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Take the Professionals' approach to your career

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Welcome to this supplement, which focuses on the work of NHS Professionals. I hope it provides you with an insight into what we do and how we support nursing staff wishing to work in a flexible environment.

As the leading supplier of flexible workers to the NHS, we can provide a wide choice of short- and long-term placements - from ad-hoc shifts to placements for up to 11 months - at over 60 hospitals across the country.
We are now the largest recruiter and leading supplier of flexible workers in the NHS. Every day we recruit 52 new staff and a new starter is added to our bank team every 28 minutes of the year.

Whatever the reasons for wanting a flexible career in the NHS, we can find a perfect fit!

What’s more, as the primary provider of flexible staff at these trusts, our staff get the first choice of all available shifts and placements.

Through our regular surveys, details of which are also featured in this supplement, we believe we have both an understanding of the reasons nursing staff choose to work in a flexible way and what we can do to ensure our service matches their needs.

‘We have both an understanding of the reasons nursing staff choose to work in a flexible way and what we can do to ensure our service matches their needs’


NHS Professionals is proud of its contribution to ensuring patients in the NHS benefit from top-quality care delivered by nursing staff of the highest calibre.

We make no apologies for our rigorous recruitment standards but if you are one of the best then you are welcome to join our team.

I hope the information in this supplement will highlight the opportunities that working through NHS Professionals can deliver.


Chris Day, Director of Marketing and Communications, NHS Professionals

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