International / Pre-Registered Nurse – Haematology, Oncology and Chemo

International / Pre-Registered Nurse – Haematology, BMT, Oncology and Chemotherapy

Full-Time hours, 37.5 hours a week

Salary: from £34,536 per annum + Shift Allowance (post-registration), Generous Benefits and Relocation Package

Job Details:

Who are we looking for?

We are welcoming international applications from haematology, oncology and chemo registered nurses within their own country, who are motivated and share our passion for creating a healthier tomorrow. You’ll need excellent communication skills, good time management as well as fulfilling the following criteria:

  • Completed IELTs / OET (Overall Grade 7 or equivalent) or from a majorly speaking English country.
  • Passed CBT
  • Completed NMC Application
  • Significant number of years of post-registration experience in haematology or oncology setting or equivalent
  • Intravenous chemotherapy administration experience
  • General Medical and Surgical Ward experience will NOT be considered at this time

You MUST satisfy the above requirements for us to proceed with your application. Failure in doing so may lead us in rejecting your application. Therefore, you are encouraged to clearly state on your CV / Application / Cover Letter that you meet these requirements.

Job Overview:

Joining HCA Healthcare UK, you’ll be working towards the completion of the OSCE training programme, gaining your NMC registration and the post of Registered Nurse. During this time, you’ll develop and grow while maintaining all the knowledge and skills you need to succeed here at HCA UK. At the end of the programme, you’ll be fully equipped to undertake the duties required of a Registered Nurse

  • Assessing, planning, implementing and evaluating care to meet the patient and their family’s needs
  • Planning and delivering appropriate care for admissions and discharges
  • Undertaking extended roles such as venepuncture, cannulation and phlebotomy
  • Contributing to the ongoing research-based care and other practice development initiatives
  • Working with junior staff and delegating and supervising the care in a fair and equitable manner
  • Recognising the signs and symptoms of a deteriorating patient and initiate early interventions in a calm and coordinated manner

What can you expect as an international nurse joining HCA UK?

All our employees are entitled to Medical Insurance, Contributory Pension, Life Assurance, Dental Insurance, Subsidised Gym Memberships, Critical Care Illness cover, Option to buy / sell holidays, Season Ticket Loan and more.

However, we all understand that moving to another country can be very daunting and time consuming, so here at HCA we will support you at every step, by providing you also the following:

  • Support with applying for visa and sponsorship
  • Flight to the UK
  • Free 3 months’ accommodation
  • Transfer from airport to accommodation on arrival
  • Upon arrival you will receive a £50 food voucher, 1-month free travel card, a sim card and welcome package worth £200 (containing toiletries, kitchenware and food)
  • A robust and comprehensive training programme set by our L&D Academy, who will ensure that you are prepared for your Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE)
  • NMC fee
  • OSCE Exam Cost

We also welcome applications for those eligible to work in the UK under the Youth Mobility Scheme.

The Tier 5 Youth Mobility Scheme (YMS) allows young people to come and experience life in the United Kingdom for up to two years.

Applicants must be between the age of (18-30) to qualify for the scheme and a national of the following:

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • Monaco
  • New Zealand
  • San Marino


As you’ll be working towards completing the OSCE and your registration when you arrive in the UK you’ll initially be employed as a Pre-Registered nurse with a basic starting salary of £28,644 per annum. During this period, you will work within your ward / unit, while also receiving all support and training to ensure you are prepared for your OSCE. Once you’ve passed and are recognised as a fully NMC Registered Nurse your salary will be uplifted to a basic of £34,536 per annum (these salaries exclude shift allowance which will be added depending on the type of shifts you are involved in). These are London rates.

HCA Healthcare UK Overview:

We’re the worlds largest private and acute complex care hospital group with a network of well-established and highly respected UK hospitals, a number of which have been awarded “Outstanding” by the CQC. From complex care to straightforward procedures in adults, HCA UK provides exceptional care across our six world-class hospitals, clinics, outpatient and diagnostics centres, and NHS partnerships.

We’re continuously at the forefront of innovations in patient care, which, investing more than £500 million over the last decade to ensure that our hospitals and specialist centres are amongst the best equipped in the world. This philosophy of continual investment ensures our employees have the best career development opportunities; as their skills advance alongside our facilities and technology.

Our patients come from all over the world, and so do our people. We’re a diverse team with an open, welcoming culture. We’re proud of the multiculturalism of our teams and with just under 50% of our nursing workforce coming from overseas, we understand and value the importance of international recruitment and the wealth of different experiences and mix of cultures that this brings to our established workforce.

Job Category: Hospital & Health Care
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: United Kingdom

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