Your career with us


Your personal development

Every member of our team has opportunities to grow and develop their skills. We will show you what progression looks like—real career progression that’ll motivate you and fuel your passion.

Whether you’re on Band 1 or Band 9, we’re here to help with your journey in a variety of ways:

  • Preceptorship programmes for newly qualified nurses and midwives
  • Continuous Personal and Professional Development (CPPD) courses
  • A dedicated Excellence in Care programme for healthcare assistants and midwifery support workers which incorporates the care certificate  
  • A range of clinical skills and competency training
  • Opportunities to practice in other specialist areas
  • Career clinics for nursing and midwifery
  • Internal transfer scheme for healthcare assistants, nurses and midwives
  • Secondment opportunities
  • Apprenticeships
  • Bespoke learning and development courses, including an emerging leaders programme
  • Fast track opportunity for newly qualified nurses

Our amazing team of practice development midwives are here to support your personal development needs. The team will coordinate all your training and, if needed, are more than happy to support you in clinical areas too. 

Your mandatory online training takes place over the course of a week—and we’ll allocate set times across this period to ensure you complete it without disrupting other commitments. We also run career clinics each year to help you find a career path that’s right for you.

Get involved in research

Interested in pursuing a career in research, clinical specialties or management? We have development opportunities through our brilliant apprenticeship schemes. Our development committee is representative of staff from all bandings to ensure fair and transparent allocation of funds across departments, schemes and specialties.

For more information about research and training, see Research and training on our main Trust website.

What are you waiting for?