Working For Us

To work here, will you commit to ...

  • Caring about staff, patients, their families and your community and smile whilst you deliver this care compassionately?
  • Keep people safe and comfortable?
  • Keep the hospital clean and tidy?

If so, KGH is looking for you

At KGH we promise we will ...

  • Give you variety of work in a friendly hospital
  • Offer a blend of learning opportunities to give you the ability to progress your career at KGH
  • Have competitive benefits and terms and conditions

… will you work at KGH?

montage of five photos - 5 student nurses, doctor and a nurse smiling, nurse collecting drugs from a pharmacist, the front of the main hospital building and patient in bed receiving a cup of tea from a housekeeper

A friendly hospital …

Kettering General Hospital offers a wide range of services. We recognise our role in providing health care to the community and our responsibility as a large employer in Kettering. We are proud of our hospital community as demonstrated through our active fundraising activities i.e. abseiling, cake sales and staff pantomime.

montage of six pictures - hospital pantomime, charity abseil down lift tower, coloured panels in hospital Atrium, pantomime (2) and ice bucket challenge

KGH jobs and career progression for …

Check out our current vacancies to view and apply for all jobs that are currently available

  • Nursing
  • Estates and Ancillary
  • Allied Healthcare Professionals
  • Doctors
  • Healthcare Scientists
  • Administration
  •  Midwifery
  • Management
  • Chartered Professions

A selection of our vacancies are published on our Facebook and LinkedIn  accounts and in local and national press.

All vacancies can also be viewed at local job centres.

We offer a variety of work and learning opportunities in…

  • Urgent care medicine
  • Surgery
  • Clinical support
  • Information technology
  • Speciality medicine
  • Anaesthetics
  • Finance
  • Healthcare leadership
  • Adult medicine
  • Women and children
  • HR and OD

 Benefits and terms and conditions…

  • NHS terms and conditions
  • Salary sacrifice childcare vouchers
  • A staff app
  • Generous annual leave entitlement
  • Salary sacrifice phones and electrical goods
  • On-site nursery
  • Access to the NHS pension
  • Salary sacrifice cars
  • Staff discounts
  • Staff Lottery

Living here…

KGH is just off the M1 / A14. Kettering, as a location, offers low house prices with access to the beautiful Northamptonshire countryside. There are excellent road and rail network links to and from London, East Midlands and Birmingham.

We offer onsite accommodation through an organisation called Optivo. More information about rooms and properties (Optivo Keyworker Accommodation website Kettering page)

Other opportunities available at KGH… 

Become a KGH Student Nurse …

If you are interested in becoming a student nurse with the University of Northampton and having your clinical placements at Kettering General Hospital and the surrounding area please email

Become a KGH Apprentice …

In partnership with local providers, we offer a variety of structured apprenticeship programmes that provide an opportunity to experience working in the NHS and offer opportunities to develop strong links with other apprentices across the Trust through regular support meetings.

As these become available we advertise for them via our current vacancies page.

Become a KGH volunteer …

Volunteering opportunities are available within the Trust including roles as nutritional support, patient be-frienders, meet and greeters, admin and clerical and fundraising.

We want to make the best use of your skills and experience together with an opportunity that works for you . If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please send an email to with your name, address, day time telephone number and your areas of interest and an application form will be sent to you detailing further information.