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Care support work while you study
If you’re looking for work to fit around your clinical/medical studies, working
flexible hours via NHS Professionals could be the perfect solution.
To be able to register with us, you must be either in your second year of study
or have already completed a 12 week placement within a hospital setting.
Joining our flexible workforce opens up a range of work opportunities as a
Care Support Worker within the NHS, gaining valuable NHS knowledge and
Our Trust clients cover a wide range of services and are spread across England,
so there are plenty of available hours for you to choose from.
Why should I join?
As an NHS Professionals flexible worker, you and your NHS Professionals
uniform are recognised by our NHS Trust clients as the safest and best quality
flexible working support available to their substantive staff.
In return for your hard work and your professional, caring and reliable
service, you have access to the following benefits:
Competitive weekly pay
First choice of available shifts
Paid annual leave
Statutory maternity/paternity and sick pay (subject to qualifying criteria)
Access to our very own pension scheme called
NHSP Stakeholder pension’
Free training and development opportunities
How do I join?
If you are not currently employed by one of our client Trusts, you can
register to join us online via the NHS Professionals website.
Registration follows a rigorous recruitment process that is fully compliant
with NHS Employment Check Standards and can take a long time.
The length of time it will take depends on your availability to attend and
complete the interview process, the time taken to receive your references
and DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service, previously Criminal Record Bureau) form. We need your help in working with us to keep this
duration to a minimum.
9 steps to
Full membership registration
After you have completed your online application and
successfully met our screening criteria:
YOU book to attend your interview via our online portal and complete the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) form, the link to which will be emailed to you
YOU tell your referees that we will be contacting them to obtain references and ask them to reply quickly
YOU attend your assessment day, which includes an interview, knowledge assessment, document checks and how to order your uniform (if applicable)
YOU complete your online training and Occupational Health form
We contact your referees
We complete your Occupational Health clearance
YOU send us your DBS disclosure
WE send you your ID badge and login details to access NHSP:
, the shift booking system
We will help you to book your first few shifts, should you require any assistance
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