Registered Nurses (RMN/RGN)

three nurses with a service userWe are a key provider of mental health, physical health, intellectual disability and community healthcare services across the county, in both in-patient and community health settings. Our Trust manages two medium secure units, Arnold Lodge in Leicester and Wathwood Hospital in Rotherham, and the high secure Rampton Hospital near Retford. We also provide healthcare in prisons across the East Midlands.

There are many opportunities for RGN, RMN and RNLD qualified nurses to develop their core skills, gain invaluable knowledge and experience working within multi-disciplinary teams across a variety of patient groups, enabling long-term varied and fulfilling careers for nurses working within our Trust.

To underpin the Trust’s philosophy for nursing provision, in 2019 our Trust launched its 5 year Nursing Strategy, setting out its vision and direction of the profession within our Trust moving forwards. 


Our 5 key areas of focus to deliver our strategy are:

  1. Delivering the highest possible quality of care;
  2. Providing a positive and inclusive experience of care;
  3. Maximising the excellence and our professional contribution;
  4. Valuing and developing nurses;
  5. Practice that supports financial sustainability.

To understand more about our vision for our nursing workforce, download our Nursing Strategy 2019-2024.


We have a variety of professionally fulfilling employment opportunities for nurses throughout our Trust, including:

  • Adult In-patient nursing;
  • Adult community nursing, including District Nursing;
  • Mental Health Nursing;
  • CAMHS nursing;
  • School and Health Visiting Nursing (Public Health Practitioners);
  • Intellectual Development Disability Nursing;
  • Offender Health Nursing.

If you feel you want to be part of this nursing vision, click here to find out about our current nursing vacancies within the Trust.

Newly Qualified Nurses

At Nottinghamshire Healthcare, we also have an established preceptorship development programme to support your transition from Student Nurse to Registered Nurse.  We welcome applications from nurses graduating from all nursing branches and provide opportunities for employment across all services where nurses are employed as part of the clinical team.

To find out more about our Professional Preceptorship Programme, download this document.

We are happy to accept applications for our Band 5 nursing vacancies from both experienced and newly or soon-to-be newly-qualified nurses.