Why work with us?

As a centre of excellence with an unwavering commitment to our patients and staff, there are lots of reasons to join The Royal Marsden

Our mission to do the very best for our patients

To achieve our mission, our sixteen core values – developed by staff from all areas of the organisation – drive what we do every day.

These values underpin our exceptionally high standards of care, and our patients consistently report back positively on their experiences with us.

98% of patients said that they were highly likely or likely to recommend our services to friends and family

NHS Friends and Family Test 2017

Our commitment to our staff

Our international reputation comes from the hard work, skills and successes of our staff and we put great value in developing our people. At the recent Nursing Times Workforce Summit Awards 2018, The Royal Marsden won the ‘Best UK employer of the year’ award, for our strategy ‘Aspiring to excellence’. The judges also commented on how our award presentation addressed equality and diversity and that we have a “genuine commitment to support staff across the organisation”.

We offer a broad range of training and development opportunities – including access to our leading education specialists at The Royal Marsden School – and a generous rewards and benefits programme.

Our staff engagement score of 4.02/5 was well above the national average

2016 National NHS Staff Survey

Our world-class team and facilities

Whatever team you join, at The Royal Marsden you will be surrounded by an exceptional team of supportive colleagues, including some of the most eminent specialists in their field.

Our staff work in the very best patient environments and work with leading edge equipment, including the da Vinci XI surgical robot and state-of-the-art radiotherapy machine, the MR Linac.

Over 95% of staff would be happy with the standard of care we provide if a friend or relative needed treatment

2016 National NHS Staff Survey

Our unrivalled worldwide reputation

The Royal Marsden opened its doors in 1851 as the world’s first hospital dedicated to cancer research, diagnosis, treatment and education.

Today, in association with The Institute of Cancer Research, we are recognised as one of the world’s leading centres for patient care, cancer research and education.

We have an overall patient experience rating of 9/10, the highest score for any Trust

Care Quality Commission Inpatient Survey 2015