Using reward as part of an effective recruitment strategy

20 / 10 / 2017

Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust used reward, within its recruitment strategy to ease workforce supply pressures and reduced vacancy rates.

This case study looks at some of the recruitment challenges faced by the trust and how it overcame them using the following key approaches:


  • recommend a friend scheme
  • welcome to North Devon video
  • an individual approach to NHS Jobs 
  • support on relocation
  • recognising achievements 
  • dedicated recruitment website.
Find out more about reward in the NHS and access our range of reward resources on our reward webpages

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