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We need U to complete our ProUd to CARE team

Thank you for your interest in joining us at the Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is a busy and exciting acute Hospital. We have a huge variety of patients, with their own unique needs. We are PROUD of the great CARE we give our patients and their families; if you are looking for an NHS Trust that is small enough to CARE and large enough to be exciting Chesterfield Royal Hospital is the place for you.

This is what makes Chesterfield Royal Hospital such a rewarding place to work:

  • We have an emergency department that treats about of 70,000 patients a year; that’s nearly 200 a day!
  • We have 20 wards with about 570 beds; there is a large variety of different specialities – including paediatrics, Women’s Health Unit, Emergency Management Unit and Clinical Decision Unit.
    • 30 critical care beds
    • 16 neonatal beds
    • 6 Intensive Care Unit beds
    • 8 beds in the High Dependency Unit.
  • 3,000 babies are born every year and their Mum’s stay in our 40 maternity beds
  • We have a large variety of day case and outpatient clinics; there are 97 day care unit beds and we look after patients 240,000 people in our ten out-patient suites.
  • See nearly 30,000 people for physiotherapy.
  • Test 1,900,000 pathology samples.
  • We work to an annual budget of £210million

Whatever your skills and experience there is bound to be a role for you at Chesterfield Royal Hospital.

Where is Chesterfield Royal Hospital: 

  • We are based a mile outside the centre of Chesterfield in an area known as Calow.
  • Chesterfield is in the heart of beautiful Derbyshire; 14 miles from Sheffield and Mansfield, 28 miles from Nottingham and 45 miles from Manchester.

Who is already working here:

  • The hospital is Chesterfield’s largest employer; we employ over 3,700 staff in a wide variety of roles; we are have many more roles than doctors and nurses:
    • Radiographers
    • Therapist – physio, speech and language
    • Health Care Assistants
    • Domestics
    • Catering Assistants
    • Receptionist
    • And plenty more…

Who do we look after:
We serves a population of around 416,000 across the Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales and North Amber Valley, High Peak and North East Derbyshire districts.

You can find out more about what it's like to work here by taking a look at our magazine page 'Life at the Royal' which you can view by clicking here, or the following document that features several testimonials from members of staff who currently work here. 

Alternatively you can watch the videos below from the same staff members who talk about their time here, what they enjoy, what it's like to live in the area and what sets it apart from other areas. 

To find out more about us, take a look at our ‘Profile’ section which you will find by clicking here…You can also take a look at the Derbyshire Health Jobs website which has a wealth of information on this Trust, Derbyshire as a whole and what it's like to live and work in the region. You can access the site by clicking here


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