Welcome to Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

Are you a Registered Mental Health Nurse, and would you like to work flexibly with access to first choice of shifts and long-term placements in a state-of-the-art environment?


If you answered yes, we might have the perfect opportunity for you!


Joining Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust means that you will be working in a CQC rated ‘Good’ environment providing the best possible patient care. One of only four dedicated children’s hospital Trusts in the UK you will be based at the state-of-the-art Becton Centre, the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Unit (CAMHS) for children and young adults aged up to 18 with mental health issues and learning disabilities.


The centre offers intensive outreach treatment, day and inpatient services.  Here, Mental Health Nurses are specially trained to work with children and young people with mental health problems, experienced at working with individuals and with parents.

Neneh Fofanah


"I love how supportive the staff are of the bank workers. They are all very productive and helpful, and it’s a great environment to work in. The children are fantastic too, and it’s so good to be able to help and support them!

Working through the bank suits me very well, due to the flexibility it provides me.

Neneh Fofanah - RN, Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Let’s talk about Bank Membership.

Sheffield Children’s is a great place to work, and we are looking for motivated and enthusiastic Registered Mental Health Nurses (Acute and CAMHS) to join the NHSP bank, offering you the opportunity to work flexibly with first choice of shifts and long-term placements. 

Band 5 Pay Rates:

Days: £14.08                   Saturdays/Nights: £18.30            Sunday/Bank Hols: £22.53                    

Scoring consistently highly in local and national surveys about the quality of care and the dedication of their staff, the Trust is committed to being a leader in the field of training and research in children’s healthcare and continue to deliver a strong portfolio of research and product innovation.  To help achieve this, you will:

  • Have a minimum of 6 months paid experience of mental health nursing at Band 5 level in an acute hospital environment within the last 2 years
  •  Comply with NMC Professional Registration and keep up to date with current nursing practices
  • Undertake nursing assessment and evaluation to enable development of appropriate plans of care based on the needs of the individual
  • Be proficient in the delivery of care to patients
  • Ensure safe administration of drugs in accordance with NMC and CHS policies
  • Ensure accurate records are kept in accordance with CHS policy and NMC guidelines

Life as a Mental Health Bank Nurse

Who are NHS Professionals?

NHS Professionals (NHSP), owned by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), works in partnership with hospital trusts to provide a bank of highly skilled temporary workers who want to work flexibly within the NHS. 

Working through the NHSP bank means Trusts don’t have to rely on expensive agencies. Right now, we have over 130,000 members registered on our bank from various roles, grades and specialities, saving the NHS over £70 million each year. This money is then reinvested back into the NHS. 

What can the staff bank offer you?

Whether you’re looking to enhance your skillset, gain more experience or simply earn a bit of extra money, we can help you achieve this through the staff bank. Join today and enjoy a number of benefits: 

  • Competitive pay rates
  • First choice of shifts
  • Access to shifts before they
  • are available to Agency
  • Flexible working to suit your lifestyle
  • Take control of when you want to work
  • Work this week, get
  • paid next week
  • Build holiday
  • allowance for every shift worked
  • Book and manage shifts online
  • Access shifts anywhere, anytime or through your smartphone
  • Support when you need it
  • 24/7 365 days
  • 03332 407 552
  • Stakeholder
  • pension scheme
  • available

Register your interest…

Register your interest for bank membership, where you will have first choice of shifts and long-term placement opportunities, as well as the opportunity to develop professionally and gain experience in some of the most prestigious NHS trusts in England.


Register your interest


For more information on the roles or details on how to join NHS Professionals, simply get in touch with Trust Recruitment Coordinators:

Chloe Ingram - 07887 412209 / chloe.ingram@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

or Alice Smith - 07900 167136 or / alice.smith@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.


Additional Information

Job Title: Staff Nurse Mental Health Nursing - Band 5
Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Wards Covered:
Mental Health Acute CAMHS
Pay Rates: Days
- £14.08 per hour Saturday/Nights - £18.30 per hour Sunday/Bank Holiday - £22.53 per hour

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