Welcome to OUH Staff Bank

Are you a Registered Nurse with experience working in an NHS hospital? Why not join a world-renowned center of clinical excellence and one of the largest NHS teaching trusts in the UK? By working through the staff bank at OUH, you will get access to a wide range of general and specialist clinical services, giving you a base for medical education, training and research.

The Trust comprises four hospitals:

  • The John Radcliffe Hospital (which includes the Children's Hospital, West Wing, Eye Hospital, Heart Centre and Women's Centre),
  • The Churchill Hospital
  • The Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre.
  • Horton General Hospital in Banbury, north Oxfordshire.

All located in Oxfordshire.

At OUH, values, standards and behaviours define the quality of clinical care we offer and the professional relationships that are made with each patient, colleague and the wider community. We call this ‘Delivering Compassionate Excellence’ and with focus on values of compassion, respect, learning, delivery, improvement and excellence. These values put patients at the heart of what we do and underpin the quality healthcare that should be provided for ourselves or a member of our family.

Band 5 Nurses

This key role is central to Nursing and Midwifery at Oxford and is an exciting and dynamic place to be a nurse, researcher, educator and leader, but is only as innovative as the people at OUH. Providing the best evidence-based individualised care is core to everything we do. We are deeply committed to caring for and developing each other, with staff being encouraged to undertake further study within their speciality area.

Scope of the role

  • Provide exceptional patient care which is underpinned by the best evidence-based practice and OUH values.
  • Work in partnership with the patients’ family and friends, and to be actively involved in the caring process on behalf of the patient where agreed.
  • Manage, direct and evaluate the nursing care for a defined caseload of patients.
  • Communicate effectively with patients/relatives/carers and all members of the multi-disciplinary team.
  • Maintain and develop high standards of nursing care, reflecting the professional nursing practice and patient care commensurate with The Oxford Model for Exemplary Professional Nursing and Midwifery Practice.
  • Maintain and develop general and specialist knowledge of nursing practice relevant to the clinical area.

Discover working on the bank

NHS Professionals staff bank

Who are we? Well … If a hospital or a community team cannot supply staff on a ward or in the service, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with trusts to develop a ‘bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS. 

Working through a staff bank helps a trust reduce their reliance on expensive agencies helping their spend go back into healthcare. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities all saving the NHS over £70 million per year which is reinvested back into each client trust.

What can the staff bank offer you?

Whether you’re looking to enhance your skillset, gain more experience or simply earn a bit of extra money, we can help you achieve this through the staff bank. Join today and enjoy a number of benefits:


  • Competitive pay rates
  • First choice of shifts
  • Access to shifts before they
  • are available to Agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Take control of when you want to work
  • Work this week, get
  • paid next week
  • Build holiday
  • allowance for every shift worked
  • Book and manage shifts online
  • Access shifts anywhere, anytime or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it
  • 24/7 365 days
  • 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder
  • pension scheme
  • available




The flexible Pool Ward

As well as joining the staff bank at OUH, you can also register to work through the ‘Flexible Staff Pool Ward’. By registering, you can tackle unfilled shift pressures by supporting last-minute shifts, while receiving several attractive incentives:


Join today …

Register with us today for Bank membership and help increase our patient care capabilities. You can look forward to a choice of flexible work and long-term placements opportunities, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in some of the most prestigious NHS trusts in England.




Additional Information

Job Title and Grade: Registered Nurse, Band 5

Location/Trust: Oxfordshire, John Radcliffe Hospital, Churchill Hospital, Horton Hospital, Nuffield Hospital.

Wards Covered: Various

Pay Rates: Days:  £15.40 Saturdays/Nights: £20.02 Sunday/Bank Hols: £24.64

Band: 5

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