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Job summary

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Band 5
Flexible working - .
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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
Preston and Chorley
£16.84 Per Hour
Salary period
31/12/2023 23:59

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Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust logo

Bank Staff Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

  • 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

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

Main duties of the job

As a Bank Staff Nurse, you will be responsible for planning, delivering and evaluating the personalised health and wellbeing care needs of patients, in line with the Trust’s Values & Nursing & Midwifery Professional Framework goals, for example: personal hygiene and comfort,  vital signs and EWS, early recognition and management of acutely ill patients.

You will provide clinical supervision and advice for other staff and students to support them in reaching their full potential

It is essential that you have at least 150 hours of experience within the last three months within an acute healthcare environment (such as on a Hospital ward or in a care home). If you do not have this experience then we will be unable to continue with your application. 

Working for our organisation

This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking to work for an organization which values its employees.

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. 

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
  • 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 discount   

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further details of the role, please see attached Job description and Person Specification. This will give a more in depth view into the role and it's duties.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • • Appropriate NMC Registration
  • • RN1, RN2 General Nursing Posts
  • • RN8 or RNC Children’s Nursing Posts
  • • Diploma in Nursing
  • • NMC recognised Mentorship qualification or willingness to work towards following 18 months commencement in post
  • • Evidence of continuing education or development for more experienced Band 5 nurses
Desirable criteria
  • • Degree


Essential criteria
  • • Recent & relevant health care experience in an acute hospital setting (at least 150hrs in last 3 months)
Desirable criteria
  • • Evidence of clinical competence in area of speciality eg surgery

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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