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Bank Doctor (All Grades)

Job Reference: 206-BC30139

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
All Departments
£30.00-£60.00 per hour

Transform your outlook, transform local healthcare, transform your career…

Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is on a journey. We are an ambitious trust with exciting plans for the future that is going places, and we want you to join us.

With three hospitals, including our flagship Queen’s Hospital, across the central regions of East and South Staffordshire and Southern Derbyshire, we are at the forefront of discussions about transforming local healthcare.

For more information on the planned merger of Burton Hospitals and Derby Teaching Hospitals in taking a significant step in sustaining and improving hospital services, please visit our Trusts website.

Will you come with us on our journey to Be The Best? Here’s more about the role and what we’re looking for.

Bank Doctor (All Grades)

We are looking for ambitious people that are passionate about what they do and are ready to help us “Be The Best”. Currently we are recruiting for caring, professional, suitability qualified Doctors to work across all grades and specialities on a bank basis.

This is an exciting time for Burton Hospitals in light of recent news, that our A&E department has achieved some of the best waiting time results in the entire country, reaching a target of seeing all patients within four hours!

We have some great opportunities for Medical Staff at all grades to join our bank. With us, you can work when it suits you! There is flexibility for you to choose your own working pattern to suit you and your life style, based on service needs and staffing requirements of the hospital.

The Trust is keen to expand our existing team of Bank Doctors across all grades on an ‘as and when’ basis across the following specialities;

  • A&E

  • Acute Medicine

  • Anaesthetics

  • Cardiology

  • Diabetes

  • Dermatology

  • Gastroenterology

  • General and Elderly Medicine

  • O&G

  • Trauma and Orthopaedics

  • Paediatrics

  • Radiology

  • Respiratory

  • Stroke

  • General Surgery

If you are looking for your next role in a hospital that values your contribution with relevant training and support on a flexible working basis that fits around your other commitments, this could be the perfect role for you!

Being on our Bank you would get first pick of all shifts before they are offered to agencies, this will also include long term requirements as well.

In return for your hard work, reliability and loyalty Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust offers a range of staff benefits;

  • Competitive pay rates

  • Local staff benefits such as discounted gym memberships

  • Assistance with clinical appraisals and revalidation support

  • Access to NHS pension scheme

  • Staff restaurant and coffee shop

  • Well-resourced library and learning facilities

We offer the very best of the Staffordshire and Derbyshire regions when it comes to relocation opportunities and life/work balance. Burton is accessible by many major road links such as the A50, A38, M42 and M1. These can take you to places like Derby, Stoke on Trent and Birmingham. London is only 2 hours away by train and East Midlands Airport is a 30 minute drive and approximately 50 minutes to Birmingham International Airport.

Burton upon Trent, borders the National Forest and is within easy reach of the Peak District, offering outstanding natural beauty and the opportunity to take part in healthful pursuits such as hiking, biking and camping.

Join us and help make a real difference in local healthcare.

Important: When filling out your application form, please specify your preferred speciality.

If you would like to discuss these opportunities on offer in more detail, or if you would like to arrange an informal visit, please do not hesitate to contact Medical Workforce on 01283 511511 ext. 5903

Applicants must be GMC registered with a licence to practice.

Important information for applicants;

  • Please make sure your qualifications meet the essential criteria on the Person Specification before you apply for this position.

  • You will be required to provide 3 years’ worth of continuous references, including your current or most recent employer.

If we receive a high number of applications for this position we reserve the right to withdraw the post before the closing date, therefore it is advisable that you apply as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

We are unable to provide individual feedback to those who haven’t been shortlisted for an interview.


We hope you join us in making a difference - see our further links for more information.


Applicants should note that where it is deemed that where a Disclosure & Barring Services (DBS) check is required it is applicants responsibility to cover the cost of the check which is currently £48.20.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Tier 2 Certificate of Sponsorship

Applications from job seekers who require Tier 2 sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. The UK Visas and Immigration department requires employers to complete this test to show that no suitably qualified EEA or EU worker can fill the post. For further information please visit the UK Visas and Immigration website.

From 6 April 2017, Tier 2 skilled worker applicants, applying for entry clearance into the UK, must present a criminal record certificate from each country they have resided continuously or cumulatively for 12 months or more in the past 10 years. Adult dependants (over 18 years old) will also be subject to this requirement.

Guidance can be found here Criminal Records Checks For Overseas Applicants

UK Registration

Applicants must have current UK professional registration. For further information please see applying from overseas.

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