On behalf of our prestigious client, Vitae Professionals is currently looking for nurses who'd like to work in critical care. The critical care units at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust (UHS) are renowned for local and national contributions to critical care, as well as for consistently delivering high standards of clinical care.



The critical care education team provides structured support to all staff and runs development programmes that are well established. The formal education package follows a structured career pathway which includes induction training and an in-house Foundation to Critical Care Nursing programme and Leadership programme.



  • Salaries starting at £24,907 to £30,615 a year;
  • Support Package up to £1600;
  • Permanent positions of 37.5h a week;
  • Excellent ongoing in-house and external training and development opportunities;
  • OET Preparation Course offered (if applicable);
  • Free OET BootCamp (success rate 83%);
  • Assistance with NMC Registration;
  • Assistance with VISA;
  • Flight Voucher.



  • Excellent English level;
  • NMC Registered/ Possibility to complete the register;
  • EU nursing degree;
  • Excellent Team spirit;
  • Understanding of personal accountability.



The nurse will be responsible for the assessment of critically ill patients' (levels two and three) needs as well as for the development, implementation and evaluation of planned programmes of care. The nurse will manage the high dependency unit with support from a senior nurse and lead a small team of nurses in providing a high standard of individualized nursing care in accordance with agreed policies.



The University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust is one of the biggest hospitals in the UK, a referral hospital not only for the quality of its service, CQC rate of Good, but also recognized for its trauma unit. Since it is a University Hospital, the academic culture has a strong presence, that’s why it is a perfect place if you are looking for career progression and ongoing development of competence and knowledge. For these reasons, the Hospital has several training programs for all collaborators to have the opportunity to achieve their ambitions.

Southampton city is a seaside town, but do not think it is a place stunk in history. It is a big city with constant activity and, at the same time, there are lots of green spaces perfect to enjoy the beautiful landscapes and relaxing places not so far from the city centre. Southampton is full of history, as it faced several periods of Britain history. The Medieval walls of the city, the Norman Church of St Michael and the monument Mayflower, are just a few milestones that take us back to the history of this wonderful city. The University of Southampton, recognized at an international level, carries the name of the city all over the world, and for this reason, attracts foreign investment and promotes its inner growth. Also, trade, night-time entertainment, and theatres are present with several options, either to enjoy drinking something with your friends, as well as see a show with your family.


You'll have the opportunity to actively participate in critical care issues at Trust, national, and at an international level. With this varied and complex case mix, this an excellent opportunity to gain a rewarding career within critical care.

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