Staff Nurse Vacancies at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with NHS Professionals – Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment

Have you ever thought about moving abroad to kick start your nursing career?

Are you in the process of moving abroad to start an exciting new nursing job and chapter in your life?

The Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment team are seeking newly qualified and experienced Staff Nurses for full-time nursing jobs at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, in partnership with NHS Professionals.

Interviews will be conducted in Florence on the 17th of April 2018

Interviews will be conducted for NHS Professional Staff Nurse Positions in the following areas:

Medicine | Emergency | Respiratory | Stroke | Cardiology | Surgery and Orthopaedics.


About Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust


Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is a 1,200 bedded Trust with 28 operating theatres and 6,300 staff. The Trust provides a full range of services to a population of over 132,000 at the trust’s main site – the Queen Alexandra Hospital.

The Queen Alexandra Hospital site completed a major redevelopment in 2009, creating a modern and fit for purpose hospital, making it a great place to work and learn.

The Emergency Department at the Queen Alexandra Hospital is one of the busiest in the UK. The Trust’s maternity services are responsible for the delivery of around 6,300 births per year, making it one of the largest maternity services on the south coast of England.

The Trust is a major provider of under-graduate and post-graduate education, working with three universities (Southampton, Portsmouth and Bournemouth) and has a significant reputation in relation to research and development.

Visit for more information about the Trust.

About NHS Professionals

NHS Professionals (NHSP) is the leading provider of managed flexible worker services to the NHS. More than 60,000 general and specialist nurses, doctors, midwives, administrative and other healthcare professionals have registered with the NHSP bank. NHS Professionals serve Acute, Mental Health and Community Trusts across England, along with Social Enterprises. Click here for more information about NHS Professionals.

About 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. Visit for more information about this unique city.

Nearby airports: Southampton Airport is a 25 minute drive away or Gatwick Airport is 60 minutes by train.

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


Salary and Benefits


  • Band 5 Staff Nurse Salary starting from: £23,283 (upon receipt of NMC pin number)
  • IELTS Support – IELTS preparation course provided!*
  • Full-time positions: 37.5 hour working week
  • Band 2 Salary while in English training
  • Additional pay for shift allowances
  • £500 relocation allowance*
  • Assistance with NMC Registration
  • Professional development and access to further education*
  • Paid annual leave: 27 days per annum
  • Meet and greet on arrival
  • Travel around the UK with your nurse friends



  • Newly qualified and experienced Staff Nurses welcome to apply
  • English level required C1*

Check out Maria’s story below to get a sense for what this journey will entail and how moving countries and jobs will help you to develop as an excellent Nurse.

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How to apply for a NHSP Staff Nurse Position at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust?

Please send your CV to or call our team on 0039 3497856409 (IT) or + 44 207 8338830 (UK)

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