There are a wide range of exciting and rewarding job opportunities available in the NHS across England. You can make a difference by working for the NHS and being part of a team that keeps the systems running to help keep every patient well.We speak to people working for the NHS about their roles and what they enjoy most about their jobs.
Rakesh Mistry, Customer Service Analyst, NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT)
Rakesh provides IT support for all staff in the NHSBT. His role involves balancing priorities and resources to ensure the best possible outcome for each person, and the NHSBT.“I enjoy working face to face and remotely with NHSBT staff, understanding their immediate and upcoming IT requirements and issues, and providing advice and support on the most appropriate solutions.“My role is technical, but I also get to use my expertise to participate and chair expert groups, weekly team call reviews and project meetings. “It can be a challenge to keep staff happy with their use of IT equipment so that they carry out their own jobs effectively,but I know it is for a good purpose–saving lives.”
Thalia Remy, Employee Relations Administrator at Barts Health NHS Trust
Thalia’s role allows her to get involved in a range of Human Resources(HR)activity including facilitating the Staff Partnership Forum, co-ordinating the job evaluation process and staff mediations across Barts Health NHS Trust. “The thing I love most about my job is the variety of work I get involved in. I really enjoy being part of successful schemes such as the Staff Partnership Forum, where management and Trades Unions work together to find solutions for staff pensions. The concerns about staff welfare is of paramount importance and I feel privileged to play a part in this.”
Noreen Qureshi, Medical HR Assistant, Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust in Prestwich
Noreen assists with the day-to-day operations of Human Resources (HR)providing clerical and administrative support to the HR Coordinator.“I think the best thing about my job is knowing that even though we’re not on the front line physically saving lives, our contribution has a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of so many people and that is satisfying to know.“I get to speak to a range of clinical and non-clinical staff doing great work and I also get to meet the next generation of practitioners coming through and support them on their journey.”“I feel it is important to be in a job that makes you happy and offers you opportunities to progress.”