Nursing Jobs London

Here at Thornbury, we work across England and Wales to place the right nurses into the right roles. We’re always looking for qualified nurses to fill shifts across London and we provide amazing hourly pay rates, paid NMC fees and reimbursed travel costs. For the last 40 years, we’ve set the pace within the temporary nursing sector, and we have shifts available across all specialisms for nurses, midwives and healthcare assistants. Learn more about the nursing specialisms we recruit across England and Wales or read on to discover the benefits of registering with Thornbury Nursing Services and the types of nursing roles we have available in London.

Ready to start your journey with Thornbury? Register today and find the perfect nursing job in London.

As the capital city, London is full of life, bustling with excitement from every corner. A great place to live and work, the city offers a unique lifestyle which is often desirable for young professionals. If you’re thinking about a nursing career in London, there are a wide range of opportunities available for you, including working in mental health facilities, hospitals, GP practices and more.

Benefits of working with Thornbury Nursing Services

We know our nurses go above and beyond to deliver exceptional care. In return, we provide an array of benefits and full professional support, including:

  • High rates of pay
  • Paid NMC fees
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free annual flu voucher
  • Access to voluntary training
  • 24/7 nurse-led telephone support

Learn more about the benefits of joining Thornbury Nursing Services. Alternatively, register now to begin your application.

Benefits of working as a nurse in London

  • Capital city – as the capital city of England, London has a lot to offer from a tourist perspective. Soak up quintessential British culture by visiting iconic spots such as the London Eye, Madame Tussauds or Buckingham Palace on your days off!
  • The West End – for theatre lovers, London is arguably the best city to live in the UK. With an array of West End shows to choose from, ranging from matinee performances to evenings on most days of the week, you’ll never be without entertainment in London’s Theatreland district.
  • Salary – with the cost of living raised by living in the capital city, the salary and general pay also reflect this. So, you can expect to earn quite a bit more while working in the city.


We require a minimum of 6 months UK-based experience for general nurses and HCAs. The requirements for specialist nurses and midwives will vary.

You can find out exactly how much experience we require for each specialism by visiting our specialism pages.


We’re proud to provide our nurses with voluntary training, CPD and PREP study opportunities. This means you can stay up to date with the latest best practices while enhancing your skills – something usually only available for those in substantive posts.

If you’re a nurse with a valid NMC or HCPC Pin, recent experience and a legal right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. Register now to start your journey with Thornbury Nursing Services. Alternatively, contact a member of our London team for more information.

Learn more about the specialisms we’re recruiting for in London, including:

Can’t see your specialism? Don’t worry! Visit our specialism pages to see the full list of specialisms we recruit. With so much choice, you’re sure to find a suitable nursing job in London with Thornbury Nursing Services.

Nursing roles available in London

We work with a number of clients in both hospital and community settings across London, including:

  • NHS trusts
  • Private hospitals
  • Local authorities
  • Private nursing homes
  • Community packages
  • Mental health and learning difficulty units
  • Schools
  • Prisons and custodial services
  • Social services
  • Research programmes
  • GP practices
  • Medical device companies

Nursing pay rates in London

We believe exceptional skills should be recognised with exceptional rewards

Working as an agency nurse requires a high level of skill and our outstanding pay rates reflect this. Nursing pay rates are dependent on location, specialism and experience and we calculate our pay rates based on grades. Learn more about our and why we don’t pay our nurses through umbrella companies.

What our nurses say about us

I feel valued

I have been with Thornbury since 2006 and I have never looked back. The support, understanding, and commitment to deliver is excellent. The range and variety of work is superb. Pay is good.

Yvonne, GB
A massive 5 stars from me

Thornbury has always been excellent in helping to find the best shifts that suit me. Joining Thornbury was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. I would recommend Thornbury to anyone.

James, GB
Fantastic agency to work with

Thornbury have always been highly professional, organised and extremely helpful. I am grateful to be part of the team.

Salma, GB

Ready to find nursing jobs in London? Register with us today to begin your application. To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly London team.

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