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We provide local NHS services in south London and Kent that take care of the whole person - body and mind. We specialise in community health, mental health and learning disabilities. We care for people of all ages and work closely with a variety of partners to ensure that our services are well-integrated and wide-ranging.

We have a workforce of around 3,500 people including over 20 professions. In the National Staff Survey for several years we have been rated the best or amongst the best places to work in the NHS. Highlights from the 2015 results:

  • 94% of our staff would recommend our care to their friends and family
  • 93% look forward to going to work each day
  • 93% feel that career opportunities are open to all
  • 89% feel able to contribute to improvements at work
  • 94% feel they are able to do their job to a standard they are pleased with

We serve a population of over 800,000 from more than 125 sites in a variety of locations across the London Boroughs of Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich and into Kent. In most of our roles we pay outer London weighting of between £3,448 and £4,395 per year.

We are financially stable and are growing and diversifying. In 2013 we took over ownership of Queen Mary's Hospital and are investing £30million into developing the site.

We are committed to equality for all our staff, including around race, sexual orientation, disability and gender identity. We support our staff to develop and have great opportunities for career progression and flexible working. We take equality and diversity seriously and have active BME, LGBT and disability groups. We were in Stonewall's list of top 100 gay-friendly employers in 2016.


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