Do you wish to move your nursing career to the U.K. but do not have an English Certificate yet?


One of the key requirements to register as a nurse in the U.K. is to have an English Language certificate at the level required by the NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council). We are aware that this may be one of the most challenging steps to become a nurse or a midwife in the U.K. so that’s why we are now offering all Community nurses who wish to apply the chance to enrol on our English Language training course and book an interview with us and one of our NHS clients! Apply below to get the journey started today. 

Have you recently decided it’s time for a change, and you’re now looking for a new career challenge? Starting a new job in a different country can be very exciting and lead to lots of great opportunities, but you need to make sure that you choose the right agency to hold your hand and guide you through the process. NEU Professionals offers careers in Community Nursing at some of the most prestigous NHS Trusts in the United Kingdom as well as an intensive English Language Training course sponsored by the Trust!

If you are an ambitious nurse, the U.K. is the place for you! If there is one thing the NHS can offer it’s the opportunity to learn and progress in your career. In addition to the training you will be given by your employer, you will find that U.K. has plenty of Institutes and Universities linked to its Trusts, offering all sorts of courses and Master’s degrees. To learn more about the main steps you should take to register as a nurse in the U.K., feel free to visit our Candidate Section. 


Our English Language Training Process

  1. Send us your application: Fill in the application form below to apply and provide us with your CV if possible, qualifications and GDPR consent to share your details with our partner English Language school.
  2. Application assessment: NEU will screen your application to ensure you fit the criteria and also your preference with regard to location, lifestyle and availability. If we agree to proceed with your application we will encourage you to make a start with your NMC registration under our guidance.
  3. Initial level of English assessment by SLC: 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. 
  4. Interview with NHS Trusts: You will be video interviewed by your potential NHS employer, all organised by NEU Professionals to ensure smooth progress and availability of information.
  5. Language course enrolment: Once you have been successful at the interview with the NHS Trust, you will then be enrolled on an intensive 4-week OET preparation course comprising tutor-led classes 3 times per week and online interactive courses to supplement this. Your NHS Trust will stay in touch for motivation and support purposes.
  6. Mid-course assessment: Around halfway through the language course, SLC will informally assess your progess and provide an assessment of your likelihood of succlessful exam clearance, giving you time to prepare accordingly. Attendance and progress will be continually monitored via SLC’s online platform to ensure only the most committed students are approved for examination.
  7. English language exam: If SLC has decided that you will highly likely pass your OET test, NEU will book examinations on the soonest possible date following the course.
  8. Continuation of recruitment process with NEU Professionals: Following a successful result you will move into our standard processes for overseas recruitment.

*Please note that this opportunity to apply without an English Language Certificate is currently ONLY OPEN FOR REGISTERED NURSES WITH EXPERIENCE IN COMMUNITY NURSING. We still require an IELTS/OET certificate from nurses applying for every other speciality.

Please fill in the form below to apply for our Community nursing vacancies in the U.K. and our team will be in touch shortly!

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The role of a Community Nurse within the NHS

More and more patients are treated outside a traditional hospital setting. As their numbers grow, the ability of the NHS to provide medical and nursing services is also changing and community nurses play a vital role in this increasingly important aspect of our healthcare system. Community nurses help the NHS meet the needs of elderly, disabled or vulnerable patients who may not be able to easily visit the hospital.

Community nurses are trained to perform a variety of nursing procedures which may include:

  • basic care – such as checking temperature, blood pressure and breathing
  • administering injections
  • assisting doctors with examinations and medical procedures
  • cleaning and dressing wounds
  • setting up intravenous drips and monitoring ongoing care

Community nursing jobs can be high pressure: nurses work in environments which change from day to day and lack many of the resources available in a hospital. Given the demanding nature of the role and the spectrum of patients they are required to treat, community nurses should possess excellent communication and listening skills, while demonstrating sensitivity towards the specifics of each unique situation.

To learn more about how to become a Registered Nurse in the United Kingdom please visit our Candidate Section.

If you are a Registered Nurse with experience in Community Nursing care and wish to request more information about the new English Language Training project simply fill in the form above.