16/17 January 2023

Hilton Garden Inn Gaborone


19/20 January 2023

Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka


21 January 2023

Hilton Sandton

NEU Professionals is coming back to Africa and we're bringing new friends!

After the amazing success of our award-nominated recruitment event in Botswana earlier this year, we couldn’t get Africa off our minds. Our hosts were so friendly and accommodating, and we met so many wonderful qualified candidates. Many of these candidates have already arrived in the UK and are beginning their careers as NHS nurses.

As many of you requested, we are coming back to even more countries, and this time we are bringing another prestigious NHS Trust with us; North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT). Servicing the north-east region of London and into Essex region, this trust has many opportunities for candidates to advance their careers and discover this beautiful and historical region of the UK. We look forward to meeting you at one of our three  interview locations!

Don’t delay and register today!

Please fill in the form below to confirm your attendance. Once submitted, you will automatically receive an email with the link to join the Webinars. 


Thank you!

Thank you for your interest in this in-person recruitment event. We are not currently accepting applications for in-person interviews in Botswana, Zambia or South Africa. Qualified candidates who were not chosen for in-person interviews will be offered online interviews at a future date.

NEU Professionals are always conducting online video interviews for qualified registered nurses, midwives, and Allied Health Professionals. Please apply for these online interviews below.

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Please select the country where you are currently practising as a Registered Nurse
Please provide a short (max 200 word) summary of your career to-date (post registration) including wards / departments / clinics you have worked on and which patient conditions you have caring experience.



Kerry Anne Wykes (NEU Professionals Director and NHS Nurse), Catherine J. Morrison (NEU Professionals Project Manager) and members of the NELFT resourcing team will be in Botswana, Zambia and South Africa for a few days offering in-person interviews for NELFT Trusts in London and Essex for registered nurses of the following specialities:

Kerry Wykes

Kerry Anne Wykes

NEU Professionals Director
and NHS Nurse

Catherine J. Morrison

NEU Professionals Project Manager

Catherine Morrison

NELFT Resourcing Team

NELFT International Recruitment Team

Adult General Nurses

Medical / Surgical Nurses

Mental Health and Paediatric Mental Health Nurses

Your role is to promote and support a person’s recovery, helping them live independent and fulfilling lives. This could include any experience in caring for older adults with mental health conditions (e.g., Dementia, Alzheimers), caring for patients with substance abuse problems, working with patients with other mental health conditions (e.g. eating disorders, post-natal depression), or caring for children with mental health conditions.

Closeup of a support hands. Closeup shot of a young woman holding a senior man's hands in comfort. Female carer holding hands of senior man

Learning Disability Nurses

Learning disability nurses work to provide specialist healthcare and support to people with a learning disability, as well as their families and staff teams, to help them live a fulfilling life.

Portrait of asian physiotherapist carer helping and playing with special disabled child health problem by doing exercises sitting in wheelchair in rehabilitation clinic.

NELFT Sponsored English Language Training

We are currently accepting applications from qualified overseas Registered Nurses with experience as Adult General, Mental Health, Community and Learning Disability nurses who are yet to pass their English Language exam! NELFT are funding this additional training to assist qualified nurses to pass their OET exams. Qualified nurses must meet certain criteria for sponsorship and funding; please apply now for more details.

Our partner English language school Specialist Language Courses (SLC) will ascertain your current level of English according to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR). A minimum score of C1 in writing is required in a needs analysis form to be considered for the courses. For more information about SLC you may visit the this link.




Our series of webinars offer you the opportunity to engage with our recruitment consultants and NHS Trusts. Learn about all the benefits of working for the NHS, living in the UK, and how to register with the NMC. We’ll also help you with interview preparation. Please attend as many of these coaching and support webinars as you can to answer your questions and make your in-person interview a success!



16/17 January 2023

Hilton Garden Inn Gaborone


19/20 January 2023

Hilton Garden Inn Lusaka


21 January 2023

Hilton Sandton


North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT)​ provides an extensive range of integrated community and mental health services for people living in the London boroughs of Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Redbridge and Waltham Forest and community health services for people living in the south west Essex areas of Basildon, Brentwood and Thurrock. We provide an Emotional Wellbeing Mental Health Service for children and young people across the whole of Essex. We are the provider of all age eating disorder services and child and adolescent mental health services across Kent and Medway.

With an annual budget of £490 million, we provide care and treatment for a population of circa 4.3 million. We employ approximately 6,500 staff who work across 210 bases in London, Essex, Kent and Medway.


NEU Professionals is known for our award-winning recruitment services in the medical and healthcare communities around the world. But we know that we cannot do it alone without the support of our partners here in the UK and abroad. This support helps give us credibility and connections among local communities and stakeholders, as well as lasting support for our candidates both before and after they arrive in the UK.

Debbie Smith, Director of Nursing NELFT, and Vusa and Pinkie from BONU at the Nursing Times Workforce Summit and Awards 2022

Botswana Nurses Union (BONU)

Champions in Nursing Profession and Labour Issues

Botswana Nurses Union - LogoThe Botswana Nurses Union (BONU) formerly Nurses Association of Botswana (NAB); NAB was founded by the late Grace Kgari in 1968 and she became the first President of the association. And BONU now was launched on the 24 October 2012 making history in Botswana.

During the NEU Professionals in-person recruitment event in Spring 2022, BONU focused on improving opportunities for nurses from Botswana who want to advance their careers overseas. They worked with local governments to reduce administrative barriers and provide additional credibility to show nurses the benefits of enhancing their skills overseas.

Learn more about this organization by contacting them at or

Zambia Union of Government & Allied Workers (UG)

Representing Civil Servants in the Socio-Economic Sector

Zambia Union of Government & Allied Workers (UG)Zambia Union of Government and Allied Workers (UG) is an institution to represent Civil Servants in the Socio-Economic Sector of the Zambian government.

UG endeavours to educate workers on the policies of government and how they can positively contribute to attain a sound and equitable economy. Realising how bankrupt workers in government are in terms of information related to their conditions of service, disciplinary code of conduct and ethics in the public service, UG provides a platform to inculcate these values through discussion. Last but not the least, they act as an information corner for all correspondence aimed to enlighten the membership folk.

Learn more about this organization by contacting them at