Neonatal Nursing

Unique career opportunities in Neonatal nursing

Welcome to the careers section for the Neonatal Unit at St George’s – the hospital which is home to ‘24 hours in A&E’ – one of the most exciting places in the UK to develop your career in Neonatal nursing.

If you are looking for unrivalled experience, investment in your learning and development, career progression opportunities, daily variety and new challenges – in a unique place to work – please consider joining us. Search www.jobs.nhs.uk – Job Reference: 200-NNU-OPEN-DAY


Why our Neonatal Unit staff love life at St George’s

Don’t just take our word for it though. Please take a look at what nurses already working here have to say. You can also check out the views of our head of nursing and a neonatal consultant on why we need you – and what is so special about the Neonatal Unit at St George’s.

We have been in the national news recently: Abiageal Peters’ story is one example of the pioneering work done here. Our team is proud of what we do in striving to provide exceptional care and support to babies and families day in, day out.


Join the team

We are looking for enthusiastic Band 5 and Band 6 nurses to join our large, supportive and committed team. Whether you are in your final year of university study; are considering a move into neonates from paediatric or adult nursing; or want to grow your experience and career with us – please get in touch.


Band 5 

We offer a comprehensive induction, structured Band 5 development programme, preceptorship, fully-funded post-graduate neonatal qualification, and the opportunity to progress to a Band 6 role inside 18 months.

Neonatal Unit Recruitment Day


Band 6

We offer a Band 6 development programme, leadership training and IV Cannulation training, and opportunities to progress your career towards other roles in neonatal nursing such as Ward Sister, Practice Educator, Community Sister and ANNP.


Senior nursing roles

We are also looking for a Clinical Lead Nurse (Band 8a) and an Advanced Neonatal Nurse Practitioner (Band 8a). For further information please see below or contact Doris Jackman, Head of Nursing, on 0208 725 1342 or 07775758420 or doris.jackman@stgeorges.nhs.uk


Visit us to find out more – Recruitment Open Day

Please visit us on Thursday 6 April, any time between 9.30am and 4.30pm to meet the team, tour the Neonatal Unit and see our facilities, and ask us anything about working here.

You can find out about our current Band 5 nursing opportunities on NHS Jobs and apply now at www.jobs.nhs.uk – Job Reference: 200-NNU-OPEN-DAY

  • If we receive your application before Thursday 6 April 2017 and you are shortlisted, we can arrange to interview you when you visit the open day
  • You can also apply after visiting – closing deadline is midnight on Friday 7 April 2017
  • For more information on Band 6 nursing opportunities please contact the recruitment team on 0208 672 1255 bleep 8099
  • Find out more about the Neonatal Unit on the St George’s website.

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