Start your life as a Nurse

PCQ Healthcare want to help you find your dream nursing job. We have positions with good relocation packages and attractive salaries all over the UK and Ireland in Hospitals both and in the elderly care sector.

Nursing Process

1. Express Interest

Contact a member of the PCQ Healthcare team to express your interest in relocating to the UK or Ireland.

On this initial call we will also establish

  • where you are now in the process
  • what your dream job would be
    • Where

      We have Nursing Position all over the UK and Ireland so we will need to establish where you would like to work, and to educate you on your options

    • Position

      A nurse is not just a nurse, your passion might be ICU, Theatre, Elderly care or one or many other options. We will discuss all these options with you and help you decide what is best for you

    • Salary Money should not be the main reason for your move, but it is an important factor, we will discuss your financial motivations and your options based on these motivations.
  • Initial assessment of English Level

    Your career consultant will have a conversation with you in English, in order to establish an initial assessment of your level of English. You will need to be able to communicate in English in order to move to the next stage of the process.

2. Prepare CV

Your CV is the document which will show your future employer why they should proceed with an interview or not. A poor CV will result in employers rejecting you before they speak with you. We will assets you in building an effective CV which will get you the interviews you want.

3. Complete a professional English Assessment

Most employers will want confirmation of your level of English before proceeding with your application. It is for this reason that we recommend that obtain an official assessment of your English level. We recommend using XXXXXXXXXXX and this will cost you €50

  • B1 or lower
    • Need to complete an English Course to get to a B2 level
  • B2 or higher
    • Can proceed to Interview
    • Need to enroll in an OET / IELTS preparation course
    • Start NMBI / NMC process

At this stage of the process we will discuss the options available to you regarding courses. We presently work with several companies who provide a variety of solutions, at a variety of price ranges, and will discuss this in more detail at the time.

4. Present CV to perspective Employers

Once steps 2 and 3 are complete, it is now time to present your CV to employers, this will be based on the information we got from step 1, before we send your CV to any employer, we will first have a conversation with you and confirm your interest before sending your CV.

5. Interview preparation

The interview can be a very stressful time. We will provide you with full interview preparation, which will cover the types of questions you can be asked and the best way to answer questions, so the employer gets the information they require to make a positive decision.

6. Conduct interview

  • Obtain and accept offer
  • Rejected after interview
  • Return to step 4

7. Complete compliance file to start employment

In order to start working as a nurse you will need to complete a compliance file for your new employer. Don’t worry we will complete this with you and make sure you understand everything you need.

8. Book relocation flights

Most employers will financial assist you in this area as part of you relocation package, we will make sure everything is booked correctly and you know what you need to do.

9. Arrive to start your new position

10. Pass English test

Upon arrival in the UK or Ireland we recommend you book you IELTS / OET test. Once you have completed your preparation course you will sit and hopefully pass the English test.

11. Complete Registration with the NMBI / NMC

We will complete this process with you and make sur you have all the information you need to do this correctly.

12. Start working as a nurse

Congratulations, you have made it, and now the dream begins. PCQ will continue on the journey with you and will be here to help you with anything you may need.


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