"Being part of an award winning team gives me outstanding job satisfaction."
Keeley Jones, Deputy Sister


"Being part of an award winning team gives me outstanding job satisfaction."

Keeley Jones, Deputy Sister

Where we are

All three of our hospitals are within an hour’s drive of Derby, Chesterfield, Grantham, Doncaster, Nottingham, Leicester and Loughborough. Newark Hospital is under 90 minutes from London by train, and all hospitals are less than an hour’s car journey away from East Midlands Airport. King’s Mill and Mansfield Community Hospitals are very close to the M1 and A38, and nearby Mansfield train station connects easily, via Nottingham, to London trains.

Our hospitals are based in beautiful Nottinghamshire, which offers rich diversity that is steeped in history and famed for its worldwide connections to the Peak District and Sherwood Forest.

Properties in the area range from quaint country cottages to modern town centre apartments, and most areas are very competitively priced.


Mansfield is a market town with a 700-year old market tradition dating back to the Royal Charter, issued in 1227. It has a large market square with surrounding commercial and retail centres, including a museum, numerous restaurants, fast-food outlets, pubs, bars and night clubs. The Palace Theatre is the town’s primary entertainment venue, offering a programme of both professional and amateur productions, including a yearly pantomime. The town has it own railway station – a stop on the Robin Hood Line, which connects Mansfield with Nottingham and Worksop. There are many parks and green spaces, including Titchfield Park with its large grassy areas on both sides of the River Maun. Popular local sports include tennis, angling and the town boasts its own football club, Mansfield Town FC as well as a popular skate plaza based in Fisher Lane Park.


Newark-on-Trent is a market town which developed around Newark Castle, now a historical ruin, and a large marketplace. It is lined with historic buildings and has a number of museums including the National Civil War Centre and Newark Museum. It lies on the River Trent, with the River Devon also running through the town. With easy access via train it is a popular home to many commuters who travel to the cities of Nottingham and London, as well as Leicester, Leeds, Doncaster and York. The Palace Theatre is Newark’s main entertainment venue, showcasing a variety of drama, live music, dance and film.

Local area

Be part of a thriving neighbourhood

Whether you’re looking for arts, sports, shopping or weekend escapes in the peaks or the forest – our local area has something for everyone.

Arts and culture: The Sherwood Forest area is rich in arts and culture. Mansfield Palace Theatre is a lively regional venue and you’re never far from giant cinema complexes. Well-stocked libraries are available in Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Kirkby-in-Ashfield.

Nature: As well as the stunning Peak District National Park and historic Sherwood Forest, you can get close to nature in the bustling centres of Mansfield, Sutton-in-Ashfield and Kirkby-in-Ashfield – well-kept parks, lakes and green spaces offer a welcome retreat for everyone.

Shopping: You’ll find all the high street brands nearby and excellent shopping centres such as the Four Seasons in Mansfield, Idlewells in Sutton-in-Ashfield (which has its own indoor market) and the East Midlands Designer Outlet in Pinxton.

Sports and activities: Lammas Leisure Centre in Sutton-in-Ashfield offers a gym, café, group exercise studios, two swimming pools, squash courts, crèche and ice skating rink. Water Meadows, in Mansfield has a pool with water flumes and a gym, while Festival Hall offers a gym, group exercise studio and squash courts. Popular local activities also include Mansfield Superbowl 2000 and Apollo Bingo Hall in Mansfield Leisure Park.

Getting around: The three towns boast excellent public transport links across the region, including buses from Mansfield to Nottingham, Sutton-in-Ashfield, Mansfield Woodhouse and Derby.

Find out more about local organisations, facilities and services here.

Recruitment Event

Apply now for our next Recruitment Event

When: 15 March 2019 : 9.30am until 12pm
Location: Learning Hub A&B, Level 1, King’s Mill Hospital, Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire NG17 4JL

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