Here at the NHS, we offer a wide variety of challenging and rewarding roles within a supportive, innovative and dynamic work environment.

Join us to develop a rewarding career within the NHS. Whatever stage of your career you are at, we have career pathways to help you identify and grow your skills so you can take your next step with us. We are looking for people who share the behaviours that we want to shape our organisation- you can find out more about these behaviours in the film below.

No matter what your career goal is, we are confident you can achieve it here. With so many roles on offer – including nursing, occupational therapists, healthcare assistants, physiotherapists, speech and language therapists, along with all the supporting roles that you would expect from a large organisation.

As an employer, we are committed to giving every staff member the opportunity to further their career and to truly explore their potential, offering a wide range of training and development opportunities to better equip them in their roles and develop them as individuals.

In addition to this, we run an apprenticeship scheme for those who are looking to kick start a career in the NHS. There are also opportunities to join us on a work experience placement or as a volunteer, helping you to earn valuable experience in the NHS

We welcome all applicants irrespective of their age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, sexual orientation, race, religion or belief. We are committed to having a transparent and fair recruitment and selection process in place to promote equal opportunities, equality and diversity.

We are a Mindful Employer

Mindful Employer is about increasing awareness of mental health, providing support networks and information, and making it healthier to talk about mental health.

Develop Your Skills

Developing our staff is extremely important to us. From the beginning, we will support your training and development, starting with an induction into the organisation, followed by specialist training relevant to your role and interests.

We have developed our WeNurture scheme to help our staff work to their fullest potential. We support our leaders with a full range of management development courses to help them meet the demands of managing services in the modern NHS.

We also offer various other courses through both traditional face to face training and our bespoke elearning packages delivered through our ulearn system.

Flexible Working Options

We offer a range of flexible working options to help our staff with their work life balance. These include part time hours, job shares, annualised hours, term time-only contracts, flexible bank-only contracts, as well as standard all year round full-time contracts. We also increasingly practice agile working which means that many of our teams operate away from traditional bases.

Generous Benefits

As well as flexible working options, we also offer many other incentives and benefits, including: NHS Pension Scheme, training and development courses, 27-33 days annual leave (dependent on service) plus 8 bank holidays, various salary sacrifice schemes, exclusive discounts at various food and shopping outlets, and a range of initiatives to support our staff's own health and wellbeing.Find out more about our benefits here.

Career Progression

We understand that individuals have their own career goals, and we want to help them as much as we can. That's why we offer appraisals to discuss your goals and achievements, coupled to an extensive range of training and development courses. We also operate performance related pay in line with NHS Terms and Conditions to recognise the achievements of our staff.

People Plan 2021-23

People Plan 2021-23

Our People Plan shows our dedication to making LPT a great place to work and receive care. It promises that we will lead with compassion and inclusivity, with the health and wellbeing of our staff at the heart of all we do. It shows how we will work together to create an inclusive culture, where there is no discrimination or bullying. Through effective workforce planning we will nurture and support our staff to progress and flourish, offer them opportunities to deliver care through new models and in new roles.

You can read our People Plan here.


My First 90 Days

Please find here the toolkit for new starters joining the Trust.

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