Every one of our 9,000 staff plays a vital role in providing quality care to thousands of people living across Wakefield and North Kirklees each year. Our staff are our greatest asset, and we are proud to have a hard working, talented, and dynamic work force who strive every day to provide quality care and support to those who use our services.
Our mission is to recruit, develop and retain skilled and motivated individuals who embody the Trust’s core values of caring, respect, high standards and improving. We do this by creating a supportive working environment - in first class facilities - where excellence and innovation is valued and celebrated; by providing excellent training and development opportunities, and by offering a comprehensive package of staff benefits to reward our employees for their hard work and commitment.
Welcome to the information for candidates section, to help you if you are applying for a job with us. You can find useful information and helpful tips below.
When a job vacancy is identified at Mid Yorkshire, it is usually advertised via the NHS Jobs website.
You need to register online at NHS Jobs to be eligible to apply for a position with Mid Yorkshire. NHS Jobs gives you access to all the vacancies the NHS has across the UK, but you can set your online preferences to search for specific jobs at Mid Yorkshire.
The length of time a job advert is posted for will be specific to the role; if a closing date is not given, it means the job advertisement will close as soon as there are sufficient numbers of applicants. Make sure you submit your application in good time as applications will not be accepted after the closing date has passed or once a significant number of applications have been received.
If you have been shortlisted, you will be contacted online, via your NHS Jobs account and invited to interview. Your interview may be conducted virtually, or in person – please ensure you read your invite thoroughly as this will explain all the details you need, including information regarding any other assessments and the documents required on the day. It’s important that you accept your invitation via your NHS Jobs account so that the interview panel know to expect you.
If you apply for a position and your application is not shortlisted, you will receive an update via your NHS Jobs account. Our Recruitment Team will also send you an email confirming who you can contact to obtain feedback.
Following your interview you will be contacted by a member of the selection panel, who will provide feedback and confirm your outcome. If you are successful, the details of your appointment will be shared with the Recruitment Team who will issue you with a Conditional Offer and explain the next steps in the process. This will include details of the pre-employment checks required for your role. Please ensure you keep in touch with the Recruitment Team throughout this period to help us ensure you can commence in post as soon as possible.
When applying for a job at Mid Yorkshire, you need to make sure your application form gives you the best possible chance of being shortlisted for the position you are applying for.
The following tips should help you submit a good application: