Work as nurses in UK

Gateway to boost your career with complete guide for Nursing Jobs In UK for Indian Nurses.

UK consists of: England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. UK is today the fifth-largest economy in the world and the second-largest in Europe.

London is the world’s largest financial centre, next only to New York. UK is the safest country & one of the best & most beautiful countries to live.

Nursing Job In UK | Salary For Nurses In UK
Nursing Job In UK | Salary For Nurses In UK


Due to highly developed health-care system & high nurses to patient ratio, there is an acute shortage of nurses in UK. Nursing jobs in the UK are highly paid in care homes & NHS. The starting salary for Nurses in UK is more than 2000 pounds per month (more than 2 lakh Rs. per month). This salary is for 37.5 working hours per week. Overtime is paid at a higher rate. Nurses get 1 month paid leave in a year. Excluding expenses, Indian nurses save around 1 lakh Rs. per month.


For Nursing jobs in UK, nurses need to clear IELTS as a test for English language. We train nurses for IELTS online at negligible cost. After IELTS, nurses need to clear CBT (Computer Based Test). Both IELTS & CBT are neither difficult nor costly & can be cleared while being in India. This much is sufficient for nurses to start working in care homes in UK & earn a salary of more than 2 lakh Rs. per month.

Nursing Job In UK | Salary For Nurses In UK

Nursing Job In UK |Salary For Nurses In UK


You get PR (permanent residence) in UK after 5 years. Nursing jobs in UK for Indian nurses gets benefits like free health care services for your family & free education for children. There are ample opportunities for promotion & salary hike for nurses in UK. UK is highly developed. It is one of the safest countries & best for future development.


The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) assesses ability
to listen, read, write and speak in English. It is designed to help the candidates to work, study or migrate to Australia, Canada, New Zealand, UK & USA.

IELTS is graded on a scale of 1-9. For nurses to work in UK, they need to score minimum 7 grade in IELTS. We give high quality training online to nurses to prepare them for IELTS at negligible cost. The IELTS score is valid for 2 years.

CBT tests theoretical practice-based nursing knowledge. This multiple-choice test & can be taken in multiple cities in India.

The CBT covers four main domains as described by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): Professional values, Communication and interpersonal skills, Nursing practice and decision making, Leadership management and team working.

CBT consists of 120 MCQs to be completed in 240 minutes. Indian nurses clear CBT easily.

The Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is a practical exam for nurses. The OSCE is made up of six stations demonstrating clinical settings. OSCE tests clinical knowledge & skills like vital signs, calculating drug dosages, IM & SC Injections and Basic Life Support. OSCE can be appeared only at approved centres in UK. It is not compulsory to clear OSCE for nurses to work in care homes in UK. So after IELTS & CBT you can start working in care homes in UK & earn a salary of more than 2 lakh Rs. per month. Our counterparts in UK will train you for OSCE. After passing OSCE you can work in hospitals under NHS.

GNM and above qualification (BSc, PBBSc, MSc, PhD) is enough for nurses to work in UK. Any experience is not essential.

For working in hospitals under NHS, nurses need to qualify OSCE which is a difficult & costly exam. OSCE is not needed for nurses to work in care homes. Care homes offer higher salary package than hospitals under NHS. So working in care homes is a good way to enter UK health-care system. After clearing IELTS & CBT in India, you can immediately go to UK & start earning satisfactorily in care homes. Meanwhile, you will receive coaching for OSCE. Once you clear OSCE, you have an option of either continuing with care homes or shift to hospitals in NHS.

Since OSCE is difficult, costly & to be appeared in UK, it is desirable that nurses should work in care homes after IELTS & CBT so that their salary starts immediately. In care homes they will receive training for OSCE. Eventually, after clearing OSCE & getting PIN (Personal Identification Number) with NMC (Nursing & Midwifery Council), nurses have a choice of continuing working with care homes or shift to hospitals under NHS.

So working in care homes in UK acts as an easy pathway to enter health-care system of UK. Please contact us for further guidance.

Once you register with NMC you are entitled for the salary from £24,907 – £28,746 per anum. Career /professional development opportunities. Access to generous NHS Pension scheme.

The IELTS & OET both are tests of English language. IELTS is for higher education or professional registration in general. Occupational English Test (OET) assesses the language communication skills of healthcare professionals specifically. The NMC accepts any of IELTS or OET to meet the standard of English language requirement to work in the UK. We recommend to go for IELTS as it is easier. We offer online coaching for IELTS at negligible cost.

In first few months in the UK, you will be focusing on your new living and working environment, learning new systems and procedures, preparing for your OSCE and taking care of other responsibilities. You can invite your spouse to UK after 6 months after your arrival in UK.

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