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Bank Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 438-RC1969

Employer:
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Department:
Bank
Location:
Preston / Chorley, Preston / Chorley
Salary:
£12.25 per hour

Please note that all our applications are processed through another system and applications made via NHSJobs will be transferred into this system automatically. You can follow the progress of your application by registering an account at trac.jobs or by contacting the recruitment team on 01257 247000 (option 1).


We recognise you are invaluable to us and in return for your hard work and professionalism to help us deliver high levels of care we can offer you the following:

  • Weekly Pay
  • Self booking in place via app or pc which allows you to book shifts at your own leisure 24/7. Choose the shifts you want that fit with your work life balance.
  • Flexible working opportunities which allows you to work shifts around your availability in a variety of areas to develop your knowledge and experience

We recognise our staff are our biggest asset, investing in them is key to ensure LTH remains a rewarding place to work.

  • Do you need a better work/life balance?
  • Do you want to keep up your professional skills?
  • Would you like to gain experience in new areas?

If you answered yes to the above, then we would really like you to apply for our Bank Staff Nurse role.

There are a number of shifts for Band 5 Bank Staff Nurses across varying divisions at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals. This Trust was the first trust in the country to be awarded ‘teaching hospitals’ status and we provide award winning educational programs for nursing staff. We are committed to staff development and provide encouragement and support to staff to continue their lifelong learning.

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work for an organization which values its employees. You will work as an integral member of the team, providing a high standard of nursing care. You must be highly motivated and able to demonstrate good communication skills.

We welcome newly qualified or experienced nurses to apply, where you can be assured of working in an environment that values you as an individual and holds ‘care and compassion’ at the heart of everything we do.

The Trust is committed to personal and professional development and to providing opportunities for education and training for all our staff. Our clinical divisions are regularly holding free CPD events throughout the year which would be accessible to you.

We constantly strive for excellence, delivering high quality patient focused care. Our nursing teams are compassionate and empathetic who take pride in the high quality care they provide to all of our patients.

Other incentives we offer to our bank workers are:

  • Paid induction, mandatory updates and ongoing training/CPD. Mandatory Training available as elearning content allowing you to complete from home and at your own leisure
  • The Trust can support NMC revalidation with opportunities for CPD both through blended learning and other events which are held throughout the year. A Trust manager can act as your confirmer.
  • Paid annual leave
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Access to Counselling and support via our occupation health services which includes access to our Mindfulness Sessions to support your health & well-being
  • Opportunities to apply for permanent full or part-time positions
  • Access to on-site restaurants which on production of your ID badge entitles you to discounts

For further details / informal visits contact:

Temporary Staffing 01257 247000 - Option 3




If you are successful in obtaining a position with our Trust which involves working with patients, you will be required to undertake a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) Check. As a registered body with the DBS, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will conduct the administration of this application on your behalf and the cost will be recovered from your salary, either as a one-off payment or over 3 months. Currently the charges made by the Disclosure and Barring Service are - Standard DBS check £30.20 and Enhanced DBS check £48.20. The level of check required depends on the role that you have been offered.

Successful applicants will be contacted by e-mail. Please ensure that email addresses are provided for your referees wherever possible

The NHS Constitution outlines what staff working in the NHS can expect from their employer and what is expected of you. Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to the NHS Values and Pledges as expressed in the Constitution.

Lancashire Teaching Hospitals is committed to equality of opportunity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. An interview is guaranteed to any applicant with a disability who meets the essential criteria of the person specification.

If you have any difficulty applying on line, please contact the Recruitment Team.

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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


UK Registration

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



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