Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) aspires to provide career development opportunities for
all staff roles across the organisation.
Our portfolio of learning activities enables staff to
acquire a breadth of knowledge and skills which supports them to
deliver a safe, high quality and effective service to patients and
families. Our learning activities also provide staff with the chance to
develop their competence and confidence in forging a successful career.
To support our commitment to GOSH staff, together
with the Trust goals around safety and quality, we provide a number of
All new staff who join GOSH receive a comprehensive induction to the organisation, their department and their individual role.
A formal appraisal process. Staff are appraised soon
after joining, where objectives are set and appropriate learning
opportunities are identified. Appraisals occur annually, with regular
informal catch-up sessions in between.
A study leave policy. This provides staff with the
appropriate support so that professional qualifications can be obtained
in a chosen clinical or non-clinical field.
An established and growing range of career pathways
for all professions – medical, clinical, clinical support and
non-clinical. We also provide a leadership and management pathway to
complement technical skill development.