We are one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a local population of around 695,000 people. We also provide some specialist services for a wider population, including renal services in Medway and Maidstone and a cardiac service for all of Kent based at William Harvey Hospital, Ashford.
Our vision is 'great healthcare from great people'. Everything we do is guided by our vision and values.
We have a national and international reputation for delivering high quality specialist care, particularly in urology, kidney disease, and vascular services.
We value and pursue excellence in research and innovation. Our Trust has been ranked first in Kent for clinical research studies, as well as consistently recruiting high numbers of patients into research trials. As a teaching Trust we play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals, working closely with local universities and Kings College University in London.
We firmly believe that developing our staff is the key to success; we have a dynamic and progressive training and development ethos, providing excellent opportunities to enhance your knowledge and competencies, nurturing your personal and professional development by encouraging and supporting you to reach your full potential. You will have plenty of opportunities to develop and grow here at East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.
We are proud that our dedicated and passionate employees from across East Kent Hospitals are featured in the biggest NHS recruitment drive in its 70 year history. Filmed in William Harvey and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother hospitals, the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign highlights the extraordinary work that staff across EKHUFT do every single day. As one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a population of over one million people, EKHUFT was perfectly placed to demonstrate the care, cutting-edge treatments, research, innovations and life-saving operations that the campaign needed
Our mission is to provide ‘Great healthcare from great people’, and our Trust Values form the foundation of the Trusts organisational culture and how we deliver our services.
We are seeking applicants who embrace our Trust values and care so that:
East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust
Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 0LZ, UK