Nursing Jobs Peterborough

At Thornbury, we’re recruiting for nurse jobs in Peterborough and the surrounding areas. We’re recruiting all types of nurses including

  • A&E nurses,
  • community nurses,
  • mental health nurses,
  • midwives,
  • paediatric nurses,
  • and many more.

To see a full list of nurses we recruit, visit our specialisms page.

We work with public and private healthcare organisations to provide nurses for short notice cover, remote locations, or hard-to-cover shifts without compromising on the quality of care. Due to the last-minute nature of the shifts our nurses cover, and the quality of care they provide, we offer a brilliant benefits package which includes high rates of pay, travel reimbursement, paid NMC fees and more.

Take the next step in your nursing career and register today at Thornbury Nursing Services.

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

If you’d like to learn more about the full range of benefits Thornbury Nursing Services provides to nurses in Peterborough, visit our benefits page.

Benefits of working as a nurse in Peterborough

Peterborough is a historic cathedral city in Cambridgeshire with lots to offer. If you’re interested in what a nursing career could look like in Peterborough, there is a wide range of opportunities available for you, including working in mental health facilities, hospitals, GP practices and more.

  • Entertainment: The city has a vibrant theatre scene and is also home to the East of England Arena – host to a wide variety of exhibitions and shows.
  • Historic centre: Peterborough is well known for its beautiful city centre cathedral and railway heritage
  • Something for thrill seekers: With axe-throwing, skydiving, kayaking and wakeboarding all accessible in Peterborough, it’s the ideal location to get your adrenaline pumping!


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 Peterborough, 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 Peterborough with Thornbury Nursing Services.

Nursing roles available in Peterborough

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

  • NHS trusts
  • Private hospitals
  • Local authorities
  • Private nursing homes
  • Community packages
  • Mental health and learning difficulty units
  • Schools
  • GP practices

Using our Quick Nurse app, you can decide when and where you work. Choose which shifts to book and whichever organisations you prefer. The Quick Nurse app allows you to input your schedule so we can work around you. This is perfect if you would like to work around your current part-time or full-time job.

Nursing pay rates in Peterborough

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 your specialism and experience. Learn more about our pay rates for England and Wales.

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 Peterborough? Register with us today to begin your application. To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly Peterborough team.

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