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Registered Nurse
Band 5
Full Time 37.5 hours per week
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Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
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Various sites within the Health Board
£24,214 to £30,112 per annum
19/01/2020 23:59
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Registered Nurse Opportunities - Overseas Qualified Nurse Living In the UK

Band 5

If you are successful at interview for this post you will receive your conditional offer of appointment and information pack via email.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time. Therefore we encourage early applications to ensure consideration for this post. If you are short listed for this post, you will be contacted via your email account you used to apply for this post, therefore please check your account regularly.


Applicants are invited to apply in Welsh, any application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application made in English


Please check your email account regularly. Successful applicants will receive all recruitment related correspondence via the email account registered on the application form.


Aneurin Bevan University Health Board support flexible working.



Registered Nurse Opportunities:

The Health Board is continuing their campaign to attract qualified nurses who are not currently practicing and living in the UK . Financial and practical support is being offered to registered nurses who have retired, or who have previously nursed overseas , so they can gain employment with Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) and register as a nurse in the UK.

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board (ABUHB) is a forward thinking, dynamic and innovative Health Board, striving to always provide the very best safe and effective care for patients.

ABUHB is one of the largest health boards in Wales serving a population of >639,000 people. It is named after the founder of the National Health Service.

ABUHB employs 3,500 registrants across ten hospitals, community and primary care settings, with a new specialist critical care centre opening in 2021.

ABUHB is situated in South East Wales with good road and rail links to London and Birmingham.

Where required the programme will offer the following:

  1. Band 3 for a maximum of 8 months, during which time a relevant English Language qualification and CBT must be achieved. Candidates should therefore have a minimum of Level 6 in Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing IELTS or the equivalent OET within the last 2 years.

If a relevant English Language qualification is not achieved within this period, the offer of employment for a registered nurse post will be withdrawn and a permanent HCSW role will be offered subject to UK immigration rules where relevant.

When not studying you will work as HCSW.

  1. Band 4 for a maximum of 8 months after achieving the required English Language qualification for the period preparing for and undertaking the OSCE. If the OSCE is not achieved within this period, the offer of employment for a registered nurse will be withdrawn and a permanent HCSW role will be offered subject to UK immigration rules. When working you will work in a supernumerary position.

  2. Band 5 on receipt of NMC PIN

Please submit your application ensuring you include full details of all your work experience and employment history, along with the date and country of your original nurse registration.

You should include all your relevant qualifications as well as dates and results of the required levels of IELTS or other English Language qualifications previously taken. You will also be asked for your current immigration status. Please ensure you complete all the requested information as failure to do so may result in your application not being shortlisted at this stage.

Please refer to the attachment entitled Eligibility Guidance for Candidates which will help you complete your details and information fully. Documentary evidence will be required to be brought to interview if shortlisted.

If shortlisted you will be invited to attend an interview, undertake a clinical skills assessment and an online English Language placement test.

We look forward to receiving your application.

The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post; Welsh and/or English speakers are equally welcome to apply.

Closing Date: 19 January 2020

Interview Date: 06 Febuary 2020

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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.

Welsh language skills are not necessary

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Further details / informal visits contact

Amanda Hale - Assistant Divisional Nurse
Tel: 01633 238268