Tier 2 Work Visas for Nurses

For sponsoring Tier 2 work visa for a Nurse the following criterion needs to be met:

Salary rates for Nurses on Tier 2 (General) work visa:

For issuance of a Tier 2 work visa for a Nurse, the minimum salary requirements are as follows:

  • Pre-registration candidate nurses who either:
    • obtained a Nursing and Midwifery Council permission before 30 March 2015 to undertake the Overseas Nursing Programme, or
    • have arranged to sit an Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) to obtain Nursing and Midwifery Council registration (Band 3 and equivalent): £16,271
  • Band 5 & equiv. £21,478
  • Band 6 & equiv. £25,783
  • Band 7 & equiv. £30,764
  • Band 8a & equiv. £39,239
  • Band 8b & equiv. £45,707
  • Band 8c & equiv. £54,998
  • Band 8d & equiv. £65,922
  • Band 9 & equiv. £77,850

This occupation code is currently on the United Kingdom shortage occupation list but a resident labour market test is still required.

Related job titles:

  • District nurse
  • Health visitor
  • Mental health practitioner
  • Nurse
  • Practice nurse
  • Psychiatric nurse
  • Staff nurse
  • Student nurse

Example of job tasks:

• assists medical doctors, deals with emergencies and prepares patients for examination
• monitors patient’s progress, administers drugs and medicines, applies surgical dressings and gives other forms of treatment
• participates in the preparation for physical and psychological treatment of mentally ill patients
• plans duty rotas and organises and directs the work and training of ward and theatre nursing staff
• advises on nursing care, disease prevention, nutrition, etc and liaises with hospital board/management on issues

NMC, UK registration requirements for nurses trained outside EU

Please visit the following link for further details: http://www.rightjobmove.com/articles/NMC-registration-requirements-for-nurses-trained-outside-EU

Job opportunities for Nurses

If you are a registered Nurse in your country and would like to come and work in the UK healthcare sector then please send your details to us through the following form.

We can assist you with finding suitable employers in UK who can sponsor your work visa.