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Staff Nurse - PICU

Portland Hospital – London
Full time
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Role: Staff Nurse PICU
Site: London: The Portland Hospital for women & Children  
Full time: 37.5 hours per week permanent
Shift times: Monday – Sunday (flexibility required to work long days, Nights & weekends)  
Salary: Competitive + Benefits (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)  

*Additional £3,000 on your salary per annum as per PICU qualification. AND For a limited time, we are offering a £10,000 welcome bonus to nurses that successfully join the team (T&Cs apply).


We’re looking for a Staff Nurse to join the PICU Department at The Portland Hospital for Women & Children, currently rated “Good” by the CQC.  

Our PICU has been operational since November 2011. We are a spacious, modern 14 bed unit, equipped with the latest technology and cutting-edge treatment all of which is medically supported by our team of Consultant Paediatric Intensivists 24/7.  

Above all else, what stands out in our PICU is the team you’ll work alongside and the strong feeling of teamwork! Offering a huge variety of courses from our own learning academy and external academic providers, our promise to you is that you will feel supported with a great opportunity to grow.


At HCA UK we care about what you care about. We care that you want to deliver the very best care. We care that you want a career you can be proud of. We care that you want working conditions that support your health and wellbeing. Let us care for you and your career, the same way you do for others.    


What you’ll bring:   

  • NMC Child Registered Nurse 

  • Post grad nursing experience in PICU or paediatric High Dependency Unit 

  • Ability to work closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team 

  • Care, compassion and empathy 


Why HCA UK?  


Originally founded over 50 years ago by Dr Thomas Frist, HCA has gone on to become one of the world’s leading healthcare providers. In the UK, we’re one of the largest providers of privately funded healthcare and have invested over £500 million in the latest treatments, technology, techniques, medication and facilities. Being part of a large multisite, established healthcare group we can offer you unrivalled opportunities for career progression through internal and external courses, as well as working conditions that prioritise both your mental and physical wellbeing.   


We believe that by caring for our employees, we empower them to provide exceptional care for our patients. That’s why we offer a host of flexible benefits that reflect the invaluable contribution they make every day. As a PICU Staff Nurse you’ll be eligible for:  

  • 25 days holiday each year (plus bank holidays) increasing with service, with option to buy or sell leave to suit you  

  • Private Healthcare Insurance for treatment at our leading hospitals  

  • Private pension contribution which increases with length of service  

  • Season Ticket Loan and Cycle to Work scheme  

  • Group Life Assurance from day one  

  • Critical illness cover  

  • Enhanced Maternity and Paternity pay  

  • Corporate staff discount for all facilities including Maternity packages at The Portland  

  • Comprehensive range of flexible health, protection and lifestyle benefits to suit you  

  • Discounts with over 800 major retailers  


Diversity and Inclusion  


Patients first. Colleagues always. That’s the guiding philosophy behind our approach to Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging. We believe healthcare is built on a foundation of inclusion, compassion and respect for our patients and for each other. By working together with our colleagues we’re creating a truly inclusive environment, where individual differences are celebrated and everyone can achieve their potential.  


We believe everyone should feel comfortable to bring their full self to work and be afforded the same opportunities. That’s why we’re happy to discuss flexible working arrangements to suit your needs as well as offer reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process, and in the workplace, to anyone that needs them.  

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