New staff


Congratulations on your new role

We can’t wait for you to join the Trust and want you to have everything you need ahead of time in preparation for your start date, which can be found on this website. However, we also understand how important it is that you feel part of the team as soon as possible and would very much welcome an opportunity for you to come in and meet the team you will be working with. Your new manager will be in regular contact between now and when you join, we encourage you to arrange with your manager a convenient time when you can meet the team. This will enable you to feel ‘on-board’ with the team as soon as possible.

In the meantime, if you have any concerns or queries regarding your start date/employment please do not hesitate to contact your line manager or liaise with staffing solutions on or call 01332 564856

People Services work in partnership with both Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS FT and Derbyshire Healthcare NHS FT.  To access the information specific to your new NHS Trust, along with details of your induction click on the logo below that matches the top of your offer letter.


Below you will find information that is generic across both organisations.

ELearning to be completed

Prior to your Induction as a new starter - you will need to complete the following elearning within ESR.

  • 000 Data Security Awareness Level 1
  • 000 Fire Safety Level 1
  • 000 Safeguarding Adults Level 1
  • 000 Safeguarding Children Level 1
  • 000 Preventing Radicalisation - Basic Prevent Awareness
  • 000 Infection Prevention and Control Level 1
  • 000 Equality and Diversity and Human Rights Level 1

A guide to ESR and instruction videos can be found on this screen.


However should you require any futher information please contact the Trainign support team on 01332 564856 option 4 or email:


People Development Services

Derbyshire NHS Library and Knowledge Service

The Derbyshire NHS Library & Knowledge Service is a collaboration between three NHS Trusts to provide a comprehensive library and knowledge service to all employees of DCHS. Our aim is to deliver high quality information to support patient care, clinical decision making, policy making, learning and development, leadership and research.  We provide the following services to help you access the latest evidence and information:

  • Enquiry and Literature Search Service
  • Training
  • Library Resources
  • Keeping Up To Date

Find out more here
For full details of all of the services please visit: or contact Derbyshire Library Services at or tel no. 01246 513035

ESR E-learning Guides

New to using ESR E-learning? Forgotten how to access it?  Click on the links below to see our useful video guides. Each video guide only covers the subject of its title. You may need to watch each one to get a full understanding of what you need to do before you start your E-learning.

Accessing ESR

Understanding your Portal Page

Learner Hompage Overview

My compliance & competency record?

How do I enrol on training?

Accessing a course on E-learning for the first time

How do I record external learning?

How do I view my Talent Profile?

Updating your certification on E-learning

How do I manage my notifications?

Access ESR from your Personal Phone/Tablet/PC