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Recruitment Open Events

East Cheshire NHS Trust regularly host recruitment open events, which are the perfect opportunity for the trust to showcase itself as an employer of choice and for prospective employees to find out what we can offer you in terms of support, development and employee benefits. 

Nursing Recruitment events

Nursing recruitment open events are scheduled around 4 times a year and either take place at Macclesfield Hospital or at an external venue. Senior Nurses attend these events, in addition to members of the Clinical Learning and Development Team and the Recruitment Team. We also have a rolling programme to support Staff Nurse recruitment with interviews held on a monthly basis.

2020 dates:

Wednesday 10th June 2020 we will be holding a Virtual Recruitment Event. This will be a great opportunity to chat to our clinical teams on an informal basis; see what East Cheshire NHS Trust has to offer you. Call the recruitment team on 01624 656510 or email ecn-tr.recruitment@nhs.net for further details.

Wednesday 7th October 2020 5pm to 8pm, to be held in the Lecture Theatre at Macclesfield Hospital. This event is open to all Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates, Student Nurses, or if you are thinking of returning to practice. There will be the opportunity to be interviewed on the day and leave with the offer of an exciting new job.

East Cheshire NHS Trust Careers and Recruitment Open Event - all areas

Looking for a role within Healthcare? This event will be an opportunity for attendees to see what different services are located at the Trust and the various professions and career paths available within the Trust. We are waiting for COVID-19 restrictions to be lifted before dates for 2020 are published

Work Experience Week


What is it?

The NHS is the biggest employer in Europe with over 1.3 million staff! East Cheshire NHS Trust is delighted to host a new Work Experience Week designed to offer an insight into a variety of different careers across the health and care sector. By taking advantage of this amazing opportunity you could become a part of the future workforce and help to provide the best quality care to the nation. With over 350 different careers on offer, there really is a place for everyone; no matter what your interests, skills or qualifications.

What’s involved?

You will take part in numerous activities within the Trust and will have the opportunity to meet a variety of people working in a range of roles. You will be able to have a go at hands-on clinical activities in a safe, simulated environment and can speak to people who work in a wide variety of different areas. The whole week will be interactive and informative in order to show that a role in the NHS is much more than a ‘normal’ desk job. There will also be the opportunity to develop and practice your presentation skills.

Who is it for?

We welcome applications from students aged 16 – 19 who have an interest in pursuing a career in health or care. The best candidates should be able to work effectively in a team and be able to listen to others and take their own opinions on board. You should be proactive in the way you consider work and you should perform all tasks to the best of your ability. You will be expected to be punctual and organised and commit to attending each session, which will run between 9am and 3pm each day (times may change slightly).

What next?

Please contact ecn-tr.careerdevelopment@nhs.net to request an application form for these dates. Complete this fully and return as instructed before 5pm on Friday 27th September for the October course and Friday 5th June, 2020 for the July course. Applicants must be able to attend all 5 days. As places are limited to 12, applicants will be chosen on the quality of their application form, which will include how you demonstrate the Trust’s values. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a certificate of attendance and a short reference. For any further information, please contact the above email address.


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