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Staff Nurse (Trust Bank)

NHS AfC: Band 5

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NHS AfC: Band 5
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£16.84 £16.84 per hour
Salary period
24/03/2023 23:59

Job overview

The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust is looking for dedicated and forward thinking NHS experienced Staff Nurses to join the Trust Staff Bank.

Our flexible work offer is based on working on an as and when basis which will fit around your availability and will give you the following rewards:

  • Work the hours you want
  • Rates of Pay (AFC Rates)
  • Band 5 £16.84 per hour (plus holiday pay and enhancements and/ or bonus payments)
  • Opportunity to move into permanent roles
  • Access to the NHS Pension Scheme
  • Self-rostering for shifts
  • Opportunity to undertake shifts in all different areas
  • Shifts Undertaken will support revalidation

Main duties of the job

Successful applicants will play a crucial role in supporting the delivery of high quality patient care. Applicants must be dedicated to improving and encouraging positive patient experiences and deliver on our values of Care, Respect and Responsibility. You need to work as part of a team, possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, demonstrate an understanding of issues of confidentiality and have recent proven experience in an NHS acute hospital setting.

If you enjoy a challenge, are motivated, organised and would like to join the dynamic and highly skilled team, then we would welcome an application from you.  As part of the on boarding process all shortlisted individuals will be expected to undertake an assessment paper and a formal interview.

Working for our organisation

At the Dudley Group our patients and staff are at the heart of all that we do and that is to provide a world class service that aligns with our vision of “excellent health care, improved health for all”.  We are seeking to recruit staff who share our vision and values of making Dudley Group an incredible workplace.

We are committed to becoming a diverse and an inclusive employer and where people feel sense of belonging. Seeking to expand diversity within our teams, we positively encourage applications from under-represented groups such as BAME, disabled and LGBTQ+ groups. We are also under-represented in-terms of gender within nursing roles and we would welcome applications from people from male and non-binary backgrounds.

 We are committed to home life balance through flexible working and making reasonable adjustments where possible.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please refer to the attached job description for full details of the main duties and responsibilities that the post holder is required to undertake

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • NMC - First Level Registered Nurse
  • Evidence of professional development
Desirable criteria
  • Evidence of undertaking a recognised course of study in teaching and assessing, or commitment to complete


Essential criteria
  • Leadership Skills
  • Substantial post registration experience
  • Completion of preceptorship/support skills
  • Experience of working in an acute hospital setting
  • Good organisational skills
  • Able to assess, plan, implement and evaluate care
  • Ability to organise and prioritise workload
  • Able to manage a group of patients
  • Able to keep full and accurate records


Essential criteria
  • Acute Hospital Setting
  • Completion of preceptorship/support skills

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleInvestors in People: GoldMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident leaderArmed Forces Covenant Bronze AwardENEI TIDE Gold 2021Care Leaver CovenantNHS Pastoral Care

Applicant requirements

You must have appropriate UK professional registration.

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 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

Rachel Blower
Job title
Professional Development Nurse
Email address
Telephone number
01384 456111