Skip to main content
Please wait, loading

Job summary

Main area
Bank Level 2
Job ref
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Employer type
£12.20 per hour (inc. WTD pay) + enhancements
Salary period
03/04/2024 23:59

Employer heading

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust logo

Bank Healthcare Assistant Level 2 (Year 2/3 Adult Student Nurses only)

Bank Level 2

Job overview

  • This role is for 2nd/3rd Year Adult Student Nurses only - any other applications will not considered

The World doesn’t need Superheroes, it needs Incredible People!

£12.20 per hour plus enhancements for unsociable hours.

As a student, do you want to gain clinical experience in a warm and welcoming NHS Trust?

Do you want to ‘Earn whilst you Learn’ with our In-Patients Teams?

If you have clinical and communication skills to support Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) in providing ‘Safe High Quality Care’ we would like to welcome you to our Temporary Staffing Trust Bank

BCHC are now looking to support adult student nurses to work as Bank Health Care Support Workers providing care to our patients in our inpatient settings.

To support your application ensure your university is listed as ‘most recent employer’ and provide placement details

Joining the bank as a student nurse will give you first-hand healthcare experience to provide person centred care and will allow you to work flexibly around your studies/ placements. Being a Bank Worker will give you the opportunity to experience different ward areas and identify areas of expertise or specialities which you enjoy.

You decide where you would like to work and the shifts that suit your individual needs, based on shift availability.  These will be at at Moseley Hall Hospital, West Heath Hospital and our Intermediate Care Centres , covering 24 hours 7 days per week. 

Main duties of the job

You will work with a variety of disciplines within the multidisciplinary team to achieve the best outcomes for patients promoting their independence and wellbeing. This will be under the supervision and guidance of a registered nurse.

  • To assist the patients with their individual activities of daily living as required. This will include washing, dressing, bathing, oral hygiene, food and nutrition, toileting, nail care, grooming, safety and maintaining an environment conducive to sleep.
  • To contribute to the moving and handling of patients to maximize their physical comfort and to enhance their rehabilitation and independence
  • To ensure that all visitors to the ward are approached in a helpful and welcoming manner and referred to the most appropriate person to answer their query.
  • To respect the diverse cultural, ethnic and religious preferences of patients, to promote equality in care and service delivery.

Working for our organisation

BCHC provide high quality community and specialist services within Birmingham and the West Midlands. We deliver over 100 clinical services, out in people’s homes and in over 200 healthcare settings for adults, children, people with learning disabilities, those with rehabilitation needs and also dental services. One of our key objectives is to be ‘a great place to work’ enabling everyone within the organisation to be the best that they can be. 


  • Please ensure you check your Trac account regularly as this is how we will communicate with you during the shortlisting and selection process.
  • Also ensure all sections of the application form are completed fully; particularly that you provide full details of all referees including business email address, telephone contact details and postal address.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

For further information on the role, please see the attached assignment brief

Visit our website for further details about Birmingham Community Healthcare including our Trust values which are :-

  • Caring
  • Open
  • Respectful
  • Responsible
  • Inclusive. 

We look forward to receiving your application!

Person specification

Qualifications / Training

Essential criteria
  • Qualifications / Training


Essential criteria
  • Experience


Essential criteria
  • Skills/Knowledge/Other

Essential- must score

Essential criteria
  • Without justifiable acknowledgement, no gaps in employment and/or no period of time not in healthcare over 18 months

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Disability confident employerStep into health

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

Apply online now

Further details / informal visits contact

Ruth Goldingay
Job title
Temporary Staffing Clinical Manager
Email address
[email protected]