Leicester and the surrounding areas are a great place to live, with many open spaces and events.

Come to Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland for fantastic healthcare careers, great lifestyles, and amazing educational opportunities. Our region is in the heart of England with great road and rail links, and just 1 hour from Birmingham or London.

Welcome to Leicester!

From Premier League champions to royalty, Leicester is a city with suburban appeal for people who want to achieve big things but stay connected to the community.

A vibrant and diverse city with a unique history, Leicester has great schools, a lively cultural and retail scene, sporting stadiums, theatres and entertainment. Well connected by road and rail, London is an hour by train and two international airports are within an hour’s drive. It also benefits from being just a short drive from some of England’s best national parks. House prices are below the national average and offer young professionals through to growing families, a perfect place to call home.

The mix of historic and contemporary Leicestershire provides a unique platform for you to discover something new all year round. Leicester is home to the National Space Centre and has some of the most fantastic areas of natural beauty – Bradgate Park being just one of many. Great healthcare careers, yes, but that is just one more reason to consider locating to this fantastic region.

Take the next step towards a more rewarding career


At University Hospitals of Leicester, we are a forward thinking team with a philosophy of providing the best possible care to women, babies, and their families. This is achieved by providing effective training, education and working collaboratively as a midwifery and medical team.


At UHL nursing is varied and exciting with many of our specialities offering the latest technologies, techniques and medicines. We develop a highly skilled and motivated nursing workforce who care for our patients and each other with kindness and respect


The Nursing Associate role is still relatively new. Depending on the place of employment, skills and responsibilities will vary but they play a key role within the healthcare team. UHL host the Leicestershire School of Nursing Associates that have up to 150 trainee places per year.


At University Hospitals of Leicester, Healthcare Assistants make sure the patient experience is as comfortable and stress-free as possible. It can also be the stepping stone into many other NHS roles, particularly roles such as a Nursing Associate or Registered Nurse.