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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
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Working for us

With nearly 6000 staff Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the counties largest employers. It is estimated that our workforce represents around 2% of the adult working population and we contribute some £200 million a year in pay to the local economy. Our employees are also members of the local community - as citizens, family members and neighbours. As such our staff play an important role in shaping the health and the prosperity of our community and the views they have about their local health services.

We aim to be the health care provider of first choice and the employer of first choice.

Our values are:

  • Patients are at the centre of all we do. Everyone is entitled to privacy, dignity and compassion.

  • Respect everyone - treat patients, colleagues and the public as we would want to be treated ourselves.

  • Improve and Innovate to deliver the best patient pathways - think innovatively, value patient feedback and involve stakeholders.

  • Dependable services with good communication. Drive for safety and quality: getting things right first time and learning from mistakes.

  • Empower staff to take personal responsibility for actions and challenge if something is not right.


"I enjoy my work, managers are supportive, encouraging and do listen to our views.
The best Trust I have worked for!"
Beech 1 Ajitha Johnson

Vacancies

Job vacancies at Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Details of our current job vacancies (this link takes you to the NHS Jobs website)

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Maternity staff

Our pledges to staff

  • To provide staff with clear roles and responsibilities and rewarding jobs for teams and individuals that make a difference to patients, their families and carers and communities
  • To provide all staff with personal development, access to appropriate training for their jobs and line management and support to succeed
  • To provide support and opportunities for staff to maintain their health, wellbeing and safety
  • To engage staff in decisions that affect them and the services they provide. All staff will be empowered to put forward ways to deliver better and safer services for patients and their families

 

Looking After You

Our Occupational Health Department offers staff a wide range of services. Some of the most popular services are the alternative therapies that are provided for staff at reduced rates - including aromatherapy, chiropody and diet classes.

Another significant aspect of the department's work surrounds the aim to reduce levels of sickness among staff by keeping people well and making sure their working lives are in as safe and healthy an environment as possible.

ILM Kidderminster

Learning and Development

We are committed to providing and promoting an environment which will support your continuous development. The aim is to enhance the quality of all services, embracing a philosophy of continuous improvement towards all our service provision whilst ensuring we have the right people, skills and knowledge to provide quality patient and health care.

We also encourage staff to participate in flexible and open learning programmes to support job and career progression; and ensure all training and development programmes are clearly linked to our values and objectives and make a significant contribution to the delivery of high quality patient care. We have modern multi-disciplinary education and training centres at each of our sites.

Increasing emphasis in clinical practice is being placed upon evidence-based health care and evidence of financial effectiveness to provide maximum health gain. We have a well established Clinical Audit and Effectiveness Department. We are actively committed to increasing the amount of accredited research done within the Trust and to increase the proportion of clinical care which has been demonstrated to be effective by peer-reviewed research.

We have a successful history of research and a well established Research and Development Committee. In the past the Trust has been successful in securing Culyer funding and has links with a number of organisations. Combined research projects are encouraged with whichever organisation is relevant.

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has a thriving Research and Development Directorate, with key areas being cellular transplantation, respiratory medicine and cancer services.