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 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 4,500 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 box on this page, and sign up for our job alerts which will notify you when a role you may be interested in is available.

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 [email protected].

Please be aware that jobseekers are increasingly being targeted with scam emails. Typically these concern a job offer but require a payment in advance.

St Andrew’s Healthcare never asks for payments from job applicants. You will always meet a St Andrew’s representative for an interview before any formal offer is made. If you’re unsure about anything when applying for a job with us, email [email protected] for advice.

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

There's a huge range of jobs available at St Andrew's, across many disciplines:

Clinical careers: Our multi-disciplinary teams are made up of clinical and healthcare professionals across a number of staffing groups, such as psychiatry and psychology, nursing, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech therapy, dietetics and social work.

Head office functions: The charity employs people from a variety of disciplines in its head office, including IT, HR and finance professionals and those in the fields of sales and marketing, communications, project management, procurement, audit and legal services.

Administrative careers: Both our ward teams and head office functions rely on skilled and efficient support from our team of administrators.

Estates and facilities: There are many roles that are essential to the smooth running of St Andrew's sites. These include catering, housekeeping, laundry, porters, gardeners, security and reception staff.

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