Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Pulse is excited to bring you a variety of exciting and rewarding locum roles at Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust, available exclusively with Pulse and before any other agency.

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Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust (SHSC) provides a range of mental health, learning disability, substance misuse, primary care, and other specialist services to over 600,000 people across Sheffield. In addition, it also treats patients from across the country who are referred to its reputable gender identity clinic.

The trust is passionate about improving the mental, physical, and social wellbeing of its communities. It employs over 3,000 staff members to deliver its vision: “By 2025, we want to be ‘the best we can be’, delivering accessible and inclusive person-centred mental health, learning disability and social care services.”

Currently, SHSC is undergoing lots of exciting changes, including the development of new therapeutic environments for its service users.

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Your career at Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

Working at Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust, you’ll be given access to a range of opportunities for personal and professional development, training, and learning within the organisation, with local and national training providers, and with Sheffield Hallam University. These include leadership training, coaching, mentoring, health and social care courses and other specific opportunities whenever they arise.

SHSC is also a proud member of the University Hospitals Association (UHA) thanks to its significant involvement in research and education. It has a dedicated Research Development Unit, which supports the delivery of research in many of its services, and the trust actively encourages staff to get involved in research and join its network of clinical research champions.

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Trust values

The trust’s values are at the heart of everything they do.


  1. Working together for our service users
  2. Respect and kindness
  3. Everyone counts
  4. Commitment to quality
  5. Improving lives

Living and working in Sheffield

Sheffield is the fourth largest city in England, with an abundance of entertainment and social facilities such as galleries, theatres, cinemas, bars, restaurants, and shopping outlets. Just a few miles away, you’ll also find the Peak District National Park, renowned for its beautiful scenery, picturesque villages, and abundance of outdoor activities.

You’ll be pleased to know that Sheffield is the first National City of Sport with world-class venues for athletics, swimming, and football. The area also boasts a variety of good quality schools and has excellent transport links to the rest of the UK, with trains to London taking just over two hours.

What benefits are on offer?

Not only does the SHSC provide great career opportunities, but it’s passionate about making sure staff feel supported in their role and that their health and well-being are taken care of. By joining the trust, you’ll benefit from flexible working arrangements, confidential counselling and a fast-track physiotherapy service.