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More than just a job 

East Kent Hospitals are hosting a recruitment Open Day for various healthcare professionals including nurses, midwives and therapists to join our extraordinary team.

If you want to work for a Trust where staff are caring and put patients first; where innovation flourishes; where there are opportunities to develop your career and you can live and work in the Garden of England, this is the place for you. We have fabulous countryside, great heritage, excellent schools and easy, rapid access to London and the continent.

We are a teaching Trust so play a vital role in the education and training of doctors, nurses and other health professionals, working closely with local universities and with the medical schools in London, Brighton and Grenada. 

We provide the full range of district general hospital services from The William Harvey Hospital in Ashford and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate. Kent & Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury is a specialist services hub. The Buckland Hospital, Dover, and Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, provides a variety of outpatient, diagnostic and minor injury services.

With around 8,000 staff, 1,100 beds and serving a population of 759,000 people, we are one of the largest acute foundation trusts in England.  

We have a range of roles available, including:

  • Band 5 Nurses
  • Band 6 Nurses
  • Health Care Assistants
  • Paediatric Nurses
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Gynaecology NursesChildren’s’ Health Physiotherapists and Speech & Language Therapists

We will support you with leadership courses, training and development, as well as flexible working options.

Sound tempting? Come along to our Open Day to find out more from our passionate staff. Interviews will be available on the day and if successful you could be offered a job on the spot, and complete your pre-employment clearances to fast track your start date.

There is no need to book, just come along to one of the acute sites below on Saturday 21st April from 10.00am – 1.00pm.

  • QEQM Hospital, Margate
  • WHH Hospital, Ashford
  • Kent & Canterbury Hospital, Canterbury 

Please remember your passport as ID together with 2  confirmation of address documents such as a recent utility bill, bank statement  or driving licence.

We provide the full range of district general hospital services from The William Harvey Hospital in Ashford and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Hospital in Margate. Kent & Canterbury Hospital in Canterbury is a specialist services hub. The Buckland Hospital, Dover, and Royal Victoria Hospital, Folkestone, provides a variety of outpatient, diagnostic and minor injury services. 

We work closely with our commissioners and partners in health and social care to provide services to the population we serve which help them to stay well, receive great care when they need it and support them to return home or to the most appropriate place for their long-term care needs.  

To find out more about the roles that are available, visit NHS Jobs here or to find out more about working at EKHUFT, visit our recruitment page.

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