Video interviews for Medical/Surgical nurses to join Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)

Video interviews for Medical/Surgical nurses to join Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT)

Website Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Video interviews: 25th, 27th, 29th of January 2021

Video interviews: 25th, 27th, 29th of January 2021

We are delighted to inform you that we are now looking to recruit 85 Medical/Surgical nurses for our client Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (MCHFT).

The trust is located in the North West and manages Leighton Hospital in Crewe. Based less than 1 hour train journey from Manchester International Airport and Liverpool Airport and less than two hours from Central London.

MCHFT has an excellent track record in retaining overseas nurses and have had many of them in excess of 5 years. They have a dedicated Practice Education Team to allow the nurses the best opportunity to clear OSCE at the first attempt time and this has been successful to date. Find out more about MCHFT here.

MCHFT offers:

  • Salary Band 5 pay scale from £24,907 – £30,615 gross per annum. Click here to download Staff Nurse Job Description – Band 5 (pdf).
  • Enhancements for “unsocial” working hours, nights and Saturdays +30%, Sundays and Public (Bank) Holidays +60%.
  • Mixed shift pattern days, nights and weekends, 37.5h per week, 3 x 12.5h shifts.
  • Permanent, full time positions + overtime and additional shifts available.
  • NMC Qualification evaluation fee (£140).
  • CBT exam fee (£83) – one assessment only.
  • OSCE exam fee (£794) – one assessment only.
  • Visa fee – sponsored in advance.
  • 1 month of free accommodation (single occupancy only) + further 2 weeks should you require to quarantine on arrival.
  • Inbound flight to the UK of max. value of £550.
  • 27 days of paid holidays + 8 public holidays.
  • Excellent professional development opportunities.
  • Enhanced NHS Pension scheme, excellent maternity and paternity leave packages, discounts in local shops, restaurants and more.

The trust is known for its exceptionally warm, friendly and supportive approach to newcomers and extensive professional development opportunities made available to staff through internal leadership programmes as well as formal clinical partnership with the University Hospitals of North Midlands and links with the University of Chester, Manchester Metropolitan University and Staffordshire University.

All successful candidates will be provided with a comprehensive OSCE training, NHS induction programme and a mentor.


  • Nursing degree at post-secondary level leading to registration as a general nurse (minimum 3 years in length, containing minimum of 500 hours of clinical practice),
  • Proof of English language proficiency in line with the Nursing and Midwifery Council’s requirements
  • Minimum 6 months of working experience in acute hospital or community setting as a Registered Nurse (academic internships not considered).

Please note that we will be unable to process your application unless you hold a valid IELTS/OET certificate.

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