The area

Of course, coming to work for UHSussex isn’t just about where you work, it’s also about where you live. We want you have a healthy work/life balance and we believe there’s nowhere better in the world to achieve that than right here.

With hospitals in the historic county town of Chichester, coastal town of Worthing, market town of Shoreham, seaside city of Brighton and the popular commuter town of Haywards Heath, we are confident you will find a place to call home.

Many of our colleagues are lured here by the bright lights of Brighton. This city by the sea offers something for everyone, from eating and drinking, to theatre and live music along with a relaxed atmosphere you only get at the seaside.

Chichester Cathedral
Dover Cliffs

For real city lovers, London is just an hour away by train. Gatwick Airport is just up the road and offers low-cost flights to numerous European and global destinations. For families, there are great schools and everything you could ask for to keep the children occupied.

Our National Trust houses offer a glimpse into the past, there are elite sports training facilities for budding Olympians and all manner of leisure pursuits, including cinemas, rock climbing, paddle boarding, swimming, horse riding and indoor activity centres.

So, from the rolling downs and ancient monuments to the bustling city by the sea and the endless coastline, our local area truly has something for everyone. Whether you want to immerse yourself in nature or culture, we think you’ll be happy here. We are.