Job details

Every day, staff care for patients from some of the most deprived and wealthiest communities in the capital. King’s has built a reputation globally for specialties including liver, diabetes and sickle cell. All of which are largely driven by the health problems of their ethnically diverse local community.

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Salary: £29,057 - £36,134
Location: King's College Hospital

We’re delighted to be working with King's College Hospital, one of London’s leading hospitals to support their recruitment of band 5 critical care nurses. With a salary range of £29,057 - £36,135 per annum, a great benefits package and full training in critical care provided, King’s is a great place to start a career.


As one of the country’s leading teaching hospitals, King’s is committed to training nurses for the future. That’s why no previous experience in critical care is necessary. All you require is a minimum of six months post qualification experience in an acute ward setting and a NMC PIN to be considered for these permanent positions.

What you'll receive

In return, you’ll be joining a trust that encourages education and development. You’ll receive a structured and proven development programme, which supports you to gain the required skills and knowledge to become a critical care nurse. The comprehensive educational package includes the opportunity to undertake a critical care course at King’s College London, and gain academic credits towards a BSc or MSc pathway. Accommodation is also available through the Trust.

Critical care at King's College NHS Hospital

The critical care units at King’s offer 69 beds across four multi-specialty units. They provide high-quality ICU & HDU care for critically ill patients and their families across a wide range of specialties, including:

  • Liver
  • Neurosurgery/neurology
  • Trauma
  • Orthopaedics
  • General surgery
  • Medical
  • Cardiothoracics/cardiology
  • Renal
  • Haematology

How to apply

If you’re considering critical care nursing as a career, apply now or contact us for further details.