Make a difference in Portsmouth with a job in health and care.


There are a huge range of exciting opportunities to work in health and care in Portsmouth. From working directly with people to behind the scenes roles, there’s something for everyone.

We’re looking for people who are passionate about making a difference and want to improve the health and wellbeing of other people’s lives.

On this page you’ll find all of the jobs we’re aware of in the city from across all Health and Care Portsmouth partners.

All NHS vacancies are added onto the national NHS jobs portal, which can be filtered by location. Visit the NHS jobs website to see the current vacancies in Portsmouth.

Hampshire and Isle of Wight ICB offers a range of excellent employment opportunities to new and existing staff. The organisation offers good working conditions, fair pay and benefits, and enable a balance between work and personal life. It understand the important role of the workforce and has a people focused approach which supports staff engagement, employee health and wellbeing, and learning and development opportunities.

The ICB has a forward thinking and innovative culture which supports new ways of working, including working collaboratively with partners across Hampshire and Isle of Wight. The organisation believes that by working and thinking differently, it can achieve the priorities and vision for supporting the people of Hampshire and the Isle of Wight.


Master of Science Mental Health Nursing (2-year course)

In partnership with Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board, there is an opportunity to be salary supported for the duration of the 2-year course.

Important dates for this opportunity:

  • Option to attend a Q&A session – 14th May
  • 1000 – 1045hrs Join the meeting now
  • 1100 – 1145hrs Join the Meeting now

Managers Q&A – 21st May

  • 1130 – 1230hrs Join the meeting now

Application forms must be submitted by 31st May
Interviews dates 18th & 19th June

Please email KATE.MOSS9@NHS.NET for an application form

You can find more information about this course here.

Other vacancies for NHS Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board can be seen here.

Working in local government is rewarding in lots of ways, especially within health and care.

Whether you’re looking for a role supporting children in social care, adults with learning disabilities, care homes or public health, there are a wide range of opportunities to help people well in Portsmouth.

Current vacancies for Portsmouth City Council can be seen here.

Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust (PHU) provides comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire. It also offers some tertiary services to a wider catchment in excess of two million people.

The Trust employs around 7,345 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

PHU offers a range of career paths, which requires 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, there is a role for everyone.

PHU’s core values are: “Working Together – for Patients, with Compassion, as One Team and Always Improving”.

The Trust carries these values in everything they 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 PHU now to discuss your options.

Current vacancies for Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust can be seen here.

Solent NHS Trust is a leading provider of community and mental health services, with a top performing and award winning Academy of Research and Improvement.

The 4,900 talented people at the heart of Solent share an ambitious vision to keep more people healthy, safe and independent at, or close to, home.

The Trust is always keen to hear from people who share their commitment to quality and who are passionate about making a difference. They have a wide range of career options available. Whatever your role, you will be supported with learning and development programmes to help you to continually develop.

Solent NHS Trust want to make their organisation a great place to work., and recognise that this is not just about pay. It is also about the culture of the organisation, the relationships you develop, the opportunities that are open to you and the benefits you enjoy.

Mental Health Outreach Team Practitioner

The closing date is 06 June 2024

Solent NHS Trust have an exciting opportunity to join a brand-new team. You must be a qualified & Registered Mental Health Nurse, Social Worker, or Occupational Therapist. This role will focus on working within the community and supporting those service users in Portsmouth with mental health conditions and substance misuse. You will be expected to be co located with substance misuse services and other organisations within this area of expertise as well as being an integrated part of Mental health services.

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Other vacancies for Solent NHS Trust can be seen here.

HIVE Portsmouth is a strategic partnership in Portsmouth consisting of a representative group of the voluntary and community sector, NHS Hampshire and Isle of Wight Integrated Care Board, and Portsmouth City Council.

They work with local people, groups and organisations in a way that recognises and nurtures the strengths of individuals, families and communities and helps to build independence and self-reliance as an alternative to a reliance on traditional services.

They connect people and organisations to share, support and learn in order to meet the needs of individuals and are committed to working together with the objective of building a happier, healthier and more connected city.


Live and work in Portsmouth

Find out why our city is such a brilliant place to live and work, and meet some of our colleagues who made the move to our great waterfront city.


Volunteering support is provided by Together in HIVE Portsmouth, a local volunteer recruitment agency which helps people find their ideal voluntary position in the Portsmouth community.

There are countless reasons why people volunteer. It’s an opportunity to get involved with your local community, a way to keep your mind active, and a way to increase your confidence and self-esteem.

With a multitude of opportunities across the city, it’s a chance to learn new skills, impress potential employers and even improve your health. Most of all it’s an opportunity to make a real difference in your city.

Find out more about volunteering opportunities in Portsmouth.

Volunteer with a community group

Portsmouth City Council’s independence and wellbeing team are looking for volunteers to help out at some of their groups and activities, which take place across the city.

To find out more about any of these volunteering opportunities, please contact the independence and wellbeing team using the details below.

Phone: 023 9284 1762


Volunteer at the Community Allotment

Are you passionate about gardening and making a positive impact in your community? We are looking for volunteers to help at the Community Allotment (Milton Piece allotments, Locksway Way, Southsea, PO4 8LF). It’s a peaceful space for anyone who enjoys gardening to help grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, and flowers.

With four plots, and accessibility for wheelchair users and those with limited mobility, all are welcome. Some of the work we need help with includes sowing, planting, weeding, grass cutting, harvesting, bed preparation, watering, and other general maintenance.

Whether you can help for a few hours a week, or a few hours a month, we would love to have you on board. No previous gardening experience is necessary.

Neurodivergence and Autism Gardening Drop-in – Group Facilitator

The Neurodivergence and Autism Gardening Drop-in group takes part in gardening, arts and crafts, and chatting over a cup of tea!  If you would like to help make everyone feel welcome, this is the group for you.

The group meets every Thursday, from 10.30am -12.30pm at the Community Allotment (Milton Piece allotments, Locksway Way, Southsea, PO4 8LF).

Ethnic Gardening Group – Group Facilitator

If you are interested in spending time outdoors and growing vegetables from all over the world, this group might be for you!

The Ethnic Gardening Group meets every Monday, from 12.30pm – 2.30pm at the Landport Community Allotment (Fyning Street, Landport, PO1 1JS). You don’t need to be an expert gardener to volunteer with this group, as the members are very knowledgeable.

Diversi-Tea Lounge – Social Group Facilitator

Diversi-Tea Lounge is an intercultural group open to anyone aged 18+ who would like to meet other people in a friendly atmosphere and carry out a range of activities. The group meets every Tuesday, from 12.30pm – 2.30pm at the Deaf Centre (279 Arundel Street, Portsmouth, PO1 1LX).

The group takes part in arts and crafts, cooking, and also holds talks from a range of guest speakers from local organisations and services. If you enjoy chatting to people and making them feel welcome, this is the group for you.