The UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair

Wednesday 25 April 2018
11:00 - 14:00
Bonar Hall


Students:  avoid the queue on the day -  fast track booking open!


Fife Campus students:  book your FREE return bus ticket to the Fair.


Organisations:  please email the Employer Team for booking information.


The UoD Nursing and Healthcare Recruitment Fair will be held on Wednesday 25th April 2018, 11:00 - 14:00 in the Bonar Hall, Park Place.

This will be an excellent opportunity to speak directly to a range of employers and find out about jobs on offer to you.

Check out our 2017 Fair video!


Employers/Organisations who have confirmed attendance at the 2018 Fair:

Abbotsford have been on the go since 1987 when we opened our first home in Milton Road, Kirkcaldy. Over the years we have developed our services adding homes in Glenrothes, Kinglassie, East Wemyss, Cowdenbeath, Methil, Newburgh, Dunfermline, and we opened our newest home in Kirkcaldy in August 2015.


What will you be offering:  Giving newly qualified nurses an insight into working in a care home environment.

Vacancies you are recruiting forRegistered Nurses.

Discplines required:  All.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

A Four Seasons Health Care home is a real home. We really care about people, looking after their health and understanding what makes them happy.

Our care homes are as individual as our residents, but the high standard of care is the same throughout. Our new Quality of Life Programme is a unique way of listening to residents every day to help us deliver the type of care experience they want.


What will you be offeringAdvice and guidance.

Vacancies you are recruiting for: Nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing/Medical.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

NHS Fife works in partnership with our population, our patients, our staff, Fife's Primary Care contractors and their teams and our colleagues within Fife Council and the third sector. Services are provided in people's homes and from a range of locations and premises across NHS Fife to ensure our prime responsibility for the protection and improvement of our populations health is achieved through the delivery of frontline health care services at the time an place most appropriate for these


What will you be offering?  We will be offering the opportunity to meet nursing representatives from a range of specialities including Mental Health and General Nursing. We will be sharing our careers framework and nursing strategy. We will have information and application packs available for the 2018 newly qualified practitioner recruitment within NHS Fife.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

NHS Grampian provides healthcare services for the 500,000 people who live in Grampian.  We employ over 17,000 staff in a wide variety of careers.

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What will you be offering:  Advice and interviews.

Vacancies you are recruiting forNewly Qualified Nurse positions.

Discplines required:  Adult, Children, Mental Health, Midwifery.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde is the largest health board and provider of healthcare in Scotland and one of the largest in the UK. 

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde serve a population of 1.15 million covering 6 local authority areas which includes the city of Glasgow as well as incorporating both urban and rural areas. With a total budget of £3.2 billion and a workforce of around 39,369 staff we deliver local, regional and national services including acute hospital, primary, mental health and community services.

A major capital building programme of over £1 billion to modernise Glasgow’s acute hospitals has already seen the delivery of the new West of Scotland Cancer Centre, two Ambulatory Care Hospitals at Stobhill and the Victoria as well as a new Laboratory Facility providing Biochemistry, Haematology, Pathology, Genetics and city wide mortuary services based on the South Glasgow Hospitals Campus which was opened in 2012. 

The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital and the Royal Hospital for Children opened on 03 July 2015.  These changes were part of the Board’s Acute Services Review resulting in the provision of inpatient services across 3 major sites, including Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Royal Alexandra Hospital, creating centres of excellence for surgical, medical and emergency care. This is in addition to a major programme of redevelopment of the clinical facilities on other sites across the Board. 


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What will you be offering:  Members of the NHSGGC recruitment team will be able to advise on the many vacancies available to qualified and newly-qualified nurses.  The NHSGGC Nurse Managers will be able to provide details of the various specialties and services delivered by the Board.  They will also be able to discuss the benefits of joining NHSGGC along with the developmental opportunities available to our nursing staff.

Vacancies you are recruiting forMultiple nursing vacancies.

Discplines required:  AAdult, Children, Theatres, Mental Health, LD, Bank and more...

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

NHS Lothian looks after the Health of Scotland's Capital City, Edinburgh and beyond.  We are an integrated organisation, incorporating a wide range of acute hospital services, community health, prison health and social services.

