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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 01/04/2022.

Bank Registered Nurse Band 5

Job Reference: J11-A-21-38156

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Jubilee Ward
Upton Hospital Slough Upton Hospital Slough
£16.93 - £26.61

Bank Registered Nurse Band 5

Employer: NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers

Location: Upton Hospital Slough Salary: £16.93 - £26.61

Initially a three-month placement, this is likely to be extended

Trust Berkshire Healthcare Foundation Trust

Covering: Jubilee Ward

Pay Rates: £16.93 day £21.77 Saturday & Night £26.61 Sunday & Bank Holiday

Various hours available – dependant on individual’s needs – we can accommodate days, nights, and weekends

Please see the attached job description prior to applying for the role.


Our Trust’s vision is ‘To be recognised as the leading community and mental health service provider by our staff, patients and partners.’


To support the Ward Manager and junior sisters/deputies:

Act as a role model demonstrating clinical leadership, managing, and delivering high standards of individual patient care.

Work as a member of a multidisciplinary team using a combination of skills and knowledge to identify health and nursing needs and develop strategies to promote healthcare and comfort whilst recognising cultural beliefs and values of the individual,

Prevent patients having unnecessary acute hospital admission and/or facilitate timely discharge.

Promote staff development.

Ensure robust and effective infection control practices amongst all staff.

Maintain and promote the reputation of BECHS by displaying attitudes and behaviours commensurate with the Trusts vision statement and ensuring other members of staff understand their personal responsibilities to support this aim.

KEY responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate excellent personal communication skills, ensuring two-way communication channels with individuals and groups are established in order to maintain collaborative team working.
  • Discuss with patients and their families/significant others, when appropriate, their goals and gain consent and active participation in the proposed care.
  • Act as part of the senior cover rota and respond to queries and interruptions through the day.
  • Maintain comprehensive and accurate patient records in line with legal and Trust requirements.
  • Communicate holistic assessment and care plan results to the appropriate member(s) of the multi-disciplinary (MDT) team including in writing as required.
  • Communicate and document any changes in care plan or treatment to patients and the appropriate MDT member.
  • Participate in relevant ward rounds, meetings and case conferences and produce written reports and patient letters as appropriate ensuring all relevant information is communicated and updated, to ensure effective and timely discharge of patients.
  • Contribute to the assessment of the mental capacity of patients and gain valid consent, having the ability to work within a legal framework with those who lack capacity to consent to treatment.
  • Ensure the identification and escalation of inline BECHS Deprivation of Liberty policy any care regimes which may be or result in, a deprivation of liberty of an inpatient (DoLS 2007 supplementary code MCA 2005)

Interviews will be conducted remotely.

In return for your hard work and commitment, NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work.
  • Book and manage your shifts on the go– Access shifts anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone.
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days –Call us anytime on 03332407552.


NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

To Apply

Register today for various flexible shifts and long-term placement opportunities.

For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, call 0333 0143679 or email

As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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.

UK Registration

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

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