Skip to Main Content

What are Health, Care and Voluntary Organisations and what do they do?

Arden and Gem Clinical Support Unit: A support organisation to health and care nationally, with some positions available in Norwich and further afield : About Us – NHS Arden & GEM CSU (

Cambridge Community Services: A community trust that provides services across the East of England. Outside of the vaccination programme, this trust runs services in sexual health (ICASH services) . These services have bases in Norwich, Kings Lynne and Great Yarmouth : iCaSH Norfolk

Also children’s and young people services with the main base in Cringleford, south Norwich Norfolk Children’s and Young People’s Health Service (service users only) – Young and Free %

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC (ECCH) is a staff-owned social enterprise, providing community-based NHS healthcare services in Norfolk and Suffolk. We have contracts with the NHS and two county councils. At least 70,000 people are registered as service users with ECCH. It has its headquarters in Lowestoft but operates across sites in Norfolk and Waveney. For more information go to: About ECCH | ECCH

EEAST- East Anglia Ambulance Trust. This trust has an operations base in Norwich. For more information go to: About us ( This Trusts local base is in Hellesdon in North Norwich and is looking for help from clinicians, paramedics, drivers, call handlers and administrators. There are smaller bases across the county.

Hertfordshire Partnership Foundation Trust (HPFT) manage services at Little Plumstead Hospital which supports leaning disability services. This site is based on the edge of the Norfolk Broads; Norfolk (

IC24: Integrated Care 24: This Social Care Organisation supports services such as NHS 111, some walk in centres and out of hours services. Their work requires help from administrators at all levels, call centre handlers and clinicians including GPs. The main local headquarters is based at Broadland Business Park on the East side of Norwich but they have smaller bases across the county About Us – IC24

JPUH: James Paget University Hospital: This is an acute Hospital based in the East of the county in Gorleston, near to Great Yarmouth. For more information about their services visit: James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital (NNUH): This acute Hospital has its main site on the west side of Norwich on the site of the research park near the university. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust » Our Services ( There is a smaller site in the town of Cromer on the North Norfolk Coast. Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust » Services at Cromer Hospital (

NSFT: Norfolk and Suffolk Foundation Trust: Provide Mental Health and learning disability care across Norfolk and Suffolk. The teams work in geographical care groups working to leadership teams and require support from clinicians and non- clinicians across all areas. Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust supports people with mental health problems. | Norfolk and Suffolk NHS (

NWCCG: Norfolk and Waveney Clinical Commissioning Group: This organisation is responsible for planning and buying local health services known as commissioning. The organisation does not provide care directly but does require the expertise of clinicians and administrators in the decision making processes. There are two main bases; East Norwich and Kings Lynn. About – Norfolk and Waveney CCG

NCHC: Norfolk Community Health and Care; This organisation operates across most of Norfolk excluding East Norfolk (See ECCH for East Norfolk). The organisation provides community services across Central and West Norfolk including community nursing. They  provide adult and childrens services. This ttrsudt by its nature have many local bases across the area with some larger bases in the larger towns and Norwich. The organisation requires help from clinicians including AHPs and administrators. About us | NCH&C (

NCC: Norfolk County Council :  The Council offer an array of care support services to the residents of Norfolk (excluding Waveney), services include helping to keep people in their own homes to rehabilitation after a hospital stay. The council also has a link into independent care providers. Home support – Norfolk County Council. The Council regularly advertises for support in the area of care that requires support from administrators and clinicians (registered and unregistered). A part of the Council includes Norfolk First Support which offer re-enablement at home : Norfolk First Support – reablement support at home – Norfolk County Council

Primary Care including general practices, pharmacies and opticians and dentists. This gives a little more insight into what Primary Care covers: NHS England » Primary care services. All towns and many villages have a general practice presence. All primary care services require support from clinicians and administrators.

QEHKL: Queen Elizabeth Hospital Kings Lynn; This is an acute hospital based in Kings Lynn West Norfolk. qehkl : our services. This Trust requires help from clinicians and administrators

St Johns Ambulance: A nation wide charity staffed mainly by volunteers but with some paid roles: Fundraise, volunteer and donate to charity – Get involved | St John Ambulance (

Suffolk County Council – For the Waveney area ( Lowestoft and surrounds); To find out more about working for Suffolk County Council : Working for Suffolk County Council | Suffolk County Council

Voluntary Norfolk: This charity offers unpaid and paid opportunities for work across a large range of charities operating in Norfolk . To find out more about this organisation go here:  About Us | Voluntary Norfolk