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Information for applicants

Mayday Healthcare aims to be an Employer of Choice by offering:

  • High quality training and development for staff
  • A good working environment
  • Flexible working practices

If you are interested in working at Mayday please click on the link below for news of our latest vacancies.

Current job vacancies

Interview candidates

If you are shortlisted for interview it is important that you bring with you to the interview the following:

  • Evidence of any qualifications that you have mentioned in your application form
  • Photo identification e.g. a passport or driving licence
  • Visa documentation from the Home Office, if required (see below for work permit information)
  • A completed Occupational Health Pre-employment form (see below) in a sealed envelope

Occupational health form - external candidates

Occupational health form - internal candidates (people already employed by Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust)

If you have specific enquiries you can e-mail us.

General information


Benefits of working at Mayday

Mayday offers staff a range of benefits including:

  • Childcare places at our own nursery and holiday playscheme
  • Accommodation on site for some staff and help in finding accommodation off site for others
  • Access to subsidised housing under the Key Worker Living Scheme
  • Professional training and development
  • Flexible working arrangements include working part-time, on a job share, term-time working and annualised hours.
  • Occupational health support
  • Subsidised staff restaurant
  • Gym
  • Staff benefit scheme giving discounts at local shops and companies for a range of goods and services including bars, restaurants and fitness centres.

Mayday achieved the Improving Working Lives Practice Plus Standard in March 2006.

Work permits

The Trust can only employ British or EU nationals and those in possession of a valid working visa.

To apply for a working visa, the job you are applying for must be on the Shortage Occupation List as defined on the Home Office website.  These occupations are where there is a shortage of qualified and skilled residents to recruit to these positions. 

With effect from 14 August 2006, all registered nurses will be removed from the shortage occupation list and replaced with nurses employed or engaged in the NHS at band 7 or 8 of Agenda for Change in the following specialties;

  • Audiology
  • Sleep/Respiratory Physiology
  • Neurophysiology
  • Cardiac Physiology
  • Operating Theatre Nursing
  • Clinical Radiology
  • Pathology
  • Critical Care
  • Midwives

All work permit applications received on or after this date, other than those listed above, will be subject to the full residential labour test.  This list was announced by the DH on 3 July 2006 and may be subject to further changes.

For more information click here

Where eligible the Trust will apply for a work permit so you can work legally for the Trust and in the UK. 

A work permit allows an individual the right to work here in the UK legally. 

Mayday Healthcare NHS Trust will pay for an individual's work permit application, however we do not pay for Leave to Remain applications.  Leave to remain applications validate the work permit when granted.  The fee for this is currently £335.  This is payable by the individual.

We are unable to give advice on immigration rules and regulations. 

Please contact the Home Office directly for further guidance on 0870 606 7766 with regards to immigration.  You can call the Nationality Bureau on 0114 207 4074 for information on work permits

Please visit the website link for further information on Work Permits and Leave To Remain, please visit the official site for up to date and accurate information.


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