Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust International Staff Nurse Vacancies

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment are seeking International Newly Qualified and Experienced Staff Nurses for full time Nursing Positions at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust.  


Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is one of the largest acute hospital trusts in the country. The Trust provides a full range of services to more than 675,000 people across Portsmouth, South East Hampshire and West Sussex.

Most services are provided at Queen Alexandra Hospital but the Trust also offer a range of outpatient and diagnostic facilities closer to patients’ homes. The Trust handles around 142,000 Emergency Department admissions a year and have the busiest maternity department on the South Coast. The Trust employs around 6,480 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.


Portsmouth is the second largest city in Hampshire, on the south coast of England. It is a dynamic and vibrant waterfront city bursting with unique shopping opportunities, great places to eat and miles of beautiful coastline.

Ideally situated on the south coast of England, the UK’s only island city is ideal for a short break by the sea. There are lots of things to do in Portsmouth, with magnificent museums, live music venues, contemporary art galleries, two cathedrals, a diverse literary heritage, nightlife, festivals and countless events throughout the year.

Visit www.visitportsmouth.co.uk for more information about this unique city.

Nearby airports: Southampton Airport is only a 25 minute drive away

Proximity to London: London is approximately 90 minutes away via public transport

Portsmouth Pics - Portsmouth Hospital NHS Trust International Staff Nurse Vacancies


Due to the ongoing expansion of the service Portsmouth Hospital are looking to recruit enthusiastic, motivated and dedicated staff nurses to join the wards across the following specialities: Medical, Surgical, Emergency, ICU, Renal, Stroke and Operating Theatres.


  • Pre-register salary starting from Band 3 £20,448 per annum
  • Nurse Band 5 salary starting from £23,023 – £29,608 per annum
  • 37.5 hours per week, full time permanent positions
  • Paid annual leave: 27 days + 8 public holidays
  • Flight ticket to the UK for up to £800 refunded by the Trust
  • 3 Months FREE accommodation
  • Free airport pick-up and transport to the Trust
  • Welcome pack and cash advance on arrival up to £500
  • UK Visa fee – refunded upon arrival by the Trust
  • NMC Application, CBT, Academic IELTS & UKVI IELTS refunded by the Trust
  • OSCE training provided by the Trust

You will be given a fully supported induction & orientation programme tailored to your needs

NHS pension and many staff benefits which include; childcare vouchers, onsite gym / swimming pool, cycle to work scheme, access to our Beach Hut and many more!

Outstanding opportunities for your professional development both from within the ward teams and pro-active and visible Practice Education team


Eligible to register with NMC

IELTS certificate with score of 7.0 in all areas or OET with grade B in all four subsets is required

A Minimum 12 months acute experience

Nurses who have registration and practice of at least one year in a country where English is the first and native language and an English language assessment was required for registration. Countries where English is the first and native language can be found on NMC website: https://www.nmc.org.uk/globalassets/sitedocuments/registration/accepted-english-speaking-countries.pdf


Apply today for this exciting nursing opportunity to expand your knowledge and skills. Immediate Interviews with full recruitment support from a dedicated KCR team member.

Interviews by Skype on 26th of April   

NON EU reply

Please email your CV and IELTS/OET results to info@kcrjobs.com or call The KCR team in confidence on +353 1 671 5557 (Ireland) or +44 207 8338830 (UK)


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