Shape your story at The Royal London
#shapeyourstory with the Royal London Hospital team
The Royal London Hospital is the UK’s largest trauma centre and leads the trauma network for north east London and Essex. We have an award-winning adult critical care unit and trauma service, associated with London’s Air Ambulance service.
We are one of the largest children’s hospitals in the UK and have been awarded for our outstanding care for stroke patients and renal services.
We are proud to host an 18-month preceptorship programme for newly qualified nurses. The programme provides clinical workshops, e-learning modules, action learning and clinical competency assessments to support your transition from student to confident practitioner.
Health Education England reviewed our programme in 2015 and found that all attendees rated it “outstanding” or “brilliant”.
Find out more about what it is like to work at the Royal London and a list of our current vacancies below.
Working at the Royal London Hospital
Working at The Royal London is a truly unique experience. Nestled in the heart of Whitechapel, moments from the London Underground, our internationally renowned teaching hospital offers you the chance to work at the leading edge of medicine.
Our 727-bed hospital is housed in two 17 storey towers, one with a helipad for London’s Air Ambulance, and a 10-storey tower which opened in 2012 housing a health campus with Queen Mary University of London’s medical school, the school of midwifery and the Dental Hospital.
The Royal London Hospital is the UK’s largest trauma centre and leads the trauma network for north east London and Essex. Our Adult Critical Care unit is a leading specialist centre with an international reputation for caring for critically injured patients across London, services by London’s Air Ambulance service.
As well as working with trauma, we are home to London’s busiest paediatric A&E department and one of the largest children’s hospitals in the UK. The Royal London has been recognised for the best care for stroke patients across London and the renal services have also won awards for their innovative approaches. Our maternity services at The Royal London are world renowned and the Barkantine Birth Centre was recently named “the best model of care” in the Better Births report by Baroness Cumberlege.
Working in Whitechapel
The hospital is located to the east of the city of London, and is the perfect location whether you want to live nearby or further afield as transport links into Whitechapel station bring you in from every direction and you just have to cross the road to get to work. The endless high-quality restaurants, bustling markets and beautiful old buildings in the area mean it is tempting to just stay local, and the local multicultural community will make sure you are welcomed.
Our current vacancies
The Royal London holds regular recruitment open days for our specialities. Shortlisted candidates can meet our teams, discuss career opportunities within the service and interview to join one of our award-winning teams.
Attendance at these events are by invitation only, therefore if you are interested in applying for one of our specialities, you can find out more about our roles and submit your application via the links below.
The Royal London also offers the opportunity of joining our exciting Rotation programmes. If you are interested in applying for one of the programmes, follow the links below.
If you're interested in applying for one of our roles but are unable to attend our events, or would like some further details, please contact Musawwar Hayat.
Follow our teams on twitter for information about their latest achievements at the Royal London and spotlights on what it is like to work here:
Working in ACCU
The Royal London Hospital is the UK’s largest trauma centre and leads the trauma network for North East London and Essex.
Our 44 bedded Adult Critical Care Unit is a leading specialist centre with an international reputation for caring for critically injured patients across London, serviced by London’s Air Ambulance service.
We are extremely proud to have been rated as providing ‘outstanding’ care by the CQC in 2019 and were finalists at the Nursing Times Awards 2016 for the best student placement of the year. We were one of the major trauma centres that treated and cared for victims of the London Bridge terrorist attack in 2017.
We're looking for enthusiastic and talented Band 6 nurses to join our award winning team. To be right for the role you'll need with a postgraduate qualification in critical care to join our world class Adult Critical Care Unit.
How to apply
If you're interested in applying for one of our posts but are unable to attend the interview date advertised, please contact us and we would be happy to discuss arrangements more suitable for you.
Follow our Team
To find out more about what it’s like to work in ACCU at the Royal London, follow us on twitter @TeamACCU