Welcome to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

It’s good to talk

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) is a major acute Trust serving the people of the Borough of Wigan.  Innovative and forward thinking, the Trust is dedicated to providing the best possible healthcare for the local population of over 300,000, where there’s a clear mission statement - " Our Patients are at the Heart of Everything we do".

The Trust is committed to designing services around the needs of patients and for patients to be cared for as close to their home as possible.  Operating across 3 hospital sites, a state-of-the-art outpatients centre, and a dedicated Eye Unit, the Trust has 758 inpatient beds and invests over £220 million each year in a broad range of highly regarded general and specialist acute services.

WWL is recognised as a great place to work, having won over 20 national awards in recent years, highlights being recently awarded ‘Provider Trust of the Year’ by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), along with a further award for their pioneering Staff Engagement Strategy ‘The WWL Way’.

Trust locations are easily commutable from Manchester, Salford, Eccles, Bolton, Warrington, St. Helens, Chorley, and Preston.

Discover WWL

"WWL is such a friendly and supportive place to work…you have a good team around you.

It’s great to be able to focus on providing the best quality, and continuity of tailored 1-to-1 care – the most important factor for a dementia patient. It means that even though a person living with dementia might not remember your face or name, they always remember how you made them feel.

Working through NHSP makes it easy to fit my work patterns around my studies and personal life"

David Potts
HCA – WWL NHS Foundation Trust

Let’s talk about bank membership

Do you have experience in providing exceptional 1-to-1 Mental Health and Dementia care? Would you like your work to be flexible to fit your lifestyle and circumstances?

We’re looking for Band 3 HCA’s, and Band 5 & 6 Registered Nurses with Mental Health/Dementia care experience like you, to join the flexible staff bank. WWL has a rich tradition developing mental health and dementia care Nursing practice, and delivering excellent patient care. We have a number of flexible bank shifts and long-term placement opportunities available:

HCA’s (Band 3):

Days: £9.03     Saturdays/Nights: £12.82     Sunday/Bank Hols: £16.61

Nurses (Band 5 & 6):

Days: £12.38 - 15.55     Saturdays/Nights: £16.10 - 20.21     Sunday/Bank Hols: £19.81 - 24.88

All we ask is that you will need to be able to think on your feet, working well both autonomously and as part of a team.  You will also need 6 months NHS experience at Band 3, 5 or 6 Level in a Mental Health/Dementia hospital environment.

Life as a bank nurse

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS. Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 126,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.

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

Join today …

Register for bank membership and get your first choice of shifts and long-term placement opportunities, as well as the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in some of the most prestigious NHS trusts in England.



Contact Charlotte Baines, Bank Recruitment Coordinator on 07741 893580  or wwl@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk for more information.

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