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Registered Band 5 Discharge Nurse

NHS Professionals
3.7 out of 5
£16.84 - £26.95 an hour - Fixed term contract



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  • Company pension
  • Discounted or free food

Full job description

Registered Band 5 Discharge Nurse

Wirral University Teaching Hospital

We are all NHS Professionals... could you be?

Work the days you want to work

Could you be an NHS Professional?

Are you searching for a career/job that gives you control of your day, time and location?!

We are NHS Professionals (NHSP), working together to care for patients in the NHS. Providing you with the power to decide when, how, and where you want to work. Supporting your lifestyle and making you feel part of the team and community.

As a member, you’ll have fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive pay rates – work this week, get paid next week
  • Manage your shifts and timesheets on the go – access your “My Bank” shift portal anywhere, anytime online or through your smartphone
  • Essential support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime
  • Multi-locational - work across neighbouring Trusts
  • First choice of shifts or placements at your Trust – access before they are made available to agency
  • Varied working options to suit your lifestyle – access to the Bank gives you options of ad hoc shifts or fixed term placements
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Stakeholder pension scheme available

About The Trust

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust contributes to life in the Wirral region, not only being one of the largest employers but by supporting the health and wellbeing of the community and playing a leading role in research, education and innovation.

The Role:

Take responsibility for the assessment, planning, delivery and evaluation of the nursing care for a named caseload of patients, including their property and valuables

Assist in creating a therapeutic environment which meets the needs of patients, relatives and carers. Adhere to Wirral Hospital objectives, policies, protocols and guidelines

Liaise with other members of the multidisciplinary team Contribute to promoting a critical, analytical approach to the delivery of care and implementation of change

Participate in audits. Continuously update own skills and knowledge and maintain awareness of clinical issues

In the absence of the Ward/Departmental Manager or their deputy, act as shift coordinator

Act as a preceptor, mentor and/or NVQ assessor to junior staff and students, Supervise and lead a team of junior staff Undertake appraisals of staff within the team. Contribute to meeting the agreed objectives for the Ward/Department

Be aware of and adhere to national, local and professional policies, protocols and guidelines

Ensure effective communication with Patients , families , peers promoting safe patient care and good patient experience.

Essential Requirements for this Role:

1st Level NMC Registration/ Evidence of Professional Development

Suitable for newly qualified (6 months preceptorship complete) or experienced staff nurse

Experience of maintaining accurate records

Relevant clinical knowledge and experience

*Depending on the Trust, you may require variable additional certification and skills.

Who are NHS Professionals?

We specialise in putting people in places to care. Every year we help thousands of dedicated candidates and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, access to more shifts and a healthier work-life balance, giving more choice and control to our members.

As an equal opportunities' organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective Bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

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By joining us you can look forward to a choice of flexible Bank shifts across any of our client Trusts in England, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in several wards or areas.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

Job Type: Fixed term contract
Contract length: 3 months

Salary: £16.84-£26.95 per hour


  • Discounted or free food


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Wirral, Merseyside: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)


  • NMC (required)

Work Location: One location