Applications in for new hospital jobs

The new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.
The new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington.
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Applications have started coming in for more than 100 jobs at the new specialist hospital in Cramlington.

There are more than 100 jobs on offer at the Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital, for domestic, catering, portering and security staff are open at www.jobs.nhs.uk and people interested in finding out more are being invited to go along to drop-in events this week.

The events take place at 10 Dudley Court, Manor Walks shopping centre in Cramlington, on Friday, January 9, and Sunday, January 11, from 10am to 2pm both days.

The closing date for applications is Monday, January 19.

The roles in facilities will help support the running of the purpose-built hospital which will be the first in the country dedicated to providing emergency care, with A&E consultants working 24/7 and consultants in a range of specialities working seven days a week.

Andrea Stoker, general manager at Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, said: “This is a great boost for the area and an excellent opportunity for local people to work at our new Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital which will be the first purpose-built hospital of its kind in the country.

“We would encourage anyone who’s interested in the jobs to come along to our open events where staff will be on hand to explain about the roles which will be integral to the running of the hospital and the provision of high quality patient care.”