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Bank Registered Nurse (Paediatrics)

Band 5

Main area
Temporary Staffing
Band 5
Flexible working - Bank
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Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital
£27,055 - £32,934 per annum pro rata
Salary period
31/03/2023 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.

We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be.  We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.


Job overview

Are you a dedicated, enthusiastic, motivated Registered Nurse with a passion to provide evidence based/best practice care to children and their families?

 If yes, we would love to hear from you! Our team welcomes you to come and find out about the fantastic opportunities within our friendly and dedicated hospital.

We currently have Bank vacancies on our Inpatient Children’s Ward, Buxton Ward and our Children’s Assessment Unit (CAU). Working for our Nurse Bank gives you flexibility and variety across our wards and departments. 

Our Jenny Lind Children’s Hospital incorporates Children’s Inpatient, Ambulatory, Emergency, Neonatal and Outpatient care. We treat children and young people across a broad range of specialties including Paediatric Medicine, Surgery, Orthopaedics, ENT, plastics and much more. We also have a dedicated Surgical and medical HDU. Our collaborative team care to children living in Norfolk and for those accessing specialist treatments across the Eastern Region.

The Children’s Assessment Unit is open 24/7 and the Children’s Day Ward is open Monday – Friday.



Main duties of the job

To work with all members of the Ward/Department clinical team within the multi-disciplinary framework. Maintain a high standard of patient care under the direction of the Ward/Department Sister/Charge Nurse.

To act as a leader in the clinical area, in the absence of a more senior member of staff. To work in accordance with the principles laid down by the Nursing/Midwifery professional bodies and Trust Policies.


Working for our organisation

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NNUH) is one of the largest NHS trusts in the United Kingdom, providing first-class acute care for around one million people living in Norfolk and surrounding areas.

NNUH is a teaching hospital providing specialist services in state-of-the-art facilities. We are lucky to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placements for their students.

Join the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and be part of a workforce of over 10,000 staff as we continue to care for our local population. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country, and we are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

NNUH PRIDE values of People-focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence sum up perfectly what this role encompasses. We want you in our team if you share our values and core beliefs as our commitment to Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion cannot be separated from our PRIDE values and behaviours, which recognise the important role of our people in providing positive experiences for service users.

We’re committed to providing training and developmental opportunities that give our team the skills, knowledge and experience they need to carry out their jobs to the highest standard and help them progress in their careers.  There is always an opportunity for you to grow.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Please note this post is not suitable for newly qualified nurses or applicants requiring Tier 2 sponsorship.

Please  check the job description and main responsibilities for further information about the role.

Person specification

Qualifications/ Training/ CPD

Essential criteria
  • Mentorship preparation programme (or required to complete once in post) if applicable to clinical area


Desirable criteria
  • Recent experience of nursing in an acute hospital environment

Skills, Abilities, Knowledge

Essential criteria
  • Excellent communication and inter-personal skills
  • Ability to maintain high standards of care

Attitude, Aptitude

Essential criteria
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH’s PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence

Employer certification / accreditation badges

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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

Stacey Witheridge
Job title
Ward sister
Email address
Telephone number
01603 289794