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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 31/12/2021.

Bank Nurse - North Essex

Job Reference: 364-BANKNURSING-NE-C

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Across North Essex
£24,907 - £30,615 per annum

Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (EPUT) is an award winning Trust that provides health and social care services for a population of 1.3million people in Essex, Suffolk, Bedfordshire, and Luton. CQC says we’re still GOOD and now we’re OUTSTANDING for caring!

We employ 5,000 people working across more than 200 sites.

Our services include:

Mental health services

  • We provide a wide range of treatment and support to young people, adults and older people experiencing mental illness both as inpatients and within the community. This includes treatment in secure and specialised settings.

Community health services

  • Our diverse range of community health services provide support and treatment to both adults and children. We deliver this care in community hospitals, health centres, GP surgeries and in people’s homes.

Learning disabilities services

  • We provide crisis support and inpatient services and our community learning disability teams work in partnership with local councils to provide assessment and support for adults with learning disabilities.

Social care

  • We provide personalised social care support to people with a range of needs, including people with learning disabilities or mental illness, supporting people to live independently.

We are looking for individuals to join the EPUT team and be part of transforming services in our communities.

In return we can offer exceptional education, training and development opportunities as well as a wide range of benefits, which include flexible working opportunities from first day of employment, salary sacrifice schemes and the opportunity to buy or sell up to one week of annual leave to support a healthy work-life balance. In addition to this the Trust also offers a generous relocation package where applicants meet the eligibility criteria.

Our approach to recruitment is values based and applicant's must be able to demonstrate the organisations values and behaviours.

Are you a Registered Nurse looking for flexibility, a good rate of pay and the opportunity to make a difference to people’s lives?

If you are an enthusiastic, caring and compassionate individual looking to work flexibly in a supportive environment then we’d love to hear from you!

EPUT are recruiting Nurses to work on our Trust bank across Essex covering a large geographical region.

At EPUT, we put our people’s talents at the heart of improving lives – come and join us, together we can change lives.

We are looking for Nurses who will embrace of values of being compassionate, empowering and open. If this sounds like you, apply now.

Furthermore, we are seeking individuals that are able to work flexibly across a variety of shift patterns to suit your work life balance.

In return we are able to offer the following:

  • Earn holiday pay in the form of a 12.5% uplift on your hourly rate
  • Access to a 24 hour self-booking system and online payslips
  • Receive weekly updates on all permanent vacancies within the Trust
  • Opportunity to gain experience across a wide range of clinical areas
  • Supervision and appraisal opportunities
  • Paid for face to face mandatory training and up to 2 hours for online mandatory training
  • NHS discounts for staff
  • Competitive rates of pay including enhanced rates for unsocial hours (listed below)

Hourly Rates (dependent on experience):

*this is inclusive of the 12.5% uplift*

Day: £14.37 to £17.66 per hour

Night/Saturday: £18.68 to £22.96 per hour

Sunday/Bank Holiday: £22.99 to £28.26 per hour

If your application meets the criteria of the role, you will be contacted to complete a questionnaire and will then be called to discuss this further.

For further details / informal visits contact:

NameRecruitment TeamTelephone number01375 364 513



As a newly appointed employee you are responsible for incurring the cost of your initial DBS check relevant to your post, the amount will be deducted from your first salary with the Trust.

Applications for Job Share are positively welcomed

Our Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We particularly welcome applications from people with experience of using mental health services. We also hold the Disability two tick symbol and have made the pledge to commit to employing more people with learning disabilities, we encourage people with a disability to apply. If you require this application form in another format i.e. Braille or audio tape etc, please contact the Recruitment Department on 01375 364513 or email and we can arrange for this to be dispatched to you.

The Trust has the right to expire vacancies prior to the closing date if they so wish. The Trust makes every attempt to contact all applicants and we strongly advise that you check the email account which is registered with NHS Jobs regularly, we would advise however due to the high number of applications we receive that if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults, and expect all staff to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to robust safer recruitment processes.

Our vision is “working to improve lives” and we achieve this in line with our organisational values of being compassionate, empowering and open.

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order (as amended) and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require current Tier 2/skilled worker sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2/skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, have had to present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) are also subject to this requirement.

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UK Registration

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

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