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Nursing and Midwifery Recruitment

We are please you are interested in applying to become a Registered Nurse or Midwife in the UK. Our dedicated International Recruitment Team will help you with your journey.

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What it means to be a Nurse and Midwife

Working as a Nurse or Midwife in the UK means you are able to an extremely important part of a patients care. You will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team. You will be an advocate for your patients and have compassion and kindness.

To be eligible for interview, you must have 12 months of Acute Inpatient Hospital experience, within the last three years. Please note: if your experience is within Theatres, for you to be considered for a placement directly in to Theatres, this experience MUST BE within the last two years.

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What can nursing and midwifery in the UK offer you

We will provide all the support you need to travel to the UK where you will be well paid for your skills and experience, and be able to enjoy living in the beautiful UK. Benefits include:

  • Paid flight to the UK
  • Quick deployments
  • Support with applying for a visa which will be paid for by us
  • We will pay for your first OSCE exam
  • Generous holiday allowance (27 days plus UK bank holidays in the NHS)
  • Good pension
  • The opportunity to work paid overtime/ extra hours
  • Support when you arrive
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Adult Nursing

Adult nurses provide person-centred care for adults of all ages. They assess, plan, coordinate and manage care for their patients, while working closely with other health and social care professionals. Adult nurses can work in a range of places, including hospitals, community hospitals and in local community services like GP practices or district nursing (district nurses work within a patient’s home setting). There are also opportunities to work in a wide range of specialist services, as well as residential and care homes.

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Mental Health Nursing

Mental health nurses support patients with mental ill health both in a hospital setting and in the community. They aim to build good relationships with service users and their families throughout the therapy process, and work with patients in all age ranges.


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Children’s (Paediatric) Nursing

Paediatric nurses provide family-centred care supporting children and young people and their families. They assess and manage care plans for the children whilst working closely with the child’s family to offer support and guidance for them. Paediatric nurses also work closely with other health and social care professionals. Children’s nurses work in both hospital and community settings.

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Community Hospital Nursing

Community Hospital Nursing is a specialist role, where nursing care is delivered in a community hospital. Community nurses are able to respond to the needs of vulnerable adults and ensure continuity of care often following referral from acute care, rehabilitation units, GPs and other agencies.

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Midwives are the lead health professional for women during all stages of pregnancy, labour and the early postnatal period and provide information, advocacy, support and encouragement for the women they care for. They can work in both a community setting and a hospital setting. They work closely with other health and social care professionals.


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Yeovil Hospital’s OSCE prep training is delivered over a five day programme and based on the criteria set by the NMC. We are based offsite, (still in Yeovil) to larger premises with free parking and a nearby bus station. The course syllabus equips candidates with the practical and theoretical knowledge to pass the OSCE exam.

Led by experienced practitioners the programme covers all core elements set out in part 2 of the NMC test of competence. Please click on the relevant course below to find out more.

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Steps to becoming a Nurse or Midwife

Below are the steps an international candidate needs to complete in order to be qualified to nurse in the UK



We offer face to face interviews with our candidates over zoom and regularly visit countries overseas to conduct interviews. If you are successful in your interview you will receive your offer letter within ten days.



You can take either the UKVI IELTS or Academic IELTS and score 7 in each section and 6.5 in writing or you can take the OET and score a B in each section and a C+ in writing. You will be allocated to a hospital and formal hospital offer letter will be sent.



NMC Application – you will need to upload your Passport, Qualification and Registration information to the NMC website. CBT Test of Competence – after passing you will then need to provide health declaration, police clearances, and English language evidence for the final NMC application


Certificate of sponsorship

Pre-employment checks for Certificate of Sponsorship and certificate of Sponsorship issued.


Visa and Arrival

A visa application and appointment will issue a visa for you to travel to the UK and then you will receive a confirmation of arrival date. When you arrive, you will be working as a Band 4 Pre-Registration Nurse or Midwife



You will complete your OSCE training and the OSCE formal exam. Once you have passed this and your PIN is received, you are the a Band 5 Registered Nurse or Midwife. Congratulations!