Service changes and visiting during the 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.



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

You can read some general  NHS guidance on visiting healthcare inpatient settings.pdf [pdf] 89KB

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.

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Chevron About our hospital

Chevron Career options

Chevron Staff support and benefits

Chevron Why Wathwood Hospital?

Chevron Job vacancies



About our hospital

Wathwood Hospital is a purpose-built, 78 bedded, adult, male, medium secure unit. Located in its own grounds and surrounded by open countryside and woods, it caters for those aged 18 and above who require assessment and treatment of mental health difficulties in a secure environment. The hospital has an excellent reputation and prides itself on its patient focus.

Wathwood Hospital is based in South Yorkshire but is a part of Nottinghamshire Healthcare which is one of the country’s leading mental health and learning disability service providers.



Career Options

There is a variety of interesting and challenging opportunities for all staff at Wathwood Hospital. We provide highly specialist training, health and wellbeing services and broad ranging career options.



Staff support and benefits

If you join us as Wathwood Hospital you can benefit from the following:

  • Broad range of career development pathways
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Free on-site car parking
  • On site staff counselling
  • Access to on-site gym and sports facilities for free
  • Free charging points for hybrid / electric vehicles
  • Access to Blue Light card with a variety of discounts for NHS staff
  • Opportunity to work across different areas within Wathwood Hospital or wider Trust.



Why Wathwood Hospital?



Job vacancies

You can apply to work at Wathwood Hospital by searching ‘Wathwood Hospital’ on NHS Jobs or by searching for jobs in the Wath-upon-Dearne area. 

The below link will take you directly to NHS Jobs.



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