Role Details

Are you an overseas Registered Nurse who has passed either their IELTS or OET who is interested in a nursing career in east Kent? If so, there is a position here for you… We are one of the largest acute Trusts in England and are in the enviable position of being surrounded by beautiful beaches and the Kent countryside but with easy links to the centre of London.


Now is an exciting time to join East Kent Hospitals as we provide a great place to work and our values are key to how we deliver patient care. We would like to offer an attractive package to our overseas Registered Nurses as part of their unconditional offer of employment and this includes:


  • An interview via Skype
  • Sponsorship and payment of UK Visa costs
  • Immigration Health Surcharge
  • Air travel and transfer from UK airport to East Kent Hospital University Foundation Trust Initial period of free single person accommodation
  • Trust Welcome Day
  • Clinical Induction Programme
  • OSCE support and exams (up to two attempts)
  • Relevant and appropriate NMC fees
  • Paid as a Band 4 (£21,089) until NMC PIN number received
  • Paid annual leave
  • Membership of our NHS pension scheme
  • Guaranteed employment as a Band 5 Registered Nurse


We firmly believe that developing our staff is the key to success; we have a dynamic and progressive training and development ethos, providing excellent opportunities to enhance your knowledge and competencies, nurturing your personal and professional development by encouraging and supporting you to reach your full potential. You will have plenty of opportunities to develop and grow here at East Kent Hospital University NHS Foundation Trust.


We are proud that our dedicated and passionate employees from across East Kent Hospitals are featured in the biggest NHS recruitment drive in its 70 year history. Filmed in William Harvey and Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother hospitals, the ‘We are the NHS’ campaign highlights the extraordinary work that staff across EKHUFT do every single day. As one of the largest hospital trusts in England, with five hospitals and community clinics serving a population of over one million people, EKHUFT was perfectly placed to demonstrate the care, cutting-edge treatments, research, innovations and life-saving operations that the campaign needed

In order to take your enquiry to the next level we would like to invite you to apply for the post of ‘International Registered Nurse without PIN’. Your application will then be reviewed by one of our senior nurses who will then contact you.


We would love to welcome you to our Trust…


For further details / informal visits contact, he Resourcing Team on


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Contract Types
Salary Range

£24,214 - £30,112 per annum

Job Location

Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 0LZ, UK

  • East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

  • Willesborough, Ashford, Kent TN24 0LZ, UK

  • (+44) 01227 866450

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