Non-clinical Support Services

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What type of roles can we offer you within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust?

There are a number of roles within the Trust’s hospitals that may not be involved in direct patient care but are absolutely essential to support both patients and staff and to ensure the smooth running of the services we provide.  Below is a sample of the different roles and employment opportunities available within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.


  • Catering Assistants*
  • Chefs
  • Porters*
  • Linen Room Assistants*
  • Switchboard Operators*
  • Gardeners*


  • Estates Management
  • Building and Engineer Maintenance – e.g. Plumbers, Electricians, Joiners and Painters and Decorators
  • Sterile Services*
  • EBME – Electro-Biomedical Engineering
  • Environmental Management – e.g. Energy Management
  • Fire Safety Advisors

What training or qualifications do you need to join us?

The roles listed above and marked * do not require formal qualifications and all necessary training will be provided during the course of employment.

Skilled or trades roles will require relevant qualifications and/or experience, however, there are opportunities to undertake traditional apprenticeships in roles such as Painting and Decorating.

What is it like working for The Trust?

“I love the friendly atmosphere and have been honoured to work with some fantastic knowledgeable and caring colleagues.”

What development opportunities do we offer you?

Employment with the Trust in the above roles can provide opportunities for further career development identified through the supportive appraisal and personal development review process.

How do you get to work in this exciting team?

All opportunities are advertised through our website

For further information or if you have any questions

Further information is available from the heads of each service. Please call our main switchboard on 0161 624 0420 and ask to be put through to the relevant department.