Nurse Bank

We have a variety of Bank roles available at Swansea Bay University Health Board, from Nurses to Porters and Admin staff to Cleaners. Bank work can fit within your lifestyle with flexible working patterns, and gives you the opportunity to develop your career, sometimes with a chance to work in different departments.

We supply appropriately skilled staff to cover various specialties throughout the Health Board and aim to provide caring, suitably qualified, and reliable workers able to respond to staffing requirements.

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Nurse Bank at Swansea Bay UHB

By joining our Nurse Bank you will get…

  • Flexibility, variety and the opportunity for additional shifts

    A variety of shift patterns to fit in with your personal circumstances which can be booked in advance.

  • Additional EWTD entitlement

    Substantive staff are paid an additional payment of EWTD annual leave entitlement.

  • Enhanced rates of pay

    For nights, weekends and bank holidays as well as for staff with specific skills to work in critical care and theatres.

  • Professional development

    Paid induction training, orientation shifts and access to internal courses and conferences.

  • Specialist skills

    Experienced specialist nurses who only want to work in a specific specialty can be accommodated within areas, such as emergency care.

  • Opportunities for student nurses

    We offer opportunities for student nurses who register as healthcare support workers on the bank to experience working in areas where they have not undertaken a placement through university.

  • NHS Benefits

    Access to the NHS pension scheme, free uniform, and access to occupational health and wellbeing services.

About you

To join our bank, you will be committed to

  • Our organisational values
  • Delivering high standards of care to our patients
  • Completing the required induction and training
  • Making yourself available to work on a regular basis
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The recruitment process

Our recruitment process includes:

  • Face-to-face interview with a bank recruiter
  • Provision of appropriate qualification certificates, proof of identity, suitable references and eligibility to work in the UK
  • Passing an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check
  • Occupational Health clearance
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Nurse bank at SBUHB

Nurse Bank Registration Form