Routes into the NHS

Great People.
Great Place.
Great Western

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Our staff tell their
real life stories

Becoming part of the NHS has never been easier, with so many different routes offering people of all ages and abilities the chance of a rewarding career in an environment like no other. 

People looking to join our Trust can find our current vacancies online using the  NHS Jobs website: Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust ( 

Ways to start your career with us

  • Becoming a healthcare assistant is a great starting point for many clinical staff as it offers a platform to gain the core skills needed to progress further
  • Apprenticeships give people the opportunity to receive a regular income while studying for a formal qualification and gaining valuable workplace experience 
  • Switching from another healthcare role helps people to develop new skills without leaving the NHS
  • Graduate schemes are available for university leavers looking to make a solid start to their career
  • Work experience opportunities are regualrly organised with local schools and colleges

Living and working in Wiltshire

Wiltshire is a great place to work, and there is a huge variety of health and social care careers to choose from.

Please see the Proud to Care Wiltshire website ( to find out more. 

Further information/contact

To find out more, please contact:

The Recruitment Team
Tel: 01793 607975 or 01793 607973 

Great People. Great Place. Great Western Hospitals.

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