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Job summary

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Band 5
  • Flexible working
  • Other
0 hours per week (Bank - Zero Hour Contract)
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Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum pro rata for part time
Salary period
04/12/2022 23:59

Employer heading

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust logo

COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Registered Nurse

Band 5

Job overview

Looking to earn some extra money over the holiday season? Look no further than joining the Kettering General Hospital bank to pick up as and when shifts to fit in around you. 

The role of the nurse is to provide a holistic, high quality, patient focused,
comprehensive, efficient and safe service for the patients cared for at Kettering General Hospital, acting with responsibility, accountability and integrity; reporting adverse events and poor practice to the person in charge. 

** Please note due to this being a zero hours contract the role does not attract sponsorship **

Main duties of the job

Bank (as and when hours/shifts arise) Band 5 (Registered Nurse)

KGH Staff Bank are working in Partnership to recruit experienced Bank Band 5 Nurses within ICU, A&E, Medicine, Surgery and Family Health

Are you looking for regular lines of work, a more flexible work pattern, or just the odd extra shift, then joining the Staff Bank could be the opportunity you have been looking for.

Joining the Staff Bank will give you an array of opportunities to work across different departments and our other sites, gaining invaluable skills and experience.

Required Skills and Experience;

  • Registered Band 5 General Nurse
  • Valid NMC Pin
  • Must have a minimum of 6 months Acute NHS work experience up to date
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Willing to commit to regular shifts

The benefits;

  • Access to “Lines of Work” (guaranteed short, medium or long-term shifts)
  • Re-validation & Appraisal
  • Priority of shifts over an agency worker, accommodating your availability
  • An online self-booking system that also allows you to submit time sheets electronically - “No more paper time sheets”
  • A dedicated recruitment team to ensure you can work as quickly as possible
  • A dedicated compliance team that ensures you remain compliant to work
  • Free annual Mandatory Training
  • A bookings team to ensure you work when and wherever you want to

Working for our organisation

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest employers in the area and we are on an exciting journey. Our mission is to provide safe, compassionate, and clinically excellent patient care, by being an outstanding employer for our people. We have entered into a Group Model with neighbouring Northampton General Hospital and have become University Hospitals of Northamptonshire.

Our Excellence Values:






Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on the advertised role, please refer to the job description located under the Supporting Documents heading. The full person specification can be accessed under the Shortlisting Criteria section of the document. Please advise us in your application what hours/shifts you would be looking for. 

We want to recruit the best people to deliver our services across the University Hospitals of Northamptonshire and help to unleash everyone’s full potential. As an organisation, we value how we communicate and promote our vacancies to all communities. The Hospital Group encourages applications from people who identify from all protected groups, especially those from BAME, Disabled and LGBTQ+ backgrounds as these are underrepresented in our hospitals. We understand that we need to work with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and make sure the environment they work in is inclusive and collaborative. We have active Networks that promote and support colleagues from all backgrounds. This ensures everyone feels supported and has a sense of belonging working for Kettering and Northampton General Hospitals.

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • nmc

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Armed Forces CovenantApprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leader

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.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Kathryn Jack
Job title
Recruitment Assistant
Email address
Additional information

Rebecca Bell

HR Manager - Workforce Planning