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Competitive nursing careers in London, how to stay ahead

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​The number of nurses and midwives leaving profession has increased by 67 percent last year. Job opportunity in UK healthcare sector is booming day by day. As per the NMC reports nursing jobs in the UK is rising to ever time record. A large number of vacancy in UK healthcare sector is a headache for the government but is actually a good news for the nurses.

The main reasons given for leaving were;

• working conditions - including staffing levels and workload

• personal circumstances • poor pay and benefits and

• disillusion with the quality of care to patients (Based on NMC survey of more than 4,500 leavers)

Nurses who tackle out these above situations can make most out of the dilemma. But how to stay ahead in the competitive nursing career is the question. For a permanent nurse working in a healthcare might face difficulty. For a nurse (Support worker, HCA, and RGN) looking for the temporary nursing jobs present situation is pleasant. We can discuss the topic in two sessions;

1. If you are a Support Worker/HCA/RGN

• You will get many shifts

• Can work more selectively

• Paid per hour hence zero chance for overtime without payment.

• Ease to maintain personal life and professional life

Working as a temporary nurse is not an easy task. Temporary nurses should get hired, maintain their shift priority, receiving payments time to time and make sure the procedure continues. That means temporary nurses need someone professional to make this process happen and keep the cycle uninterrupted.

2. If you are not a Support Worker/HCA/RGN

If you want a career in the UK that’s interesting, rewarding and challenging, nursing will give you plenty of scopes. Nurses work with people of all ages and backgrounds in a variety of settings, such as patients’ homes, communities, and hospitals. One who trained as per UK healthcare standard by completing mandatory healthcare training can start working in the healthcare sector as support staffs. List of mandatory training is as shown below;

Mandatory training

1. Basic or intermediate or Advanced Life Support Training

2. Manual Handling

3. Medication Training

4. Equality & Diversity

5. Mental Capacity Act

6. Fire Safety

7. Lone Worker Training

8. Handling of Violence & Aggression

9. The Caldecott Protocols

10. Health & safety


12. Infection Prevention& control (Inc MRSA& Clostridium Difficile

13. Complaints Handling

14. Epilepsy

15. Protection of adults

16. Protection of Children

17. Food Hygiene

or else These three pieces of training are important

• Health and Safety

• Moving and Handling (Practical)

• Safeguarding

In above two cases, we can see a professional assistance is needed to keep the cycle works. There will be professionals available for this to happen. But just a professional is not enough instead a professional who is experienced dedicated trustworthy and friendly can change lives.

Professional Assistant for Support Worker/HCA/RGN in London

NursingjobsUK is one of the prominent consultants in supplying healthcare assistants and registered nurses to various healthcare settings across the UK since 2002. As a professional healthcare recruiter, we are here to help with healthcare jobs in London area.

With successful nursing recruitments and years of trust in the North West region, we are expanding our services to London area, with Open Day Recruitment for RGN’s And HCA’s on 27th January 2018. Be part of the open day event in London and assure your shifts.

Perks of working with NursingjobsUK

• Daily 100's of shift available

• Full time and part-time

• Competitive rate of pay

• Friendly and responsive 24x7 support team

Highlights of London Open Day Event

• Start shifts within a week if you are eligible to work in the UK

• Assistance to complete NMC registration

• Assistance for new DBS

• DBS update service

• Mandatory training assistance

• Pay rate:

RGN 20 - 40 per hour

HCA 9 - 20 per hour

Present Scenario in the UK Healthcare Sector

Gaining experience in the UK healthcare sector will be of great advantage in the present scenario. Unions say there is a shortage of 40,000 nurses and 3,500 midwives in England alone and they, and NHS trusts blamed the pay cap and workplace pressures. Meanwhile, the number of unfilled posts has doubled in three years to 40,000.

NMC in July published data which shows for the first time there were more nurses and midwives leaving the register than joining it and figures show that trend is continuing. Over the last 12 months, the number of UK graduates leaving the profession has also increased by 9 percent.

The number of nurses and midwives from Europe leaving the register has increased by 67 percent, while the number joining the register from the EU has dropped dramatically by 89 percent. Nursing and Midwifery Council survey shows the number of departures has risen by 51% in four years. Nurses are the backbone of the UK's healthcare industry. Stop thinking and act now.

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