Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital is one of the largest employers in Norfolk with a team of 8,000 staff working together to provide care for our local population. Roles in the hospital can be varied, with opportunity for development and career progression.
Nursing & Midwifery
Nursing in evolving and at NNUH the potential for you to progress into many different roles is really exciting. Our nurses work across both ward and outpatient areas providing care in a huge variety of specialities. At NNUH your Nursing career can follow many different paths, you could become a specialist nurse or a research in any one of our specialities, fine tune your teaching skills as a clinical educator or practice development nurse, work as part of the site operations team or develop your career to become a matron
Allied Health Professionals
Our Allied Health Professionals play a vital role at Team NNUH as we adopt a very multidisciplinary way of working. A career as an AHP with us can open up many avenues as we continue to develop our teams to provide the best care for our patients. With many amazing facilities in our hospital our AHP’s provide essential support for not only direct patient care but also rehabilitation, treatment, diagnostics and health improvement interventions.
Working closely with the University Of East Anglia School Of Medicine and the East of England Deanery we provide an excellent environment for professional development for Doctors across all our specialities. With so much research happening at NNUH many of our Consultants and Junior Doctors get the opportunity to work with equipment and carry out procedures in facilities found nowhere else in Europe.
Health Care Assistants
Health Care Assistants (HCAs) are often described as the bedrock of the nursing service. They deliver care in every imaginable setting, and are invariably the people who deliver the majority of hands-on nursing care, so are very much part of the nursing team. You don’t need any formal qualifications or training to apply for HCA posts at NNUH however some relevant care experience, such as volunteering, can be really helpful. All HCA’s joining our team receive a full induction and are supported as they achieve the care certificate.
Administration Roles cover a huge variety of positions at NNUH from receptionist and ward clerk through to our Operational Managers who are responsible for overseeing a service. Those working in admin roles are vital for the effective running of the hospital and are often the very first person a patient meets. Our administration teams work in many different roles including Medical Secretaries, providing admin support, work on receptions, arrange clinics and support clinical team members.
IT – Digital Health
Our IT Department aims to provide the highest degree of IT services and support to all of our teams, our partners and commissioners. In doing so our services aim to help ensure that the best patient care is always available. Roles in the department vary and offer the opportunity to be part of the IT department for the largest Employer in the region. We have an IT development team, training team, application support, technical support and a Project Management service. A career in our IT team can be rewarding and offers to opportunity to progress.
Workforce and Human Resources
We care for those who care. As a workforce team we look after the welfare and best interests of our colleagues so that in turn they can provide the best care possible for our patients. A career in the HR team at NNUH can take many guises such as working in the recruitment team, working as a HR advisor (which includes support to achieve CIPD) or working with statistics and analysis.
There are a wide range of roles within our Finance team working within a supportive team. Working in Finance within the NNUH provides you with a great opportunity to work with a wide range of business units within a large teaching hospital to help them meet their budgets and work on the Finances of projects to improve patient care for the local population. We encourage career progression within the department and we support our colleagues to study for a CCAB chartered accountancy.