CHESTERFIELD ROYAL HOSPITAL NHS FOUndation TRUST

Chesterfield Royal Hospital is a public hospital in Chesterfield, England. The Chesterfield Royal Hospital and accompanying facilities in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, became an NHS Foundation Trust in January 2005, offering health services. 

Durrant Hall was demolished in 1859, and the hospital was established on the site. Over the years, several additions and extensions have been done. It was originally run by a Board of Management until being absorbed into the National Health Service in 1948. In 1984, the hospital relocated to Calow, near Chesterfield.

 

The new hospital first opened its doors in 1860; it was renamed the Chesterfield Royal Hospital in 1918, and a nurses' residence was constructed in 1919, before it became part of the National Health Service in 1948. On April 29, 1984, a new modern hospital in Calow opened its doors to patients. 

Paediatrics, Women's Health Unit, Emergency Management Unit, and Clinical Decision Unit are among the 19 wards with 570 general and acute beds. This trust employs 3465 people. 

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KNOW THE LOCATION

Chesterfield is a town and borough (district) in Derbyshire, England, located at the confluence of the Rother and Hipper rivers. The town of Chesterfield and its environs, including the town of Staveley, make up the borough. Chesterfield is a significant market town and unparished region in the Borough of Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England, located at the junction of the River Rother and River Hipper, 24 miles north of Derby and 11 miles south of Sheffield. Chesterfield is a historic market town in the English county of Derbyshire. 

Chesterfield is a fantastic area to live for singles and families alike. It has a lot of work prospects and a little bit of country living mixed in with the city life. It is well-positioned for business, and there are numerous schools. Chesterfield is most known for the crooked spire of its Church of Saint Mary and All Saints, which inspired the nickname "The Spireites" for the local football team. Chesterfield was founded as a Roman fort around the year 70 AD. The territory was pacified by the early 2nd century, and the Romans moved on. The old fort was decommissioned. Chesterfield, on the other hand, is named after the Roman fort.

Education

The majority of the area's 24 schools presently have an Ofsted "good" rating, which they have earned at various times over the last few years. In the Chesterfield area, there are a total of 64 schools. More than 63,000 kids are educated in Chesterfield County Public Schools' 64 schools. Chesterfield County contains 39 elementary schools (K-5), 12 middle schools (grades 6-8), 11 high schools (grades 9-12) with 13 speciality centres and two career and technical centres, and two career and technical centres.

 

In the most current SATs results from May 2019, over two-thirds of primary and junior schools in the Chesterfield area scored at least the required threshold for 11-year-olds. 

The national average is 65 percent, and 15 schools in the Chesterfield region, or 62.5 percent, have met or exceeded that mark. Based on the 2018-19 examinations, Hady Primary School presently ranks first, with 88 percent of students meeting the required standard in reading, writing, and math. 

Hasland Junior School comes in second with 85 percent, followed by Duckmanton Primary with 84 percent.

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Transport 

Bus: 

There are several bus services in the region that may take you around Chesterfield, as well as to and from the following nearby locations. If you want to travel further out but don't want to spend as much money as you would on the train, taking the coach is the way to go. Coaches can take you to almost any location in the United Kingdom. National Express operates coach routes throughout the country at very low pricing.

 

Train: 

Chesterfield railway station serves the town of Chesterfield in Derbyshire, England. It lies on the Midland Main Line. Four tracks pass through the station which has three platforms. The station was on the Great Central (GCR) Chesterfield Loop which ran between Staveley Central and Heath Junction (just north of Heath railway station) on the Great Central Main Line. The station opened in 1892 and was closed in 1963. Although the official closing date was 4 March 1963, the last passenger train to use the station did so on 15 June, when 'Flying Scotsman' stopped there during a Railway Preservation Society tour from Sheffield Victoria to Marylebone. It remained open for goods traffic until 11 September, and a private siding continued in use after that.

 

Compared to nearby Chesterfield Midland, the station was little used. The number of passengers using the station during the week ending 19 August 1961 was 1,829, whereas Midland station was used by 22,285 passengers in the same week, over twelve times as many.

