The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Working for Leeds Teaching Hospitals

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest and busiest acute hospital trusts in the UK

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (LTHT) was formed in April 1998, following the merger of two smaller NHS trusts in the city. Today, it is one of the largest and busiest acute hospital trusts in the United Kingdom.

Every year, LTHT provides healthcare and specialist services for people from the city of Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber and beyond. We play an important role in the training and education of medical, nursing and dental students and are a centre of world-class research and pioneering new treatments.

Our care and clinical expertise is spread over seven hospitals and medical facilities:

  • Leeds General Infirmary (LGI)
  • St James’s University Hospital (including Leeds Cancer Centre)
  • Seacroft Hospital
  • Wharfedale Hospital
  • Chapel Allerton Hospital
  • Leeds Children’s Hospital
  • Leeds Dental Institute

Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust currently employs over 18,000 staff across a wide range of staff groups.

In 2019 Leeds Teaching Hospitals received a GOOD rating from the Care Quality Commission - see more in the video below!

Staff at Leeds Teaching Hospitals can enjoy the following:

  • Generous holiday entitlement - 27 days holiday + bank holidays for staff new to the NHS
  • The NHS pension scheme
  • A Special Leave policy which assists staff in balancing home and work life
  • Chaplaincy Service with prayer and quiet room facilities available across all sites
  • Staff referrals to Physiotherapy
  • Staff referrals to Occupational Health
  • Use of on site gym facilities and a varied timetable of exercise classes
  • Cycle to work scheme options
  • Support from Psychology teams including access to councilling services via Care First
  • A range of discounts and cash back opportunities from retail outlets, supermarkets and holiday companies