Opportunities as bank staff at St Andrew's

Workchoice, our flexible staffing Bank, is a critical part of the St Andrew's staffing structure. We have a culture of providing excellent standards of care within the Charity, and joining our in-house bank offers you the opportunity to be part of a strong established team, working across all St Andrew's services and gaining valuable professional experience.

The in-house staffing Bank provides many advantages for the Charity, including:

  • flexibility for staff to cover holidays and sickness
  • appropriate training for staff
  • enabling the Charity to ensure best quality service to meet the specialist needs of our patients
  • consistency for staffing teams and patients.

 

The benefits of joining the Workchoice team

As well as offering advantages to the Charity, a career with the Bank has many benefits for individual staff, including:

  • flexibility
  • matching your availability for work with shift availability
  • an opportunity to work across a wide range of services and have a rewarding and challenging role
  • gaining valuable knowledge and experience
  • paid induction and training
  • a pension with St Andrew's
  • site benefits such as free sports facilities.

 

What's expected of Workchoice staff

As a member you will be expected to:

  • have compassion and empathy
  • have regular availability for work
  • act professionally
  • be reliable and punctual
  • make yourself adaptable and able to work across a range of scenarios with patients
  • be resilient
  • have the ability to communicate with a diverse group of people
  • work within your boundaries
  • maintain confidentiality
  • have the ability to undertake all duties as required
  • have a high degree of flexibility and the ability to work with all patient groups
  • recognise the differences in working in different areas
  • gain experience and undertake training.

 

Other Workchoice links

KRONOS time and attendance system

Sign up for text message and email notifications (only accessible from St Andrew's computers)

Workchoice: learning and development

All Workchoice staff need to complete mandatory training via the Maintaining Best Practice Workbooks. These workbooks provide you with up-to-date information to support your work and provide a safe environment for everyone.

The workbooks are as follows:

2 Yearly Refresher Maintaining Best Practice Workbook - All Modules 
2 Yearly Refresher Workbook receipt
Annual Refresher Maintaining Best Practice Workbook - Information Governance and MHA module
Annual Refresher Workbook receipt

Your local Learning and Development Administrator will let you know by email when your mandatory training is due. You'll be guided on which workbook to complete and how to get your training record updated by returning the correct workbook receipt.