International Nurse Programme

Band 3-5

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Band 3-5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Queen Elizabeth Hospital
King's Lynn
£22,128.00 - £28,746.00 pa
21/02/2018 23:59

Are you a Nurse who trained outside of Europe who is seeking to gain Registration in the UK with the NMC?

We are recruiting nurses who have passed the International English Language Test (IELTS) at academic level with minimum score of 7 across all domains and who have successfully completed Part one of the NMC Test of Competence (CBT) to join our International Nurse Programme.

This programme will prepare successful applicants for the NMC Part 2 test of competence OSCE.

Candidates will only be shortlisted if they confirm within the application form that they have the NMC decision letter allowing them to go forward with Part 2 Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) test.

International Nurse Programme (Must have IELTS Level 7 and NMC Computer Based Test)

The Trust is compliant with the Code of Practice for International Nurse Recruitment.
The programme will prepare successful applicants for the NMC OSCE test and lasts for ten weeks (including one week’s annual leave). The first 6 weeks are a combination of a formal taught programme and supernumerary shifts on the ward you will work on once registered, followed by three weeks of supernumerary shifts to consolidate your knowledge and one week’s annual leave. Throughout this period there are twice weekly OSCE preparation sessions. You will be supported by a ward based Preceptor and a named Practice Development Nurse, and will have a competency based assessment document to guide your development.

The Trust will fund your first OSCE test.

Successful applicants would be paid as a Band 3 Health Care Assistant during the programme.

Employment with the trust following completion of the programme will be dependent on gaining NMC registration to be able to practice as a Band 5 Registered Nurse.

Please be aware that if you leave your employment with the Trust within 12 months of gaining your NMC registration the cost of the tests and administration fees will be recovered from your final salary payment prior to leaving the Trust.

The closing date for this vacancy is February 21st 2018.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Or telephone 01553 613613 ext/ bleep 2637.



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