The station was demolished by 1973 to make way for Chesterfield's inner-relief road, much of which was built along the former trackbed of the GCR. This dual-carriageway now forms part of the A61 road. The 410-yard (370 m) tunnel immediately to the south of the station, which ran from Brewery Street to Hollis Lane, remains in place, sealed at its northern end due to the road construction

Leisure

Visit Chesterfield for a great day out or to stay. Brilliantly located in the centre of the UK with superb road, rail and air links, the town is famous for its 800 year-old open air market and the unique and unusual 'Crooked Spire' Church. ... Chesterfield is the perfect base to explore the Peak District and Derbyshire.

 

Top Attractions in Chesterfield 

  • The Parish Church of St Mary and All Saints

  • Linacre Reservoir

  • Chesterfield Canal

  • Barrow Hill Roundhouse Railway Centre

  • Stainsby Mill at Hardwick Estate

  • Queen's Park

  • Chesterfield Museum

  • Pomegranate Theatre

  • Hardwick Old Hall

  • Holmebrook Valley Park

  • Glapwell Nurseries

  • Sutton Scarsdale Hall

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Why should you choose Chesterfield Royal   HOSPITAl NHS TRUST?
 

Health and Wellbeing

The trust has a robust health and wellness programme that provides access to a variety of perks, including: 

  • Yoga and Pilates courses, a walking group, a running club, and health checks are all available as fitness choices

  • Nutritious dining options are available in their on-site restaurant, which offers a discount, as well as a regular fruit and vegetable booth where you may purchase healthy snacks

  • A Choir

  • Financial management support and much more

Family Friendly Benefits

The trust is dedicated to assisting employees in establishing a healthy work-life balance. In addition to statutory rights such as maternity leave, paternity leave, parental leave, and adoption leave, a variety of family-friendly advantages such as flexible working are available.

Staff Lottery and Salary Sacrifice Schemes

At the Trust, they have a staff lottery going on. You can purchase lottery numbers that are placed into a monthly draw for the chance to win cash rewards. You can also request to bid for things for your department for the benefit of all workers using the lottery scheme's bidding process.

Access to Various Discounts

You may get health-related discounts at a variety of stores and eateries.

Benefits and Salary 

In accordance with national NHS terms and conditions, you will receive a competitive pay and extensive annual leave entitlements. 

 

Development and Training 

You'll have access to a variety of training and development opportunities both within and outside the trust. The Trust places a high priority on career development. Regular discussions on your progress are held as part of our appraisal season discussions. A purpose-built Education Centre with a large library is available.

Staff Appreciation 

We have an Applause programme that recognises everything from little acts of generosity toward coworkers or patients to major pieces of innovative practise. Our applause system is founded on our CARE values and provides immediate acknowledgement of a job well done. Our long service awards programme also honours the contributions of our colleagues. 

Employee Assistance 

For those times when you need a little additional help, you'll have access to both an Occupational Health Service and an Employee Assistance Program (EAP). Employees are entitled to free access to the EAP. This is a private service that provides discreet information, support, and counselling. It is offered to 1 employee and their partner/children living with them over the age of 16. At the rust, we also have a Freedom to Speak Up Guardian who may be called to talk about any concerns you're having.

Facilities 

A non-chargeable cash machine, an on-site Post Office, and a Royal Mail post box are all available at the hospital. Throughout the facility, there are several lounging places, computer kiosks, and restrooms, as well as a direct taxi phone in the main lobby. 

 

Parking and Transportation 

Employees are entitled to subsidised parking on the ate. If you take the bus to work, you'll also get a discount on your bus fare. The Trust also runs a car-sharing programme and a salary-sacrifice cycle-to-work programme. 

 

Food is available on the premises. 

Our cooks provide a variety of meals, sandwiches, and snacks that are accessible in the hospital's many food, dunk, and shop outlets.

Communications 

You will receive regular communications via a variety of channels, including social media and our popular employee app. Employee feedback is also solicited through a variety of platforms in order to improve the company, including a staff forum, listening into Action events, and regular staff surveys. 

 

Annual Vacation 

You'll be given a large amount of yearly leave, ranging from 35 to 41 days each year pro rata (inclusive of bank holidays). 

If it would be beneficial to you, you might also request to buy or sell some of your yearly leave.

Pension 

For employees over the age of 16, all positions are pensionable. This permits you to join a workplace pension plan. Employees will be automatically enrolled in the NHS pension programme if they meet the eligibility requirements. Employees who do not qualify for the plan will be registered in the NEST (National Employment Savings Fund).

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