Permanent Full-Time Positions

Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment is recruiting nurses for University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust located in Leicester, UK.

The Company

Our patients are the most important thing to us and we are constantly striving to improve the care they receive, through looking at the ways we work, ensuring our staff are highly trained and encouraging research which allows us to offer our patients the latest technologies, techniques and medicines – and attract and retain our enviable team of more than 15,000 highly skilled staff. We are one of the biggest and busiest NHS Trusts in the country, serving the one million residents of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland – and increasingly specialist services over a much wider area.  Our nationally and internationally-renowned specialist treatment and services in cardio-respiratory diseases, ECMO, cancer and renal disorders reach a further two to three million patients from the rest of the country.

The Position

You will be provided with countless development and educational opportunities which will allow you to grow & progress within the specialty you are placed.

The Location

The University Hospitals of Leicester are located in the heart of the UK. The East Midlands have a diverse landscape, diverse culture and a huge variety of things to see and do.

Leicester is a city in England’s East Midlands region yet just one hour via public transport to London & Birmingham. The East Midlands is perfectly located at the heart of the UK, with a diversity of landscape, culture and things to see and do. Visit Leicester Cathedral which has stood at the city’s heart for over 900 years or the ruins of Leicester Castle, where Richard III spent some of his last days, lie in Castle Gardens, near the River Soar. If it’s shopping of food that interest you, Leicester is home to Europe’s largest covered market, and the new Highcross shopping centre provides a wealth of different local and national stores and restaurants. Truly multicultural, the Diwali celebrations in Leicester are the largest outside India. A modern city, rich in arts, culture, sports and heritage, Leicester offers something of interest for all ages.

Salary & Benefits

  • Full time permanent positions, 37.5 hour working week.
  • Two months free accommodation for internationally trained nurses relocating from outside of Europe.*
  • Career progression/professional development opportunities.
  • Band 5 Salary from £24,907- £30,615 (once you are possession of an NMC PIN number) with yearly salary increments.
  • VISA fee refunded (if applicable).
  • IELTs exam fee reimbursed – £200 or OET exam fee reimbursed -£350.*
  • CBT fee refunded.*
  • Two attempts of OSCE fee paid for by the Trust.*
  • OSCE training provided by the hospital – 94% PASS RATE.
  • Full support from KCR throughout the entire process.
  • Additional pay for shift deferential and overtime.
  • Assistance with NMC registration and support provided with relocation to the UK (if required).
  • Meet & Greet at the airport.*
  • Only one hour via public transport to both London & Birmingham.
  • Paid annual leave: 27 days per annum plus 8 public holidays.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Suitable candidates will have a diploma/degree qualification in nursing
  • Minimum of 12 months of recent acute hospital experience.
  • Must be eligible to register with the NMC
  • Academic IELTS (S/L/R: 7, W:6.5) or OET Exams with Grade B in all four subsets.
  • To provide a high level of nursing care to all patients based on a strong evidence base.
  • Confident caring for patients
  • Evidence of self-development
  • Have excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Be flexible, accountable and reliable
         *Terms & Conditions apply

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