Band 5 - Bank Registered Nursing and Theatre Staff
New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust. You will work alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients. The CQC recently rated the care we provide as outstanding.
The Trust provides acute treatment and care for a catchment population of around 500,000 people in Bath, North East Somerset and West Wiltshire. Our values; Everyone Matters, Working Together, Making a Difference, represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be. You can join our dedicated and talented staff to make this happen.
We are proud of our innovative approach to improving patient care and experience and we regularly receive national recognition for the quality of the care we provide. We were recently named as a centre of excellence by LUPUS UK in recognition of our approach to the management of lupus, and honoured at the Nursing Times Awards for our patient safety improvement work. The quality of our environment and our food has also been praised; awarded two Construction Excellence Awards for our IT building, and also presented with a prestigious Soil Association catering mark for the food we serve.
The beautiful, historic City of Bath is one of the most visited cities in the UK outside of London. With excellent leisure and shopping facilities, and a thriving cultural scene, Bath is a wonderful place to live, work and play. The hospital is served by great transport links from the city centre, by Park & Ride services from the centre of town and Odd Down, and is accessible via national cycle route 24, 244 and the beautiful Two Tunnels Greenway.
If we receive high level of applications, the vacancy may close early. So, we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. If you feel you need additional time, please contact recruitment to discuss if we can help.
Bank- Staff Nurse
Staffing Solutions provide motivated, reliable staff to cover temporary vacancies or shortfalls at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust (RUH). The bank team are currently recruiting Nurses, RMNs, Paediatric staff and Theatre Practitioners.
The RUH is an acute hospital and our Bank staff are in-demand across wards and out-patient areas. For registered mental health nurses, the demand is with 1-1 support of patients throughout various wards as and when required, dealing with patients who have challenging behaviours.
We are currently looking for both General Nurses and Mental Health Nurses to join our team. You will work in various locations throughout the Trust.
These shifts include:
Early shifts: 0700 -1300 or 0730-1330
Late shifts: 1400-2000
Long days: 0700-1930 or 0730-2000
Night shifts: 1900-0730 or 1930-0800
You will have to be qualified with the appropriate NMC registration and have relevant acute hospital nursing experience.
For an informal chat please contact Shelley Moss, Bank Nurse Development Facilitator or Clychelle Mann, Temporary Staffing Manager on 01225 826258.
Our Children’s Unit comprises a paediatric assessment area, ward and dedicated children’s outpatients.
You’ll be working on the Children’s Unit, adapting to changing situations and working well within the teams. We have regular and occasional work to suit your needs and can offer flexible working patterns – including: early mornings, days,late shifts,twilight (Paediatric assessment) nights and weekends.
You must have recent/relevant experience in an acute hospital and have the appropriate NMC registration.
For an informal chat about the role, please contact Clychelle Mann, Temporary Staffing Manager 01225 826258, Shelley Moss Bank Nurse Development Facilitator on 01225 821276 or
Beverly Boyd, Matron for Women and Children on 01225 825532 or bleep 7154.
We are looking for Operating Department Practitioners, Scrub Nurses and Anaesthetic Assistants with a minimum of 6 months experience in the Operating Theatre Department to join our bank.
We are able to offer excellent development opportunities in specialties including General Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, Trauma, Gynaecology, Urology and Obstetrics. We have regular and occasional work to suit your needs and can offer flexible working patterns – Shifts will be generally 8-6 Monday to Friday with the possibility of working unsocial, nights and weekends depending on experience– so you can work around other commitments.
As a new bank member we will also provide you with up to 4 supervised shifts.
For an informal chat please telephone Theatre Recruitment Lead Milla Kivela, on 01225 825703 or Bleep 7045, Clychelle Mann, Temporary Staffing Manager on 01225 826258 or Shelley Moss, Bank Nurse Development Facilitator on 01225 821276.
BENEFITS FOR ALL BANK STAFF:
- NHS benefits including pension and 12.07% holiday pay.
- Flexible working patterns to meet your needs.
- Bi-Monthly pay (excluding theatre staff who will be paid monthly)
- Competitive rates of pay, including 8% RRP
- Unsociable hours pay.
- Training and updates (we’ll pay for all mandatory training updates).
- Support from the Bank Nurse Facilitator.
- Paid Orientation shifts
- Online shift-booking.
- A fully paid Trust Induction.
- A passport system for mandatory training, meaning we accept updates from other NHS providers who are registered with the Core Skills framework.
- Free uniforms.
- A free DBS check.
- The chance to experience life in other departments
- Regular extra work or occasional shifts to fit around other commitments
- A way to keep up to date with your acute nursing skills
- The Trust will act as your confirmer in the revalidation process and if you’re a regular Bank-only worker, you’ll have the chance to attend revalidation workshops.
All Inpaitent Nurses will be paid at £29,608
PLUS A/L= £16.98
PLUS 20.07% (A/L+RRP) =£18.19
UNSOCIAL/SAT/NIGHT 30% = £23.65
SUN/BH 60% =£29.10
Outpaitent Nurses will be paid at £24,915
PLUS A/L= £14.28
PLUS 20.07% (A/L+RRP) =£15.30
We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.
If you are offered a position at the Trust, your information will be transferred into the national NHS Electronic Staff Record database and a local file will be created and retained at the Trust. For further information about how we use your data, please refer to our privacy notice.
Notifications & Communication
All communication is via email/NHS Jobs. Please check these regularly. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date (5 weeks for consultants) please assume you have not been shortlisted for interview. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we cannot provide feedback on application forms.
We will request references covering the last 3 years of work or study by email. One referee must be your current/most recent line manager or tutor. Please supply an organisational email address for your referees on your application form so that we can verify the reference.
Disclosure & Barring Service
All posts are subject to a DBS check at the appropriate level, as per guidelines set out by the DBS.
Tier 2 Sponsorship
Applicants who need Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, they may not be appointed to a post if a suitable candidate with existing right to work in the UK is appointable as we are unlikely to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test required by UKVI. For further information please visit UK Visas and Immigration website.
The RUH is an entirely smokefree site – colleagues, patients and visitors are not permitted to smoke anywhere in our grounds.
Please note, unlesss specifically agreed with the Recruiting Manager, the Trust is not able to pay interview travel expenses.
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.
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