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Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust provides physical and mental health care, learning disability, and adult social care services across Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Shropshire, and Telford & Wrekin. In addition, we provide services on a wider regional and national basis including perinatal, eating disorders, and forensic services. We deliver out-of-area sexual health services, and our Inclusion service offers psychological and drug & alcohol services, in the community, and in prisons.

As an organisation we serve a population of 1.5 million and currently employ around 8,500 members of staff.

MPFT is a diverse and inclusive Trust with teams that are empowered and supported to deliver care in a way which is consistent with our values:

  • putting people at the heart of what we do
  • empowering people to improve care and wellbeing
  • delivering better health, better care in partnership

At MPFT, our mission is ‘Together, we are making life better for our communities’. Our people make a real difference to people’s lives and we believe that by leading by example, being caring and compassionate, honest and trustworthy, respectful and listening to and engaging with our colleagues, service users and patients we will bring our values to life; improving the quality of care we provide as well as making MPFT a fantastic place to work.

“We are delighted to announce our partnership with the JCB Academy and supporting T-level students. Midlands Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust, recognises the importance of engaging with the next generation of talent, and by joining forces with the JCB Academy, we aim to provide invaluable opportunities for students to discover the vast potential of the Healthcare sector. Through this collaboration, we are eager to contribute to their learning, skills development, and inspiration, empowering them to thrive and excel in their Engineering or Business Management T-level qualification. We are excited about our involvement in various initiatives, including facilitating work experience placements, offering career advice, extending recruitment support, and fostering workshop-based learning experiences.”
Claire French, Workforce Development & Agenda for Change Manager

How MPFT work with the Academy

MPFT are a Gold Employer Partner of the JCB Academy:

  • Work Experience
  • Guest Speaker
  • Recruitment Support
  • Mock Interviews
  • Careers Events
  • Industry Placement
  • Staff development
  • Learner Workshops/Challenges
  • Curriculum