Role Details

Registered Mental health Nurses Global Learners Programme Work, Earn and Live in England


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, we currently require Nurses trained in Mental Health.


Entry Criteria

  • Nursing degree
  • Ideally RMN trained
  • Experience in Mental Health Nursing or degree equivalent
  • 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 practising 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


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, specialties and geographies. The GLP is the only UK government approved international recruitment programme for nurses 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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    Contract Types
    Salary Range

    Starting salary £19,737 rising to £24,907 upon receipt of NMC (Nursing Midwifery Council) PIN Number

    Clinical Discipline
    Job Location

    Leeds LS1 4PL, UK

    • Health Education England
    • Leeds LS1 4PL