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NHS AfC: Band 5
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Flexible working: Bank Zero Hour Workers Agreement
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Bank RN/MW Jan 21
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
Employer type
Stoke On Trent/Stafford
Stoke on Trent/ Stafford
£18.44 - £29.50 Current Enhanced Bank Hourly rate - Subject to change
Salary period
28/01/2021 23:59

Employer heading

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust logo

Bank RN/MW

NHS AfC: Band 5

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

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 5 RGN 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.

Main duties of the job

  1. Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current evidence based practice
  2. Assess and evaluate nursing care required to enable development and delivery of individuals care based needs
  3. Be competent in the administration of medicine in accordance with NMC guidelines
  4. ensure accurate record keeping / documentation of care delivered
  5. be able to identify the deteriorating patient and escalate accordingly
  6. To safely complete admissions and discharges.

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.

Do you want to work in an Acute Hospital that cares for over two million people who come to us for Emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care.   More than 165,000 patients attend our A&E department and many emergency patients are brought to us from a wide area by both helicopter and land ambulance because of our Major Trauma Centre status

There has never been a more exciting time to join the UHNM. We can also support anyone wishing to move into a more permanent post via the bank if you feel that you want to take on a permanent role in one of our ward areas

We are presently able to offer a comprehensive hourly rate with some premium shifts earning up to £26.50 per hour.


Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  1. The Post holder will be responsible for the assessment of the needs, development of programmes of care, and for the implementation and evaluation of these programmes for patients and their relatives.

  2. To provide a high standard of clinical nursing within the ward / department

  3.  To manage a group of patients

  4.  To take charge of the ward when rostered and assessed as competent to take on the roles and responsibilities of leadership and supervision

  5.  To act as a role model to students and Clinical Support Workers

  6.  To present a positive, professional image of the organisation and of the nursing team

Please refer to the Job Description for a more comprehensive list of all requirements

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • NMC or HCPC

Experience in acute setting

Essential criteria
  • 6 months experience
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

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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