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Senior Staff Nurse - ITU

HCA UK at the Harborne Hospital – Birmingham, West Midlands
Full time
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Senior Staff Nurse – ITU
Birmingham, The Harborne Hospital 
Full time 37.5 per week - however if you are interested in working part time, or across term time, we can discuss this opportunity with you also

Salary Competitive + Fantastic Benefits

We’re looking for a Senior Staff Nurse to join our brand-new, state-of-the-art Intensive Care Unit (ITU) at The Harborne Hospital, our 4th NHS Joint Venture. Purpose built with both patients and colleagues in mind The Harborne Hospital is a 50 bed, multi-speciality, private hospital which combines deep clinical infrastructure with the exceptional technology and modern facilities HCA Healthcare UK (HCA UK) is known for. Our wide range of expertise allows us to deliver full clinical pathways at all levels of complexity across a mix of specialties and sub-specialties including Cardiology, Cancer and Complex Surgery.

As a Senior Staff Nurse on our ITU unit, you’ll play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of the department. We’ll look to you as an expert in your field to support and mentor the wider team, using your in-depth clinical knowledge to guide and support them while also stepping up and leading the unit the absence of the Ward Manager. It’s a varied role, one day you could be providing bespoke, complex care to a patient, the next overseeing the operation of the six bedded unit. No matter what each day brings, as part of HCA UK team you can rest assured you’ll have all the time and tools you need to not only grow, but thrive. 

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:

  • Registered General Nurse with NMC pin
  • Neuro, Cardiac or General ITU experience
  • Great interpersonal skills, with the ability to work as part of team
  • Care, compassion and empathy
  • Critical Care Course (30 credits)


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 an ITU Senior 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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