In addition to generous annual leave, flexible working opportunities, NHS discounts, salary sacrifice schemes and the NHS Pension Scheme there are many benefits you can expect working at UHSussex.
A sense of belonging and a chance to make a difference
You’ll be joining a place to belong professionally and personally. Our 20,000+ workforce is as diverse as the patients we treat, and we celebrate that diversity.
We offer a wide range of active staff groups within the Trust to help our colleagues be at their best and find support if they need it. These range from sports clubs to formally constituted networks and working groups which advocate on behalf of their members.
Inclusion at our core
At every level, we value the diversity of our colleagues and actively champion an inclusive culture. We believe that you should feel free to be your authentic self in the workplace. Read about our commitment to inclusion.
- Are Disability Confident: we hold ourselves to account through the Workplace Disability Equality Standard (WDES)
- Promote equity and inclusion for our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) colleagues, driven by engagement with the Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) and the WRES Experts Programme
- Are a Stonewall Top 100 LGBTQ Employer and have an active LGBTQi+ staff network
- Support the national ‘Veteran Aware’ scheme and Armed Forces veterans are particularly welcome. Read about our commitment to the armed forces community.
We also understand that work is only one part of life.
We are committed to helping our colleagues achieve the best possible work/life balance by proudly offering supportive, inclusive and family friendly employment and flexible working policies.
Working in the best locations in the South East
From the harbourside at Chichester, to the rolling downs of Sussex and the vibrant charms of Worthing and Brighton you’ll find a good standard of living, with easy transport links and great leisure opportunities. Read more about things to do in Sussex.
Excellent ongoing training and development opportunities
As one of the UK’s foremost NHS trusts for teaching, continual professional development is an important focus and we’re able to offer our staff high quality teaching alongside cutting edge research and innovation.
There are clear development pathways for you no matter what specialism you join us in, and a culture of professional development. As a large trust there are many opportunities to move between our hospitals and many of our staff stay their whole career with us.
Shared values and a shared Patient First vision
We’re passionate about patient care and we value compassion, communication, teamwork, respect, professionalism and inclusion.
We work hard to put our patients’ first. Patient First is our long-term approach to transforming hospital services for the better.
At its core it means we always put the patient first in everything we do and strive to improve the patient experience. As an improvement system it empowers every single member of staff to be a problem solver and innovator so they can be part of the change they’d like to see.
Patient First makes UHSussex a special place to work as you have the power to make change happen.
A wealth of health and wellbeing support
You’ll get support for your health and wellbeing – whether that be physical, mental or financial.We take positive action to improve our staff health and wellbeing. Everything from counselling to Zumba is available to help you to feel better. Find out more about what health and wellbeing support is on offer.