Working for The Royal Marsden

Join our world-class team and you will be part of a centre of excellence with an international reputation and a commitment to developing your career

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COVID-19 Vacancy Bank Staff Nurse

NHS AfC: Band 5 and 6

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NHS AfC: Band 5 and 6
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The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
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Sutton, Surrey and/or Chelsea, London
Sutton, Surrey and/or Chelsea, London
03/06/2020 23:59

Bank Band 5 and 6 Nursing Opportunities at The Royal Marsden!! Are you looking for a rewarding role which also allows you the flexibility to work when you choose in a local setting and to effectively manage your work life balance?  Then come and join our fantastic team of nurses and be part of a centre of excellence with an international reputation and a commitment to developing your nursing career.

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust is currently recruiting caring, dedicated bank nurses at our Sutton Hospital, in Surrey, and for our Chelsea Hospital, in London. Working as part of our temporary staff bank offers a flexible way of working, with both ad hoc and longer full-time bookings available. You could work occasional shifts or days to suit your lifestyle or for a week or for a number of months or, if you are a student, during your holidays and at weekends. You can always depend on a steady supply of work and can choose when you want to work. Opportunities to work on our wards providing excellent patient care, or even opportunities to provide special care or patient escort are also available.

Our nurses work across all inpatient, outpatient and day care at our hospitals which are based in Chelsea, London and Sutton in Surrey. Both have easy transport links and a staff shuttle which runs from Sutton station to the Sutton hospital and an inter-site shuttle that runs every day. 

As a member of the Royal Marsden Bank you will:
• Gain experience of supporting/providing services within one of the largest cancer specialist Hospitals in Europe.
• Have access to a diverse range of roles and opportunities to gain more experience.
• Have the flexibility to work hours that suit you.
• Be part of a local team that supports your career aspirations and provides full training and development free of charge.
• Be treated as an internal applicant if you want to apply for permanent jobs with us.
• Have access to a number of benefits, including the NHS pensions scheme.
• Access to staff support services and staff discount benefits.

The Royal Marsden NHS Trust Bank Workers are paid competitive rates for London and are based on Agenda for Change pay rates.

Here are a few reasons you should join us;

  • We're outstanding again! –The CQC has rated The Royal Marsden as 'Outstanding' in four of our five domains – effective, caring, responsive and well-led.
  • Our quality of care– we have an overall patient experience rating of 9.1/10, ranked 3rd in England & the top specialist cancer trust (Care Quality Commission Adult Inpatient Survey 2018)
  • Our commitment to our nurses– we provide our nurses with the training, support and staffing levels that enable them to provide the best care to patients
  • Our breadth of nursing roles– our nurses work across all aspects of nursing, including general oncology, critical care, theatres, ambulatory care, paediatrics, haematology, private care 
  • Our international leadership– from establishing the first worldwide Clinical Nurse Specialist roles to The Royal Marsden Manual of Clinical Nursing Procedures - the go-to reference for nurses worldwide - The Royal Marsden has been at the forefront of innovation in nursing for decades.
  • Award Winner – The Royal Marsden has recently won ‘Best UK employer of the year’ at the Nursing Times Workforce Summit Awards.
  • Development Opportunities – we offer a broad range of learning and development opportunities including the Critical Care Course for which 60 credits are awarded. Access to our leading education specialists at The Royal Marsden School as well as being affiliated to Kingston and St Georges London University.
  • Reward & Benefits – generous Staff Benefits and Rewards programme, such as season ticket loan, cycle to work and car lease schemes, discounted gym membership, weekly yoga and fitness sessions, massage, osteopathy and many more.

If you have the skills we are looking for, we would love to hear from you.

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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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Recruitment Support Team
01629 690825