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Medical Workforce Advisor (Bank)

NHS AfC: Band 4

Main area
Medical Workforce
NHS AfC: Band 4
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
22.5 hours per week (Hybrid working (mix of home / site))
Job ref
20 Rouen Road
£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

Would you enjoy the challenge of recruitment and the diversity of dealing with a variety of different specialties to ensure that we can run the best service possible for all our patients?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for someone to join our team, helping to provide effective recruitment and human resources support for doctors within the Trust.

The Medical Workforce Office 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 with experience of medical and dental terms and conditions and/or recruitment experience, however we recognise that these are niche skills so 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 dealing with a varied and demanding workload we would love to hear from you!

We fully support agile working so after an initial period of training, a combination of working from home and office-based working can be arranged

The Medical Workforce team is based at our Rouen Road offices.

This is a great opportunity to learn about medical staffing along with employment terms and conditions and acquiring essential administration skills in the process.

Interview date: TBC

Main duties of the job

The post holder will:

  • provide specialist support and advice to divisions and directorates within portfolio
  • liaise with clinical and management staff to ensure a high-quality service is delivered.
  • provide specialist recruitment and HR administrative services for all grades of medical staff in accordance with the National Guidelines, Deanery and Trust Policies

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

  • Training Grade, Non-Consultant Career Grade and Trust Grade equivalent recruitment (via NHS Jobs) and administration for all specialties within portfolio (which may be subject to change following consultation to reflect the needs of the department)
  • To liaise with the East of England Local Education Training Board (LETB) in respect of posts recruited through regional/national processes. To administer the employment checks and contractual requirements for all posts recruited to via this route. 
  • Administer, support and co-ordinate interview panels for all posts to be recruited to directly by the Trust with the aim of recruiting high calibre medical staff in the appropriate manner, dependent upon the post to be recruited to. For recruitment to junior doctors in training posts to adhere to any LETB requirements in respect of qualifications, competencies and interview panel.  Provide LETB with necessary information on the outcome of recruitment process
  • Completion of administrative work and post appointment care for all posts appointed to and within portfolio. Process claims and associated expenses 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 and organise locum bookings
  • Management of the Electronic Staff Record system as applicable for requirements of post.
  • Maintain accurate records of status of all posts within remit. To understand how each respective rotation works for posts/grades within remit.
  • Attend and participate in divisional / directorate / specialty and department meetings where appropriate.
  • Cover for other members of Medical Recruitment as appropriate.
  • Understand, support and communicate any rota changes as required by the departments
  • Any other duties as required by the Deputy Director of Workforce or designated deputy.

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

Person specification


Essential criteria
  • CIPD Intermediate Diploma in HR Management or equivalent experience


Essential criteria
  • Experience in an NHS environment
  • Understanding and experience of the Recruitment Process
  • Evidence of previous role requiring excellent verbal and written communications


Essential criteria
  • Knowledge of a range of administrative and HR practices acquired through relevant training and experience

Attitude, aptitude

Essential criteria
  • Effective role model, demonstrating NNUH’s PRIDE values of People focussed, Respect, Integrity, Dedication and Excellence
  • Demonstrates understanding and commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

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

Naomi Shearing
Job title
Assistant Medical Workforce Manager
Email address
Telephone number
01603 287929