Return to search

NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 25/02/2019.

  • Add to favourites

Bank Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 841-18-717-LW

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust
Inpatient Wards
£23,023- £29,608

Be part of our team…

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust provides a range of services to Gloucestershire’s population of approximately 600,000 people. Our vision is to be the service people rely on, to understand them, and to organize their care around their lives. We value colleagues and support them to develop the skills, confidence and ambition to deliver our vision.

In everything we do, we strive to be caring, open, responsible and effective. We expect all staff to share and demonstrate these values as we work to constantly improve the quality of care we provide.

Careers Fair at Kingsholm Rugby stadium – Thursday 21st February 2019

Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will be attending this event and would like to meet with any interested parties who would like to explore Working for the Trust. We have a number of Bank Nursing positions available across the county and so if you are interested in working with us we would be interested in hearing from you.


Band: 5

Salary: £23,023 - £29,608 per annum pro rata

Hours: Bank (Zero hours)

Locations: All Community Hospitals - North Cotswolds Hospital, Moreton-In-Marsh, The Dilke and Lydney, Stroud, Cirencester, Tewkesbury Community Hospitals

In order to ensure that we support our substantive staff we are looking for Nurses who wish to work additional hours on our Bank. This will allow us to release our staff nurses for further development and to ensure the department is staffed to our ‘safe staffing level’.

We are looking for people with passion and commitment to their profession, who hold patient experience at the heart of their nursing practice and share our organisational values. All of this will feature largely in our short-listing and selection criteria.

The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and hold the patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice. If you possess the passion and commitment needed to deliver a great patient experience, and share our organisational values, looking to make a change or want to earn extra money, we would like to hear from you!

This would be an ideal opportunity for people to experience something different. In return we offer you day to day support along with opportunities for continued professional development. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and hold the patient experience and care at the heart of their nursing practice. If you decide to take accept our offer there is an expectation that you will complete all your mandatory training in line with the Trust’s standards.

For further information please contact The Bank Office on 0300 421 8444 or email

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check with an Adult Barring check and successful candidates are expected to undertake this at their own cost and sign up to the DBS update service.

Interview Date: We are able to offer a number of interviews on the day of the career fair but will also be interviewing at a later date. Please indicate as part of your application whether you will be attending the event and if you wish to be interviewed on the day. Interviews will be subject to short-listing criteria being met.

The Trust aims to promote a culture of inclusion, where colleagues understand and celebrate the diversity and different perspectives of our service users and colleagues.

The Trust is a safeguarding employer committed to the safeguarding and promotion of welfare of children, young people and adults at risk. The trust expects colleagues and volunteers to share this commitment. The Trust is committed to safe recruitment practices to protect children and adults at risk, and any appointment will be subject to satisfactory clearance relevant to the post.

For customer-facing roles all applicants must be able to demonstrate that they can communicate in English with confidence.

Successful candidates are expected to self-fund either an enhanced or standard or basic DBS check, and sign up to the DBS update service if required for the role.

Candidates are advised to monitor their NHS jobs as initial feedback will be through their account. Interview dates will usually be advised to shortlisted candidates within 2 weeks of the closing date. This is not always the case and so if candidates have not had any feedback from their application, they can call the Recruitment Team on 0300 421 8602.

Subsequent conditional offers of employment will be via NHS jobs followed by communication via email and hard copy letters.

Please note that if you are successful in your application and you have previously worked for an NHS Trust, Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust will request confirmation of your previous NHS service from your last NHS employer via the inter authority transfer system to verify service and pay grade.

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.

SAFERJobs To stay safe in your job search we recommend that you visit SAFERjobs (, a non-profit, joint industry and law enforcement organisation working to combat job scams. Visit the SAFERjobs website for information on common scams and to get free, expert advice for a safer job search.

  • Investors in People Standard Logo
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Positive about Disabed People Logo
  • Mindful Employer Logo
  • Smoke Free Logo
  • Age Positive Logo
  • Apprenticeships Logo
  • Armed Forces Covenant
  • CQC Good
  • Step Into Health
  • Listening into Action