Why Work with WHSCT


With a range of lifestyle options to suit everyone from the idyllic lakelands of Fermanagh to the bustling streets of Derry/Londonderry the Western Trust is a vibrant and exciting place to pursue a career. Part of the NHS, the health and social care system in Northern Ireland provides ample opportunity to make your career stimulating, challenging and rewarding.  

With much of the services located in rural settings the Western Trust can offer Doctors a unique combination of professional progression and tranquil rural living for those seeking a more relaxed way of life for you and your family. 


The Western HSC is committed to recruiting the best healthcare talent to provide top-class care and provide exceptional clinical services with respect and compassion. 

Dedicated to ensuring safe recruitment practices the Trust along with Direct Medics is committed to providing excellent onboarding, ongoing support and opportunities for professional development. 


The National Health Service (NHS) is one of the largest employers in the world, and is the biggest in Europe, with over 1.3 million staff. 

As part of the NHS, Western Trust services are renowned for their high standards in medical practice with many exciting and challenging opportunities for people who are passionate about making a difference. You will become part of a talented team of people committed to providing the best care and treatment to patients. You will also enjoy one of the most competitive and flexible benefits packages offered by any employer in the UK. 


In joining the Western Trust not only will you become part of the larger NHS community but an integral part of the Western HSC team.  

You will join a close-knit regional healthcare team who will welcome you into your new role and support you during your onboarding transition.  

The trust also operates a Staff Health and Wellbeing Strategy which provides a commitment from senior leadership to create a supportive workplace community, policies and practices that protect, promote and improve the health and wellbeing of all staff. 

As a staff member you will have access to the TWIST West Wellhub which contains health and wellbeing information in one easily accessible website outlining the diverse range of wellbeing programmes, activities and benefits available to you.