Welcome to Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

NSFT provides mental health and learning disability services across Norfolk and Suffolk. NSFT, believe in recovery and wellbeing, and understand the importance of good physical health, maintaining relationships and achieving a balance between treatments and continuing an active life.

The trust aims to be recognised as a national leader through the provision and co-ordination of high quality, excellent and cost-effective services, together with a commitment to research and innovation. They aim to be an expert in mental health whole life care and wellbeing, known by the local community to provide excellent advice, care and treatment in a friendly, flexible and timely manner.

NSFT operate in urban and rural areas in many working environments, including learning disabilities, secure services, community and acute services for adults and older people, wellbeing services and drug and alcohol treatment. The Trust has inpatient facilities across Norfolk and Suffolk with smaller bases in rural locations.

Caring is part of your DNA

Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse (RMN) or Health Care Assistant (HCA) and would you like the opportunity to pick up a longer-term placement or ad-hoc shifts at Norfolk and Suffolk? NHS Professionals could be the perfect solution for you.


We are looking for people with recent experience working in a Mental Health setting, that are enthusiastic and conscientious and do everything they can to provide the best to service users. We need people who display compassion, empathy and are sensitive in their approach to people who may be distressed or have a challenging manner.


At Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust we provide mental health and learning disability services across two counties: 

  • Walker Close – Suffolk – LD Assessment & Treatment
  • Woodlands – Suffolk – Avocet, Lark, Poppy and Willows Wards
  • Wedgewood House – Suffolk – Abbeygate, Northgate & Southgate Wards
  • Hellesdon – Norfolk – Glaven, Thurne, Waveney, Rollesby, Kingfisher, Whitligham and Yare Wards

In all roles, we offer a supportive team environment where you will develop your own knowledge of psychosocial interventions and positive health promotion, with first-hand experience of engaging service users within an inpatient setting. 


Discover the staff bank

NHS Professionals Staff Bank

If a hospital cannot supply staff on a ward or area, due to increased demand, sickness, or common staff shortages, they need to call upon Bank staff. NHS Professionals works with trusts to develop ‘bank’ of highly skilled workers who want to work flexibly with the NHS.

Working through a staff bank helps a trust reduce their reliance on expensive agencies helping their spend go back into healthcare. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities all saving the NHS over £70 million per year which is reinvested back into each client trust.

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 with us today for Bank membership and look forward to a choice of flexible work and long-term placements opportunities, as well as the ability to develop professionally and gain experience in some of the most prestigious NHS trusts in England. 



Additional Information

Trust Clinical Support Worker

Job Title: Bank HCA (Mental Health)

Pay band/Grade: Band 3

Rate: Days: £9.62 Saturdays/Nights: £12.99 Sunday/Bank Hols: £16.36

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Trust Mental Health Nurse

Job Title: Bank RMN

Pay band/Grade: Band 5

Rate: Days: £15.40 Saturdays/Nights: £20.02 Sunday/Bank Hols: £24.64

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