Types of careers at NECS

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A career at NECS means you can be part of something big and you’re welcome to come as you are. There is no limit to where your ambitions and initiative can take you. 

Whether you’re starting your career, returning to it after a break or simply looking for a change, we offer a range of healthcare careers, including in Consultancy, Commissioning and Delivery, Data and Intelligence, Digital, Research, Communications, HR, Finance, IT and Clinical support. 

NECS is always looking for talented people who can add value to the NHS and, as well as our individual team recruitment vacancies, we have also developed some unique and exciting recruitment programmes to help you get a foot in the door. 

Spotlight on…Data Management and Digital Development

Our Data Management and Digital Development services have grown rapidly.

The NECS Data Management team now covers 42% of the country geographically, including in the North East and North Cumbria, Yorkshire and Humber, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Suffolk and Essex, Cambridge and Peterborough, Devon and London.

Our Digital Development service supports national products including CQRS Local, the National Case Management System and the Primary Care Workforce Portal, as well as our own in-house developed products.

Find a role at NECS that is right for you

NECS100 programme  

If you’re a graduate, take a look at our NECS100 programme which began in 2020 and offers exciting and varied opportunities to university graduates, whether you are just starting out in your career or if you are a career-changer. NECS100 is part of our social purpose and creates jobs for the communities we serve. 

Hear directly from our NECS100 colleagues

Apprenticeship and work experience programmes  

Our apprenticeships offer you the chance to gain professional experience and develop the skills you need for an exciting career. You’ll be supported to achieve professional qualifications and accreditations – such as diplomas and even degrees – and earn a salary, all at the same time. 

Our work experience programme will help you discover more about what we do, our teams and how we work together to build a better future. You’ll have the chance to build your skills and uncover a world of career opportunities at NECS.