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Registered Nurse - Bank

Job Reference: 210-V06442

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
210 Bank Nurses
Band 5 - MId Point £24,547 per annum pro rata

At the Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust we pride ourselves on not only leading through clinical excellence, but also by creating an environment where all staff are valued and appreciated. The Trust has an excellent reputation for delivering high quality patient care and is nationally accredited at the highest levels in many areas, in particular clinical outcomes and patient safety.

Our Vision for the Trust is to deliver NHS care locally that makes our staff and our community proud. We want our patients to be assured they will receive care as rapidly as possible in a first-class environment that is Safe, Kind and Effective.

Our High Performance Culture will support everyone to be the best version of themselves by being true to our Trust vision, values and behaviours.



Now Offering Weekly Pay, the Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trustare taking applications for qualified, experienced nursesto join our successful Nurse Bank and provide Safe, Kind and Effective care at our two sites in Chester and Ellesmere Port.

Do you have family or other commitments prevent you working full time or to a set work pattern? Would you like flexibility of hours and be paid weekly?

Joining the Bank provides an excellent opportunity for those who wish to gain insight and experience into a diverse range of clinical settings whilst providing you with the flexibility to choose your own working hours. It can also provide the opportunity to gain experience with the Trust as a precursor to permanent employment.

The benefits we offer include:-

  • Online payslips and P60;
  • Select the shifts you want by booking through employee online (EOL);
  • Flexible hours to suit you. We have a variety of shift patterns available;
  • Support for revalidation requirements;
  • Variety of work in all clinical areas;
  • Paid induction and mandatory updates;
  • Access to NHS Pension;
  • Free uniform;
  • Opportunities to apply for permanent full or part-time positions;
  • Possible short-term contracts available.

To be successful in your application, you will need to have successfully completed Preceptorship, demonstrate your knowledge and dedication to high standards of patient care. You will need to be a reliable, enthusiastic and a self-motivated individual, possessing excellent communication skills and be adaptable to changing situations. You will need to be friendly and approachable whilst remaining professional. It is essential that you are reliable, punctual and work well within a team environment, as well as working under Trust Policy and the NMC Code of Conduct.

To discuss this opportunity further please contact the Staffing Solutions Team on: 01244-365230

Our Trust:
The Countess of Chester Hospital is a 600-bed facility providing the full range of acute & a number of specialist services for approximately 260,000 residents of the historic city of Chester & the surrounding rural areas, Ellesmere Port & Neston. The Trust also manages Ellesmere Port Hospital, which is a rehabilitation, intermediate care & outpatient facility. We are the main Trust serving West Cheshire & we also provide services to Welsh patients covered by Betsi Cadwaladr University Local Health Board.

Once Offered Post:
If subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1975, then a disclosure submission will be made to the Disclosure & Barring service (formerly CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions. The cost of this will be deducted from your salary over the first three months of employment.

You have a responsibility to respond to any Safeguarding Children/Adult concerns that you encounter in your everyday duties. You must report any concerns as appropriate to your immediate manager & the relevant Safeguarding Lead within the Trust.

Overseas Applicants:
Overseas candidates are responsible for their travel expenses until the point of entry into Britain.
The Trust will not fund applications for Work Permits & Further Leave to Remain.
Those requiring Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome & will be considered alongside all other applicants. However non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available, as the Trust is unlikely in this circumstance to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit UK Border Agency website.

Other Relevant Information:
Invitation to interview will be via email only – if you haven’t heard within 4 weeks of closing date please assume you have been unsuccessful. As an equal opportunities & approved Disability Confident employer, we are committed to interview all applicants with a disability, meeting the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

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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