At Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (BTH), you will find a huge range of exciting careers available.

Whatever your skills, qualifications, interests or prior experience (or even lack of), there is a career for you at BTH. Moreover, the great benefit of our huge range of job roles is you can join at any stage of your life.

From those leaving education and looking for their first job, to those looking for a career change or returning to work after time away, we have a role that will be right for you.

Looking after patients, looking after you. BTH offers its employees competitive salaries and a host of employee benefits. Our pay structures are fair and transparent along with one of the most generous pension schemes on offer in the UK.

BTH employees enjoy unique access to a range of NHS discount schemes which include discounts at high street stores, holiday companies, restaurants and much more.

We know that compassionate care comes from staff who are valued and well looked after, but don’t just take our word for it, click here to read real life testimonials from across our BTH family…….

See below just some of the benefits to becoming part of the BTH family:

  • 37.5 hour working week.
  • Minimum of 27 days paid annual leave, plus bank holidays (which increases over time).
  • Paid sick leave.
  • Annual personal development review and plan to support your career aspirations.
  • Access to training courses and Apprenticeships, from Level 2 to Level 7.
  • Job roles that support a healthy work-life balance. One that promotes wellbeing.
  • Attractive and competitive salaries. 

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals supports the career development and progression of its staff at every level.

Working in the NHS, at BTH, will mean you have access to a number of different ways to develop your skills, knowledge & professional behaviours.

At BTH, you will receive an annual personal development review which can be used to support your career progression. It will identify training and development needs, options that are available to support your development, which in-turn can support career progression and an increase in salary.

Meet just a few staff below who have progressed their career at BTH:

Case Study (clinical)     Case Study  (non-clinical)     Case Study (Apprentice)    Case Study (WP learner)                        

For those staff who work in a role that requires registration with a regulatory body in order to practice (nursing for example), you will be required to keep up your skills and knowledge through continual professional development (CPD) activities. You can find out what the requirements are from the relevant regulatory body responsible for your profession.

Did you know, Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust supports hundreds of different learners from a variety of Training Providers and Colleges with their programme of study every week.

The Trust welcomes learners onto site to complete placement hours which sees individuals working alongside industry professionals, from multiple sectors across the Trust, in a variety of different working environments.

Many of the learners who complete their placement with us move into employment at the Trust. You can read a variety of stories below:

Case Study (T Level) Case Study (Student Nurse) Case Study (AHP) Case Study (Health Science)

  • Blackpool & The Fylde College (B&FC): link to website
  • Blackpool Sixth: link to website
  • St Mary’s Catholic Academy: link to website
  • University of Central Lancashire: link to website
  • University of Cumbria: link to website
  • Liverpool John Moors University: link to website
  • University of Salford: link to website    

The Apprenticeship and Widening Participation Team are proud to have launched the Trust’s first School Careers Programme.

The programme, which is aimed at our local young people, the workforce of our future, will educate and widen understanding of the many different healthcare job roles and great careers that are available in the NHS and at BTH.

The programme, which sees the Trust take a proactive approach to careers-based activities, gives our local young people access to a range of different healthcare professionals, both clinical and non-clinical, across a number of different touch points in their School journey.

Below are just a few examples of how BTH professionals engage with our local young people, educating, showcasing, widening access and understanding as part of our programme:

•             Profession specific careers insight sessions

•             Mock interview support

•             Careers Fair support

•             Access to our professionals during our onsite Careers Open Days

•             NHS careers roadshows

•             Medical Society sessions

If your child has taken part in any of our activities and found them useful, we’d love to hear from you. You can contact the Apprenticeship & Widening Participation Team using the email address below: