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Bank Registered Nurse

Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum (pro rata)
Closing date
3 Jun 2024

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Band 5
Part Time
The Staff Bank is an ideal way of starting a career in the Trust, offering flexibility of working hours and the opportunity to gain experience in different areas. The Staff Bank will provide training to enable you to work across the Trust

  • Essential to have experience of working in an acute hospital within the last 12-24 months. Applications will get reviewed and further information will be discussed during the interview
  • Current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC)
  • Ideally the ability to work a minimum of 12-24 hours per month

What we offer:
  • Period of paid supernumerary clinical time (amount dependant on areas of work and previous experience)
  • Clinical skills support and enhanced skills sessions (where required)
  • Flexibility in training and shifts
  • Ability to work within and try different specialities

Unfortunately, we are unable to offer adaptationcourses.

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

Main duties of the job

To work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team within the multi-disciplinary framework and 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.

To support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH's 'PRIDE' values of People focused, Respect, Dedication, Integrity and Excellence

About us

Join us at the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff!

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are a friendly, collaborative hospital, working with local services and home to N& N Hospitals Charity

We can offer you the full range of NHS benefits/discounts and in addition:
  • Flexible working hours
  • Fast Track Staff Physiotherapy Service
  • Multi Faith prayer room
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Excellent pension scheme and annual leave entitlement
  • Wagestream - access up to 40% of your pay as you earn it
  • Free Park & Ride service direct to NNUH site
  • Free 24-hours confidential counselling support
  • On-site Nursery
  • On-site cafes offering staff discounts
  • Support in career development
  • Flexible staff bank
  • Salary Sacrifice schemes including lease cars, Cycle to Work scheme and home electronics

Job description

Job responsibilities

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.

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 and professional development


  • Registered Nurse on the appropriate part of the NMC Register
  • Within two years of registration, aim to complete the Mentorship preparation programme
  • Achievement of indicators in KSF outline (subset 1 year, full 5 years)
  • Continual update of KSF evidence portfolio
  • Evidence of Continuing Professional Development and maintenance of a Personal, Professional Profile


  • Post registration qualification relevant to the clinical area
  • Working towards a health related degree
  • A1 Vocational Assessor's Qualification or equivalent e.g. D32 / D33



  • Recent experience of nursing in an acute hospital environment
  • Knowledge/experience of relevant speciality
  • Experience of managing / leading a team and co-ordinating workload
  • Experience of mentoring, supervision, teaching and assessment

Skills, abilities and knowledge


  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care
  • Competency in clinical skills including enhanced practice relevant to the level of experience and clinical area
  • Time management skills


  • Evidence of participation in clinical audit /patient review

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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