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Staff Nurse

Band 5

Main area
Band 5
Varible 0 hours per week
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Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells Hospital
Maidstone & Tunbridge Wells
£13.41 per hour
29/07/2019 23:59
Interview date

Are you current looking for work to fit around commitments such as the school run?

Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust currently have a number of opportunities for registered nurses within their Temporary Staffing Service who wish to work flexibly.

The position will cover wards at both the Tunbridge Wells Hospital at Pembury and Maidstone Hospital.

Both sites encompass many nurse led initiatives including caring for patients requiring non-invasive ventilation, and the opportunity to work in a fast-paced, high patient turnover environment. We are lucky to have a range of dynamic clinical nurse specialists and sisters who support the clinical teams. This post offers the opportunity to learn and develop acute care nursing skills when the patients are at their sickest, early in their hospital stay.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to join our nursing team. In return for your enthusiasm, you will be supported to develop your clinical skills and will have the opportunity to develop personally and professionally as part of a ‘high challenge, high support’ environment.

The benefits of joining our bank include:

  • Cost of DBS and uniform covered by the Trust
  • Priority shifts over agency staff
  • Weekly payroll
  • Support in development and revalidation
  • Online shift booking system
  • Dedicated team to support with any queries 7 days per week
  • Excellent transport links
  • Access to NHS Pension
  • Paid annual leave

You will be expected to attend the Trust’s Induction Programme for RNs, RMs and ODPs (which starts on the first day of employment). The programme is full-time (please contact the programme lead if this is problematic:, lasts for two weeks and will involve travelling to both Trust sites. The programme includes supernumerary shifts in the clinical area and classroom-based study days which run from 9am to 5pm.

Please note that appointment to this post will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure & Barring Service Check at enhanced level. (Enhanced level now includes regulated checks against vulnerable adults and children).

As an inclusive employer, we are committed to having a diverse workforce and being a Stonewall Diversity Champion and Disability Confident Committed Employer we are working to create a workplace that enables all staff to reach their full potential.  We, therefore, encourage applications from BME people, LGBT+ people and people with disabilities.

Closing Date: Monday 29th July 2019

Interview Date: Friday 16th August 2019

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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.

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Further details / informal visits contact

The Temporary Staffing Team on 01622 228800