Last updated: 05 January 2023

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  Welcome to PHU Careers 

“I am proud of not just the fantastic services and compassionate care we deliver for our patients, but the way every single member of Team PHU comes together to support each other. At PHU we pride ourselves in the role we play within our local communities, both as a provider of healthcare and as one of the largest employers in Portsmouth. PHU is a great place to work with countless opportunities for development at all levels, so we hope you will consider joining us soon.” #ProudToBePHU

Penny Emerit

Chief Executive, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (PHU)

At Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (PHU) we care for a population of about 675,000 residents across Portsmouth and south east Hampshire. We offer a full range of hospital services from our main site at Queen Alexandra Hospital in Portsmouth, as well as providing outpatient and diagnostic facilities at community sites and local treatment centres:

  • St Mary’s Hospital – midwifery, dermatology and disablement services
  • Gosport War Memorial Hospital – a range of services including Blake Maternity Unit, Minor Injuries Unit and diagnostics
  • Petersfield Community Hospital – The Grange Maternity Unit

We offer a range of career paths, which require our staff working in different areas of the trust to have varying skills sets. From Admin and Clerical, to Health Care Support Workers and from Estates and Facilities to Midwives, we have a role for YOU.

Our core values are, “Working Together – for Patients, with Compassion, as One Team and Always Improving”. We carry these values with us in everything we do including the training, development and recruitment of staff. If these values resonate with you and you are looking for an opportunity to build an exciting career, contact us now to discuss your options. 



"We take a values-based approach to recruitment which means we aim to attract staff on the basis that their individual values and behaviours align with our organisational values."




At Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (PHU) we offer a wide range of exciting career paths. Click on the links below to find out more:

At Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust, we believe in working together to drive excellence in care for our patients and communities. By becoming a member of our team, you will be joining one of the largest acute hospital Trusts in the country and the second largest employer in Portsmouth.


For more information about the different apprenticeships we run at PHU, please click here