UHBW Bank Doctor – Adults

December 17, 2022

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Job Description

There really has never been a more exciting time to join us; University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust and Weston Area Health NHS Trust have merged together to be come one organisation. Our newly merged Trust has a combined workforce of over 13,000 staff, aiming to deliver exceptional local services for local people and specialist services across the South West and beyond. Together, we form one of the largest NHS trusts in the country.


The Trust is looking to recruit suitably qualified doctors to work across all grades and specialties of work, ranging from a single shift to filling a more long term rota pattern with evening, weekend and on-call shifts available.

As this is ‘Bank’ work, it is on an ‘as and when’ basis with no guaranteed hours, however it does offer doctors increased flexibility by selecting shifts to work around their lifestyle.

Who can join the medical bank?

Any GMC registered Doctor with a license to practice.

Doctors must be fit to practice safely, be up-to-date with the requirements of revalidation and meet all essential criteria on the Bank Doctor person specification.

Six months minimum UK/NHS experience at ST1+ grade

Doctors joining the Trust bank externally will be expected to complete pre-employment checks inclusive of satisfactory references, health clearance, enhanced DBS check (if older than 3 years or more) identity and right to work assurance.

Rates of pay

All rates of pay are subject to normal PAYE deductions and will be confirmed at the time of bank registration depending on specialism and grade.

How to join the medical bank

External applicants should apply to join the UHBW Doctor Bank by submitting a short application form and clearly stating the speciality and grade preference (Please note that you must have previous experience within this specialty and grade). Click “Apply now”.

University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is CQC rated Outstanding. As one of the largest acute Trusts in the country and the major teaching and research centre for the South West, we have over 13,000 staff, over 100 different clinical services. Working in ten hospitals across Bristol and Weston, we offer a wide range of careers and jobs. Together we support the delivery of excellent care to the people of Bristol, Weston and beyond.

Our hospitals are based across Bristol and Weston-super-Mare, meaning you can enjoy the very best of both worlds; city living within a stone’s throw of the countryside or beside the seaside, with easy access to all that the South West has to offer.

UH Bristol and Weston is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.University Hospitals Bristol and Weston NHS Foundation Trust is an equal opportunities employer actively working towards a diverse workforce. Anonymous information will be used from your application in order to ensure we’re meeting our pledge.

To comply with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 all applicants must be able to speak fluent English to an appropriate standard which will be assessed at Interview.

Please ensure you check your emails regularly as this is how we will communicate with you throughout the recruitment process. We may also contact you by texting the mobile number, if provided, on the application form. Due to high volumes of applications, vacancies may be closed before the closing date.As a guide interviews should usually take place within 3 weeks of the closing date.When providing employment reference details, please provide correct work related email addresses so references can be sought promptly when we are looking to progress your application. Your referee must all be known to you in a line manager or professional lead capacity.