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Why York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust?

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a large and successful organisation. We provide a comprehensive range of acute hospital and specialist healthcare services for approximately 530,000 people living in and around York, North Yorkshire, North East Yorkshire and Ryedale - an area covering 3,400 square miles.

In April 2011 we took over the management of community-based services in Selby, York, Scarborough, Whitby and Ryedale and in July 2012 acquired Scarborough and North East Yorkshire Healthcare NHS Trust, bringing Scarborough and Bridlington Hospitals into the organisation.

Our annual turnover is over £400million. We manage ten hospital sites, 1,127 beds (including day case beds) and have a workforce of over 8,000 staff working across our hospitals and in the community.

Living Wage employer

We are proud to be a living wage employer. We were one of the first NHS Hospital Trusts to implement the living wage in 2014 and have implemented the new 2015 living wage with effect from 1 January 2015.

Fair treatment

As an organisation, we are committed to the fair treatment of our staff, potential staff or users of our service, regardless of race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, responsibilities for dependents, age, physical, mental disability or offending background. We actively promote equality of opportunity for all with the right mix of talent, skills, and potential and welcome applications from a wide range of candidates. We select all candidates for interview based on their skills, qualifications, and experience.

Applications are welcomed from people who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a job share or flexible working arrangement. Where candidates are successful at interview, such requests will be taken under consideration and accommodated where the needs of the service allow.

Excellent benefits

As an employee of York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, you would have exclusive access to a wide range of fantastic offers, specially selected products and services giving you money savings discounts and extra value on special and everyday purchases. These deals and discounts are available combined with great local business savings and competitions to win fantastic prizes. You will also have access to one of the most generous and comprehensive pension schemes in the UK and 27 days annual leave pro rata (rising to 29 after 5 years service and 33 after 10), in addition to Bank Holidays. The salary scale is dependent upon relevant transferable skills and experience.

As an employer who values our employees, we have designed a new web site to ensure that all our employees are able to take advantage of money saving discounts and the new initiatives. These schemes enable you to access a unique range of benefits and discounts which can hopefully assist you in achieving a work/life balance.

York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Staff Benefits gives you:

  • Dedicated Staff Benefits Team
  • A monthly Staff Lottery with fantastic monthly prizes
  • Staff benefits & Wellbeing Fairs at York and Scarborough
  • The Staff Benefits Handbook, with a selection of offers close to home, schemes payable through salary sacrifice, Health & Wellbeing initiatives.
  • Staff Benefits Road shows
  • A quarterly newsletter with articles on benefits, new fantastic offers and competitions
  • Staff Shop at York and Scarborough Hospitals
  • Free online Wellness websites
  • Celebration of Achievement Awards
  • 25 & 40 Years Service Awards
  • Onsite nursery at Scarborough Hospital
  • Onsite gym and squash court at Scarborough Hospital


We manage ten hospital sites, over 1,000 beds and have a workforce of over 8,000 staff working across our hospitals and in the community.


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