North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

  • Location:  Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
  • Size:  We currently work from both hospital and community-based premises, operating from 30 sites to 464,000 people of all ages and diverse backgrounds in Stoke-on-Trent and across North Staffordshire.
  • Our Values:  Compassionate, Approachable, Responsible, Excellent
  • Specialities:  Mental health, learning disabilities, substance misuse

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  • Consultant Psychiatrist

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    Salary: £84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

    The Trust is seeking a consultant psychiatrist to join its community services to replace one of our community consultants following a move to a dif...

    Recruiter: North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

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  • Consultant Psychiatrist

    Location: Stoke on Trent

    Salary: £84,559 to £114,003 a year per annum

    Consultant Psychiatrist in Adult Acute Inpatient Psychiatry We are delighted to seek applications for our Acute and Urgent Care Directorate for a C...

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A message from our Medical Director

As one of only two specialist mental health Trusts in England with an overall ‘Outstanding’ rating from the Care Quality Commission and our strong position amongst the best performing mental health trusts in this year’s NHS Staff Survey, there’s so much to be proud of by working at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.   We are on an ambitious journey to deliver our vision to be outstanding – in all we do and how we do it. And we’re looking for colleagues who can join us and help us to make this difference, benefitting our communities across North Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.   

 Why work at Combined Healthcare? 

  • We may be a smaller in scale trust but our ambition and vision is large. At Combined Healthcare, you have the chance to deliver your ‘outstanding’ in a supportive and innovative environment. 
  • We are one of the highest scoring mental health trust in the entire NHS for the support staff get from their work colleagues, the amount of responsibility staff are given, the opportunities staff have to use their skills, the opportunities for flexible working patterns, and the ability to make suggestions to improve the work of teams/departments - NHS Staff Survey 2021.
  • We offer competitive reward package and an excellent recruitment retention premium scheme
  • We have a brand new Trust Strategy – 2021 and beyond – focusing on Quality, People, Partnerships and Sustainability.  
  • Earlier this year, we announced the biggest ever investment in our history – £15 million in acute and community mental health services.   
  • We are committed to providing protected time for ongoing continual professional development, training and leadership opportunities, with a commitment to our employees wellbeing through work life balance, ongoing development, and career progression.  
  • We are proud to be a Keele University Teaching Trust, with the highest conversion rates to psychiatry training of any medical school in England, as well as being a top employer of choice for the University’s Mental Health and Learning Disability Nursing graduates.  
  • Our new Research and Innovation strategy creates a flexible and connected workforce responsive to service changes, which embraces and embeds research and innovation as part of practice.  
  • We provide a large range of supportive staff networks, and an Inclusion Council which makes us truly inclusive and equal in the way we treat and support our staff and service users.  
  • We have achieved an unprecedented 22ndconsecutive year of achieving financial surplus, making us one of the strongest financial performers in our region. 

A message from our CEO

And why Staffordshire? 

‘A place of national gems, a ceramic city, captivating countryside, attractions at every turn, flourishing businesses, successful market towns, Birmingham and Manchester nearby, and all right in the centre of the UK.  ‘Staffordshire surprises: national destinations, global brands, a great value and quality of life, fantastically connected, rurally resplendent, a footballing focal point, a place where we remember, with space to breathe in landscapes for living…’*  *Staffordshire Storybook,  Whether you’re looking to relocate or commute, Staffordshire has something for everyone. We’re centrally located with good transport links, including access to the M6, and major airports close by. With city, town and rural locations, we’ve got major attractions including Alton Towers, Shugborough Hall and Trentham Gardens on our doorstep, as well as renowned schools and three universities – Staffordshire University, Keele University and University of Wolverhampton in Stafford.  The Staffordshire Moorlands, Cannock Chase and our county’s part of the Peak District are just some of the countryside offers available to get off the beaten track   #OutstandingCombined 

A celebration of our NSCHT colleagues


Our major sites include: 
  • Harplands Hospital, Hilton Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 6TH 
  • Trust HQ, Lawton House, Bellringer Road Stoke-on-Trent, ST4 8HH 
  • The Darwin Centre, 167 Queens Road, Penkhull, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST4 7LF 
  • Dragon Square Community Unit, Chesterton, Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire, ST5 7HL 
  • Moorcroft Medical Centre, Botteslow Street, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 3NJ 
  • Summers View, Furlong Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST6 5UD 
  • The Florence House Unit, 57 Belgrave Road, Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, ST3 4PN 
  • Moss Green Surgery, Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre, Dawlish Drive, Bentilee, Stoke-on-Trent, ST2 0EU