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Join the NHS Professionals Bank

By joining today, you can start looking forward to a choice of flexible NHS jobs, ad-hoc shifts and long-term placement opportunities, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in a number areas across our client Trusts.

Choose your staff group below to begin your application. If you already have a saved application on Join Bank you can return to it here.

Nurses, Midwives and Healthcare Assistants


We have a number of opportunities for Nurses, Midwives, and Healthcare Assistants at our client Trusts. From students, Registered Nurses, and Midwives to highly specialised roles, grades, and specialities, we can help develop your NHS career.

For Nursing & Midwifery, please note the following requirements:


Active NMC/Acceptable Registration with no restrictions to practice.


Minimum of 6 months experience in the last 3 years or completion of a Return to Practice within the last 3 years in your area of specialism.

Note: Your experience and competence will be audited as part of the registration process and you will be required to provide evidence of this. We reserve the right to withdraw your application should the required evidence not be provided. 


You have a permanent contract with an NHSP contracted Trust

Join as a Nurse, Midwife or HCA


Allied Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and Social Workers

Click the relevant link below if you are looking for a role as an Allied Health Professional, Healthcare Scientist or Social Worker at any of our NHS partner Trusts:

For Registered Healthcare Professionals (i.e HCPC, GDC, GPharm, BACP):

Registered Professionals

For non-registered (i.e registration is not mandatory for your role) or you work in a support role:

Non-registered Clinicians

For current students or apprentices, on a recognised Health or Social Care course:


If you are known by a Trust manager or if you are employed by a Trust where you wish to pick up additional shifts on the bank:

Already known or employed by a Trust



If you are interested in joining Doctors Direct as an NHS Locum, click the link below. If you have previously worked at one of our partner Trusts and would like to work shifts within that Trust only, you can join with our Bank Exclusive membership. Alternatively, if you are not permanently employed by one of our partner Trusts and would like the flexibility of working at any of our NHS Trusts, you can apply through the Bank Only route.

Join Doctors Direct



A Non-Clinical role in healthcare does not involve administering medicine and is not directly involved in diagnosis and treatment processes.

NHS Professionals offers a variety of Non-Clinical roles, these different functions support the Trust’s clinical teams and are the backbone of the NHS. Non-Clinical roles are split into four major groups:

  • Admin and Clerical - Administrators, Clericals, Medical Secretaries, Receptionists, Specialist Administrators, Specialist Clericals and Ward Clerks. 
  • Corporate functions - Finance, HR and Procurement. 
  • Estates and Facilities - Cleaners, Drivers, Porters, Trades and Catering.
  • IT - a variety of IT roles.

Join our Non-Clinical team

If you're already substantively employed at one of our partner Trusts and are looking to provide additional support there:

Already substantively employed by the Trust


Healthcare Support Worker Development (HCSWD) Programme

New to Healthcare? Our HCSWD programme provides the unique opportunity to begin your healthcare career with the NHS by providing you with all the training, support, and supervision you need to become a Healthcare Support Worker (HCSW). We regularly run our programmes throughout the year, with opportunities in Acute and Mental Health care. Depending on the programme, we consider candidates with no previous healthcare experience as well as those with at least 3 months healthcare experience within the last 2 years.

Join the HCSWD programme