Your career at Guy's and St Thomas'

Our people are our greatest asset. It’s only through our dedicated and talented staff, in both clinical and non-clinical roles, that we can deliver exceptional care to our patients.

To support our workforce to deliver on our promise to patients we will provide you with the training and development you need, in a supportive and inclusive culture in which you can flourish and be your best.

We offer personalised and flexible career pathways, a wide range of benefits and one of the best health and wellbeing offers in the NHS.

At Guy's and St Thomas' you’ll be surrounded by an exceptional and diverse team of supportive colleagues. Their skill, passion and pride in what they do will inspire you and their encouragement will give you confidence.

Year on year our staff surveys tell us that people enjoy working here. We are consistently rated as one of the top trusts in the country to work for and we’re proud to have the Investors in People Gold Standard. 

Join us

As one of the UK's most respected and successful NHS foundation trusts, with a diverse range of health services across London, from the north west to the south east, there is something for everyone at Guy's and St Thomas'.

Whether it's our reputation for clinical excellence, our commitment to ensure that, whatever your background, you'll feel valued and able to thrive, or our huge investment in the health and wellbeing of our people, there are lots of reasons to come to work at Guy's and St Thomas'.

With us, you will:

  • be part of one of the most engaged and motivated teams in the NHS
  • get the training and development you need to support your ambitions
  • be encouraged to share your personal experiences and ideas to help create an inclusive environment for our patients, visitors and staff
  • have access to our wide ranging 'showing we care about you' staff health and wellbeing programme, as well as a generous benefits package
  • benefit from our rich history and also be part of our exciting future – our commitment to innovation and transformation reaches every corner of the Trust and in 2023 we launched our new patient electronic health record system, Epic

Whatever you're looking for from your career, we are confident you'll find it at Guy's and St Thomas'. To join our exceptional team, see our current vacancies.

Our recruitment process:

Completing the application form

Pre-employment checks

Work permits

Staff workplace adjustment passport

We're committed to making sure that everyone working with us has the right support to carry out their role safely and effectively. 

Our staff workplace adjustment passport helps you talk with your manager about removing any barriers you face to support you to do your job as best as you can.

It will include information that is relevant and important about any disability or long term health conditions you may have.

It's important we know this information to help us provide the right adjustments at the right time. You can share this with us at any stage of your recruitment process, including at your interview, as well as when you start working with us.

For a copy of the passport, please email [email protected].

Learn with us

We're committed to providing the best possible learning environment for everyone. From work experience to full time professional qualification courses. From apprenticeships to life-long learning and professional development.

Clinical education and training

As world famous teaching hospitals, we train the doctors, nurses, allied healthcare professionals and dentists of the future.

See our education and training page for more information and links to undergraduate, post graduate and other professional training we provide.

Work experience

If you're starting out and think you might be interested in a career in healthcare, we provided work experience opportunities to more than 450 young Londoners in both clinical and non-clinical services across the Trust.

For more information about work experience opportunities, see our work experience page.

Management training scheme

This scheme offers the chance to develop professional and leadership skills through a combination of practical experience and a postgraduate qualification.

You'll do 2 placements over 2 years:

  • an operational role making sure services are managed and delivered in the best possible way for our patients
  • a placement focusing on quality and service improvement, or longer-term plans and projects

We'll provide a range of support and learning opportunities. These will complement the skills you develop on placement to help you become a leader and improve patient services.

Please contact [email protected] to find out more.


We recruit apprentices to a variety of areas and job roles including engineering, hospitality, healthcare science and clinical apprenticeships such as nursing associates.

We currently have more than 540 apprentices and aim to offer up to 350 new apprenticeships every year.

For more information, see our apprenticeships page.

Grow with us

Not only do we seek to recruit exceptional people, but we want you to stay with us too.

We know the importance of personal and career development, and this is why we'll do everything we can to help you to realise your ambitions.

The skills we need are always changing, including in response to an increasingly digital and global world, and one where our population is ageing. We'll help you to maintain and acquire the new skills you need to meet the demands of modern healthcare.

As one of the largest trusts in the country, we offer lots of development opportunities, an award winning coaching and mentoring scheme and an extensive training programme.

With 5 leading hospitals, including Evelina London Children's Hospital, and a wide range community services you'll have plenty of scope to take on new challenges

Whatever you're looking for from your career, we are confident you'll find it at Guy's and St Thomas'. Find your next role on our current vacancies page.

Last updated: January 2024

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