Accommodation during COVID-19
We’re thankful for all nurses who are continuing to work to support clients during this difficult time. We know that many of you are making sacrifices of your own to protect your families, one being staying away from home.
Many hotel chains remain open for nursing professionals who need to stay away from home whilst working during the pandemic. Remember, you can gain at least a 5% discount on stays with Travelodge through Thornbury Nursing Services. Read more here.
Free parking for key workers through JustPark!
JustPark launched an appeal for people and businesses to offer their driveways and car parks for healthcare staff to park free. The response was overwhelming! Over 10,000 spaces are available to healthcare staff through the JustPark app and website. If you’re unable to park onsite at a hospital, check out the JustPark website to see who in the local community is willing to support you. Click here for more information.
Please remember the following things before you leave for every shift:
- ID badge – you will need this not only for when you arrive on shift but also to show to local enforcement officers if you’re stopped.
- Keyworker letter – you can download this from the FAQs section in the Quick Nurse app or alternatively, please request this from your local call centre team. This will be emailed to you and you can show a digital copy or print one out (if you have access to a printer at home).
You may also like
Daniel was chosen to be Thornbury's November Nurse of the Month following some fantastic feedback from one of our community clients: “I would like to recognise Daniel, who went above and beyond his call of duty. His care has been outstanding and he has even helped with cooking fresh food.”…
Rita was chosen to be Thornbury's October Nurse of the Month following some fantastic feedback from a client: “Rita's shift was challenging due to various unexpected situations. Rita was exceptional and rose to the challenges presented effortlessly. Rita has been an intuitive, empathic, punctual, and hard-working member of staff, and…
Jonathan was chosen to be Thornbury's August Nurse of the Month following some fantastic feedback from the mother of a patient he recently cared for at a minor injury unit: “My daughter burnt her arm and we were seen by Jonathan, who was fantastic - so kind, caring, and professional.…
The summer months are a great time to take a staycation with family or friends. If you're a nurse or midwife, you may be wondering how you can earn some extra money during your time off. One option is to pick up agency nursing or midwifery shifts around the country.…
If you’ve reached a stage in your nursing career where you want to develop your skills and knowledge, you may be exploring (ANP). This blog gives you information about what’s involved in taking on one of the most senior and highest-paid roles in the nursing profession. Becoming an ANP begins…
Nasima was chosen to be Thornbury's July Nurse of the Month following some fantastic feedback from our team, who highlighted her excellent work since joining us and flexibility in picking up shifts. We caught up with Nasima on her win, read what she had to say below. How long have…
Join in 3 steps
1. See if you’re eligible
Find out if you can work for us in just 2 minutes.
Fill in your details and tell us your skills, qualifications and employment history. This should take around 10-15 minutes.
Take part in a short video interview and upload documents on our registration portal. This takes X days – X weeks.