Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust

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Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Darent Wood Road


01322 428100


01322 428259


We are one of the largest hospital Trusts in North Kent with services on four sites serving a local population of over 500,000 people.

Our vision is to be an outstanding hospital Trust providing the best possible care for our patients that is safe, well-coordinated, in the right place and designed around the patient’s needs. Everything we do is guided by our vision and core values.

Essential to our success are our staff, they are our most valuable asset. We are committed to making staff feel appreciated, supported and involved. Our vision is to ensure that our Trust is an outstanding place to work providing the very best care for our patients. Everything we do is guided by our core values and behaviours.

Our most recent staff survey highlighted that on a number of key findings we remain amongst the very best acute Trusts in the NHS. We believe this feedback is a reflection of our Trust values, identified by our staff and embedded throughout the organisation. We know the importance of developing staff and have held the ‘Investors in People’ accreditation since 2005, achieving the Silver Standard this year. The Trust is committed to supporting a work-life balance for all of its staff.

Dartford and Gravesham is one of the largest NHS Trusts in North Kent, with services provided at Darent Valley Hospital, Queen Mary’s Hospital and Erith and District Hospital, for a local population of over 500,000 people. This gives staff wishing to develop their skills further opportunity to work across many different specialities.

We have a strong focus on innovation and improvement. We are founding member of Guy’s and St Thomas’ ‘Healthcare Alliance’ introducing new models of care to improve clinical outcomes for our patients. As our local population increases our services and skills are expanding to meet the demand. We are continuously looking for ways to develop models of best practice, enhancing and improving the services that we offer to patients.

If you would like to be part of an innovative and forward thinking team that puts the patient at the centre of all it does, we invite you to #joiningourfamily.

Please note this vacancy may close earlier than stated to aid efficient processing of applications. To ensure your application will be considered please submit it at your earliest convenience. If you have not heard from us within 21 days of the closing date please assume that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Please note, that due to the limited number of car parking spaces, car parking permits will be allocated subject to compliance with the Trusts eligibility criteria and availability of spaces. Permit holders are not guaranteed a car parking space.

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust is a smoke free organisation. To improve public health smoking is not permitted anywhere on the hospital site.



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Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Darent Valley Hospital
Darenth Wood Road

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