Living and working in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw

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In South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw we have a long and successful track record of working together to improve the health and wellbeing of local people. Now, as an integrated care system, we are bringing all of the local health and care partners together with citizens, to plan the next generation of health and care services for our region.

Together, we want to give everyone a great start in life, to give them the support they need to stay healthy and live longer, with more life chances and opportunities for the wellbeing of every person, not just their physical healthcare needs.

We believe that developing and supporting our staff is vital to achieving these exciting developments across the region. We have over 48,000 members of staff who work to meet the needs of the 1.5 million people across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. Our staff provide services 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and we are committed to supporting our staff to do the best possible job and provide the best possible care.

To better meet the needs of our patients, we will have a workforce that is flexible – with the right people, with the right skills, in the right place and at the right time – often working across sites to help provide the care needed, where needed.

Why live and work in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw?

In South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw we're made up of five key places;




Rotherham, and;


With an extensive industrial heritage, our towns and city are the perfect blend of urban and rural - with the Peak District National Park lying in some places, just minutes away.

Being in a central location means the cities of Leeds, London, Manchester and York are within easy reach. The Scottish capital city of Edinburgh can also be reached easily by train.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport can take you to many western European countries as well as Egypt, Barbados and Jamaica.

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Things to see/do

  • Doncaster is home to the Yorkshire Wildlife Park. Most of the animals at the park are either endangered or threatened and the Park works closely with charities to help the conservation of endangered species in the wild and in captivity.

Sports and recreation

Home to the world's oldest football club, the oldest football ground, the World Snooker Championships and the English Institute of Sport, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw has a range of sports to watch, play and compete in.

Did you know...

Sheffield has been named as the UK's friendliest city? (Survey by the Co-Op in 2017)