Let’s get

We know the journey into a new role can be daunting and the process can sometimes feel complicated and confusing.
Your experience is really important to us
so we have designed a recruitment journey that is
as simple as possible and ensures that
you know what to expect at each stage.

We’ll be there every step of the way to ensure you know what will happen next and can access help if you need guidance or support.

Steve McGowan, Director of Workforce & Organisational Development

Your journey to
destination Humber


    View our live jobs to find the role that’s right for you. Check out the job profile page to find out what it’s like to work at Humber in the role you’re interested in, so you know if we’re the right fit.


    Select the job you are interested in on the website and click ‘Apply online now’.


    You will be taken to Trac Jobs, our online recruitment platform. You will need to create an account with Trac to apply for a role. By registering with Trac you can make online applications, receive customised job alerts about new vacancies and manage your interviews, ID checking appointments and DBS checks all in one convenient location.


    Complete your application form.

    You can expect to hear from us within 6 weeks of the closing date if you have been shortlisted for interview. If you would like feedback email HNF-TR.Recruitment@nhs.net who will direct your query to the recruiting manager.

    By using the Trac updates you can stay up to date on similar roles and we hope to welcome you to interview again soon.


    Your interview will take place.

    If you are successful at interview you will receive a conditional offer letter by email which will include your ‘Destination Humber – New Starter Pack’. This pack includes all the forms you need to complete and you can even fill them all in online to make it as easy as possible for you to return.


    We will arrange an appointment with the recruitment team to provide them with ID to verify your identity as well as to show them any qualification certificates you may have that are relevant to your appointment.


    All pre-employment checks are undertaken including occupational health report, two references which cover the last three years of previous employment, professional membership and completed declaration regarding current unspent convictions or all criminal convictions.

    On completion of all pre-employment checks your manager will be in touch to arrange a start date.


    You will receive your unconditional letter and your contract of employment by email.

    We will create your Electronic Staff Record (ESR). ESR is the national HR and Payroll system used by the NHS which records your personal and employment details and which Payroll use to process your pay. You are able to access the system to view and update your personal information.

    You will be able to access the ESR system with the log in issued in your unconditional offer letter and once you have activated your Smartcard.

Your first
Two weeks


    Your line manager will be in touch before your first day to ensure you know where to report to on day one.


    Your local or workplace induction will be carried out on your first day by your line manager. This is the perfect opportunity for you to familiar yourself with the working environment, meet members of your team and generally begin to understand more about your team and the wider Trust.


    Pick up your ID badge and request your Smart Card. Your smart card allows you to access systems including our virtual private network (VPN), login to your ESR and if you are a clinical member of staff, access clinical systems such as Lorenzo.


    You will attend a welcome event on the first Monday of the month. This event will help you understand more about our Trust, our aims and ambitions and values as well as providing information about staff benefits you can access.


    All eligible new starters to the Trust will benefit from a Probationary period of 6 months, during which you will receive support and guidance from your line manager as well as have the opportunity to explore learning and development opportunities to enable you to develop in your new role.

    During the probationary period you can expect to be set some reasonable objectives to achieve during the first 6 months and will enjoy regular reviews as part of this process.

    You will receive a list of mandatory training which must be completed within one month. Most of this training can be completed online via ESR.

Your first
three months


    Your probationary review is an opportunity for you and your manager to review your progress to date, discuss training/development opportunities undertaken or still required and for both parties to raise any issues.


    Your feedback is incredibly important to us so to allow us to hear from you directly you will be invited to a coffee and catch up with one of our Executive Management Team. This is an opportunity for us to hear of the successes as well as any challenges or frustrations that you may have faced as a new employee at the Trust.

Your first

Within your first year with us, you will receive:

  • A probationary final review and annual appraisal.

  • Regular supervision with your line manager to discuss your progress.

  • The opportunity to share your views in the annual NHS National Staff Survey and our Staff, Friends and Family Test (depending on your start date).

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