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Are you thinking about joining the NHS?  With over 350 different roles within Healthcare, there are lots of opportunities to develop your skills, boost your experience and climb that career ladder whilst helping and supporting our patients.

At Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, we provide comprehensive secondary care and specialist services to a local population of 675,000 people across South East Hampshire.  We also offer some tertiary services to a wider catchment in excess of two million people. The Trust employs around 7345 staff and is the largest employer in Portsmouth.

Here at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust, we are pleased to be able to offer benefits ranging from reduced cost lease cars and white goods, flexible working and an onsite nursery to apprenticeships and development opportunities.

Nursing Careers

Last updated: 11 December 2019

As a Trust, we are proud of the Nursing workforce that we have grown over the years and of the Trust values that we live and breathe every day.

Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust is focused on delivering care of the highest standard to our patients and are recruiting all bands of nurses to help take us into the future. 

We know that our success comes from the development of our staff, so we promise a fully supported induction and orientation programme for new starters, with access to advancement and progression pathways for those that wish to move their career to the next level, and leadership and management training for those wishing to move into more senior positions.

For our newly qualified nurses, we have a fully developed preceptorship programme, ready to help you put your learning into practice, and the confidence to help you become the professional you have worked to be.

We can offer your choice of placement within areas such as:

  • Medicine and Acute Medicine
  • Older Persons Medicine
  • Emergency
  • Surgery
  • Haematology and Oncology
  • Paediatrics
  • Critical Care
  • Neonatal
  • Renal
  • Maternity

For more information regarding joining our Nursing Workforce team, please submit a form through the ‘Contact us’ page or contact the Human Resources team on 02392 286577 or email

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