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National Bank - for Healthcare Professionals

We run England’s largest NHS staff bank and every year we help thousands of dedicated and highly skilled NHS workers enjoy better career opportunities, more flexible shifts and a healthier work-life balance. As well as access to over 50 fully managed client Trusts, by working through the National Bank you also have access to the following Trusts:

 

Member benefits

Joining us brings you some fantastic 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
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Joining Criteria

What you need to apply

You will need a minimum of 6 months healthcare experience (Private or NHS) within the last 2 years, in a relevant setting in which you are applying to e.g. ITU, A&E, General, Mental Health, Community and hold a valid NMC registration. Alternatively, if you do not hold the relevant experience, you will need to have completed a ‘Return to Practice’ course within the last 2 years.

Experience can be from one of the following areas:

  • An NHS Hospital
  • A private hospital in the UK
  • A Prison healthcare service in the UK
  • A Hospice in the UK
  • A Mental Health service in the UK
  • A Community healthcare service in the UK
  • A Learning Disabilities healthcare service in the UK
  • A Care Home in the UK (subject to Trust Requirements)

What you need to apply

You will need a minimum of 6 months Healthcare Assistant experience within the last 2 years, in the relevant setting you are applying to e.g. ITU, A&E, General, Mental Health. Alternatively, if you do not have the relevant experience, you will need to be currently studying (Student Nurse) towards a Nursing qualification (Degree level) and have completed a minimum of a 10 or 12 week (depending on the Trust you are applying for) clinical placement to work as a Healthcare Assistant. If you do not have the relevant care experience, you can apply for our Care Support Worker Development programme.

Experience can be from one of the following areas:

  • An NHS Hospital
  • A private hospital in the UK
  • A Prison healthcare service in the UK
  • A Hospice in the UK
  • A Mental Health service in the UK
  • A Community healthcare service in the UK
  • A Learning Disabilities healthcare service in the UK
  • A Care Home in the UK (subject to Trust Requirements)

Join us

Live vacancies

View the latest live vacancies at James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & Somerset NHS Foundation Trust and start your application. If there are no vacancies listed please register your interest by selecting  “Register” below. 

Vacancies

 

Register your interest

If there are no suitable vacancies or you’d like to work at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool Heart and Chest NHS Foundation Trust or Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust please register your interest here.

Register

Candidate Testimonials

Mary Lawless, National Bank Candidate:
“Efficient, kept up to date throughout, friendly staff.”

Kati PhelanNational Bank Candidate:
"After completing my initial application I received a phone call from Josh who was really polite and friendly.
He went through a few questions with me and then explained the whole application process to me.
So far, it's been quick and and easy to do and Josh has been on hand for any help needed."