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Formerly: St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Southport & Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

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Join the MWL Team

Mersey and West Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (MWL) is one of the largest employers in Cheshire and Merseyside and is also one of the best in England.

The Trust provides acute hospital care, intermediate care, community, and primary care services to a population of over 600,000 people with a combined workforce of around 9000 dedicated and skilled staff from 17 locations including Whiston, Southport & Formby, St Helens, Ormskirk and Newton hospitals.

The Trust provides regional services for burns, plastic surgery and spinal injuries to more than 4 million people across Mersey and West Lancashire, Cheshire, the Isle of Man and North Wales.

When you join us, you become part of the MWL Family - one big team who work together to deliver outstanding care to the local communities we serve. From our acute, specialist and community services, you’ll be sure to find diverse career opportunities and pathways. Our open, supportive culture, and focus on learning and development, will empower you to excel, develop and progress with us.

Whether you’re looking for a career or apprenticeship, want to develop your skills or volunteer, we would love you to join us here at #TeamMWL at Whiston, Southport, St Helens, Ormskirk and Newton hopsitals or our local community sites. Where you have a real opportunity to drive change, whatever your role.

We actively cultivate a professional environment of fairness, equality, dignity, and respect for all individuals. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and value the unique skills, perspective and experience you bring. We are grounded in the belief that diversity enhances our collective strength, fostering innovation and excellence within our workforce.

We currently have a number of vacancies, offering flexibility, across a variety of areas and roles.

Our achievements include:

  • Trust rated Outstanding by CQC Inspection August 2018
  • Top 100 places to work in the NHS (NHS Employers & Health Service Journal)
  • Awarded National Preceptorship Accreditation (2023) for our Nursing & AHP Preceptorship Programme

If you would like any further information please contact and one of the team will be happy to help.

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If you would also like to register your interest in working for the Trust, please scan the below code and complete the short form specifying which role you would be interested in.

Alternatively, if you would like to register your interest in a temporary bank role please scan the below code.

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