Welcome to Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust Staff Bank

Are you a Registered Nurse who would like to work flexibly with access to first choice of shifts/long-term placements, and be rewarded with top of Band 5 pay rates?  If ’yes’, then we’d love to speak with you about staff bank membership!

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) is innovative and forward thinking, dedicated to providing the best possible healthcare for the local population of over 300,000, where there’s a clear mission statement:–

"Our Patients are at the Heart of Everything we do".

WWL is recognised as a great place to work, having won over 20 national awards in recent years, highlights being recently awarded ‘Provider Trust of the Year’ by the Health Service Journal (HSJ), along with a further award for their pioneering Staff Engagement Strategy ‘The WWL Way’. 

Discover WWL

"WWL is such a friendly and supportive place to work…you have a good team around you.

It’s great to be able to focus on providing the best quality, and continuity of care – the most important factors for a patient.

Working through NHSP makes it easy to fit my work patterns around my studies and personal life"

David Potts
WWL NHS Foundation Trust

Bring your uniqueness to the staff bank.

The Trust is committed to designing services around the needs of patients and for patients to be cared for as close to their home as possible.  Operating across 3 hospital sites, a state-of-the-art outpatients centre, and a dedicated Eye Unit, the Trust has 758 inpatient beds and invests over £220 million each year in a broad range of highly regarded general and specialist acute services.

We’re looking for Band 5 Nurses with the drive, ambition and caring nature required to help them achieve continuing outstanding results to join them in the following areas: 

  • General Acute
  • A&E/ED
  • Paediatrics
  • Elder Care

Trust locations are easily commutable from Manchester, Salford, Eccles, Bolton, Warrington, St. Helens, Chorley, and Preston.

Band 5 Pay Rates (General/Critical):

Days: £17.79 / £21.22     Saturdays/Nights: £23.12 / £27.58     Sunday/Bank Hols: £28.46 / £30.00

All we ask is that you have a valid PIN and:

  • Have a minimum of 6 months paid Nursing experience 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 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 126,000 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 Interest

Register your interest for bank membership and one of our friendly team will be in contact.  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 Interest


For more information, contact Charlotte Baines, Trust Recruitment Coordinator on 07741 893580   or wwl@nhsprofessionals.nhs.uk

We look forward to hearing from you soon.