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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 28/11/2020.

Bank Staff Nurse (Band 5)

Job Reference: 423-2767917

Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
Staff Nurse
Airedale General Hospital, Steeton
£30,615 pro rata per annum

We are always looking for enterprising and innovative approaches to the way we provide our services. We are a national centre for telemedicine and introduced telehealth to the UK offender healthcare sector and also provide the service to patients in their care homes. Community matters to us and we are supported by 400 dedicated volunteers and have strong links with Bradford University, Craven College and Leeds City College to ensure we inspire the workforce of the future.

We want to attract staff who embrace our ‘Right Care’ behaviours of compassion, a commitment to quality of care and working together for patients – we want to make these part of our DNA.

Considering coming back to a career in care or looking for flexible working hours that fit in with family life?

Our award winning integrated Trust is in a beautiful location providing genuine opportunities for a great work-life balance.

Would you like flexible working opportunities to suit your commitments? Would you like to gain additional skills and experience by working in different clinical areas? Then our nurse bank is the ideal role for you.

We are looking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated staff with excellent communication skills that have a passion for delivering kind and compassionate care. Recruiting motivated, capable and committed staff is the key to us maintaining our high standards of quality, safety and patient experience.

There are many benefits to working for the nurse bank:

  • Work for the Trust without committing to a permanent post
  • Opportunity to apply for permanent full or part time contracts across the Trust
  • Paid annual leave entitlement
  • NHS pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities
  • First choice of available shifts

Candidates must have experience of delivering nursing care in an equivalent role within a health care providing organisation and be forward thinking, well organised with a positive attitude towards adaptability. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to attend a formal interview.

We receive national recognition for our telehealth services, providing remote video consultation to care homes and for people coming to the end of their life, and as a result, are a Vanguard site for new models of care and lead on using technology for enhancing health in care homes.

In recent years the Trust has invested significantly in its clinical services most recently the Emergency Department. Additional investment has been made to improve services and support patients with Dementia.

If you are successful in this role you will be required to undertake the mandatory induction programme prior to commencing in your post.

Applicants must already hold their NMC PIN Number however applications are welcome from student nurses who would initially work as a Bank Healthcare Support Worker until NMC registration is received.

Interviews will scheduled to take place on a Friday, usually the week following the closing date. The exact date and time will be confirmed if you are shortlisted and invited for interview.


For further details / informal visits contact:

Angela McGarry, Matron for Patient Flow, 01535 292153

If you are applying for the vacancy via NHS Jobs please note that your application form will be transferred to the Trac system and all further correspondence regarding your application will be from Trac systems.

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all sections of the community, regardless of any protected characteristics. Reasonable adjustments will be made for disabled applicants where required.

We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health and care needs.

NOTE: This vacancy may close before the advertised closing date if sufficient suitable applications are received.

If you are offered a position which requires you to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust will administer the DBS check on your behalf and will recover the cost (Enhanced £47.50 or Standard £29.50) from your first full months salary. This is a condition of your employment.

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You are encouraged to participate in the DBS Update Service and pay the £13 cost per year.

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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