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Staff Nurse - Paediatric

Portland Hospital – London
Full time
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Job Description

Staff Nurse - Paediatric Neurorehabilitation & Complex Care 
London: The Portland Hospital for Women & Children
Full time: 37.5hrs 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 Paediatric Staff Nurse to join our Neuro rehab and 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 Paediatric Staff Nurse, working in the Neurorehabilitation and complex care inpatient ward you’ll be oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of holistic care for children on our general medical ward. Day-to-day you’ll help drive the continual improvement of patient care through research, evidence-based practice and the developmental of additional clinical skills in the speciality. Above all else, you’ll be part of a team that champions collaboration, support and growth, and thanks to our huge variety of courses from our own learning academy and external academic providers, you’ll have all the tools and support you need to grow your career with one of the UK’s leading private healthcare providers.

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 with basic paediatric life support

  • Experience with tracheostomised patients is desirable.

  • Understanding of Safeguarding issues and clinical governance

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to work within a team and independently​


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 Paediatric Staff Nurse in our Neuro rehab and 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

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