Help in a crisis during Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

During this COVID-19 pandemic there may be changes in the way some of our services work. Contact the service directly to check how services are being delivered and follow their advice.

Some of our services now offer video consultations. You should speak to your clinician if this is something you would like them to consider. You can find out more about video consultation here.

Visiting: Contact the ward you wish to visit in advance for guidance and instructions for a safe visit. 

If you need help in a mental health crisis during the COVID-19 pandemic outside office hours please contact our crisis team: Help in a crisis

For other medical advice and support contact your GP or visit NHS 111

Only visit your local Emergency Department for serious life-threatening conditions that need immediate medical attention including persistent severe chest pain, loss of consciousness, acute confused state, severe breathlessness, severe blood loss, serious burns or suspected stroke.


three nurses with a service userWe are a key provider of mental health, physical health, intellectual disability and community healthcare services across the county, in both in-patient and community health settings. Our Trust manages two medium secure units, Arnold Lodge in Leicester and Wathwood Hospital in Rotherham, and the high secure Rampton Hospital near Retford. We also provide healthcare in prisons across the East Midlands.

There are many opportunities for RGN, RMN and RNLD qualified nurses to develop their core skills, gain invaluable knowledge and experience working within multi-disciplinary teams across a variety of patient groups, enabling long-term varied and fulfilling careers for nurses working within our Trust.

To underpin the Trust’s philosophy for nursing provision, in 2019 our Trust launched its 5 year Nursing Strategy, setting out its vision and direction of the profession within our Trust moving forwards. 

Our 5 key areas of focus to deliver our strategy are:

  1. Delivering the highest possible quality of care;
  2. Providing a positive and inclusive experience of care;
  3. Maximising the excellence and our professional contribution;
  4. Valuing and developing nurses;
  5. Practice that supports financial sustainability.

To understand more about our vision for our nursing workforce, download our Nursing Strategy 2019-2024.

We have a variety of professionally fulfilling employment opportunities for nurses throughout our Trust, including:

  • Adult In-patient nursing;
  • Adult community nursing, including District Nursing;
  • Mental Health Nursing;
  • CAMHS nursing;
  • School and Health Visiting Nursing (Public Health Practitioners);
  • Intellectual Development Disability Nursing;
  • Offender Health Nursing.

If you feel you want to be part of this nursing vision, click here to find out about our current nursing vacancies within the Trust.

Newly Qualified Nurses

At Nottinghamshire Healthcare, we also have an established preceptorship development programme to support your transition from Student Nurse to Registered Nurse.  We welcome applications from nurses graduating from all nursing branches and provide opportunities for employment across all services where nurses are employed as part of the clinical team.

To find out more about our Professional Preceptorship Programme, download this document.

We are happy to accept applications for our Band 5 nursing vacancies from both experienced and newly or soon-to-be newly-qualified nurses.

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