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NB: This vacancy closed to applications on 08/08/2022.

Bank Porter

Job Reference: J11-WHACPERP-22

NHS Professionals - Flexible Workers
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care Trust
£9.49ph - £17.37 P/H

Job Title and Grade: Bank Porter Band 2

Location/Trust: Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Wards Covered: Pershore

Pay Rates: Days: £9.49 P/H Saturdays/Nights: £13.38 P/H Sunday/Bank Hols: £17.37 P/H

The Role:

Would you like to work within a trust where they are dedicated with ensuring that all employees have the right values to provide the best service to patients? Would you like to be part of a team at a Trust rated ‘good’ in a recent CQC report?

If you answered ‘yes’ to the above, we would love to hear from you!

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust is a leading provider of community nursing, therapy, and mental health services to people of all ages throughout our county.

We believe our staff are our biggest asset. We want to develop a positive, inclusive, and caring culture that engages and inspires all our staff, with a clear focus on improvement and advancing equality of opportunity.

Support services are now recruiting across the county and provides anopportunity to work in a busy and varied environment, alongside clinical and other non-clinical colleagues to make a positive contribution to our patients and staff experience.

We are looking for a variety of shift patterns to include days and nights throughout the week.


  • Follow strictly timed work schedules to ensure smooth operations of other departments, relaying any information given that may impact on other services.
  • Provide a professional and comprehensive porter duties in a Trust supplied vehicle, where directed by the line report or delegate.
  • Deliver and collect meal trolleys from wards and departments, according to agreed schedules.
  • Carry out the safe removal of clinical and other accumulated waste from sack holders / bins across the site. Sack holders/bins must be kept clean inside and out and the bin liners replaced.
  • According to local site arrangements and subject to appropriate training and risk assessment to assist / take down and / or re-hang curtains and bed screens. These will include items located anywhere across the Trust’s retained estate as may be required.
  • Undertake the movement of patients, as appropriate, within Trust premises.
  • Following training, transport bodies to the mortuary and undertake a range of duties to include cleaning of the mortuary, preparing the viewing area and issuing bodies to undertakers (where applicable).
  • Provide an acceptable standard of cleanliness and maintenance to the hospital grounds, such as, emptying bins, sweeping entrances and outside areas.
  • When using a Trust provided vehicle to ensure it is kept clean, tidy, and roadworthy and refuelled to undertake a specific journey.
  • Provide porter services to other sites within the Trusts retained estate as may be required.

Benefits of working Bank

In return for your hard work commitment NHS Professionals (NHSP) can offer you some fantastic benefits:

  • Competitive Pay Rates - work this week, get paid next week!
  • Build holiday allowance for every shift you work
  • Support when you need it – 24/7 365 days – Call us anytime on 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder pension scheme

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS.

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts do not have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades, and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS.


Please note this Job role is not open to agencies so I kindly request I am not contacted by any third parties in relation to this role.

For more information on the roles, simply get in touch with Helenna Butler, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on 01905 681781 or email

We look forward to hearing from you soon.

COVID-19 vaccination remains the best way to protect yourself, your family, your colleagues and of course patients from the virus when working in our healthcare settings. Whilst COVID-19 vaccination is not currently a condition of employment, we do encourage our bank members who are not clinically exempt from vaccination to get vaccinated.


Please note, you will be contacted by email throughout the recruitment process, so please check your emails, including your junk/spam regularly. We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasio

As an equal opportunities organisation, NHSP is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective bank members and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender reassignment, or marriage and civil partnership. We believe there is a strong case for the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion agenda and we strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a range of backgrounds to apply.

Please note that you will be contacted via e-mail throughout the recruitment process, so please check your e-mails regularly.

We regret we cannot contact everyone who is not selected for an interview, therefore if you do not hear from us within 21 days after submitting your application, please assume you have not been successful on this occasion.

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