The South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust was established on 1st April 2007 and is one of 5 Trusts in total within Northern Ireland.
The Trust is an integrated organisation, incorporating acute hospital services, community health and social services and serves a population of approx 345,000 people with a budget of almost £500 million.
The Trust covers the local government districts of Ards, North Down, Down and Lisburn. Nursing and Caring direct recruit for Health Care Assistants in Down and Downshire Hospital, Lagan Valley Hospital and Ulster Hospital within the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust.
As well as commitment to delivering safe, timely, high quality and cost-effective care, the South Eastern Trust has a higher purpose – to improve health and wellbeing and reduce inequalities by using their size as a force for good and working in partnerships with other organisations such as those responsible for housing and education.