Making a home
Whether you are already working in healthcare or looking for a career change, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust is already the employer of choice for more than 5,000 people. People just like you.
In this section you can find out about our current vacancies (clinical and non-clinical), our commitment to continuous professional development, our belief in every colleagues being regarded as a leader and the many reasons why you should consider coming to work with us, even if it means relocating.
The North East has some of the most affordable homes in the country, with a lot more home for your money, an excellent quality of life and some of the UK’s most beautiful countryside right on your doorstep.
Average housing costs in the region are far lower than the rest of the country – whether buying or renting, your money will go far further here.
UK average house cost* – £281,161
London average – £529,829
North West average – £208,867
North East average – £155,215
Our region is home to many excellent schools that can provide young families with excellent education, encouraging your child to aim high in a happy and healthy environment. 75.5% of pupils received GCSE grades 4 or C and above from 2019 to 2021. (GOV.UK)
Higher education provision is also excellent, with five universities in the North East covering a wide range of degrees and other courses:
- Durham University
- Newcastle University
- Northumbria University
- Sunderland University
- Teesside University
Reasons to live in the North East
- More for your money with lower than average housing and living costs
- Excellent schools and universities for your children
- Beautiful coasts, countryside and national parks just a short train, bus, cycle, or car drive away
- Excellent transport links including Teesside and Newcastle airports.
- Good theatre and music venues both independent and larger venues.
You’ll never be stuck for something to do in Teesside
Whatever you pass time, hiking, gigs, swimming, theatre and more, you’re bound to find something on our door step.
- The North Yorks Moors National Park
- Roseberry Topping
- Stockton International Riverside Festival
- The Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art
- The Tees Transporter Bridge
- National Museum of the Royal Navy Hartlepool
- Stockton Globe
- Preston Hall Museum and Park
- Ormsby Hall
- Middlesbrough Football Club
Our region benefits from a packed schedule of public events, a thriving bar and restaurant scene and stunning local nature sites from rugged coastline to countryside walks. Enjoy Tees Valley can give you the lowdown on what’s going on.
The North East has great transport links, with both London and Edinburgh only three hours away by train. By road, two major motorways – the A1 and A19 – gives drivers easy access to the rest of the North East; including Durham, Sunderland, Newcastle. You’re also only a short distance from stunning coastlines and countryside.
North Tees Stockton
The University Hospital of North Tees is located on the outskirts of Stockton town centre. A regular bus service operates between Stockton Town Centre and the hospital, towns and villages nearby. We are just a five-minute taxi ride away from Stockton railway station.
If you are arriving by road, North Tees Hospital is easily accessible by exiting the A19 onto the A1027, then to the A177 and Hardwick Road.
If you plan to live more locally, Stockton has a lot to offer cyclists, with many safe cycling routes available.
The University Hospital of Hartlepool is located to the north of the town. A regular bus service operates between Hartlepool town centre and the hospital, towns and villages nearby. We are just a five-minute taxi ride away from Hartlepool railway station.
If you are arriving by road, Hartlepool Hospital is easily accessible by exiting the A19, onto the A179 (Easington Road) and finally to Holdforth Road.