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Children's health: your career starts here...

Children's Health Services Recruitment Fair poster - March 2017

How would you like to provide high-quality care for our young people and future generations, supported by an integrated team of exceptional health professionals all working towards one goal - "to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve"? 

Are you someone who aspires to be part of a great service which is highly regarded as a beacon of national success for its innovative approach and focus on patient participation in developing services for the future?

Look no further...

Whether you’re new to child healthcare; currently working in paediatric services; would like to return to the profession after a break or retirement, we are looking for committed professionals to join our award-winning and accredited children's services at Derbyshire Healthcare.

The Trust has a number of fulfilling and challenging opportunities available in Derby and South Derbyshire which will enable you to contribute towards life changing differences for local children - working closely with relatives, carers and the wider care and education system. A variety of exciting positions are also on offer in our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) rated as 'outstanding' by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). 

Vacant roles consist of:

  • CAMHS Practitioners
  • CAMHS Psychiatrists
  • Community Paediatricians
  • Health Visitors
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Physiotherapists
  • School Nurses
  • Specialist and Registered Nurses
  • Non-Registered clinical roles
  • Training posts (see more details below).

Furthermore, there are a number of exciting and enjoyable training vacancies available for those wishing to start a rewarding career in child healthcare services, including exciting opportunities to become Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners and/or Family Therapists

So, no matter which child healthcare profession you're passionate about – we have the position for you.

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Children's Health Services Recruitment Fair

Date: Saturday 11 March

Time: 10am – 4pm - please drop in when it’s convenient for you

LocationCentre for Research & Development, Kingsway Hospital, Derby, DE22 3LZ

Parking: FREE onsite parking available

Come along and talk to our friendly and compassionate team to learn more about the paediatric positions we have to offer right across Derby and Southern Derbyshire, and what Derbyshire Healthcare is like to work for as an employer.  

Be interviewed on the day

Additionally, the open day will offer individuals the chance to apply for vacant positions and be interviewed all in one day, where possible. 

Candidates wishing to be interviewed for a vacant nursing and allied health profession positions at the open day will be required to arrive with:

  • Evidence of qualifications and professional registration
  • Confirmation of identity and eligibility to live and work in the UK.


Passport or full birth certificate and a document confirming your national insurance number, photo driving licence and a utility bill showing current name and address (dated within the last three months). If you have only one photographic document, you must bring two documents confirming your address. For DBS purposes, please also bring as many as possible of the following: birth certificate, marriage certificate, P45/P60.

About Derbyshire Healthcare

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is an integrated community health trust providing services to children and families, people with learning disabilities, people experiencing mental health problems and people with substance misuse needs.

We are searching for compassionate and committed nurses, allied health professions (AHP) and doctors who can relate to our Trust values, which are:

  • We deliver excellence
  • We involve our people in decision making
  • We focus on our people 
  • We put our patients at the centre of everything we do.


Share our values? Your career starts here!

Each and every one of our employees are valued for the care they provide. Whether you are a final year student, returning to child health services or already practising, you will be an asset to our Trust and a key part of our healthcare community. 

There are few careers that are as rewarding as one at Derbyshire Healthcare, or that give you the opportunity to work with such a variety of people of all backgrounds and ages.

There are so many opportunities for development within our Trust’s varied services and departments, which work closely to put the patient at the centre of everything we do. By joining our team at Derbyshire Healthcare, you will become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic group of people that meet our Trust values; committed to providing the best care and treatment to the people we serve. 

On top of your basic salary, you will receive at least 27 days' holiday each year, plus a range of other benefits - see employment benefits>>