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Careers

Clinical excellence and outstanding nursing care is at our heart, but did you know that there are lots of other important and exciting roles in the NHS?

We also employ: accountants; administrators; cleaners; cooks; coders; communications professionals; electricians; HR professionals; IT engineers; lab technicians; librarians; orthoptists; procurement professionals; play specialists; pathologists; photographers; porters; psychologists; project managers; radiographers; receptionists; researchers; therapists; trainers…and many more!


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Maternity

Our maternity units are places of excellence. We pride ourselves on providing safe, high-quality, individualised care for women and birthing people across Sussex.

Facilities and estates

The facilities and estates teams are our backbone. They play an essential role in patient experience and ensure our services work effectively day and night.


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Working at UHSussex

Supporting our staff

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 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.

We:

  • 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.

We also have a wide range of professional services and employee networks to help our colleagues be at their best – and find support if they need it.

How you’ll benefit

In addition to generous annual leave, flexible working opportunities and the NHS Pension Scheme:

  • 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. In addition to professional development opportunities, we offer a wide range of active staff groups within the Trust. These range from sports clubs to formally constituted networks and working groups which advocate on behalf of their members.
  • You’ll be working at some of 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.
  • You’ll get excellent, ongoing training and development opportunities. As one of the UK’s foremost NHS trusts teaching, tertiary and trauma care, continual professional development is an important focus and we are able to offer our staff high quality teaching alongside cutting edge research and innovation.
  • You’ll get support for your health and wellbeing – whether that be physical, mental or financial.
Supporting your health and wellbeing

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.


Recruitment queries

If you have already submitted an application form for a position, contact a member of the relevant team by submitting an email via your Trac account, using the communication tab. 

General recruitment enquiries

HR Recruitment Chichester/Worthing: uhsussex.hrrecruitmentadmin@nhs.net

Medical Staffing Chichester/Worthing: uhsussex.medicalstaffing@nhs.net

HRES Brighton/Haywards Heath: uhsussex.hresvacancies@nhs.net

Medical HR Brighton/Haywards Heath: uhsussex.medical.hr@nhs.net