hour
Closing date
12 Dec 2023

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Band 5
Part Time
Are you are in search of the ultimate work-life balance? Do you want the flexibility of only accepting work when you want to work? Then prepare for a pleasant surprise...

Bradford Teaching Hospital NHS Trust Nurse Bank Team is keen to recruit highly motivated, reliable qualified staff nurses who are able to deliver high quality care. You must hold a current NMC Pin and have at substantial post-registration recent experience within a NHS Hospital ward setting.

Competitive, monthly pay with the option to be paid weekly if preferred.

This vacancy is NOT open to newly qualified nurses who have not completed a Preceptorship.

Main duties of the job

Responsible for the assessment of care needs and the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

Will be expected to carry out all relevant forms of care without direct supervision and will be required to teach junior staff, both qualified and unqualified.

About us

Our district has 17,000 businesses including more FTSE 100 companies than any other north of England city. From the best curry in the country, to the world's turbo chargers, to breakthrough technologies that help to manage chronic pain, we have something for everyone.

We have a strong service sector and community ethos that works together to make Bradford a great place to live and work. As the youngest city in the UK, we are investing heavily in skills for the future by providing the right training at every level for the significant sectors of our economy, and Bradford University and Bradford College are positioning themselves as exemplars in their field. And on top of this, we have competitive house prices and good schools in attractive areas meaning a move to Bradford brings a very high standard of living at an affordable price.

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust employ just over 5,200 staff, serving a population of around 500,000. We also have the third-largest membership base in the country. We currently operate over two main sites the Bradford Royal Infirmary provides the majority of inpatient services, and St Luke's Hospital provides outpatient and rehabilitation services.

As a teaching hospital, the Foundation Trust is at the forefront of research and development in healthcare. This promotes a culture of learning and professional development that ensures that all doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals practice the highest clinical standards.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Carries out nursing duties within the Trust Policies and Code of Professional Conduct.

Carries out instructions from the Ward Manager and other Senior Staff.

Carries out treatments as requested from Multi-Disciplinary Team.

Under the control of the Ward Manager teaches and monitors nurses allocated to the Ward. Adheres to the agreed procedures as laid down and promotes, by example, a high standard of nursing care in the Ward.

Fosters good relationships with other departments, the Multi-Disciplinary Team, patients, relatives and visitors to the Ward. Helps achieve high moral for both staff and patients.

Must be aware of relevant ordering and stock control, management practices, policies and any other aspects of nursing and understand their responsibilities.

Ensure all written documentation is of a high standard, accurate and kept up-to-date according to NMC regulations.

Becomes aware of responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act, reports on any practices that could be detrimental to patients and staff safety. Follow COSHH regulations.

Attend statutory training yearly for Fire, CRP, Lifting/Handling and Equipment.


Responsible as a trained nurse for the control and administration of drugs within the regulations laid down by the Bradford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the NMC.

Develop skills and knowledge in Clinical Practice. Maintain professional update.

Work within the NMC Code of Practice.

Maintain personal, professional profile.

Develop within the Scope of Professional Practice.

Achieve PREP as dictated by NMC regulations.

Practice agreed models of nursing and systems of care as directed by Ward Manager.

Maintain Professional Registration (PIN).

Person Specification



  • 12 months recent experience of working as a staff nurse within an NHS Hospital setting.



  • Good verbal and written command of English.
  • Numeracy Skills
  • Able to provide evidence of keeping up to date with practice and professional issues.
  • Ability to plan own time and support junior staff. To use own initiative and act independently within the bounds of existing knowledge and skills
  • Ability to assess patient needs and plan, implement and evaluate care appropriately


  • IV Skill



  • Good understanding of the fundamental aspects of nursing care: Nutrition and hydration, Dignity and respect, Pain management, Medications management, Pressure area care, Infection control, Safeguarding Vulnerable People
  • Good understanding of common conditions such as diabetes and dementia. Including the physical, psychological and emotional needs of the patient.
  • Understanding of current National, Regional and Local nursing issues



  • NMC Registered Nurse


  • Relevant specialist training

Employer details

Employer name

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Bradford Teaching Hospitals



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