A great career awaits at UHDB

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UHDB is driven by passionate people who want to make a difference to patient lives.

With hundreds of roles, departments, and specialties across many clinical and non-clinical areas to choose from, and professional development in place to help you grow, there are endless opportunities for you to make your mark at UHDB.

We aspire to consistently provide safe and compassionate care to patients across our sites, and know that having the right people with the right skills, behaviours, and values at our Trust plays an important role in this.


Barbara Day, Head of Learning and Education, talks about a variety of roles and career pathways available at UHDB.

Job opportunities at UHDB

In this section you’ll find out about the different routes into becoming part of the UHDB family. Find out more about volunteering, apprenticeships, work experience and much more.

Let's find your health career

Many colleagues work with patients while others work behind the scenes. What they all have in common is that they make a difference to people's lives. 

To find the NHS careers that best suit you, all you need to do is answer some simple questions. 

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It doesn't matter whether you’re still in education, thinking about switching your career or already working in health, you'll get the information you need. 

You'll also find real-life stories and films of those already working in health.

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Find out more about working in our divisions and explore opportunities from apprenticeships, to senior clinical posts in nursing, midwifery, and medical roles. You can also learn more about career pathways and clinical professions.

Staff benefits, achievements and support

Here at UHDB, our teams work hard to put our vision, values and behaviours > at the very heart of everything that we do. We have a comprehensive staff benefits offer to all colleagues and recognise outstanding achievement. Find out more about life at UHDB and why you should join our Trust.

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Discounts and rewards

A range of reward and incentive schemes to help our people all year round, including discounted public transport, high-street purchases, entertainment, restaurants, holidays and travel.

Family first

Family-first thinking

Includes flexible working, hybrid working, a range of special leave, carers passports, and purchase of additional leave.

Generous holidays

Generous holidays

Rest and personal time are important, so we offer 27 days annual leave, increasing by two days after five years of service, and a further four days after 10 years of service.

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Great pension

Saving for the future is vital and we offer a generous pension scheme alongside life and family benefits, and flexible ways to increase your pension entitlements.

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Salary sacrifice schemes

We offer the opportunity to spread payments for purchases such as bicycles, cars or childcare which are deducted at salary source.