A great place to live and work

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Boasting some of the best shopping and leisure offerings in the capital, south west London is perfectly positioned between central London and the Surrey countryside, offering residents the best of city life complemented by a suburban or rural retreat right on your doorstep. Whether you're looking for a place to relax after work or a way to spend your weekends, south west London offers a variety of recreational opportunities.

As the largest NHS community healthcare provider in the country, we operate in the South West London Integrated Care System (ICS), which includes Merton, Richmond and Wandsworth. Our main sites are Merton Civic Centre, Battersea Studios, and Falcon Road Medical Centre. We also have a number of smaller sites and clinics located throughout south west London.

CLCH provides adult and children's community services and sexual health services in south west London. Our teams in the division have worked on some of the most innovative NHS programmes in the country, such as the Hospital at Home initiative, which provides hospital-level care and support to patients with serious medical conditions in their own home.

We work closely with primary care and community health services in the region to improve patient outcomes and provide a pioneering Post Covid service for people living in south west London suffering from Long Covid. This therapy-led service assists patients with fatigue management, shortness of breath, self-management advice on sleep, physical activity, and diet, as well as psychological support to cope with the effects of the illness.

We also offer the below services in south west London:

  • Community nursing
  • Community rehabilitation
  • Health visiting
  • School nursing
  • Podiatry
  • Sexual health clinics
  • Community cardiac services including heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation
  • Community respiratory services including respiratory disease management
  • Specialist children’s therapies
  • Specialist children’s services

We take great pride in delivering and maintaining high standards of clinical care with excellent patient outcomes and contributing to the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) standards.

The London Underground, extensive bus services, and nearby mainline overground train stations make our sites easily accessible from central London. 

London Underground 

The London Underground – or the Tube – presently has 11 lines in addition to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR). The District Line runs from Upminster in east London to Richmond. The Northern Line connects Edgware in the northern suburbs to Morden station, which is just a few minutes' walk from Merton Civic Centre. The Piccadilly Line operates from Cockfosters via Hammersmith to Heathrow Terminals 1 to 5.

Overground rail links

The London Overground is Transport for London’s major train service that runs around London boroughs, making it easier for commuters to reach work without having to get onto busier trains coming from outside the capital. The South Western railway and Southern train lines run to Clapham Junction, one of the network's major stations, with connections to Queenstown Road underground station for Battersea Studios and access to the Northern line tube. Falcon Road Medical Centre is just a five-minute walk from Clapham Junction station.

Tram links

Morden Road is the closest tram stop to Merton Civic Centre, and buses 93, 470, and N155 run frequently along Morden Road to Morden underground station.


Our sites across south west London are connected to a number of bus routes that run regularly, seven days a week:

  • Falcon Road Medical Centre: 35, 37, 49, 77, 219, 319, 337, G1
  • Merton Civic Centre: 80, 93, 118, 154, 157, 163, 164, 201, 293, 413, 470, K5.
  • Battersea Studios: 137, 156, 344, 452, 87

To plan your journey, check the Transport for London (TfL) journey planner on the website.


Richmond features royal parks, historic houses, theatres, museums, and galleries rich with exhibits. The town centre features a wide variety of shops and restaurants. The river Thames runs through the heart of the borough, linking Hampton Court Palace, Richmond town centre, and Kew Gardens.


Wandsworth, London's ninth largest borough, is named after the river Wandle and is home to Battersea, Putney, Tooting, and Wandsworth Town. It is one of the safest and liveliest areas in inner London. Wandsworth is popular with families and young professionals for its scenic riverside location, great schools, and abundance of green and outdoor spaces. 


Merton offers an escape from the city’s bustle with its peaceful green open spaces. Merton has easy access to the A3, which connects London to the southeast of England, and is proud to be home to the All-England Lawn Tennis Club, which hosts the world-famous Wimbledon Championships every summer, bringing visitors and high energy to the area.

A diverse community

London is a very cosmopolitan city with many social and cultural groups for people of all backgrounds and ethnicities. London has a population of over nine million people, with an estimated 35% of the population being black, Asian, or minority ethnic. This community is expected to grow by 29% over the next two decades.

We reward you with a high annual leave allowance that increases with length of service, starting off at 27 days per year plus eight bank holidays.

We offer competitive salaries, automatic enrolment in the generous NHS Pension Scheme, flexible working options, a plethora of resources and information for staff wellbeing, salary exchange benefits including cycle-to-work, childcare, and education loans, and a range of local and national discounts for you and your family. We also offer car lease schemes, can help source accommodation, and offer an interest-free rent deposit loan.

Valuing our staff is important to us, so we have a range of recognition activities across the Trust, such as our employee of the month scheme, long service awards, an annual staff awards ceremony, and more! We also work very closely with the "staff side—the interface between unions, professional bodies, and NHS organisations.

CLCH Academy

The CLCH Academy provides education and training opportunities that enable all community and primary care professionals to deliver effective and compassionate care. We aim to adapt to our learners' needs by developing learning interventions and educational programmes led by our expert faculty of clinical educators and our partnership with London South Bank University.

The CLCH Academy offers a breadth and depth of educational programmes, training, and development, enabling you to gain new skills, knowledge, and academic accreditation to help you develop your career. These include, but are not limited to, the following:

·       Clinical Skills training

·       Clinical apprenticeships

·       Professional Nurse Advocate offer

·       Practice Development support in teams

·       Research and Development

·       AHP CPD support

·       Non-clinical apprenticeships

You can learn more about the education options that are right for you on the Academy page.​​​

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Join our team

We are recruiting to the following roles in south west London. Click on the job title to view more information and find contact details for the recruiting manager.

Health Visitor in Wandsworth, Merton and Richmond

Children's Occupational Therapist in Merton

Children's Speech and Language Therapist in Merton

Children's Dietician in Merton

Adult Occupational Therapist in Merton and Wandsworth 

Rehabilitation Assistant in Merton and Wandsworth 

Alternatively, you can browse our other vacancies below. Include the job role and location of where you would like to work in your search query (e.g. "Nurse Merton", "Physiotherapist Wandsworth" or "School Nurse Richmond") to return results for south west London.