Nursing is at the heart of children's care at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH).

Whether you are a newly qualified or experienced nurse, joining GOSH will offer you an exciting and enjoyable step forward in your career.

GOSH Newly Registered Nurse booklet (11.35 MB)

Current nursing jobs at GOSH

Vision for nursing

Our vision has the NHS England Chief Nurse’s vision for Compassion in Practice (widely referred to as the ‘six Cs’ – commitment, care, compassion, competence, communication and courage) at its heart. As one of the world’s leading children’s hospitals, we also believe that nurses at GOSH should be aspiring to lead and advocate for children, young people, their families and our fellow children’s nurses globally.

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Training to be a children's nurse

In partnership with London Southbank University, GOSH offers placements to pre-registration children’s nursing students in a variety of high quality clinical settings. There is a committed team of Nurse Mentors across the wards to ensure that pre-registration nurses are supported whilst in practice. At GOSH we also have a dedicated Student Practice Facilitator team to provide additional support to pre-registration students.  

More about training to be a children's nurse, including details about our open days and application process>

Why work for us?

GOSH offers the widest range of specialties of any children's hospital in the UK, and employs more than 1,000 nurses in a wide variety of roles throughout the organisation. 

Please see the GOSH Information Pack - NRN.pdf (11.35 MB) to find out more about our wards and the specialities we cover at GOSH. You will also find information about our Preceptorship, living in London and rotation programme.

For Information about opportunities for Adult Registered Nurses who wish to join GOSH, please read this GOSH Information booklet - experienced nurses (2.74 MB). 

Read a message from the Chief Nurse >

Career development

We are committed to the ongoing training and education of our nursing staff and can help you develop your career in line with the Department of Health Nursing Career Framework.
More about career development for nurses >


We can also help you find accommodation. New starters can apply for staff accommodation, or get help from our Accommodation Bureau to find housing in the private sector. 
More about finding somewhere to live >

Visit us

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Upcoming events:

  • Health Sector Jobs in Dublin 14 October 2017

Hear from some of our nurses about what it's like to be a nurse at GOSH and learn more about the different roles available.

Read about nursing in different units to help you choose which roles might be most appropriate for you.

Find out more about our employment requirements for nurses from overseas if you are applying from outside of the UK.

We can offer temporary nursing positions in a range of clinical areas, supported by access to training.

Every year we host reunion tours and welcome back nurses who previously trained here.

Find out about recruitment opportunities in our International and Private Patients Service (IPP).