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Training & support

Our support package allows you to travel to the UK, where you can earn, plus enhance your skills and knowledge.

The Global Learners Programme is now closed to new applicants.

Getting to the UK

You will receive:

  • Paid flight to the UK (Does not include family members)
  • Visa to travel in and out of the UK
  • Your family members can also come to the UK by applying for a visa
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Once you arrive in the UK

You will receive:

  • You will be met at the airport and transported to your living accommodation
  • Food and drink provided on your arrival
  • Your accommodation will be paid for the first 3 months (Does not include family members)
  • A tour is provided of the local town, including a visit to the local supermarket, place of worship, bank and local attractions
  • Free NHS Healthcare, up to 15hrs per week free childcare for 3-4 year olds and free enrolment at local state schools for children aged 5-16
  • Pension enrolment
  • Free copy of the OET/HEE Living the Language publication for all GLP Nurses available here

At the hospital

You will receive:

  • Welcome meeting and Trust induction
  • Preceptorship programme
  • A paid certificate of sponsorship
  • Access to education and training opportunities
  • 35 days’ annual leave (including public holidays)
  • A named point of contact at the hospital to support you throughout the process
  • A mentor provided by the hospital
  • Your first attempt at the OSCE examination paid for, including travel to the test centre and accommodation
  • The opportunity to work paid overtime/extra hours as you choose (subject to availability)
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Starting salary:

£18,813 per year

Upon receipt of NMC PIN Number, rising to:

£24,414 per year

  • The opportunity to join the National Health Service Pension Scheme
  • The opportunity to work overtime and for professional progression

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