Are you a newly qualified nurse and looking to start your exciting career? UCLH is keen to support your transition to practice in our dynamic, progressive organisation. We work in conjunction with CapitalNurse and are pleased to promote our continued participation in ‘Get Nursing Right for London’. As a collaborative group we are entirely focused on your nursing career and want graduate nurses to transition into our organisation to be a smooth and enjoyable journey.

We advertise all of our nursing vacancies on our website.

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In 2022 and 2023 UCLH was rated by staff as the number one recommended place to work

Flexible working

At UCLH your health and well-being is important to us and to support your work-life balance we actively encourage flexible working. We have a robust request process which aims to fully support flexible working


Designed to support newly qualified nurses and nursing associates, its aim is to help you develop confidence and competence. As a preceptee you will be fully supported by named preceptor, CPFs and clinical lead in this 12 month programme.

Careers service

UCLH offers a careers service. Our dedicated career service lead would provide a strength based careers conversations focusing on your experiences and what is important to you in your career and development. This will help you gain a deeper understanding into your personal strengths and help you to take your career to the next level.

Staff discounts

We offer salary sacrifice schemes for child care vouchers, workplace nursey fees, cycle to work and lease cars as well as season ticket loans. There are arrangements for staff discounts in place with many local and national retailers or services. 

All our nurses and midwives can access our Careers Service. The service offers a range of support for nurses and midwives to support them to get the most out of their career, achieve an improved sense of job satisfaction and increase the opportunities open to them.  

The service offers a bespoke one to one consultation and can include:

  • Careers Coaching
  • Efficient transferring into other roles within the Trust after 12 months working for the Trust
  • Professional and personal development planning 
  • Support for more flexible working 
  • Create a better work-life balance

It could be a strengths-based careers conversation with one of careers facilitators to help you take on additional responsibility and expand your skill-set. Perhaps you want to find out about new roles within the trust, and transfer into a difference department or service without the stress and administration burden of going through a full recruitment application. 

The service provides a supportive space for you to identify what is important to you in your professional and working life and make a plan to achieve your career goals. 

To find out more information, please email 

You’re never far away from renowned sightseeing hotspots, world-class cuisine, and fantastic nightlife in London. Explore one of the many parks, live music venues and independent retailers, and immerse yourself in the local culture of the 32 surrounding boroughs.

You’ll be offered flexible working, access to the excellent NHS pension scheme, maternity and paternity leave, and up to 41 days of annual leave and public holidays. You’ll also qualify for additional pay for working unsocial hours and for working in London.

If you choose to be a nurse in London, you’re choosing a career with huge potential. There are plenty of opportunities to progress in whichever way you’d like your career to go.


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