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Demand is continuing to increase for Alliend Health Professionals, Healthcare Scientists and PSS roles within our partner NHS Trusts. For more information about the placement opportunities available to you, email ahp&hcs@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

Are your specialties up to date? 

Did you know that you can work locum shifts in more than one specialty if you have the relevant qualifications and experience? Keeping your account up to date will maximise your opportunity to get more placements that meet your skillset.

 

Be flexible - there may be shifts in other departments or sister Hospitals within the Trust. At times you may be asked to move to a different area to help with patient demand.

 

Contact your dedicated Placement Consultant – Keep in touch with you local Placement consultant and let them know your preferred availability. They will let you know when any suitable placements come up.

Demand is continuing to increase for Non Clinical workers within our partner NHS Trusts. For more information about the placement opportunities available to you, email a&c@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

1. Check daily for short notice shifts - The best times to login to My:Bank to check for shifts each day are:  

  • Morning between 9-10am
  • Afternoon 12-1pm
  • Evening - 4-5pm

2. Update your availability within My:Bank - If you select when you are available for shifts on your My:Bank profile, you will see all vacant shifts that match your assignment codes.

3. Short notice shift pool– Did you know, you can ask to be added to your local short notice shift pool. Contact your local team and let them know your preferred availability.

4. Be flexible - there may be shifts in other areas of the hospital or at neighbouring Trusts. At times you may be asked to move to a different area to help with patient demand, so being flexible is key to shift success!

5. Are your assignment codes up to date?  Ensuring they are will maximise your opportunity to see more shifts that meet your skillset. Find out more about assignments codes here