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Bank Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum pro rata
Closing date
3 Jun 2024
Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurse with a passion to provide evidence based/best practice care to children and their families?

If yes, we would love to hear from you! Our team welcomes you to come and find out about the fantastic opportunities within our friendly and dedicated hospital.

We currently have Bank vacancies on our Inpatient Children's Ward - Buxton Ward, our Children's Assessment Unit (CAU) and our Children's Day Ward (CDW). Working for our Nurse Bank gives you flexibility and variety across our wards and departments.

Our Jenny Lind Children's Hospital incorporates Children's Inpatient, Ambulatory, Emergency, Neonatal and Outpatient care. We treat children and young people across a broad range of specialties including Paediatric Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, plastics and much more. We also have a dedicated Surgical and medical HDU. Our collaborative team care to children living in Norfolk and for those accessing specialist treatments across the Eastern Region.

The Children's Assessment Unit and Buxton Ward are open 24/7 and the Children's Day Ward is open Monday - Friday 07:30-20:00.

As a Bank Paediatric Nurse you will have a full induction with supernumerary time and once in post, will be expected to work 1-2 shifts per month.

Main duties of the job

To work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team within the multi-disciplinary framework. Maintain a high standard of patient care under the direction of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse.

To act as a leader in the clinical area, in the absence of a more senior member of staff. To work in accordance with the principles laid down by the Nursing/Midwifery professional bodies and Trust Policies.

About us

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom, providing first-class acute care for around one million people living in Norfolk and surrounding areas.

NNUH is a teaching hospital providing specialist services in state-of-the-art facilities. We are lucky to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placements for their students.

Join the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff as we continue to care for our local population. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country, and we are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

NNUH PRIDE values of People-focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence sum up perfectly what this role encompasses. We want you in our team if you share our values and core beliefs as our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion cannot be separated from our PRIDE values and behaviours, which recognise the important role of our people in providing positive experiences for service users.

We're committed to providing training and developmental opportunities that give our team the skills, knowledge and experience they need to carry out their jobs to the highest standard and help them progress in their careers. There is always an opportunity for you to grow.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please note this post is not suitable for newly qualified nurses or applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.

Please check the job description and main responsibilities for further information about the role.

Explore all aspects of our hiring process with the attached detailed flow chart, which provides a thorough insight into each pivotal stage.

Person Specification

Qualifications/ Training/ CPD


  • Mentorship preparation programme (or required to complete once in post) if applicable to clinical area



  • Recent experience of nursing in an acute hospital environment

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care

Attitude, Aptitude


  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH's PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence

Employer details

Employer name

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital


Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital

Colney Lane



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