Nurse Recruitment Agencies

Forming the largest group of workers in the NHS, nurses are responsible for delivering medical care to patients and play a key role in the UK healthcare industry. Nursing staff can be employed in a variety of settings and nurse recruitment agencies will often work alongside public and private healthcare providers to fill permanent, temporary or contract positions.Nursing jobs
The sector covers a range of specialisms and candidates can work as a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered General Nurse (RGN) or a Registered Sick Children's Nurse (RSCN) amongst others. Although duties can vary, the overall aim is to provide care to those suffering from acute or chronic health problems. They can be employed by hospitals, nursing homes or NHS trusts and typical duties can include assessing patients, monitoring medication, keeping records and providing support to relatives. (Read: Become a Nurse)

Nursing Qualifications, skills and salaries

In order for candidates to practice in the UK, they must first register with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), a statutory body that regulates the field. The NMC currently has over 670K members and these include locums, heads of primary care and ward nurses. A pre-registration degree is also necessary, however these courses are typically funded by the NHS. A healthcare agency will also look to identifying skills as well as qualifications. Recruitment consultants will typically conduct candidate testing that assesses key qualities such as flexibility, stress management and problem solving.

NHS rates of pay fall into 'Bands' and this will determine a candidate's salary per annum. An assistant or entry level role such as clinical support worker may start in Band 2 and command earnings of £15K-£17K. Conversely, established nurses will find themselves in Band 5 and salaries here can range between £21K-£28K.

Nursing recruitment agencies

Nurse employers looking to recruit staff may approach a recruitment agency that operates within the healthcare sector. Specialist health industry recruiters will be experienced at sourcing staff for this challenging field, however a multi sector service may offer a more diverse range of expertise. NHS employers are only permitted to hire workers from an approved list of staffing agencies, and these must apply the Employment Check Standards that are set out by the organisation. Conversely, other recruitment services may dedicate themselves entirely to filling nursing jobs within the private healthcare sector.

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  • Covering all of the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside we specialise in Healthcare Recruitment. Please call us today with your recruitment needs...
    Coverage North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
    • 93 Water Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS115QN
    • 172A Front Street, Chester Le Street, Durham, DH33AZ
  • We successfully recruit across the UK for all Health Care Opportunities including Nurse's, inc RMN/RNLD, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Hospital Management, Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Healthcare. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide healthcare providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • 4Social Work supply Nurses (including RGN's, RMN's and Staff Nurses) and Healthcare Assistants to hospitals, residential homes, nursing homes and hospices nationwide. Working closely with NHS trusts and private organisations, we ensure all working candidates are fully compliant including NMC registered and DBS certified.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 15 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, Ilford, IG1 2QY
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    When assessing nurse candidates, you should take into account the environment or discipline they will be working in. Although a degree and basic interpersonal skills are needed for the majority of roles, more specific capabilities might be required such as the knowledge to administer intravenous medication or the ability to deliver critical care.

  • We have a large database of available candidates and offer competitive fees of 9% alongside a 1 year rebate period. We are specialist provider of nurses and work with many national organisations and local authorities to provide candidates within the health and social care field. Lower set fees are also available for carers and nurses.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Maythorn Mill, Trent Lane, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG2 4DS
  • Ellis Jackson Recruitment is one of the leading specialist recruitment consultancies in the UK. We are proud to boast an unrivalled knowledge of the Healthcare, Social Care and Not-for-Profit sectors as well as a proven track record in delivering an exceptional service.
    Coverage United Kingdom
    • 72B Liverpool Road, Crosby, Liverpool, Merseyside, L23 5SJ

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