Benefits of working as a nurse at Evelina London


Be part of the second largest provider of children's services in London

Evelina London is part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust. We are the second largest provider of children’s services in London. Evelina London is more than just a hospital, it encompasses all the children and young people we care for within our network and in the community, we are proud to be one big family. Our vision is to be a world leading centre of life-changing care for children, young people and their families.

With a stunning purpose-built building on the St Thomas’site, our hospital includes:

  • 215 inpatient beds, 30 intensive care beds
  • 46-cot neonatal unit
  • Emergency department
  • 5 dedicated operating theatres, plus 1 cardiac theatre in St Thomas’
  • Full children’s imaging service with MRI scanner, X-ray and ultrasound
  • Kidney dialysis unit
  • Outpatients department and a medical day care unit
  • Hospital school

We also provide care at Royal Brompton Hospital, including specialist children’s services for heart and lung conditions.

Our community services include:

Evelina London Children's Hospital doesn’t feel like a hospital

With themed floors, an atrium, rooms with views, sunlight and fresh air, Evelina London Children’s Hospital was designed around the needs of children and their families. It’s a seven-storey building, featuring a four-storey glass atrium and dramatic views of Lambeth Palace and Archbishop’s Park. The inpatient wards overlook the atrium, the social heart of the building, housing a coffee shop, hot desk area for staff, performance space and the Evelina Hospital School.

Work-life balance

At Evelina London, we are reminded every day of how important life is, and how important it is to look after the health and wellbeing of our colleagues as they balance responsibilities in and out of work. We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion, and creating a sense of belonging and fun for all our teams caring for babies, children and families.

We want to help you strike a good balance between your work and home life, with access to:

  • on-site nurseries and childcare vouchers
  • help with accommodation
  • sports and social club with a gym
  • staff counselling service
  • flexible working opportunities

More benefits are available to our staff through the ‘Showing we care about you’ programme. It’s one of the most comprehensive health and wellbeing programmes in the NHS and is generously supported by Guy’s & St Thomas’ Charity. You can find more about the benefits and support we offer on the Guy's and St Thomas' website.

We believe that Evelina London is built on the high quality, compassionate and innovative care we offer our patients. This is only possible through the dedication and skills of our staff.


We are pleased to be able to offer accommodation for staff at all of our hospital sites. We do our best to offer accommodation to everyone that asks, however at certain times of the year, there may be a waiting list. If so, we will help you find alternative accommodation with support from our local housing partners.

A variety of options including, single bedrooms in shared flats, studio flats and 2 bedroomed flats are offered on a maximum one year contract, with prices starting at £800 a month.

For more information, please email the accommodation office:

Our locations

Situated in the heart of London, with excellent transport links, Evelina London Children's Hospital is within walking distance of London’s vibrant Southbank with a range of restaurants, cafés, pubs and bars.

The Southbank has the advantage of being home to many of London’s well known attractions such as the Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe, the Sea-Life Aquarium, Royal Festival Hall, London Dungeon, The Old Vic, London Film Museum, Jubilee Gardens and the London Eye, to name but a few.

The Southbank plays host to a multitude of events, festivals and displays, as well as local markets and craft stalls.

Sports events, especially running, walking or cycling, play a big part of life on the Southbank as well as the regular buskers and street performers who make it a lively and vibrant place to be.

We also provide specialist inpatient and outpatient children’s services for heart and lung conditions at Royal Brompton Hospital in Chelsea and outpatient services at Harefield Hospital near Uxbridge.

The Royal Brompton Hospital is situated in Chelsea. The area is well served by the London Underground and bus routes.

Our community services are based at two main health centres: Mary Sheridan Centre in Lambeth and Sunshine House in Southwark but we provide care in many more across Lambeth and Southwark. We also provide services in schools, community buildings, in families’ homes, and occasionally in hospital. A part of the Guy’s and St Thomas’ family

Be part of an important NHS Foundation Trust

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust comprises five of the UK’s best known hospitals – Guy’s, St Thomas’, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Royal Brompton and Harefield – as well as community services in Lambeth and Southwark, all with a long history of high-quality care, clinical excellence, research and innovation.

Our hospitals have a long and proud history, we are world famous for medical breakthroughs and innovation, and we are home to the original Florence Nightingale School of Nursing. Our staff continue to live up to these pioneering traditions through their commitment to clinical excellence and world-leading research.

Get in touch

To contact our recruitment team, please email

Search our latest vacancies

If you're interested in working for us, please look at our latest vacancies on the Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust website and apply for a job online.