Working with us

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust provides healthcare in hospital to 258,000 people across Southport, Formby and West Lancashire.

Acute care is provided at Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital. This includes adults’ and children’s accident and emergency services, intensive care and a range of medical and surgical specialities. Women’s and children’s services, including maternity, are provided at Ormskirk hospital.

The North West Regional Spinal Injuries Centre at Southport hospital provides specialist care for spinal patients from across the North West, North Wales and the Isle of Man.

The Trust also provides sexual health services for the Metropolitan Borough of Sefton.

Working for Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust offers all the benefits of coast and country living with the convenience of big city life.

We have miles of unspoilt coastline on our doorstep, attractive commuter towns, picturesque villages and stunning countryside all within easy reach. Excellent transport links mean the vibrant, historic city of Liverpool is only a short journey away. Shops, bars, restaurants, museums, galleries, a World Heritage listed waterfront and, of course, two Premiership football teams makes this a destination for travellers from across the world.

Nearer home there is Aintree Racecourse, the home of the Grand National, and Royal Birkdale Golf Club, a regular host of the Open Golf Championship, and of one of many local courses.

With property to match every pocket and taste, people who choose us are choosing a quality of life that’s hard to match.

The University of Liverpool has awarded us the status of University Clinical Education Centre in recognition of the high standard of training provided for students on placement to the Trust.

We pride ourselves in providing safe, clean and friendly care, and recruit to our SCOPE values. We also offer a range of family friendly options to staff.

Staff Benefits

We offer a wide range of benefits and services and a range of opportunities to promote your health and well-being including:

  • Childcare vouchers
  • Sickness absence advice/support
  • Advice about pre-employment/transfer of employment
  • In-house counselling and physiotherapy services
  • Flu vaccinations
  • Targeted health promotion activities
  • Insight – employee assisted programme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Flexible annual leave
  • Parental leave
  • Job share
  • Career break
  • Flexible working hours scheme (flexitime)
  • Term time working
  • Extended days (compressed hours)
  • Flexible retirement