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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 04/10/2020.

Bank General Nurse Band 5

Job Reference: 391-1723-BANK

Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust
Bank General Nurse
Royal Free Hospital Hampstead, Barnet Hospital and Chase Farm Hospital, London

Our mission is to deliver world class care and expertise in our clinical services, underpinned by world class teaching and research and we will continue to measure our progress against our five governing objectives: excellent outcomes, excellent patient and staff experience, excellent value for taxpayers’ money, being safe and meeting our external duties, and building a strong organisation.

As part of the application process you will be asked to answer number of questions regarding World Class Care Values. In order to watch a video with the values, please visit our trust's website.

Are you an RGN with at least six months Band 5 experience?

Are you seeking a flexible working pattern to suit your work/life balance?

We are seeking to recruit caring, compassionate nurses with excellent communication and clinical skills who will strive to achieve the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (RFL) world class care values.

As one of the leading trusts in clinical excellence, we provide you with robust personal development opportunities and offer you an enhanced rate for your services in line with the Agenda for Change framework.

In return you will need to be a reliable, self-motivating individual who is able to integrate quickly and work as part of a team. Recent experience as a band 5 nurse (at least six months) in an acute environment is essential. Successful completion of a nationally approved preceptorship course is desirable.

The trust operates its own extremely active staff bank and provides excellent clinical and educational opportunities for registered nurses to gain a wide range of experience throughout all departments. If you have been qualified for six months or more with continuous practice in an acute area and are seeking a positive work life balance, the RFL temporary staffing bank welcomes your application.

This is an ideal opportunity for highly motivated, enthusiastic, forward thinking nurses who do not wish to commit to a permanent contract, yet would like to gain or maintain clinical/professional skills.

Please ensure that you read the person specification in detail, as any applicant that does not meet the essential criteria, will not be shortlisted.

Barnet Chase Farm NHS Trust is now part of Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, therefore it is one organisation. If you are successful in your application for this post, you will have the opportunity to join the bank at any of these locations without having to apply separately.

If you are already working at the Trust as a permanent member of staff, you do not need to fill in this application, please contact the Temporary Staffing Department.

For further details / informal visits contact:

Marc Saint

Temporary Staffing

0207 794 0500 ext 23400

AT* - Apprenticeship Training.- Where AT* is entered next to the job title indicates this vacancy is for an apprenticeship role.

By applying for this role, you accept if successful, that your personal data may be transferred from the Trust to another NHS organisation where your employment transfers within the NHS. This is in accordance with the streamlining programme which aims at saving you time and improving efficiencies within the NHS when your employment transfers. Therefore we require you to complete your stat and Man e-learning modules prior to joining our organisation.

If you require sponsorship to work in the UK, check you are eligible under the UKVI points based system online. Please see announcement from UKVI re arrangements in a Brexit ‘no deal’ situation for EU people to still be recruited and come and work here for up to 36 months. Go to the Government website – ‘Guidance on staying in the UK for longer than 3 months if there's no Brexit deal’.

The Trust will request a DBS (CRB) if post involves regulated activities. The Trust is compliant with the Disclosure and Barring Service Codes of practice and the Rehabilitation of offenders act.

By applying for this post you are agreeing to Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust transferring the information contained in this application to its preferred applicant management system. If you are offered a job, information will also be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Records system.

If you are offered a role, part of pre-employment checks, your Documentation will be verified using a secure third-party service 'trustid'. You will be asked to capture an image of relevant documents as well as a selfie using your smartphone/tablet (if available) for Facial Matching via a unique Guestlink email.

Please be aware of scams – unless specified above, we will only communicate with you via or e-mails and we will never ask you for any payment

Communication will be via our 3rd party e-recruitment system Civica (TRAC)

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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