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Bank Nurse

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust


Bank Nurse

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Number Of Vacancies: 5

Are you an RMN looking to pick up extra shifts?  Do you want to explore working on different wards or work with just one that you love? Do you want weekly pay with the flexibility to access shifts before agency staff?  If so, please read on!

We are looking for both newly qualified and experienced Band 5 nurses who are interested in working in the wide variety of services we deliver predominately in inpatient settings across Weston Super Mare, Bristol, South Glos, Bath, Swindon, Devizes and Salisbury.

If you are interested in making a difference to our service users lives then we would love to hear from you.

You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals to ensure that the clinical, environmental and social needs of the service users are met by assessing, developing, implementing and evaluating care programmes.  You will also support junior staff and nursing students and participate in their professional development while working on the ward.

Typical shift patterns are: Early Shift (7:00 – 15:00), Late Shift (13:30 – 21:30) and Night Shift (21:00 – 07:30). Each shift includes a 30 minute break.

We value your hard work, skills and experience and in return, we offer you:

  • A tailored induction
  • Paid time to complete statutory and mandatory on line training before you start
  • Access to 3 paid shadow shifts to support your introduction to the bank
  • Early choice of shifts
  • The ability to book shifts using Employee On Line on your computer, smart phone or tablet, meaning you can view and book shifts even when the Bank Office is closed
  • Regular paid supervision from the Clinical Bank Team
  • Paid annual appraisal undertaken by the Clinical Bank Team with input from relevant team managers
  • Access to NHS staff discounts from many high street names including cash back on grocery shopping from many supermarkets
  • Annual leave payment of 12.07% added to your hourly rate
  • Automatic enrolment into the NHS pension scheme if eligible or our alternative scheme NEST if you meet the criteria, this includes an employer contributions of 20.68% to the NHS Pensions scheme and 3% for NEST
  • Free access to Occupational Health & employee support
  • An active EDI group for bank only workers
  • Annual staff survey for bank only staff, and regular shift surveys, and
  • Job satisfaction and the knowledge that your work will make a difference to our service users and their families and carers

About Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

We are AWP (Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust) a diverse organisation with over 5,000 dedicated staff providing inpatient and community-based mental health care. We provide services from a range of locations to approximately 1.8 million people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, across the county of Wiltshire and in parts of Dorset. At AWP we actively encourage applicants from all backgrounds; we are particularly keen to encourage applications from people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, those with disabilities and from the LGBTQ+ community. We want people to bring their unique blend of experiences, backgrounds, perspectives and knowledge to AWP, as diversity makes us stronger.