What does Flexi-Bank mean?

Flexi= Flexibility Bank= Bank account/A bank of people

Being a part of the Flexi-Bank staff team at Benenden Hospital can offer you the perfect work/life balance by giving you the opportunity to work flexibly during the week.

Our Flexi-Bank staff are vital in supporting us to maintain high standards of patient safety and care. At our hospital we hire the most appropriately skilled staff to work in both our clinical and non-clinical areas.

Whilst we're unable to guarantee you regular hours, we do have the need to cover our regular staff members across all areas of the hospital during times when we experience increased demands or staff shortages.

Our reception staff

Where will I work?

As part of our Flexi-Bank team, you could also be offered work in several roles within Support Services, which you can then accept or decline as you prefer. Many of our volunteers at Benenden Hospital have additionally progressed to fill Flexi-Bank roles too.

Please note that under a Flexi-Bank contract the hospital is not obliged to offer work and will only offer hours when they are available. Therefore, Flexi-Bank staff will not be given regular fixed hours or fixed days.

Current Flexi-Bank vacancies

Flexi-Bank Staff Nurse (All Areas)

Competitive Hourly rate

Flexi-Bank Contract

Are you a Staff Nurse who is passionate about patient care and ready for a change? 

If this is you, then we have just the right opportunity for you to work with our outstanding inpatient, outpatients or eye unit team. Our multi-million pound redevelopment means we can offer first class services in a fabulous modern environment. With an Outstanding CQC rating, you can be confident you are joining an industry leading team.

You will be working as a valued member of our inpatient team. We have 38 beds providing both day case and inpatient care across multiple specialities with an opportunity to develop new skills and knowledge or consolidate existing ones. Our outpatients and self-contained eye unit are both busy and well equipped. We offer on-site training for a range of clinical skills and also support nursing associate training and student placements.

As a Flexi-Bank Nurse, you would be able to work in any of these areas, or if you prefer, you can just work in the department of your choice.

To be considered for this role it is essential that have the following qualifications and skills:

  • First level Registered Nurse
  • Significant post registration experience
  • ILS training
  • Basic phlebotomy
  • Excellent organisational planning and problem solving skills
  • Strong patient-centred approach
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity and ethics at work

It is also desirable that you are able to demonstrate the following:

  • Strong Computer skills, including MS Office
  • Strong communication skills
  • A professional and positive attitude

For a full Job profile, please click here

The Benenden Flexi Bank offers you total flexibility to choose shifts that are offered to you. It is ideal for people who have other commitments in their lives, but are still able to work a reasonable number of hours each month. Alternatively, you may be looking to boost your income, without being tied to set hours each week. Your hours are not guaranteed, and fluctuate with the needs of the hospital.

The Benenden Flexi Bank offers the following benefits:

  • Flexible working patterns that you can fit in with your requirements
  • 1 hour annual leave for every 8.25 worked
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme subject to minimum hours worked
  • Excellent Life Assurance benefit
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised eye tests
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised on site Restaurant

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please complete the Application Form found here 

Then please send this application form, and your covering letter to kentcareers@benenden.org.uk

Together, we work hard to maintain a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for the people in our care.

All our vacancies are therefore subject to either a Standard or an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as satisfactory reference checks. These procedures need to be completed before a new member of staff can join the hospital.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented a Privacy Notice to inform you, as prospective employees of Benenden Hospital Trust, of the types of data we process about you. Please visit our Careers page to read our Privacy Notice.

 

Benenden Flexi-Bank – Make it work for you!

Flexi-Bank Porter

£9.50 per hour

Flexi-Bank Contract

If you are looking for a flexible and varied role that really helps people, then this may be the perfect job for you!

Our multi-million pound redevelopment means we can offer first class services in an amazing, modern environment. With an Outstanding CQC rating you can be confident you are joining an industry leading team.

As a Porter, you will be responsible for implementing high standards of care and customer service for patients, visitors and staff. If you have high standards and a flexible approach to your work this could an ideal part time role.

You will undertake a range of routine procedures such as delivery and collection of mail, movement of patients, collection of specimens from wards and theatres, preparing rooms for meetings, delivery of bloods to theatres and driving the electric cars on site.

For a full Role Profile please click here

The Benenden Flexi Bank offers you total flexibility to choose shifts that are offered to you. It is ideal for people who have other commitments in their lives, but are still able to work a reasonable number of hours each month. Alternatively, you may be looking to boost your income, without being tied to set hours each week. Your hours are not guaranteed, and fluctuate with the needs of the hospital.

As part of the Benenden Hospital Flexi-Bank, you could also be offered work in a number of roles within Support Services, which you can then accept or decline as you prefer.

The Benenden Flexi Bank offers the following benefits:

  • Flexible working patterns that you can fit in with your requirements
  • 1 hour annual leave for every 8.25 worked
  • Generous defined contribution pension scheme subject to minimum hours worked
  • Excellent Life Assurance benefit
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised eye tests
  • Free Flu vaccinations
  • Free tea and coffee
  • Subsidised on site Restaurant

If you wish to apply for this position, please complete the Application Form found here 

Then please send this application form, and your covering letter to kentcareers@benenden.org.uk

Together, we work hard to maintain a safe, comfortable, patient-focused environment for the people in our care.

All our vacancies are therefore subject to either a Standard or an Enhanced Disclosure Application to the Disclosure and Barring Service as well as satisfactory reference checks. These procedures need to be completed before a new member of staff can join the hospital.

Please note that if a large number of applications are received this vacancy may close before the closing date without notice.

In accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we have implemented a Privacy Notice to inform you, as prospective employees of Benenden Hospital Trust, of the types of data we process about you. Please visit our Careers page to read our Privacy Notice.

 

Benenden Flexi-Bank – Make it work for you!

Flexi-Bank Theatre Staff

Competitive Rates

Flexi-Bank Contract

Flexi-Bank Operating Theatre Staff

Our modern and well-equipped Theatres are very busy and so we often need to use Flexi-Bank Staff to complete our highly skilled Theatre team. 

We regularly need qualified staff with the following skills;

  • Recovery
  • Anaesthetics
  • General, Gynae, ENT or Orthopaedic Scrub
  • Surgical First Assistant 
  • Surgical Care Practitioner

As an outstanding rated hospital, you can be sure that you would be joining an industry leading team!

If you are interested in working within our Theatres team, or would like an informal visit, please contact Debbie Woodward on 01580 857472.

Contact us about our Flexi-Bank vacancies

If you wish to apply for a position, please send your cover letter and CV to kentcareers@benenden.org.uk

For other general vacancy enquiries, please contact us by calling the number below or by completing our enquiry form.