Job Opportunities




We are an equal opportunities employer and a no smoking trust.


Staff Benefits:

Flexible working options

Index linked pension scheme

Key Worker Initiative

Family Friendly Policies

Busy Bee Childcare Vouchers

Personal & Professional Development

Staff Discount Scheme

Minimum 27 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays is the NHS national online recruitment service. Here you can search for NHS jobs throughout the country. Also, once you have registered, you can manage every stage of the application process on-line.



Job Vacancies

To view our current non-medical vacancy list, please go to our section on the NHS National Web Site

Here you will be able to view our vacancies, obtain information, job descriptions and application forms. The Trust actively promotes on-line applications for our vacancies to ensure a prompt and efficient recruitment service.

For general enquiries about any vacancy or information on how to apply, please contact the Personnel and Communications Directorate, West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust, Hardwick Lane, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk IP33 2QZ, tel: 01284 713510 or 01284 712745.

Similar enquiries for Sudbury Hospitals posts may be made to the Personnel Office, Walnuttree Hospital, Walnuttree Lane, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6BE (tel:01787 371404).

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Job application forms...

General Applications for Employment: you can obtain application forms from the Consultant, Staff Grades and SPR Application Forms page or from

Applying for SHO posts: you can obtain the applications forms for Senior House Officer posts from the SHO application forms page.

Applying for HO posts: you can obtain the applications forms for Senior House Officer posts from the HO application forms page.

Further information...

See About the Trust for further information about the West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust.

For general information about Bury St Edmunds and Sudbury (including links to other useful websites) see Bury St Edmunds - the Heart of Suffolk.

For information about schools and other education facilities in Suffolk, see the Suffolk County Council education web page at

If you which to speak to someone locally about NHS careers:

Please contact:

Dawn Allum:

01284 712745

Karen Kline:

01284 713510

Angie Manning:

01284 713787

(in the personnel department, West Suffolk Hospital)

For general information about careers in the NHS:

Please contact:


The NHS Careers Website

or call the NHS Careers helpline:

0845 60 60 655



General enquiries
NHS Professionals

Application Forms

Consultant, Staff Grades and SPR Application Forms
SPR (LAT/LAS) Application Forms
SHO application forms
HO application forms
General/ Non Medical Application Forms


Nursing: general enquiries
Welcome to nursing & midwifery
EAU - Medical Emergency Assessment Unit
Occupational therapy
Recent Trust Publications

Cadet schemes

Healthcare Scientist Cadet Scheme


West Suffolk Hospitals NHS Trust

Last Modified: January 2005