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Bank Staff Nurse

Job Reference: 825-SCHT2537

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Community Hospitals and Out-Patients
£24,214 to £30,112 pro rata,pa

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust is an exciting place to work. It offers a wide range of employment opportunities for many people.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust positively encourages applications from all areas of the community, regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are committed to ensuring people who work for the community trust have a good working life - and a good work life/home life balance.

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust values your application and we are committed to making your recruitment experience as enjoyable as possible. You may be contacted by the Recruitment Team following your interview as we would like to use your application for other suitable roles in various locations across the Trust.

Our bank welcomes both experienced and newly qualified nurses

We are looking for enthusiastic, energetic and dedicated RGN’s to come and join our bank, working on a flexible basis to cover times of holidays and sickness on wards and clinical departments across the Community Hospitals.

We offer a variety of shift patterns including long days, traditional 7.5 hour duties and day or night duties.

If you are passionate about delivering the best care for our patients and are looking for a demanding but highly rewarding role in a supportive and friendly environment, then we are looking for you.

The Trust runs four Community Hospitals:

  • Bishops Castle

  • Bridgnorth

  • Ludlow

  • Whitchurch

These hospitals offer a range of in-patient services such as, rehabilitation, post-operative and palliative care. In addition they include units for sub-acute care, minor injuries outpatient and a Day Surgery Unit. They are small, friendly hospitals providing care for local people closer to home. Care and compassion is at the heart of everything we do.

Imagine you're the patient - that's the simplest way to explain our approach to healthcare. We place the individual at the centre of everything we do, not just their condition and treatment. This means listening to what they have to say, recognising their needs and responding appropriately.

As a forward-looking Trust, we're committed to continuous improvement and you'll be able to share your ideas with us. Here we value everyone's opinion - if you have a suggestion on how we can improve our services then we welcome it. We all have a part to play.

Come and visit us and see what we do. A warm welcome will be extended to anyone who wishes to pursue a career with us.

If you apply, you will receive a request from NHS Jobs to transfer your application form to your preferred Community Hospital.

If you are successful, you can work at any of our Community Hospitals in addition to your preference.

*** Important information regarding DBS checks *** If the position being applied for requires a DBS check to be undertaken on you, you are required to pay the fee for the DBS check which is £50.00 for an Enhanced check and £30.00 for a Standard check

The Trust supports a no smoking policy.

Childcare voucher schemes are available

Staff who are new to the NHS will normally start on the bottom increment of the payscale advertised. From 1st April 2019 new starters to the NHS or those promoted to a new role will be subject to pay progression arrangements as contained in Annex 23 of Agenda for Change Terms and Conditions.

BANK: If you are applying for a bank position, please ensure you are able to meet the minimum shift requirements:

  • Clinical Bank Workers – To ensure professional practice and competence is up to date a minimum of 6 assignments must be undertaken in each period of 3 months and you must attend any training you are notified of. It is your responsibility to provide evidence that your professional practice is up to date.
  • Non-clinical Bank WorkersA minimum of 1 assignment must be undertaken in a 6 month period and you must attend any training you are notified of.

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.

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