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Learning and development

Learning is a fundamental part of life at the Trust offering staff at all levels the chance to develop, improve and update their knowledge and skills.

Find out more about  Learning and development 


We offer a wide range of volunteering opportunities across East Kent Hospitals. 

Please take a look at our Volunteer webpage for all the details.


The East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust Resourcing Team deal with all aspects of recruitment for all staff groups which it employs, including medically qualified professionals. As such, recruitment for all Trust vacancies is undertaken centrally via NHS Jobs and NHS Professionals respectively. 

East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust only accepts applications completed via NHS Jobs   Application forms submitted via any third party recruitment agency or website will not be accepted and the Trust will not make any arbitrary offers of employment in response to such applications. 

If you have received any such offer of employment, please contact the Trust Local Counter Fraud Specialist: steffanwilkinson@nhs.net

Working at East Kent Hospitals

  • Accommodation - find out about accommodation supplied at East Kent Hospitals

Nursing and Midwifery

Watch the video to the left to view an exciting range of opportunities for nurses and midwives introduced by our Director of Nursing.

Contact: Helen O'Keefe, Associate Director of Nursing, Workforce Development, Education and Training

e-mail: helen.o'keefe@nhs.net

For all recruitment queries, please contact the Resourcing team
Find out if you could be a healthcare assistant by viewing the short film at the link below:

Helen O'Keefe
Associate Director of Nursing, Workforce Development, Education and Training.

e-mail:  helen.o'keefe@nhs.net

The Trust recognises that many staff have family responsibilities that need to be balanced with working life.