OVERSEAS REGISTERED NURSES & DOCTORS NEEDED FOR THE UK
Global Learners Programme Work, Earn and Live in England
The programme is the only UK government accredited programme for overseas nurses to work in the NHS. The Global Learners Programme offers an exciting educational opportunity for nurses and doctors to work in the NHS. You will have the change to enhance and add to your existing skills whilst working with us. Health Education England supports professionals through their preparation for language and competency tests; entry onto the UK professional register; visa application, and through a comprehensive programme of pastoral care, including cultural sensitivities, prior to and on arrival. HEE is facilitating the Global Learners Programme (GLP) for professionals to work and learn in the NHS. HEE is working to address identified shortages in the NHS by increasing the number of staff trained in the UK and through development ethical earn and learn programmes in the NHS across a number of key professions, specialities and geographies.
The GLP is the only UK government approved international recruitment programme for nurses and doctors working with NHS hospitals across England. Global Engagement (GE), through the Department of Health and Social Care, is committed to ensuring ethical recruitment practices operate within the NHS through adherence to the UK Code of Practice (CoP) for international recruitment.
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We are working with a number of NHS Trusts to offer placement opportunities, and we are eager to hear from registered healthcare professionals who would like to work in the NHS.
Nursing Entry Criteria
- Nursing degree
- IELTS (International English Language Testing System) qualifications of level 7 + 6.5 in writing OR OET’s (Occupational English Test) at grade B and above and C+ in writing.
- A minimum of 6 months experience practicing as a registered Nurse
- Registered with a Professional Nursing authority
- Willingness to relocate to the UK
- Flight to the UK paid by the hospital
- Met at the airport by a member of staff from the hospital
- Three months paid accommodation (either onsite or close to the hospital) and settling in package on arrival
- Certificate of Sponsorship paid by the hospital
- First OSCE (Objective structured clinical examination) and travel to the exam centre paid by the hospital (resits are paid by the nurse)
- Mentor will be on hand to support the nurse with orientation, local places of interest
- Starting salary £19,737 rising to £24,907 upon receipt of NMC (Nursing Midwifery Council) PIN Number.
- 37.5 hours per week contract of employment, opportunity to work extra hours may be possible
- 27 days paid annual leave – plus 8 statutory public holidays
- Opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme
- Paid sick leave entitlement
Opportunities for Doctors:
The EMIT Programme is the only UK Government approved international recruitment Programme for Doctors working within NHS hospitals across England. The Global Engagement (GE) Directorate, through the Department of Health and Social Care, is committed to ensuring ethical recruitment practices operate within the NHS by adhering to the UK Code of Practice (CoP) for international recruitment. For more information on the EMIT Programme please go type HEE - Emergency Medicine International Training into your search engine and follow the links which will take you to the information document and application form.
The EMIT Programme will assist applicants with; General Medical Council (GMC) registration, visa application and a comprehensive programme of pastoral care, including cultural sensitivities via inductions prior to and on arrival within the UK. We are working with a number of NHS Trusts to offer placement opportunities, and we are eager to hear from Emergency Medicine professionals who would like to work in the NHS. The EMIT Programme aims to provide an opportunity to enhance and add to candidates existing skills whilst working within the NHS. The Programme is an Earn, Learn & Return scheme, with Doctors working on a tier 2 visa, sponsored by an NHS employer.
Doctors Entry Criteria ENTRY CRITERIA
- Minimum of 24 months in Emergency Medicine at SHO/ST or SpR level
- ALS/ACLS provider
- F/MRCEM Primary and Intermediate SAQ or PLAB plus part of the MRCEM exam
- IELTS (level 7.5) or OET (Grade B in all areas) certificate at standards allowing GMC registration and eligibility for Tier 2 visa
Doctors Registration Requirments:
Eligible for full registration with and hold a current licence to practice from the GMC at intended start date. This will require PLAB plus if candidate has not obtained the MRCEM diploma. Other requirements
- Ability to gain the trust and confidence of colleagues and patients
- Competent in all relevant IT packages, including Microsoft and patient administration systems and PACS
- Ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with appropriate interpersonal skills for effective team working
- Understands the principles of data protection and patient confidentiality
BENEFITS OF THE EMIT PROGRAMME
- Flight to the UK paid by the employing trust
- Met at the airport by a member of staff from the employing trust
- Induction in India and the UK
- Rental Deposit paid (equivalent to one months rent) by the employing trust
- First three months rent paid by the employing trust
- Removals paid for by the employing trust
- Certificate of Sponsorship paid by the employing trust
- Basic salary of £47,142 per annum with the potential to earn additional unsocial hours pay which would increase the basic salary to between £55 - 65,000 per annum.
- Opportunity to join the NHS pension scheme
- Entitlement to paid sick leave if you are unwell
- Access to a dedicated Clinical Educator
- Emergency Medicine Training UK Curriculum
- Training tailored to suit the candidate
- Access to Regional training and resources
- Up to 6 weeks study leave per-year
- Coordinated, regionally based induction, support and training
- Peer support within placements
- Oversight of placement by dedicated senior faculty, experienced in supervising and developing international medical graduates
- Ongoing links with SEMI and association with RCEM whilst in the UK
- Salary in line with NHS Employee
Perks and Benefits for Doctors Candidates will receive a basic salary of £47,142 per annum with the potential to earn additional unsocial hours pay which would increase the basic salary to between £55 - £65,000 per annum
The accommodation, utilities, furniture and all other basic supplies were brilliant, and made me very happy. Harrogate District Hospital
We are getting a lot of opportunities to learn, so I definitely think I will be a better nurse when I go from here. Harrogate District Hospital