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(Bank) Locum Medical Recruitment Officer

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Medical Workforce
NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
22.5 hours per week
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Norfolk & Norwich University Hospital
£23,949 - £26,282 per annum, pro rata
Salary period
24/03/2023 23:59

At NNUH it is our privilege to provide healthcare to over one million people across Norfolk and surrounding areas. Our vision is to ‘provide every patient with the care we want for those we love the most’, and if this inspires you and you share our values, we really want you to join our team. 

Our values support our vision and guide the behaviour of everything we do, these are:


We look after the needs of our patients, carers and colleagues, to provide a safe and caring experience for all.


We act with care, compassion and kindness and value others’ diverse needs.


We take an honest, open and ethical approach to everything we do.


We work as one team and support each other to maintain the highest professional standards.


We continuously learn and improve to achieve the best outcomes for our patients and our hospital. 

Wish you were here? So do we.

We want all our staff to achieve a balance between work and personal life and understand how important flexible working can be.  We welcome applications on a full or part time basis, various shift patterns and hybrid working, where roles allow.


Job overview

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join our Temporary Staffing Bank to support the Medical Workforce team, helping to provide short term locum bank cover for all grades of doctors within the Trust.

The Medical Workforce team is responsible for ensuring the timely recruitment of medical staff of all grades, obtaining locum cover and providing a general human resources service for doctors employed by the Trust.

Ideally, we are looking for someone who has recruitment experience, agency/temporary staffing and/or payroll experience, however, we are open to consider transferable skills which would suit this role. 

If you are an excellent communicator, methodical, organised, proactive, have excellent IT skills and are adept at working to deadlines we would love to hear from you!

Hours: 22.5 hours per week

Interview date: To be confirmed

Main duties of the job

The post holder is an integral role within the Medical Workforce team ensuring that locum bank cover is provided to support departments/doctors where medical vacancies/sickness exist.

The Locum Medical Recruitment officer is responsible for providing specialist support and advice to divisions and directorates to ensure a high quality locum medical recruitment service is delivered.

The post holder will support the delivery of a high quality, safe and compassionate healthcare service, all staff are expected to act as a role model to others in all aspects of their work and consistently demonstrate NNUH’s ‘PRIDE’ values of People focused, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence.



Working for our organisation

Temporary Staffing is an ideal way of beginning a career in the Trust, offering flexible working hours and the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of different departments/wards. We can offer a competitive salary paid weekly in arrears, paid holiday entitlement and entry into the NHS pension scheme. In addition, we are able to provide training to enable you to work across the Trust.

The NNUH is one of the largest NHS trusts in the UK, providing first-class acute care for around one million people, living in Norfolk and surrounding areas. We are a teaching and research hospital, at the forefront of innovation, home to state-of-the-art facilities, such as the Quadram Institute. We are pleased to work closely with the University of East Anglia, providing teaching opportunities for our staff and placement opportunities for their students. We attract some of the best and leading professionals from across the country and are proud that our workforce represents 94 countries from across the world.

We are pleased to be able to offer a number of NHS staff benefits/discounts, including:

  • Flexible working pattern to suit individual lifestyles
  • Weekly Pay
  • Dedicated Booking desk support
  • Easy access to online book shifts via Employee Online (EOL)
  • Free Park and Ride during weekdays
  • Discounted bus passes (First bus / Semmence / Konnect)

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

  • To provide an administrative service with the aim of recruiting high calibre locum staff
  • The accurately check CVs to ensure eligibility and investigate any anomalies. Administer, support and co-ordinate recruitment processes including interview panels where required, with the aim of recruiting high calibre locum medical staff in the appropriate manner
  • To include the confirmation of commencement date and preparation and issuing of contract on completion of satisfactory employment checks. Completion of administrative work and post appointment care for all posts appointed to.
  • To Initiate ESR process for payments of additional locum work and expenses. Process in accordance with the Trust’s standing financial instructions and Terms and Conditions of Employment for Medical Staff.
  • Co-ordination of vacancies with internal and external partners including agencies from the Government Procurement Service approved framework
  • Preparation of locum status information and financial reports for circulation to the Divisional managers, HR and other relevant committees.
  • Processing invoices and timesheets for payment in association with locum provision using relevant software tools.
  • Cover for other members of Medical Recruitment as appropriate.
  • Filing, data inputting, reception and general office duties, maintain accurate records of status of all posts within remit.
  • Any other duties as required by the Head of HR Business Management or designated deputy.

Please refer to the Job Description for the full specification of responsibilities and requirements for this post.


Person specification


Desirable criteria
  • Degree level qualification or equivalent experience.


Essential criteria
  • Experience in an NHS environment.
  • Understanding and experience of the Recruitment Process.
  • Knowledge of a range of administrative and HR practices acquired through relevant training and experience to diploma level
  • Evidence of previous role requiring excellent verbal and written communications

Attitude, Aptitude

Essential criteria
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH’s PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence


Essential criteria
  • Excellent IT skills, including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and the ability to use other systems as required

Employer certification / accreditation badges

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyInvestors in People: GoldStonewall Health ChampionsMindful employer.  Being positive about mental health.Improving working livesAge positiveDisability confident employerArmed Forces CovenantStep into healthNHS Pastoral CareWe offer Wagestream - A financial wellbeing benefit which lets you access your pay as you earn it.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Manda Jones
Job title
Medical Workforce Manager
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