Working for us

Welcome to the RUH

New colleagues can look forward to a warm welcome and a future full of opportunities at the Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation Trust.

You will be working alongside high calibre staff, many of whom have a national and international reputation for specialist expertise and world-class care, focusing on providing the best services to our patients.

As the largest employer in Bath, we offer a huge range of opportunities and benefits in a genuinely supportive working environment. We know that being a good employer is about more than providing staff benefits. We have worked with staff to develop a clear set of values that we all share.

Our Values

Our values convey the things we heard make the most difference to patients, carers, and staff, and the ways people said we can keep improving. They were created from 1000 hours of listening to almost a 1000 patients, carers, families, and staff who shared their experience of being cared for and working at the RUH.

They set out our ambition for how our patients, carers, families, and staff said they want each and every one of us to behave now and in the future. They represent our aspiration for the type of hospitals we want to be.

Our values are:


There are behaviours which bring each of our values to life and you can read them here:


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