Relocating to the United Kingdom

The UK has typically been a popular place for jobs. It maintains a healthy economy and is hosting big employers. Since Brexit, the immigration rules have changed, but opportunities remain for highly qualified professionals.

United Kingdom is no longer part of European Union after Brexit. It is still one of the larger economies in Western Europe that provides great career opportunities in various sectors. Another advantage is its easy access to the rest of the Europe which makes traveling very easy. To work and live in the UK may require passing an international exam to prove your language level, verified qualifications and work permit.

Employment opportunities

UK has a wide range of jobs to offer. Industry and various services of top companies in the world spread all across the country.

Work and social benefits

The highest paid jobs are mostly around London Healthcare is also mostly free.


UK is embracing diversity in culture, workplaces and communities well. It is welcoming thousands of people from all around the world. You will come across 300 languages spoken in London alone.

Cost of living

Depending on the area you choose to live in. London is understandably the most expensive to live in, however, there, the salaries are often much higher. The cost of living is significantly lower outside the capital, on average it is affordable.

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As a Medical Practitioner working in the UK, you are required to meet the following minimum requirements:

Health Care Assistant

To be able to work as a HCA / Caregiver in the UK, you will need to have completed a Nursing Degree and demonstrate a language proficiency of at IELTS 6.5.


To be able working in a UK Hospital, you need to be a Registered Nurse [BSc. Nursing level] and pass the NMC application process. This is the process that you will have to go through to get your education level recognized in the UK. To do this, you will need to be able to communicate in English at IELTS 7.0 level.


Health Care Assistant

Entry level positions start at £17,966 per year while most experienced workers make up to £25,861 per year.

Registered Nurse

Registered Nurse starting at 18,546 up to 108,075 per year.


The process is described in more detail on the candidate's page. For the United Kingdom, the process for medical applicants is as follows:

Register with I Work Overseas.

Let us know you want to work in the UK. You can do this by filling in the Application Form online, contact one of our recruiters near you or by sending us an email to You can also reach out to us on Messenger / WhatsApp / IG / LinkedIn.

Let's Get Started!

Our Job Coach will welcome you aboard! Before we proceed, we would like to get to know you and explain the process in more detail, explain the documents you need to submit and discuss what is it you are looking for, where would you like to relocate to and how you see professional development in the future.

Based on the information you have provided and the discussions we have had, the Job Coach will prepare your Career Profile, an essential part of the recruiting process. Your Career Profile is at the core of the application process. This is what Clients will see and how they will decide whom to consider.

A solid Career Profile increases your chances of being hired!

A professional portfolio is a great way to showcase your talents and achievements. For Employers, your Career Profile is like a window into you, your work, skills and experience.

Your Job Coach will help you with building your professional portfolio highlighting your most essential skills and increasing your chances of getting noticed by the right employer. Let’s make your experience and skills look impressive at the first glance!

Part of this stage may be an additional interview with one of our Senior Recruiters to dot the i's and cross the t's.

Let's get you ready for your Job Interviews!

You may already have gained some experience with Interviews, but solid preparation and practice is what it takes to get you successfully through the Job Interviews with Employers. Your Job Coach will assist you with preparations for those interviews.

Finding your perfect new position!

We help you through the Employer's selection process and when you are both happy to take it to the next level, the Employer issues a written offer for you to review.

If you need any help with these formalities or have questions, we are at your side. Once you are happy with the conditions offered, you can sign the Employment Contract and you are on your way to a new future!

Relocating to the UK to start your new life!

With your Contract signed, it is time to get ready to move! With our help, all paperwork has to be put in order, Visa applied for and tickets arranged. You are good to go!

Relocating is not a simple thing, this is going to be a massive change for you, we know! That is why we want to make this transition as easy as possible!

When you arrive at the airport, we will be there to take you to your new accommodation, assist you with settling in and introduce you to your new Employer.

Stay in touch!

You are now part of I Work Overseas Community! If you want, you can stay in touch. If you have questions, problems, or just want to pass by and say 'Hi!' --> we are there!

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Links to further information

Application for registering with NMC

There are different ways to apply for registration. This depends on which part of the register you want to join and where you trained. This sites explains the process in detail.

Language requirements from NMC for the UK

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