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Bank Staff Nurse

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
£19.05 an hour
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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Part Time
There are opportunities at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Woolwich & Lewisham Hospital to work within many specialities and general clinical areas with a variety of shift patterns to choose from.

We are continually looking to increasing our pool of general staff nurses and offer lines of work in most areas both day and night on both sites. Remember, our bank workers take priority over agency workers.

If you are ambitious and strive for professional excellence then this is the perfect opportunity to be part of Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust (L& G).

L& G supports recruiting suitable bank staff into permanent positions should they become available. In effect, you can try before you apply, what better way of finding your preferred area of work.

We are looking for patient-focused Nurses with excellent/transferable skills who can demonstrate a strong commitment to delivering and maintaining high standards of care to patients on our wards. The ability to organise a workload, use initiative and work within a team is essential.

You will be registered with the NMC and have a MINIMUM OF 6 MONTHS POST REGISTRATION, NHS EXPERIENCE WITHIN A GENERAL/ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTING OR THE EQUIVALENT IN A NURSING HOME. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Reliability, confidence and commitment are also essential characteristics you will need to succeed in this role.

Main duties of the job

Main Duties & Responsibilities


1. Practices in accordance with the NMC Code of Professional Conduct and other appropriate guidelines.

2. Adhering to the Trust admission and discharge policies and be responsible for the assessment of care needs, the development of programmes of care and the implementation and evaluation of these to promote best practice for assigned patients.

3. Uses phlebotomy and cannulation skills on a daily basis if competent to do so.

4. Liaises with medical staff, allied departments and other members of the multi-disciplinary team on the condition of patients and their treatment. Is sensitive to the needs of patients, relatives & members of the multi-disciplinary team.

5. Observes confidentiality of patient information at all times and complies with the Data Protection Act (1984) ensuring that documentation is completed accurately and legibly.

6. Take an active role in establishing and maintaining effective communication with all disciplines, patients and relatives.

7. Supports and assists the Ward Manager in the establishment of a good working environment and in making the most effective and efficient use of staff, supplies and services.

About us

We are seeking dedicated, motivated people to help us provide high quality care to our local communities. In return for your hard work, we offer well-established, structured mentoring and staff development packages to support you in your role.

Agencies do not necessarily have the best to offer.


Employee Online (Self Booking System)

Weekly Pay

Mandatory Training

Rota lines of work available

Cross site working available

In-House Nurse Bank open 7 days a week

E-Payslips and access to your payment history & training

Support with Revalidation

Job description

Job responsibilities

Bank General Staff Nurse - The Job Description for this role has been attached to the advert at the foot of the page.

Person Specification



  • NMC Registered General Nurse
  • Post 6 months qualification experience


  • Evidence of personal development



  • Minimum six months continuous post registration experience within a general/acute NHS Hospital setting.

Employer details

Employer name

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


Lewisham Hospital Nhs Trust

Lewisham High Street


SE13 6LH

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