Provisions of bank staff
21.1 The provisions of these terms and conditions should be applied to Bank Staff with the exceptions as set out below, for which the following will apply.
21.2 Bank staff will be paid pro rata at the appropriate spine point within the pay band for the post for which they are recruited. The appropriate spine point will be determined by previous continuous service and experience.
21.3 Please refer to Section 3
21.4 Subject to a minimum of 488 hours being worked over a 12 month period, salary increments are awarded annually. If it takes the post holder longer than 12 months to work the 488 hours their increment date will change to the date they achieved the 488 hours worked.
Recruitment and Retention Premia, Long service award and Relocation packages
21.5 Bank staff will not be eligible for this payment
Contractual Continuity of service
21.6 Please refer to Section 12 with the exception of 12.6 and 12.7 which will not apply to bank staff.
21.7 Bank staff are entitled to paid annual leave pro rata, to the minimum substantive allowance, of the hours worked e.g. pro rata to the allowance stated for 0-5 year’s service in Section 13.
A percentage of 10.3567% will be paid as 'NR Holiday Pay TN' on every hour worked up to a total of 37.5 per week. This percentage has been calculated as follows:
A full time member of staff works 37.5 hours per week for 52.14 weeks per year. This is a total of 1955.25 hours worked per year. If a bank member of staff worked these hours they would be entitled to 27 days Annual Leave which is 202.5 hours.
A bank member of staff has worked 10 hours per week for 5 weeks and their hourly rate is 11.9887. They will receive £599.44 additional hour’s payment and £62.08 holiday pay payment, as this is 10.3567% of £599.44.
21.9 There is no entitlement to sick pay for Bank work.
Maternity Leave and pay
21.11 There is no entitlement to Maternity Leave or pay for Bank Staff
21.12 By the Employer (Department of Health or Department of Social Care)
Minimum notice to be given by the employer (Department of Health or Department of Social Care) to the employee with the exception of circumstances as defined in paragraph 21.14:
- At least 1 week’s notice if the employee has been employed by the Department of Health or Department of Social Care continuously for 1 month or more but less than 2 years
- At least 2 weeks notice if the employee has been employed continuously for 2 years and
- One additional week’s notice for each further completed year of continuous employment for a period of less than 12 years; and at least 12 weeks notice for an employee who has been employed 12 years or more.
21.13 By the Employee
The period of notice you are required to give the Department is 1 week.
Commitment to work
21.14 Bank staff, like all staff, will be required to maintain their mandatory training and demonstrate that they are fit to practice within their professional guidelines should they exist.