Staff Nurse - PICU

HCA Healthcare UK
London (Central)
Closing date
26 May 2022

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Staff Nurse – Paediatric Critical Care Unit (PCCU)
The Portland Hospital, Great Portland Street, London
Full time 37.5 hrs per week (Long days, Nights & Weekends)
Salary £33,000 - £38,000 DOE, 9% shift enhancement for unsociable hours + Benefits (pension, private health cover, flexible benefits and excellent career development)
PICU Qualification bonus of up to £3000

We’re looking for a Staff Nurse to join our Paediatric Intensive Care unit at the Portland Hospital for Women & Children. The UK’s only private hospital dedicated to the healthcare needs of women, children and their families and currently rated “Good” by the CQC.

As a Staff Nurse in the Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, you’ll be part of a team providing high standards of holistic, patient focussed care. Working on a 1:1 Nurse to patient ratio and with extra support available at all times at HCA UK you’ll experience a caring, supportive environment with better facilities and more time where it counts, with your patients and their families.    

About our unit:

  • We’re a spacious, modern 14 bed unit and spread across 2 floors consisting of a mix of ITU and HDU beds
  • Our team work with the latest technology and we’re continually investing in new equipment to provide the best care possible, such as our new EOSedge scanner
  • Everyone on the department has 24/7 access to support from our team of leading Consultant Paediatric Intensivists
  • We cover a variety of specialisms, giving our team exposure to a wide variety of cases including cardiac, neuro, spinal, gastro, orthopaedic, general, ENT and trauma
  • Our team benefit from a comprehensive training and support system, so we’re able to take on both international and newly qualified nurses

What you’ll need:

  • NMC-registered Children’s Nurse
  • Previous experience within a Paediatric ICU, HDU or NICU environment
  • Great communication skills
  • Ability to work closely as part of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Care, compassion and empathy

The Portland Hospital

Internally renowned for clinical excellence, The Portland Hospital remains the only Private Hospital in the UK devoted to high quality, specialist care to women and children. We are proud to have developed the reputation as one of the world’s leading providers of private healthcare in Obstetrics (Maternity), Women’s health and Paediatrics.

Caring for over 40,000 children a year, we provide treatment for everything from general paediatric conditions to complex craniofacial reconstruction. We believe in providing an exceptional service to our patients and their families, and work with over 200 leading consultants from across the world to make that happen.




HCA Healthcare Over 50 years of creating a healthier tomorrow.   

Today HCA is the largest private healthcare provider in the world, and the largest provider of privately funded healthcare in the U.K. A world-class network of over 30 facilities in London, Manchester, Wilmslow, Glasgow and Prestatyn, with its latest venture opening in Birmingham in 2023.  Uniquely we also partner with the NHS to provide care within large NHS teaching hospitals. No other U.K. provider can match our global scale, breadth and depth of knowledge and expertise. We treat 27 million people each year across our global network, and many of our hospitals are rated ‘Outstanding’ by the CQC. Covering virtually all aspects of medicine from prevention and diagnosis through to treatment and aftercare in both our Primary and Secondary Care Divisions. Cardiac and Cancer Care, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Rehabilitation, Urgent Care, GP and Health screening to Obstetrics, IVF and Maternity care, to name a few.   

We can promise by joining the HCA family, you will learn from experts in every department, and your opportunities will be endless. You will be empowered to achieve more in your career and will be provided with outstanding rewards and development support to match the level of care we are famed for.  

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