NHS Jobs is the dedicated online recruitment service for the NHS. The vast majority of NHS vacancies are advertised on the website - around 20,000 every month. So if you are looking for a career in the NHS - or you are already working within it but are considering changing roles - this site should be your first port of call.
Once you have registered, you can quickly search and apply for NHS jobs online, and take advantage of many useful features, including 'jobs by email' which means we will automatically email you with any vacancies you may be interested in. You can also save job details and applications - and track your progress with any vacancies online.
"NHS Jobs is the fastest online route to all the latest vacancies within the health service. With its close links to NHS Careers, all the information you need about working for the NHS is at the touch of a button, from career pathways to employer details, from tracking new vacancies to checking your application's progress."
Amanda Berzins, HR Development Manager, Great Ormond Street Hospital
To set up your account, simply click on the Register your details button. Fill in your name, address and email; choose a password that is easy to remember, but difficult for others to guess; and click on 'create' to set up your account. Whenever you come back to the site, you simply log-in using your email address for your username and password.
If you already know what kind of role you are looking for within the NHS, you can start finding vacancies straight away. There are three main ways to do it:
Don't forget, if you want to find out more about the many different roles available within the NHS - including information such as pay and benefits, and the skills you need for particular positions - the NHS Careers website has plenty of useful information.
New vacancies are being added to NHS Jobs all the time. You can be among the first to see them by setting up your Jobs by email settings. Simply select your preferred search criteria (by job title, keywords, salary and location) and we will email you details of matching vacancies whenever they are advertised on the site.
We can also notify you via RSS when new suitable vacancies are added if you would prefer.
Hopefully you now have a fairly good idea of how NHS Jobs works. Once you have registered, have a look round and familiarise yourself with the different parts of the site. If you have any questions about how to use NHS Jobs, you may well find the answer in our frequently-asked questions section. You can also email our helpdesk at any time with any technical queries, and don't forget, you will find plenty more information about the career paths available in the NHS on the NHS Careers website.