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Be outstanding at First Community

As a CQC outstanding organisation, First Community provides some of the best health and care services in the country. By joining Team First Community you could be part of an outstanding award-winning organisation passionate about providing first rate care. And as an employee-owned organisation, you can have an active role in making it even better and know what you do every day makes a real difference.


Find out what our staff say about working at First Community:



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We provide a wide range of NHS community health services for people and communities in Surrey and Sussex. To do this we have a team of dedicated professionals with shared values who go the extra mile.  

Every member of staff plays a vital role and is equally important. We employ nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians, audiologists, speech and language therapists, health care assistants, rehabilitation specialists, pharmacists, occupational therapists, and other specialist clinicians, as well as corporate support professionals including administrators, finance, human resource, IT, and communication specialists. 


Current vacancies

All our current vacancies can be found at NHS jobs and on our 'Current Vacancies' page. If you can't find any vacancies of interest, send us your CV using the webform here. Our recruitment team will keep you updated with any suitable job alerts.


What makes First Community different?

Clinically-led – Created in 2011, First Community was set up by an innovative group of clinicians who saw that by putting patients at the centre and letting clinicians lead from the front. This means patient care is a priority – 85% colleagues said care of patients is First Community’s top priority (compared to 75% of NHS organisations). To see what patients say about us click here.

Employee-owned community interest company – this means colleagues have a stake in First Community and we only exist for the benefit of the local community. Any money we make, is reinvested in services or the community.

Career development for all – we invest in every employee meaning you can have a fulfilling career at First Community and you can gain the skills and experience you want.

It’s a great place to work – Compared to 54% of staff in NHS organisations nationally, 69% of colleagues say they would recommend First Community as a place to work. And our staff engagement puts us in the top performing NHS organisations in the country.

We’re committed to learning and improving – we are never complacent. We are keen to learn from each and from when things don’t go to plan. And we recognise good work and celebrate it at our annual staff awards.