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Nursing, medical and healthcare careers with London’s foremost independent charitable Hospital

Our Hospital strives to be the premier option for patients seeking the highest quality healthcare. At the heart of this are our nurses.

We are already well renowned for our exceptionally high standards of nursing care and know that we need to hire the very best talent to continue to provide the very best care.

Are you interested in a nursing career with us?

The Hospital has just enjoyed its most successful year ever and we are growing our services. Due to our expansion plans, we are recruiting staff across a wide range of specialties and experience:

(Click on your chosen role for more information)

If you’d like to begin a career at the Hospital of St John & St Elizabeth, send us your CV and a covering letter to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  along with the job you are interested in.


Benefits of working here

The Hospital offers a wide range of benefits:

  • Option to continue on your NHS pension
  • Competitive pay with progressive band structuring
  • Ongoing training and development with great career progression
  • Links to King's College London for education and training
  • 27 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Private health cover of up to £20,000 per year
  • High nurse to patient ratios
  • Flexible working shifts
  • High Street discounts
  • Mentoring schemes
  • Management training
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Interest free season ticket loans
  • Cycle to work loan
  • Excellent employee recognition rewards
  • Performance-related bonus

Here is what our staff members say about working here:

"I feel privileged working for an organisation with charitable values at heart."

"Everyone’s friendly and really helpful and there’s a great sense of teamwork."

"You feel like you are making a real difference to the local community."

"It's nice to work for an organisation that is serious about healthcare and wants to be the best and what they do."

"I’ve been here 15 years and every day there is an exciting new challenge."

"The Hospital always wants to improve and listens to its staff about how this can be achieved."

This is what our patients say about being treated here:

"Staff went beyond what was required to ensure I was comfortable and cared for."

"I have never known such helpful and efficient people."

"Everybody I’ve talked to has said what a wonderful place it is to work."

"Your team personifies the gold standard in nursing."

"I must commend your hospital as the best all round; it’s on a higher level to anything I had previously known."

"It really was a pleasure to be a patient in your Hospital."

What makes us different – Our charity St John’s Hospice

At the heart of what we do, is our ethos: “150 years of compassion and excellence supporting St John’s Hospice”.

The Hospital Of St John and St Elizabeth is a registered charity, with all profits funding our onsite Hospice. St John’s Hospice cares for over 3,000 terminally ill patients and their families each year for free.

We have no shareholders and what unites our staff is the knowledge that all we do is helping to fund ongoing care for our vulnerable Hospice patients and their families in the local community.