Nurses invited to Harrogate District Hospital recruitment event

Posted on: Wednesday 17 Jan 2018

Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is holding a Recruitment Open Event next month for nurses who may be interested in a career with the Trust – plus there is the opportunity for people to leave with a job offer in hand.

The event takes place on Saturday 3 February 2018 at Harrogate District Hospital and is for qualified and student nurses, as well as those looking to return to practice or wanting to join the NHS. It is an opportunity for people to see why Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust should be their number-one choice for a career in nursing.

The day will feature information stalls on the broad-range of care delivered by the Trust, tours of the hospital, the opportunity to meet specialist nurses and the senior nursing team, as well as a chance to hear about the Trust’s new two-year preceptorship course. Also featured will be interviews for prospective nurses – offering them the chance to walk away with a conditional offer of employment.

Departments and wards who will be attending the event include:

  • Elderly Care, Stroke and Rehabilitation, Orthopaedics and Orthogeriatrics
  • Surgical Wards, Neuro Rehabilitation and Intensive Care
  • Clinical Assessment Triage and Treatment (CATT)
  • Acute Medical Unit (AMU)
  • Community
  • Theatres, Day Surgery and ITU
  • Paediatrics
  • Emergency Department

Phillip Marshall, Director of Workforce and Organisational Development at the Trust, said: “Our nursing recruitment event offers nurses the chance to see why Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is consistently rated as one of the best acute trusts in Yorkshire, including being rated ‘Outstanding’ for Caring by the Care Quality Commission in its most recent inspection.

“The Trust is on a mission to deliver exceptional healthcare to all our patients and we encourage practicing and student nurses, as well as those returning to practice, to come along and find out more.”

The Trust’s Nursing Recruitment Open Event, takes place on Saturday 3 February 2018, between 10am-2pm, at the Trust’s Education Centre, Third Floor, Strayside Wing, Harrogate District Hospital.

If you wish to book an interview slot in advance, please submit an application for this vacancy to NHS Jobs by clicking here, and a member of the recruitment team will be in contact with you.


For further information please contact:

Paul Widdowfield, Communications and Marketing Manager, [email protected] and 01423 557470.