Find out more about working in health and care across Humber and North Yorkshire.
A career like no other
Working in health and care offers a career like no other, where you’ll get to make a genuine difference to people’s lives, every single day.
Across Humber and North Yorkshire, we’re committed to supporting and developing our people to be equipped with the right skills to make that difference, providing safe, high-quality care for our local populations.
One partnership, many opportunities
Opportunities to make a difference in health and care are much broader than solely roles in the NHS.
Our health and care partnership includes multiple organisations working together to provide safe, high-quality care for local people. From local authorities (local councils), voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations like local charities and community groups; through to big NHS trusts and ambulance services – we work together to support local people whatever their care needs.
Take a look at the opportunities for your next career step in the sections below and find out how making a difference to the lives of others can make a difference to yours too.
Vacancies are advertised in different places depending on the role or career you’re looking for.
Current vacancies in local authorities
Jobs in local authorities (local councils) are usually advertised on each organisation’s website.
Here are the pages for local authority vacancies across Humber and North Yorkshire:
- Hull City Council job vacancies
- North East Lincolnshire Council job vacancies
- North Lincolnshire Council job vacancies
- North Yorkshire County Council job vacancies
- City of York Council job vacancies
Current vacancies in the NHS
All NHS job roles are usually advertised on the NHS Jobs website where you can search by organisation, location, job type, pay band and working pattern.
You can also visit each organisation’s website to find out more about working there. You can find links to each NHS partner organisation on the ‘our partners’ page of this website.
Current vacancies at our integrated care board (ICB)
Roles at the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) are advertised on the NHS Jobs website.
Current vacancies in voluntary, community and social enterprise
Current vacancies at independent providers
Some independent provider roles are advertised using the NHS Jobs website, others are available on the websites of each employing organisation.
Here are the links to three independent provider’s current vacancies:
Working for our integrated care board (ICB)
Our partnership includes the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) – the statutory body that supports the partnership to make a difference by working together for local people.
Our people at the ICB are NHS employees and enjoy the broad range of benefits working for the NHS brings. See ‘benefits of working in health and care’ for full details.
Explore careers across health and care
Visit our Humber and North Yorkshire Careers Hub to find out everything you need to know about the hundreds of careers on offer across health and care.
From lab technicians to social workers, paramedics to finance managers – it takes a huge group of people with a broad variety of skills to deliver our local services.
On our Careers Hub you’ll find:
- the stories of people who work locally in different roles
- information on apprenticeships and work placements
- a career pathway planner so you can explore your options
- easy to download career profiles
- advice on CV writing, completing application forms and interview skills
- links to finding currently advertised jobs
- more information on each of the organisations who work together in our partnership to provide high-quality care for local people
Benefits of working in health and care
As well as knowing the work you do makes a genuine difference to the lives of people, every day, there are many other benefits of working in health and care.
These can be different depending on the career or role you choose and which organisation you’ll be working for.
Here are the benefits of working in the NHS as an example:
- generous annual leave entitlement which increases with your length of service (starting from 27 days plus bank holidays each year)
- generous pension scheme where the NHS contributes 20.6% of your salary on top of your own contribution
- life assurance (known as ‘death in service’)
- enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental and adoption leave
- enhanced sick pay and access to occupational health and wellbeing support
- pay progression and nationally agreed annual pay awards in line with Agenda for Change (the name for the national NHS terms and conditions)
- flexible, agile and hybrid working
- ongoing development including access to coaching and mentoring, career conversations, training and development
- a range of salary sacrifice schemes, for example, lease cars
- access to a broad range of discounts in high street retailers, restaurants, travel companies and beyond, both instore and online, through schemes like the Blue Light Card or just showing your ID badge
Many of our partner organisations also provide access to staff networks, where people from different backgrounds come together to ensure we’re doing all we can to make Humber and North Yorkshire a safe, friendly and inclusive place to work.
Equality, diversity and inclusion
Our partnership values the different ideas, experiences and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings to ensuring we deliver safe, high-quality and inclusive health and care services for our local populations.
We are committed to ensuring a welcoming, fair and supportive culture and working environment where everyone’s contributions are recognised and valued by all.
You can find out more about our work across our partnership on the equality, diversity and inclusion pages of our website.
Equality, diversity and inclusion at our integrated care board (ICB)
At NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB) we actively welcome applications irrespective of people’s age, disability, sex, gender identity and gender expression, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation or other personal circumstances.
We work hard to ensure that all who apply for a job with us are treated fairly at every stage of the recruitment process. This includes making reasonable adjustments for people who may need them.
Ready to take the next step in your health and care career journey? Here are some useful links:
- Humber and North Yorkshire Careers Hub
- NHS Jobs website
- NHS Careers (a website exploring over 350 careers in the NHS and social care)
- Think Care Careers (a website exploring social care careers)
- Local Government Association (LGA) careers guide (a guide on careers in local authorities)
Further reading and background information you might find useful:
- How does the NHS in England work, and how is it changing? (A video animation explaining how health and care partnerships and integrated care boards work from the King’s Fund)
- What is social care, and how does it work? (A series of videos and information on how social care works in partnership with the NHS from the King’s Fund)
- NHS People Promise (the principles we work to when supporting our people across health and care in Humber and North Yorkshire)
- Skills for Care website (the national body that focuses on workforce development and planning for adult social care)
To find out more about the organisations who are part of our partnership, visit the ‘our partners’ page of this website.
Get in touch
There are many ways to get in touch depending on your query.
Get in touch about an advertised role
Each advertised role usually has contact details for the person to speak to with any queries or questions you may have.
Please contact the person listed on the job advert for the role you’d like to discuss.
Get in touch with a general query
Our friendly human resources (HR), people and careers teams across our partnership are always happy to help with general queries.
For general queries relating to a specific employer, please contact that organisation’s HR team using the contact details on its website. You can find links to the website for each organisation in our partnership on the ‘our partners’ page.
For general queries relating to working for the NHS Humber and North Yorkshire Integrated Care Board (ICB), you can contact our HR team by email.