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Careers

We're always looking for talented people to join us. We have a diverse range of professions, each of which is led by a Head of Profession. Whether you are an experienced candidate looking for your next step, or someone at the start of your career we have opportunities for you to join our team and use your skills to contribute to the transformation of health and care.

Current opportunities

To view all of our current opportunities, register for job alerts and apply for positions as they're advertised visit our jobs page.

Our values

We believe that the way we do things at NHS Digital is as important as what we do. That's why our values form part of people's continuing professional development.

The actions and behaviours of everyone who works here are guided by our values:

  • people-focused
  • professional
  • trustworthy
  • innovative

Benefits

We offer NHS terms, conditions and benefits including:

  • competitive pay
  • generous holiday package that increases with service
  • contributory pension (with 14 per cent contribution from us)
  • professional training and development
  • childcare vouchers
  • enhanced maternity and adoption leave
  • paternity, parental and dependent care leave
  • sight tests
  • national and local discount schemes
  • access to our Employee Assistance Programme confidential counselling service

Development

We provide a full induction programme to help new staff members settle into their role. This includes a personal development plan and learning and development opportunities based on career goals.

We conduct twice-yearly personal development reviews to see how things are progressing and encourage everyone take on training, further education, job shadowing or mentoring.

Flexible working

Our head office is in the centre of Leeds. We also have sites in London, Exeter, Redditch, Southport and Newcastle and other smaller locations around the country. Some of our roles are office-based and others involve travel to client sites.

We offer a range of flexible working benefits including:

  • flexible working (when you've been with us for over 26 weeks)
  • part-time working
  • job sharing
  • annualised hours
  • remote IT support
  • winding down and gradually reducing hours when approaching retirement

After a year employees can apply for an unpaid career break of between 3 months and 4 years. We also offer a range of family-friendly policies, including maternity and adoption leave.

Equality and diversity

We encourage people from different backgrounds to use their different experiences and perspectives to help us innovate. Our equality and diversity policy has helped us create a work environment that is respectful and inclusive. We are a Disability Confident employer which means we welcome and support disabled people applying for roles with us.

Academy

We offer a range of early careers schemes including graduate training roles, apprenticeships and internships.  Our opportunities are advertised on our jobs page throughout the year. Here's what our 2015 graduates thought of the programme.

Have a question? Call us on 0300 303 5678 or contact enquiries@nhsdigital.nhs.uk.

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