Video interviews for Paediatric and PICU nurses – Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH)

Video interviews for Paediatric and PICU nurses – Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH)

Are you an ambitious nurse looking to improve your CV and gain fantastic experience?

Cambridge University Hospitals (CUH) are looking to recruit experienced Paediatric and PICU nurses to join their team at the quintessentially British city of Cambridge!

Find out more about Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Cambridge University Hospitals is a family of hospitals comprising Addenbrooke’s and The Rosie. As part of the NHS, they deliver expert care for patients – locally, regionally and nationally – while their vibrant teaching community equips and empowers their staff for the future. They also benefit from and contribute to some of the most important biomedical research in the world today.

The Paedriatric Unit is located in Addenbrooke’s Hospital. This hospital provides emergency, surgical and medical care for local people and is also a regional centre of excellence for specialist services such as organ transplantation, neurosciences, genetics as well as paediatrics.

Cambridge University Hospitals offer: 

  • Starting salary Band 5 pay scale from £25,655 gross per annum (pre OSCE salary: £21,777),
  • Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%,
  • Permanent, full time positions + overtime and additional shifts available,
  • English language exam fee (up to £349) – reimbursed on arrival,
  • CBT exam fee (£83) – reimbursed on arrival,
  • OSCE exam fee (£794) – sponsored in advance,
  • Certificate of Sponsorship and Immigration Skills Charge (not IHS) (£3,199) – Employer’s cost,
  • Skilled Worker Visa fee for the candidate only – sponsored in advance,
  • 1 month of free accommodation (single occupancy only),
  • Inbound flight to the UK (including airport transfer),
  • Cost of managed quarantine hotel if you are travelling from a red-listed country – sponsored in advance,
  • A welcome package including the necesary items for the first few days (such as cutlery, bedding, etc.),
  • £500 cash advance on arrival*,
  • Comprehensive pastoral support,
  • 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays,
  • Excellent professional development opportunities,
  • Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.

* Please note that some of the relocation fees paid by Cambridge University Hospitals will gently be repaid monthly by the candidate during the first 6 months through their salary. These fees include the £500 cash in advance. 


  • Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse.
  • Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements. * IF YOU ARE A REGISTERED NURSE WITH EXPERIENCE IN PAEDIATRIC OR PICU BUT DO NOT HAVE AN ENGLISH LANGUAGE CERTIFICATE PLEASE CLICK HERE.
  • PAEDIATRIC NURSES: Minimum 1 year of working experience in a Paediatric Ward as a Registered Nurse (academic internships not considered).
  • PICU NURSES: Minimum 2 years recent Paediatric experience with at least 12 months in a PICU setting (academic internships not considered).

* For other information about NMC English language requirements and exemptions please click here.

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