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Nurse Bank

£21,909 - £28,462 / year
Full Time

Job Description

Our Vision - An NHS organisation that continually strives to improve patients' experience and outcomes

Our Values - Safe & Effective We will work collaboratively to prioritise the safety of all within our care environment

Kind & Caring We will act in the best interest of others at all times

Exceeding Expectations We always aim for excellence

Strategic Objectives 2015

Create culture of compassion, safety and quality

Be in the top quartile for all performance indicators

Proactively seek opportunities to develop our services

To have an effective and well integrated organisation that operations efficiently

Maintain finance health – appropriate investment enhancement to patient services

Attract, retain and develop our staff & improve employee engagement


The Temporary Staffing Bank Team is a friendly dedicated group of staff based on site here at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. The aim of the team is to ensure that Wards and Departments are never understaffed. They do this by ensuring that there is a pool of ‘Bank’ staff to call on who want to do extra shifts or temporary work.

Temporary Staffing Bank workers are:-
Staff that are available to be called on to work in a flexible capacity to fill a temporary vacancy or staffing shortfall. This type of work is carried out under the understanding of No Mutuality of Obligation.

The Temporary Staffing Bank provides temporary cover for Wards, Departments, and Community services on a daily basis.We cover staffing shortfalls at New Cross Hospital, West Park Hospital and Cannock Chase Hospital.

Bank Workers may be required to cover any short-term staff shortages. Therefore Bank workers can be required to work anytime from a few days or hours’ notice.

Benefits of Joining the Bank

Flexibility – you can work hours to suit your personal needs

Excellent Rates of Pay including Enhanced Pay for Unsociable hours

Accrual of paid Annual leave (for Bank Workers only)

Opportunity to work across a variety of areas

Induction, Training and Development opportunities

The Temporary Staffing Bank provides comprehensive support from recruitment to booking your first shift. You will be given a comprehensive induction and will have the opportunity to access training to support and further your career.

So if you are a Registered Nurse, Midwife, Scrub Nurse or ODP there has never been a better time to join our team.

We actively encourage nurses with accident and emergency experience at band 5 level to join our bank.


Please be advised that if the post that you are applying for requires any level of qualification (e.g. A-Levels, Degree etc) or Professional Registration (e.g. Nursing and Midwifery Council, General Medical Council etc) you will be required to provide proof as part of the pre-employment process. By submitting your application you are giving the Trust permission to check the qualification certificates provided back to the source provider. Please note that a sample of all applicant’s qualifications will be checked with the educational institution or provider. Furthermore, a sample of all applicants’ qualifications will be checked back to the educational institution or provider to interview letters to further deter fraud.

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test . The UK Border Agency requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to all applicants personally. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within four weeks of the closing date, you should assume that you have not been short listed on this occasion.

All successful applicants will be notified in the same way that they have applied. For example, online applicants will be notified via NHS Jobs using the email address provided (your NHS Jobs username). All further correspondence will be via the same method so it is important that you regularly check your NHS Jobs account after the closing date for this post.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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