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We know that a visit to the hospital can be stressful. We also know that seeing ‘a face like mine’ can be comforting, particularly for children. Seeing or coming into contact with someone you can relate to, through a shared cultural background, can be immediately calming, and can help to settle those jangling nerves.
That’s why, at Alder Hey, we’re committed to increasing diversity across the Trust. We want to actively encourage people of Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to apply for roles at Alder Hey; and we want to inspire children and young people from those same backgrounds to consider our wonderful NHS as one of their possible futures.
Hear the stories of some of our current Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic staff; learn about what they experienced on their journeys to Alder Hey and how they think their background has affected them.
There’s so much on offer from Alder Hey and the NHS (and – sssh! – don’t tell them, but a lot more than just doctors and nurses!). Visit the NHS Health Careers website to find out about the range of roles that there are in the NHS, plus lots of other useful information, like help with applying for jobs and being interviewed.
Job vacancies at Alder Hey are advertised on the NHS Jobs website. Sign-up and you’ll be notified whenever vacancies at Alder Hey are advertised.
Our volunteers are a big part of Alder Hey life! Interested in joining the team to do something meaningful and rewarding? Find out more about volunteering at Alder Hey here.
Alder Hey has an active Council of Governors representing the communities that we serve across England and North Wales. If you’re interested in becoming a Governor, you can find out more about it here.
We made a public statement of our commitment to matters of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion in 2020. Read it here.
Here are links to some anti-racism organisations that you might be interested in.
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