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Registered Nurse (Wards) -Bank

Job Reference: J240-A-19-11448

Spire Healthcare Ltd
Spire Healthcare

Spire Healthcare is the second largest provider of private healthcare in the UK with 39 hospitals employing 7,600 staff and treating 930,000 patients each year.  

Spire Healthcare offers treatment for private patients, funded by health insurance, those choosing to pay for themselves and NHS patients under the government's Free Choice system.   The hospitals provide a wide range of services, from diagnostic and routine investigations, to more complex surgery.   Spire's commitment is to clinical excellence, patient safety and infection control.

Spire Norwich Hospital holds a long standing reputation for providing high quality,comprehensive private hospital care.Our facilities are excellent and the hospital is staffed by a valued team of highly skilled professionals.Two wards, comprising 70 beds,cover a range of speciailities and include Daycare,Chemo and HDU facilities providing a dynamic and stimulating environment for highly motivated nurses.


We are looking to recruit a number of experienced, motivated Registered Nurses, to join our committed nursing team. We can offer our Nurses the opportunity to work in a varied, challenging but rewarding role in a friendly and supportive working environment.  On a daily basis you will work on our Wards treating a diverse variety of patients from many different specialities, meaning that you will never stop learning new skills and no two days will be the same.

As a Registered Nurse you will get the opportunity to work with some of the region's top consultants so you will be exposed to innovative evidence-based clinical techniques.  We commit to our Nurses well-being through training, support and reward.  This helps ensure that our Nurses are able to increase and diversify their skills to meet our high clinical standards. Our hospitals are delivering increasingly complex and acute care, and this requires highly skilled and consistent nursing teams. All of this is underpinned by a nursing culture which focuses on impeccable patient care above all else.

Here at Spire, you'll have the time to give patients personalised care to a standard you can be proud of.  You'll have support from a strong management team to develop your skills with confidence. We are a successful and growing business, with a strong track record of promoting our Nurses to management positions, meaning that a career in Spire can take you far.


Hourly rate:   Dependent upon skills and experience. Our bank workers are paid weekly.

A joining bonus of £500 is available for new Bank Practitioners upon completion of 6 months service and providing 6 full shifts have been worked (not including supernumerary and training shifts)



Candidates should be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver exceptional standards of patient centred care within a fast paced clinical environment.Those applying should be able to work effectively as a team member as well as an autonomous practitioner.

NMC registration is essential.


Interview/Selection Dates:
By arrangement with shortlisted candidates.


This vacancy is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 which means that all convictions, cautions, reprimands and warnings on your criminal record need to be disclosed.   An enhanced disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service will be applied for in the event of a successful application.  

Only relevant convictions and other information will be taken into account, so disclosure will not necessarily be a bar to attaining this position.

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.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. 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, must 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) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

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