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NHS AfC: Band 2
Bank zero hours
Flexible working: Bank
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Bank NA Jan 21
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Employer type
Royal Stoke Hospital/County Hospital
Stoke On Trent/Stafford
£9.21 - £9.89 Per Hour Dependant on Previous NHS experience
Salary period
21/01/2021 23:59

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University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust logo

Bank NA

NHS AfC: Band 2

If there is a high volume of applications the advert may be closed early. Please apply without delay if you wish to be considered for this role. (This does not apply to any medical staffing posts)

Important Information: University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust does not pay travel expenses for candidates attending interviews.


Job overview

Job type: FLEXIBLE (Workers Agreement apply)

Working pattern: Flexible

Pay scheme: Agenda for change

Pay Band: Band 2 £8.92 per hour-£9.56) (conditions apply)

Staff Group: Nursing/Midwifery

Specialty/Function: NURSE BANK

Main duties of the job

 We are looking for people who are compassionate and feel passionately about providing a level of care they would wish for their family and friends.

  • Successful applicants who fulfil the essential qualifications/skills on the person specification/job description will be shortlisted and offered an interview for the Nurse Bank.

Candidates must have 6 months experience working in a care environment (nursing home etc.,) with a Care Certificate and you must have level 2 in Maths and English, please ensure this is identified in your application form and you will be required to produce your certificates at interview.

We provide a full corporate induction, local area induction and supernumerary shifts to help you settle in if you have not worked in an acute trust for some time. Lots of in-house training is available for your personal development.

Working for our organisation

Have you seen UHNM on Chanel Five, Critical Care Documentary series ? – this is a brilliant opportunity to become involved at UHNM to support and care for our patients and more importantly, to save lives.

We are a teaching hospital in partnership with Keele University and a patient-centred clinical research facility providing state-of-the-art facilities. We specialise in cancer diagnosis and treatment, cardiothoracic surgery, neurosurgery, renal and dialysis, neonatal and also paediatric intensive care. We are also recognised for our particular expertise in trauma, respiratory conditions, spinal surgery, upper gastro-intestinal surgery, complex orthopaedic surgery, laparoscopic surgery and the management of liver conditions.

We have band 2 HCA vacancies on our Nurse Bank, which will give you an opportunity to work what hours you want in all the above areas, allowing you to gain a variety of skills, knowledge and expertise in trauma and specialist treatments and care.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

The role of this nursing assistant post is flexible, and the post holder will therefore, be required to provide support over a wide range of service/functions. Key to this flexibility is the requirement for staff to work variable hours on a week by week basis within agreed limits.

The post holder will be required to work according to a locally agreed Code of Conduct for Nursing Assistants

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • Maths & English Level 2
Desirable criteria
  • NVQ level 2 in care and/or care certificate


Essential criteria
  • 6 months experience in Care
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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 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

Lynne Picken
Job title
Nurse Bank Recruitment Co-Ordinator
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