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You can rest assured that you will be working with one of the most forward-thinking, pioneering and well-respected Trusts in the UK. With St James’s University Hospital and Leeds General Infirmary being two of the largest teaching hospitals in Europe, our reputation for excellence has seen us train thousands of medical specialists who now practice all over the world.

We’ve been at the forefront of pioneering new surgical techniques and have invented innovative new equipment which has changed the way doctors and nurses work in every hospital across the globe. And whilst we continue to invest in bringing new technology and developments to the medical world, we also have a strong focus on investing in the continued professional development of our people to ensure that they, too, can achieve their full potential. We lead the way in providing further training and career development opportunities in every department and at every level of our organisation.

When you’re working with Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust you’ll enjoy a strong performance management culture where everyone is clear about their responsibilities, works to the values of the organisation and is empowered to embrace continuous personal and professional improvement. We’ve created a culture where people take a real pride in their work, respect each other and all work together to deliver the most exceptional standards of patient care. We have a happy, productive work environment where everyone in every role plays their own important part in our success. Take a closer look at how a career with us could deliver the work environment, progression opportunities, rewards, benefits and training you want from your NHS career in Leeds.


As the one of the largest employers in the country we offer a broad selection of jobs and opportunities. We employ a wide range of staff from Administrators, Ward Housekeepers and Porters to various Nursing, Medical and Scientific roles.

We have a number of sites across the City

  • St James's is one of the largest hospitals of its kind in Europe, offering an extensive range of clinical services. It is a regional and national centre in treating some more complex conditions.
  • Situated on the West side of the city centre, Leeds General Infirmary (LGI) offers an extensive range of local and regional services, including cardiac surgery and neurosurgery.
  • Chapel Allerton Orthopaedic Centre opened in the hospital in 2005 and is Leeds' specialist centre for the diagnosis, management and treatment of adult patients with upper and lower limb complaints.
  • Seacroft Hospital houses a wide range of NHS facilities used by people from across Leeds.
  • Wharfedale Hospital is the newest building in the Trust's estate, officially opened in 2005 by HRH the Princess Royal. The hospital is currently at the heart of the Trust's drive to increase the number of minor operations carried out in day surgery.
  • The Leeds Dental Institute is jointly funded by the Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Leeds University. Each year it produces hundreds of newly qualified dentists and other dental professionals.
  • Leeds Children's Hospital provides one of the most comprehensive range of specialist children's hospital services in the country and is a regional centre looking after youngsters from birth to the age of 16 living right across Yorkshire and beyond.