Careers in mental healthcare

We want to provide the best possible care to our patients. To achieve that, we need the best people possible in every role in the Charity. Our patients and your colleagues will expect you to live the St Andrew's CARE values of Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence every single day. 

Our staff are our greatest asset, so St Andrew's wants to attract the best people to come and work with us, and to provide an environment where individuals can flourish and learn.

Today we have over 4,000 staff across our sites in Northampton, Essex, Birmingham and Nottinghamshire, and have a wide range of opportunities across a number of different clinical and non-clinical professions.

You can search and apply for jobs using the search function on this page.

We are not able to provide Visa sponsorship for Healthcare Assistant roles, so you will need to be currently living in the UK with the right to work in the UK to apply.

If you'd like an update on an application you've made for a job, login to our recruitment system to find out the latest. For any other questions please email

Why choose St Andrew's Healthcare?

We encourage everyone to adopt healthy lifestyles. Free sports facilities and gym classes are available at some sites, and we encourage staff and patients to be active. All of our sites are smoke-free and we offer a cycle-to-work scheme, although we also have free parking at all of our sites.

We invest in training - we even fund 20 nursing degrees per year. Continuous learning and development is encouraged in all teams throughout St Andrew's to support your career development. We offer leadership and management development and clinical and professional development.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths and we welcome all applicants, including those with experience of mental health issues. Our aim is that all staff are treated fairly, irrespective of race, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age, religion or belief. We have been recognised as the top healthcare employer by Stonewall.

Types of roles at St Andrew's Healthcare

The right career choice can be more than financially rewarding; it can also contribute positively to your mental health. We recently asked 2,000 members of the public how they feel about their jobs, and 65% said that being challenged and "making a difference" are among the main benefits of going to work.

One in four people experience mental health problems at some point in their lives, and many people working in the healthcare sector join the profession because they want to make a real difference.

Here at St Andrew's there's a huge range of jobs available, which all give the opportunity to transform lives. They include clinical careers such as nursing, psychiatry, psychology and allied health professions; central enabling functions such as Estates and Facilities, IT, HR, Finance, Sales and Marketing, as well as administrative careers.

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