Portland Hospital – London
Staff Nurse: Paediatric Surgical Complex Care
London: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children
Full time: 37.5 hours per week
Shift times: Monday – Sunday (flexibility required to work long days, Nights & weekends)
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits + 9% shift allowance (pension, health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
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 our Paediatric Surgical Complex Care team at The Portland Hospital, currently rated “Good” by the CQC and the UK’s only private hospital dedicated to the healthcare needs of women and children. It’s an exciting opportunity to be part of a world-renowned team recognised for the high quality, patient focussed care they offer.
As a Staff Nurse in our Paediatric Surgical Complex Care team you’ll assess, plan, deliver and evaluate high standards of specialist care to ensure that our patients are cared for in a safe, compassionate and comfortable environment. Day-to-day you’ll undertake various tasks such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy, contributing to the ongoing research-based care and other practice development initiatives.
You’ll need ability to recognise the signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patients and initiate early interventions in a calm and co-ordinated manner, but in return for your expertise we can offer you a career with ongoing development. 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 (RN Child / RSCN) with immediate paediatric life support
Understanding of Safeguarding issues
Ideally experience working within a paediatric HDU
Excellent written and verbal communication
The ability to work within a multidisciplinary team
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 Staff Nurse in our Paediatric Surgical Complex Care team 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.