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Nursing Jobs & Recruitment in the UK

Nursing Jobs & Recruitment in the UK

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Your World Healthcare has the pick of acute nursing jobs for candidates, with our specialist recruitment consultants having established a reputation for placing high-calibre candidates in a variety of healthcare acute nursing jobs.

As the UK’s leading supplier of acute nurses, we have nursing jobs for our candidates in a diverse range of sectors, including: general, ITU, theatres, A&E, midwifery and renal vacancies. We have placed our candidates in jobs throughout the NHS and private sector across the UK, on either a locum or permanent basis.  

What is a Nurse?

Forming the largest staff roster in the NHS, nurses are an essential part of both the patient care team and the wider healthcare system. There are nursing jobs available in a wide range of specialisations, skillsets and working environments. Nurses can not only be found working as part of the care team on site or at a patient's home, but as a vital part of the medical team in Accident and Emergency or surgery.

As with any healthcare profession, nurses need a range of skills to provide the proper care for their patients. These demands will vary according to their role and position – for example, the needs of an elderly patient with a severe illness are different from those of a young child with a broken bone. 

With a constant high demand for nursing jobs within both the NHS and private sector, there are a variety of specialised areas a nurse can go into as they progress through their career, including:

  • Children's nurses
  • School nurses
  • District nurses
  • Neonatal nurses
  • Learning and disability

Your daily tasks will vary depending on the field you decide to move towards. Throughout your employment you will have the opportunity to train and develop your skillset, so you are capable of working in a range of roles. Salaries are banded according to both your role and your years of experience.

To be eligible to move into a nursing job, you need to have a relevant university degree and be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). Previously, a diploma would have been sufficient qualification, but this has now changed.
Although securing a fixed-term nursing job may seem the best option, taking on a locum nursing position is also worth considering if your circumstances allow it.

What Does a Nurse Earn?

As with many healthcare professions, nurse jobs will pay differently depending on the band or experience of the individual. The highest paid nursing positions can pay over £95,000 a year. A registered nurse just starting a career would typically start on around £21,000 per year.

Locum Nursing jobs

The prospect of being your own boss and working as and when you please appeals to many healthcare professionals – and nursing jobs are no exception. The demand for nurses in care homes and hospitals is higher than ever, so a locum nursing job could be an excellent career choice. Working in such a role provides experience in a wide range of environments and conditions, something which would stand you in good stead when applying for a full-time position in the future.

Just bear in mind that choosing a locum position has to suit your circumstances. Such a role will not offer the benefits of a fixed position – you won’t be able to claim for sick pay, holiday pay, and paternity/maternity leave or be eligible for a company pension. 

Calling All Long Day nurses

Nursing Birmingham contract Negotiable

Your World Healthcare has a fantastic opportunity in Nursing waiting to be taken by you. If you’re an experienced Band 5/6 General , come and join the exciting Acute and Medical in Birmingham on a contract basis.

Ref: YW-0BpM9 | Posted: 24th Jan, 2020 | Closing Date: 09th Mar, 2020

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Nursing Desborough temporary TBC

Our private client in the East Midlands provides highly specialised neurobehavioural rehabilitation for males and females aged 18 years and older, with an acquired brain injury (ABI), including traumatic brain injury (TBI) and strokes.

Ref: YW-J4ePo | Posted: 24th Jan, 2020 | Closing Date: 09th Mar, 2020

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Nurses Needed

Nursing Swansea temporary £65000

Are you an experienced Band 5 General searching for a thrilling new role in Nursing ? Your World Healthcare has an unmissable temporary role within a hospital in Swansea !

Ref: YW-4goma | Posted: 24th Jan, 2020 | Closing Date: 09th Mar, 2020

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Nurses Needed in Wales

Nursing Sydney temporary £70000

If you're an outgoing Band 5 General, ITU , Your World Healthcare has a temporary role in Sydney that you won't want to miss!

Ref: YW-rJ2p6 | Posted: 24th Jan, 2020 | Closing Date: 09th Mar, 2020

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Nurses Needed in Wales

Nursing Cardiff temporary £65000

Your World Healthcare is looking for a Band 5 General, ITU who can bring exceptional skills to our client in Cardiff by taking on an unmissable temporary role.

Ref: YW-Xq2E1 | Posted: 24th Jan, 2020 | Closing Date: 09th Mar, 2020

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