The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Leeds Children's Hospital Nursing Recruitment Day - book now!

20 February 2023

Leeds Children's Hospital wants you!

Leeds Children's Hospital - part of Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - is holding an open day recruitment event for nurses on Saturday 18th March to showcase all the amazing work we do and the opportunities we have available at whatever stage of your career you are at.

We're looking for band 5 registered children's nurses, soon-to-qualify children's nurses and qualified adult nurses wishing to pursue a career in children's nursing.
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Sign up for the open day here!

Leeds Childrens Hospital is one of the UK's largest children's hospitals with state-of-the-art treatments and facilities. We provide one of the most comprehensive ranges of specialist children's services in the country and are recruiting across the following specialities:

- Medicine

- Surgery

- Paediatric Critical Care

- Neonatal Intensive Care

- Cardiology

- Liver/Renal

- Neurosciences

- Oncology and Haematology

Newly qualified nurses will be supported during their first 12 months with our comprehensive Preceptorship programme. Beyond the first 12 months and for qualified nurses we're really proud of our Early Career Framework which is a 3 year pathway to guide personal and professional development.

What to expect

At our open day event new nurses can expect to meet representatives from all advertised specialities and find out what it's like to work in each area.

There will be guided tours of Leeds Children's Hospital including a look inside some of our most specialist areas and cutting edge facilities. Tours will depart from Clarendon Wing Reception at 10.30am, 11.30am, 12.30pm, 1.30pm, 2.30pm. Sign up for a guided tour when you arrive.

Members of our Nursing Education Team will be on hand to talk you through the different routes into a career in children's nursing and how we can support you as you develop your career at Leeds Children's Hospital.

If you're applying for a role at Leeds Children's Hospital there will also be an opportunity to take part in an interview on the day.

What you need to do

Register your interest on Eventbrite to let us know you're coming along and what time.

If you're ready to apply for a role at Leeds Children's Hospital you can apply here

If you have any questions you can contact us at:

When you arrive on the day you'll be met at Clarendon Wing Reception where you'll find all stalls including sign up for guided tours.


More about Leeds

Enjoy a virtual tour of Leeds Children's Hospital and hear from our nurses what they love about working here.

Based in one of the fastest growing cities in the North, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust is also one of the largest acute health providers in the UK.

Leeds Childrens Hospital offers exciting opportunities for staff who share our commitment and who are willing to collaborate to achieve the very highest standards of patient care.

Working at Leeds Teaching Hospitals has many benefits including:

1. Flexible working patterns to fit you and your lifestyle

2. Supernumerary orientation periods

3. Structured induction programmes

4. Personalised Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programmes, regardless of experience

Leeds is a vibrant and culturally-rich city with all the benefits that come with a big city but with easy access to some of the most beautiful countryside in the North of England such as the Yorkshire Dales, Peak District and North York Moors.

Our city centre location has excellent public transport links whether you live in the city or commute in from further afield.

Part of the Hospitals of the Future programme, Leeds Children's Hospital has a new home on the horizon with a brand new hospital for children that will bring together all our services under one roof with state-of-the-art facilities. Find out more about our new home here.


If you have any questions about a nursing career at Leeds Children's Hospital or the open day we'd love to hear from you. Please get in touch and start your journey with us!