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Application procedure

A step by step guide to applying to work for the staff bank.
  • You will find current opportunities for staff bank registration under Latest vacancies.  Please complete the online application form attached to the relevant vacancy.
  • Once the advertisement has closed, we will shortlist the applications
  • If you are successfully shortlisted, you will be invited to attend as follows:
    • Healthcare support workers will be invited to attend the next assessment day
      More information about assessment days
    • Registered nurses and administrative workers will be invited to attend for interview
  • If you have not heard from us within four weeks, your application has not been successful on this occasion. This does not prevent you from applying to future vacancies.  No discourtesy is intended by this practice.
  • If you are successful at interview, you will receive a conditional offer.  This will include health form(s) and a link to complete an eDBS ​(Disclosure and Barring Service) application. It is recommended that you do not hand in your notice until you receive your final offer. 
  • It is helpful at this stage, however if you can start thinking about when you would be able start with staff bank services.  We will start to discuss administrative opportunities for those seeking to register with us as bank administrators.
  • We will also take up your references at this stage.We are required to check references for a minimum period of the preceding three years.  One of your references must be your previous or most recent place of work/study.
  • If you have been unable to bring the required identification documentation to interview, we will advise which documents we will need to see and you will receive an invitation to an ID appointment.
  • Once all pre-registration checks have been successfully completed, we will
    • agree your start date
    • send you your final offer pack
    • make the necessary arrangements for you to attend the appropriate induction programme

We will keep you informed of your progress throughout the process but also welcome your queries at any point.