Work With Us
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are an innovative and forward thinking organisation. We are committed to placing the patient at the heart of everything we do, and in the provision of safe, effective care.
Effective Recruitment is vital to our achievement of this aim. All of the Trust Vacancies are advertised on the website, via the link below, and you can also set up email alerts via the same link, so that you are automatically notified of any vacancies that match your search criteria.
Click here to see our current Clinical and Non-Clinical vacancies
Each Job Advert contains a document called ‘Recruitment Information for Candidates’ including some handy hints and tips to help you through the Recruitment process. Our Recruitment Team are available Monday to Friday, 8.30 to 5.30 pm to assist you with your queries on 01942 822351.
Please note that we process our recruitment online. This enables us to administer recruitment as efficiently as possible. Therefore any communications relating to your applications will be sent via email in the first instance. If successful at shortlisting stage, you will also receive SMS text messages, provided that you haven’t opted out of this service.
We are very proud to have recently been awarded the prestigious ‘Provider of The Year’ Award by the Health Service Journal, (HSJ) along with a further award for our pioneering Staff Engagement Strategy ‘The WWL Way’. You can read more about our recent awards and achievements on our awards pages.
What’s it like to Work for the Trust
We feel that our recent award and achievements make us a great place to work. But don’t just take our word for it. Read the Job Previews below, which are real accounts from Staff working around the Trust.
Pharmacy Technician – Rachel Ball
Staff Nurse – Kathryn Merriman
Porter - Dennis Murphy
Trainee Assistant Practitioner – Stephanie Heyes
HR Assistant – Carmen Barrett
Auxiliary Nurse - Swinley Ward
Ministry of Defence - Employer Recognition Scheme
We have recently been awarded the bronze award from the MOD in recognition of our support to reservists.
Inclusion and Diversity
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust is committed to building a workforce which is valued and whose diversity reflects the communities it serves, enabling us to deliver the best possible healthcare service to those communities.
We are an equal opportunities employer and believe that everyone who works for us (in the NHS), or applies to work for us (in the NHS), should be treated fairly and valued equally. All conditions of service and job requirements should fit with the needs of the service and those who work in it, regardless of age, disability, race, nationality, ethnic or national origin, gender, religion, beliefs, sexual orientation, domestic circumstances, social and employment status, HIV status, gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, political affiliation or trade union membership. Any Information collated for monitoring purposes is confidential and will not be used for selection processes.
The Trust is positive about disabilities and has recently retained its “Positive about Discrimination" status, which is symbolised by “Two Ticks" and confirms the Trust’s commitment to equal rights for all job applicants.
The Trust is also committed to creating an environment characterised by dignity and respect, where everyone is encouraged to achieve their full potential. The Trust seeks to guarantee equality of opportunity for all in access to recruitment, selection, training, promotion, and other employment related issues.
Visit our Inclusion and Diversity area for more information
We offer a salary sacrifice scheme for parents wishing to purchase vouchers towards the cost of childcare.