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Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is committed to sourcing the best nurses and healthcare personnel for our clients. Since our inception in 1990, we have developed a partnership approach that ensures communication is open, accurate, and consistent. This is one of the many reasons KCR is recognized as a solid and reputable company in direct placement of healthcare personnel.

NHS Nursing Positions: UK

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is a leading supplier of acute nurses for NHS Hospitals throughout the UK. We have an established reputation in the UK since 1990 for placing high-calibre candidates in a variety of healthcare acute nursing jobs. If you are interested in permanent, full-time NHS nursing positions in the UK, this opportunity is for you! You’ll have a great quality of life in these locations – and you’ll be closer to family and friends.

As the UK’s leading supplier of acute nurses, we have nursing jobs for our candidates in NHS Hospitals on permanent contracts in all acute clinical areas:

  • ICU
  • ITU
  • HDU
  • Operating Theatres,
  • Neuro
  • Renal
  • Haemodialysis
  • Medicine
  • Surgery
  • Cardiac
  • Coronary
  • Care
  • Cardiothoracic
  • Oncology
  • Haematology
  • BMT
  • Emergency / A&E
  • Paediatrics
  • Mental Health
  • Midwifery

NHS Benefits

Begin a new chapter in your career and enjoy amazing the benefits the UK has to offer! 

  • Band 5 Salary from £28,407 – £34,581 (once you are possession of an NMC PIN number) with yearly salary increments*
  • Full-time permanent positions, 37.5-hour working week*
  • Flights into the country reimbursed*
  • IELTS/OET exam fee reimbursed* (Applicable for non-EU only)
  • NMC application fee & CBT exam fee reimbursed* (Applicable for non-EU only)
  • Visa and Health Surcharge Fees refunded* (Applicable for non-EU only)
  • Assistance and support with accommodation
  • Reimbursements available for Non-EU Candidates
  • Career progression/professional development opportunities
  • Extra pay for shift differential, overtime & weekend shifts*
  • OSCE test of £794 paid upfront by the hospital*(Applicable for non-EU only)
  • OSCE training provided by the hospital* (Applicable for non-EU only)
  • Full support from KCR throughout the entire process
  • Additional pay for shift differential and overtime
  • Assistance with NMC registration and support provided with relocation to the UK (if required)
  • Paid annual leave: 27 days per annum plus 8 public holidays
  • And Many more!

To be eligible to apply for nursing positions in the UK, you need to have a degree in Nursing and be registered as a nurse in your home country. You need to be eligible to register as a nurse with the Nursing & Midwifery Council in the UK: Click here to find out more about the NMC. Suitable candidates will have a minimum of 6 to 12 months’ nursing experience in an acute hospital setting and have successfully passed the IELTs / OET exam to register as a nurse with the NMC (if required).

To apply for this role please email your CV with a copy of your IELTs / OET certificate (if required) to

Email Kate Cowhig Recruitment

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