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Working For Us

If you are appointed to join our dedicated, warm and friendly team, which provides compassionate care to the local populations of Huddersfield and Calderdale, we can offer numerous benefits and opportunities:


We offer an induction, education and ongoing development programme.

The induction is well planned to help you become familiar with your new working environment and to work effectively.


Employees of CHS have access to a wide range of fantastic offers and services, which include:

  • Monthly newsletters
  • Onsite nursery
  • Staff Benefits Handbook
  • Access to CHS Intranet 
  • Access to NHS Discounts
  • Staff Social Committee
  • Access to pension scheme
  • CHS Employee Handbook




Join the team



CHS induction is well planned to help you become familiar with your new working environment and to work effectively.  


During our induction, we will cover the following themes:

  • Physical Orientation - telling you all about the local area and location in the UK
  • Organisational Orientation - Explaining how you fit into the team
  • Health and Safety - includes fire safety, manual handling,infection control, etc.
  • Information on the organisation's history, service, culture and values, including an appreciation of equality and diversity issues
  • A clear outline of the job and its requirements
  • How structured training, where appropriate,  will be provided in line with national standards
  • IT and communication arrangements (eg use of intranet)
  • Clinical governance, complaints handling and risk management.






CHS intends to:

  • better the public sector target of 2.3% and aspire to at least 5% of our workforce being apprentices.
  • use apprentices and apprenticeships for our new starters where we can, recognising that some posts do not fit the criteria in terms of career path or service need.
  • over time, use apprenticeships to develop all our team leaders, supervisors and managers, to deliver their management and leadership roles.
  • provide internal training on people skills where appropriate.
  • develop a three year plan and at the end of three years we will have a robust and well developed workforce, with the skills and experience to do an excellent job.
  • use apprentices to replace existing roles, unless an additional post is approved by the CHS Operational Committee.



The medical devices training team has worked with Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust for the last 10 years and has become one of the national innovators and lead for delivering compliance, documentation and training resources.  The team works closely with NAMDET (National Association of Medical Device Educators & Trainers) and our equipment suppliers to develop and produce bespoke training materials.

Fair Treatment

CHS aims to create an environment and culture of openness, trust and honesty.  We encourage and celebrate diversity because broader perspectives, skills, experience and knowledge will enrich and enhance the value we bring to each other, our clients, shareholders and other stakeholders.

The Cupboard

The Cupboard is simply what we call our Organisational Development strategy – it’s about us, it’s our ‘people’ strategy. The strategy is made up of 7 important priorities. These are the 7 things that affect everyone who works at CHFT, and these are the things that we’re going to concentrate on. 

Click here to view The Cupboard.