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Registered Nurses (Bank) - Adult, Community and Mental Health Nursing

Job Reference: 449-BSS025-1

Solent NHS Trust
Adult Nursing and Mental Health Nursing
Southampton and Portsmouth
£31,534.00 p.a. pro rata

Make a difference with us

If you are looking for somewhere you can make a real difference and are passionate about keeping people safe, well and out of hospital, a career with us may be just what you’re looking for. At Solent NHS Trust, we strive to make a difference to the health and wellbeing of our communities.

We are proud to be an organisation which is focused on our people and we welcome people who share our values to come and work with us.

  • To deliver great care that is safe, simple and easy to access
  • To be a caring, flexible and supportive place to work
  • To deliver the best value for money

We are looking for Bank nurses to work in clinical roles in our adult inpatient wards, community nursing teams and in our mental health units.

If you have any free time, want to earn some extra cash and support Solent NHS Trust during this busy time then we would love to hear from you.

We are looking for bank nurses to cover a variety of areas within Portsmouth and Southampton in a variety of ward settings. Our locations are

  • Rehabilitation wards at St Marys Hospital Campus and Jubilee House in Portsmouth.
  • Rehabilitation wards at Royal South Hants and Western Community Hospital in Southampton
  • Mental Health – Adult and Older Persons inpatient wards in Portsmouth
  • Community Nursing teams - Southampton and/or Portsmouth localities

We require nurses to cover a variety of shifts which they can to help out, but nights are not essential.

Supportive Orientation Period: Shadow shifts will be offered prior to working on our wards for training, development and to understand the working of the wards.

For more information about this role please see the job description and to find out the hours and shifts patterns, please contact

Please note we are looking to hold interviews every week to support our clinical teams, therefore if shortlisted you will be called to interview before the closing date of this post.

If you would like to speak to someone about these opportunities please contact us today!

Job descriptions for mental health, inpatient nursing and community nursing can be found in the documents uploaded to this vacancy - under job description, person specification and additional information.

All patient facing workers in England will be required to ensure they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, from 1 April 2022 . It will be a condition of employment to be fully vaccinated. This requirement will also apply to those in ancillary support roles such as porters or receptionists who may have social contact with patients but are not directly involved in their care.

To be fully vaccinated you must receive both doses of a Covid-19 vaccination. Successful applicants will be required (unless exempt*) to provide evidence of their covid vaccination status (NHS COVID Pass) or evidence that they have commenced their journey to becoming fully vaccinated. If the required evidence cannot be provided then any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Our shared values support the development of a strong working culture. They breathe life into our organisation – guiding and inspiring all of our actions and decisions. They enable us to be better at what we do and create a great place for our staff to work, whilst ensuring we provide the highest quality of care to our patients.

In creating our values, we spent time listening to our employees and members. Based on what people told us, we created our HEART values to reflect the deep belief that we are caring organisation at the centre of our community: Honesty, Everyone counts, Accountable, Respectful, Teamwork.

We are an accredited Real Living Wage employer.

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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