Welcome to the Careers section of the Leeds Health and Care Academy website. Here, we will help you to navigate your way through the variety of roles and opportunities available within the health and care sector in Leeds. 

The roles available include everything from entry-level jobs right through to experienced roles, such as nurses and occupational therapists. Whether you want to work in one of Leeds’s three NHS Trusts, Leeds City Council, a GP practice, an independent care provider or a caring charity, we are all working together to help connect you with the right opportunity for you. We can provide you with direct links to the relevant recruitment processes as well as essential information and support which may enable you to fast-track your application where appropriate.

If you are keen to work within health and care and have a passion for helping patients and service users, we want to hear from you. Take some time to explore this section of the website and read about the exciting roles and training opportunities that are available for you to access.

Which one applies to you?

New to Health & Care

In this section you will find a variety of options for anyone who is new to health and care and doesn’t have any current experience.

Experienced in Health & Care

If you already have experience of working in the health and care sector, or if you are an experienced administrator looking for a new move, there are lots of career opportunities available to you. 

Not sure which opportunity is right for you?

Don’t worry if you’re not sure what kind of role to look for – we’re here to help you. A member of our team can talk you through the various options.

Gaining experience

Education and Training

If you are a health and care student looking for paid work, volunteering and work experience opportunities in Leeds, here you will find various links to support you in your search’ 

Works Experience
Work experience provides an opportunity for you to gain valuable knowledge, insight and practical experience in a particular role or organisation in the health and care sector.

The Voluntary Sector in Leeds has a variety of roles and is a great way to give back to your local community. Volunteering can be extremely rewarding, fulfilling and on a personal level, can build confidence and enhance social skills. 

Education and Training

In this section you will find various courses to support you to reach your career goal, from ESOL (English for speakers of other languages) courses to university degrees and nurse training.

Partner Organisations