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Why join Team Ipswich?

Our recent Care Quality Commission report rated the trust as "Good" with our Urgent and Emergency Services being rated as "Outstanding".

We know that staff involvement and engagement is vital to our hospital’s success.

We are therefore committed to improving the working lives of the 3,700 staff employed by the Trust and can offer a range of benefits, including:

  • excellent training and development opportunities;
  • flexible working hours;
  • comprehensive pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allocation including the opportunity to purchase additional annual leave;
  • salary sacrifice schemes for cars, bicycles, Information Technology, TV’s and mobile phones;
  • an on-site child care centre registered as “Good” with Ofsted;
  • staff discounts at a number of local leisure centre, gyms and shops;
  • health & wellbeing programme – including running club and physiotherapy service;
  • Hospital Community Choir; and
  • on-site medical library.

Our values were developed by hundreds of patients, families and members of staff. They set out our ambition to provide excellent care to the people we serve and to each other. Our values are respect, kindness, listen and involve, professional, efficient and improving together.

Colleagues are encouraged to be involved in a range of projects across the hospital and have a Dragon’s Den approach to innovative ideas.

We hold our Staff Awards every two years to recognise outstanding work.

We have an excellent relationship with local healthcare providers, and we enjoy enthusiastic support from the local community, with in excess of 300 volunteers also being part of the team.

Away from the hospital Ipswich offers you all the attraction of living in a vibrant town whilst only being 15 minutes away from the coast. The town is surrounded by pretty villages and open spaces, but is just 75 minutes by rail away from London and only 45 minutes away from Stansted Airport.

If you would like to know more about joining Team Ipswich or need any assistance with completing your application please do not hesitate to contact a member of our recruitment team on 01473 704167 or email recruitment@ipswichhospital.nhs.uk

We hope that this gives you a flavour of life at Ipswich Hospital and that it describes the kind of working and home environment that you may enjoy.