Whatever the future holds, the advances in healthcare and technology, our most valuable resource will remain constant - our Staff.

Come and work with us.


What will you be offering?  The opportunity to discuss a wide range of employment opportunities within Nursing across Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Deliver a presentation to guide students through the application process and give valuable hints and tips on applying.  Highlight the benefits of the Generic Recruitment Service and how we can support candidates to get the right post for them.

Introduce members of the team and explain about the opportunities available to all via the Acute Hospital Open Days and the brand new Royal Hospital for Children and Young People and Department of Clinical Neurosciences opening this year in Edinburgh!

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  A wide range of nursing roles within a number of specialties.

Discplines required:  NMC Registration.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

NHS Tayside is one of the fourteen regions of NHS Scotland. It provides healthcare services in Angus, the City of Dundee and Perth and Kinross.


What will you be offering?  Information regarding working for NHS Tayside, career development and nursing opportunites.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Registered Nurse Band 5.

Discplines required:  Adult Services, Mental Health, Learning Disability.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Further information to follow.


Health Care Trusts for Northern Ireland.


What will you be offering?  Information on all 5 Health Care Trusts within Northern Ireland.

Vacancies you will be recruiting for:  Vacancies within all areas of nursing.

Discplines required:  Nursing.

Will you be collecting CVs?  No.

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust provides mental health, learning disability and prison health care, with a range of specialist services covering a large geographical area of the south east of England.

Our mental health services provide care and treatment for people with conditions such as psychosis, depression, anxiety, dementia, personality disorder and specialist learning disability services providing community and inpatient care for people with complex health needs. We provide care in people’s homes, in specialist clinics, hospitals, GP surgeries and prisons. Our services are aimed at children, young people and adults of all ages and many are provided in partnership.


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What will you be offering?   We are currently recruiting Newly Qualified and experienced nurses. Successful candidates will be offered

  • A place on our preceptorship scheme and your own personal development package including coaching, mentoring and executive shadowing opportunities.
  • The opportunity to join our apprentice scheme after being with us for six months as a Band 5 nurse. This will give you the skills and support you need to help move into a Band 6 role.
  • Fast track promotion opportunities through our Band 6 development programme.
  • Your own personal rotation scheme, where you will get to spend six months in the area of mental health and learning disability services that interest you the most.
  • A role in an organisation which is strong on research and education.
  • The chance to be part of a team which wants to listen, learn and develop to help us improve the care we provide to patients and families.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Mental Health, Learning Disability and General Nursing positions.

Disciplines required:  Registered MH, LD and Adult Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes

Shaw healthcare has grown from its origin as a registered housing association to one of the UK’s leading healthcare providers largely through partnerships with public agencies responsible for both health and social care.

We are unique as a major healthcare provider in being majority owned by its employees.

Shaw has forged successful partnerships with Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) and Social Care teams across England and Wales, developing care services and facilities for people with specific needs at the request of care commissioners.

We provide a spectrum of services from comprehensive care packages through to low level support in the community for older people and adults with physical, sensory or mental health support needs.

Shaw now employs over 4,600 people to provide care to over 3,000 individuals in registered care homes, hospitals, supported living arrangements, retirement schemes and domiciliary care settings.

We have links with UK universities to research and develop leading edge care practice and as a learning organisation we are committed to supporting the on-going training and education of all our staff.


What will you be offering:  Job vacancies for support workers and nurses.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Support workers and nurses.

Discplines required:  Any discipline.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.

West London Mental Health NHS Trust provides physical and mental health care to people living in the London boroughs of Ealing, Hammersmith and Fulham, and Hounslow. Our services include community, hospital and secure settings in west London and High Secure Services at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.


What will you be offering?  We will be offering information in and around working for the WLMHT both at our London Sites and also At the High Secure Services Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire.  Relocation and Preceptorship Information will be made available on the day.

Vacancies you are recruiting for:  Staff Nurse Mental Health / Learning Disibility.

Disciplines required:  Registered Nurses.

Will you be collecting CVs?  Yes.