Role Details

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP) is the largest hospital in the southwest peninsula, providing comprehensive secondary and tertiary healthcare. Our geography gives us a secondary care catchment population of 450,000 with a wider peninsula population of almost 2,000,000 people who can access our specialist services.

The population is characterized by its diversity – the rural and the urban, the wealthy and pockets of deprivation, and wide variance in health and life expectancy. We work within a network of other hospitals to offer a range of specialist services such as kidney transplant, cardiothoracic surgery and neonatal intensive care, high-risk obstetrics and are the area's, Major Trauma Centre.

Are you a registered nurse working outside of the United Kingdom, wanting a new and exciting opportunity within a leading healthcare setting and living in a stunning location?

The Devon International Recruitment Hub has vacancies for registered nurses with theatre experience to live and work in the United Kingdom, directly for the National Health Service (NHS) in Devon, England. We represent University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust (UHP), which is the largest hospital in the southwest peninsula, providing comprehensive secondary and tertiary healthcare. As a regional specialist teaching hospital, they provide comprehensive training and education for a wide range of healthcare professionals. You'll be an experienced theatre nurse and are qualified to practice as a registered nurse in your home country with a minimum of six months experience and speak English competently to the required recognised standard (OET/ IELTS). If you have experience working in theatres delivering outstanding compassionate patient care we’d love to hear from you. We have opportunities if you have experience in any of the below specialities;

  • O&G
  • Breast
  • Orthopaedic
  • Vascular/General/Emergency/Colorectal/UGI
  • Urology
  • ENT
  • Plastics
  • Transplant
  • Cardiothoracics
  • Ophthalmology
  • Paediatrics
  • Interventional radiology
  • Cath labs
  • Recovery


Essential Criteria

  • Nursing degree
  • Must have worked in Theatre for a minimum of 6 months in the past 2 years
  • 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


How we support you

  • Paid flight to the UK
  • Your family members can also come to the UK by applying for this visa
  • Your accommodation will be paid for the first two months
  • Free healthcare, childcare and schooling
  • Reimbursements of certain pre-arrival expenses, such as exams and registration fees
  • OSCE examination costs paid for
  • Welcome package, including airport transfers, bank accounts, phone cards and food vouchers
  • The opportunity to work paid overtime/ extra hours as you choose


To apply please fill in your details, to the left. Also, you can send us your CV, or contact us for more information on: [email protected] quoting Theatre Nurse.

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    Contract Types
    Salary Range

    £25,655 - £31,534 per annum - Band 5

    Clinical Discipline
    Job Location

    Derriford Road Crownhill Plymouth Devon PL6 8DH

    • The Devon International Recruitment Hub
    • Derriford Road Crownhill Plymouth Devon PL6 8DH