What is NHS Lanarkshire (NHSL) Staff Bank? - The aim of NHSL staff bank is to supply on demand, cost effective, appropriately skilled staff to cover temporary shortages within the nursing and midwifery, allied health professions and administration and clerical services across NHSL. Bank staff are supplied on demand and there are no guarantee of fixed amount of hours each week.
Approximately 3500 staff are employed within the staff bank across a wide range of specialities including registered nurses and midwives, allied health professional staff, public health nurses, theatre and paediatric nurses as well as health care assistants and a wide range of administration and clerical staff.
The diversity of services and wealth of experienced staff provides an ideal environment for staff to gain new knowledge and skills. The nurse bank is an excellent route for those who wish to gain an insight into other areas and specialities as well as help those who have chosen nursing as their future career.
The associate director is responsible for the overall management of the staff bank. The clinical facilitators and business support manager will have day to day management and professional responsibility for the staff bank. A team of dedicated bank staff co-ordinators and administrators assist with the co-ordination, recruitment and payroll function of the staff bank.