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Bank Staff Nurse

Employer
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Location
Trustwide
Salary
£28,407 to £34,581 pro rata per annum
Closing date
6 Mar 2024

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Profession
Nurse
Grade
Band 5
Hours
Part Time
We require reliable, enthusiastic and motivated Staff Nurses to join our bank. to work in our acute medical wards, surgical wards, mental health wards and community nursing. In return we will offer you:
  • Flexible hours choose when and where you want to work
  • Competitive pay rates including enhanced pay for unsociable hours
  • Paid annual leave
  • NHS pension scheme
  • A fast-track recruitment process if you move to a substantive role
  • Opportunities to work in different wards and departments, including community, dental and specialist services
  • Access to Services, such as those provided by our Staff Wellbeing Team
  • Ability to book your shifts from home using our online portal
  • Option to block-book shifts in a set period
  • SMS notifications of shift availability
  • Access to staff newsletters and bulletins
  • Eligible for various local and national discounts which are available to NHS staff
  • Free uniform, where applicable

To find out more about the benefits of working on the bank visit our website www.yournorthumbriacareer.co.uk/staff-bank

Main duties of the job

There are bank assignments all around the Trust, including our community settings in Haltwhistle, Berwick, Alnwick, Morpeth, Rothbury, Blyth as well as our main hospitals in Hexham, Ashington, North Tyneside and Cramlington. We require bank adult and children's nurses to work in medical and surgical wards and also require bank mental health and community nurses.

We have a range of shifts- 7 days per week including day shifts, early shifts , late shifts , twilight, nights and weekends. With bank you can pick and choose which shifts suit you.

The role is to provide high standards of care to patients accessing our services. You will need to embrace our trust values, demonstrate excellent communication skills, with a flexible approach to your work.

Duties include:
  • Assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager
  • Exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct
  • Responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards
  • Role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust.
  • This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.


About us

We manage three major locality hospitals at North Tyneside, Wansbeck and Hexham, plus a number of smaller community hospitals and clinics from Tynemouth to Berwick on Tweed, covering one of the largest geographical areas of any NHS trust in the country. Leading in innovation and quality - opening a state of the art Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, the first of its kind in England. Do you want to work in one of the best performing NHS organisations in England? Work in an organisation that supports its staff and focuses on staff experience as much as it does the experience of its patients? You can live and breathe in an area that has the cleanest air, cost effective living, great nightlife, some of the best schools with a wealth of history available on your doorstep. Sound too good to be true? Well it isn't, this is what you get when you work for Northumbria Healthcare, this is the Northumbria Way! Please read 'applicant guidance notes' before submitting your application.

Job description

Job responsibilities

  • To assess, plan, implement and evaluate nursing care working as a member of the ward team under the direction of the Ward Manager.
  • To exercise accountability as set out in the NMC Code of Professional Conduct.
  • To be responsible for all nursing care standards and to maintain high clinical standards.
  • To role model compassionate and inclusive leadership in order to shape the creation of a collective leadership culture within the trust. This means demonstrating a consistent leadership style which (a) engages, enables and empowers others (b) uses coaching to promote ownership of learning and quality improvement and (c) facilitates team working and collaboration within teams / departments and across organisational boundaries.


Person Specification

Qualifications

Essential

  • 1st Level live NMC registered Nurse
  • Evidence of qualification to undertake the supervision, teaching and assessing of students (essential requirement for post, expectation this will be completed within an 18 month period


Desirable

  • PP126/7
  • D32/33
  • Post Registration qualification in specialty
  • Diploma/degree in nursing
  • Non-medical prescribing qualification


Employer details

Employer name

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Address

Trustwide

Trustwide

NE27 0QJ

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319-6053291HN

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