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Saturday 21 July 2018
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Derbyshire Health Recruitment Fair: your NHS career starts here...

Caring for people of all ages
Saturday 20 May   I   10am to 4pm
Chesterfield Football Club, The ProAct Stadium, 1866 Sheffield Road, Whittington Moor, Chesterfield S41 8LF

Book your place by registering below 

How would you like to provide high-quality healthcare for people in Derbyshire, supported by a team of dedicated professionals all working towards one goal - "to improve the health and wellbeing of the people we serve"?

Come to the joint recruitment event at the ProAct Stadium on Saturday 20 May and find out about opportunities to work for two NHS trusts: Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust. You may even be able to get interviewed for jobs on the day.

Whether you're an experienced health professional or keen to work for the NHS, our joint recruitment fair at Chesterfield Football Club will have something for you. Between 10am and 4pm, you will be able to learn about the range of opportunities across the two Trusts, speak to current staff and potentially secure a job there and then. If you are considering a career change, looking for flexible working hours or just starting your healthcare career, we may have the job you are looking for. Click on the 'register' button below.

Roles available

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust...

  • Supports adults and older adults across the county experiencing mental ill health, both through teams operating in the community and in hospital settings like the Hartington Unit in Chesterfield.

  • Supports people with learning disabilities, people with eating disorders and people with drug and alcohol misuse problems across the county.

  • Provides children’s health services in the city of Derby and children’s mental health services across the south of Derbyshire.


Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust...

  • Delivers patient care through 11 community hospitals including older people's mental health wards, 4 minor injury units, 29 health centres including sexual health services and a learning disability centre
  • Are in the community of Derbyshire caring for people in their own homes via therapists, health visitors and district nurses, promoting public health in the wider community

  • Cares for patients of all ages with a special focus on the needs of elderly people and the very young.


As a result, both trusts employ many different types of staff – including nurses, healthcare assistants, occupational therapists, physiotherapists, pharmacists, counsellors, psychiatrists, admin support workers, catering staff, and estates and facilities staff.

This event will show you the breadth of opportunities available – not just in Chesterfield but across the county – and give you a flavour of what it’s like to work for the NHS.

Emotional wellbeing - speaking

Be interviewed on the day

At the recruitment fair, you will have the chance to apply for some vacant posts and be interviewed all in one day, where time allows. 

If you register your interest in advance (below), and provide an email address, you will be sent information about vacancies that will be open for interview on the day. However, there will be other opportunities available on the day at both trusts that you will be able to hear about and apply for.

To put your name down to be interviewed on 20 May, you will need to bring along:

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


Confirmation of identity could be: your 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 staff 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.


About DCHS

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust is one of the largest providers of specialist community health services in the country. The Trust provides personalised and safe community-based health services that enrich the lives of local people and communities.

DCHS's values are:

  • To get the basics right

  • To act with compassion and respect

  • To make a difference

  • To value and develop teamwork

  • To value everyone's contribution because everyone matters. 


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 student, new or returning to health services or already an NHS employee, you will be an asset to our Trusts and a key part of our healthcare community. 

There are few careers that are as rewarding as an NHS career, 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 two Trusts’ varied services and departments, which work closely to put the patient at the centre of everything we do. By joining one of our teams, you will become part of a talented, compassionate and enthusiastic group of people that are 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:

Derbyshire Healthcare employment benefits

DCHS employment benefits