Opportunities as bank staff at St Andrew's

Workchoice, our flexible staffing Bank, is a critical part of the St Andrew's staffing structure. Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew’s CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day. 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 within a rewarding 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.


Workchoice: learning and development

All Workchoice staff need to complete mandatory training via eLearning. The eLearning provides you with up to date information to support your work and provide a safe environment for everyone.

Your learning will be in your 'To Do list' in SAP, and you will be advised when it is due to be completed by. The system will automatically assign courses to you depending on the refresher period.