Tier 2 Work Visas for Nurses

Nurses who are trained from outside European Union require registration with the Nursing and midwifery council (NMC) to work as a Nurse in UK. They can be employed under the Tier 2 (General) work visa arrangements.

Our clients employ Nurses from various countries of the world including India, Philippines, Nigeria, South African etc and sponsor the required work visa for them.

We specialise in processing Tier 2 (General) Visa applications for Nurses and regularly deal with various care/nursing homes and hospitals across UK. 

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

Medical, Surgical, ED
Minimum 2 years of experience within the last 3 years 

Cleared IELTS 7 or OET B

  • Academic IELTS minimum score of 7.0 in Reading, Speaking & Listening and no less than 6.5 in Writing 
  • OET pass at Grade B in Reading, Speaking & Listening and no less than C+ in Writing


Cost of CBT £ 83 reimbursable 
NMC evaluation Fee:  140 reimbursable 
Certificate of Sponsorship – Free 
Visa application fee - Free 
Flight to UK up to £ 650 free 
6 weeks accommodation 
OSCE travel cost reimbursable. 
Welcome pack of £ 60 
SALARY:  Pre OSCE: Band 3:  £23,177 Post OSCE: Band 5:  £27,055 

A Registered Nurse (RN) earns an average salary of £24,907 per year. The skills that increase pay for this job the most are Practice Nurse, 
Case Management, and Geriatrics.

  • Fully qualified nurses start on salaries of £22,128 rising to £28,746 on Band 5 of the NHS Agenda for Change Pay Rates. Salaries in London attract a high-cost area supplement.
  • With experience, in positions such as nurse team leader on Band 6, salaries progress to £26,565 to £35,577.
  • At more senior levels such as nurse advanced, modern matron and nurse consultant (Bands 7 to 8c) salaries range from £31,696 to £69,168

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

  • Pre-registration candidate nurses who: have arranged to sit an Observed Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) to obtain Nursing and Midwifery Council registration (Band 3 and equivalent): £17,787. Once you have passed the OSCE and issued with a NMC, UK pin then the minimum salary has to start from Band 5 onwards.

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

• 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

Your Gateway to Nursing Opportunities in the UK

Are you a nurse aspiring to build a rewarding career in the United Kingdom? Look no further! Varun Consultant is your trusted partner in navigating the complexities of nursing recruitment and securing lucrative opportunities in the UK healthcare sector. As a leading nursing recruitment agency to the UK, we are committed to facilitating your seamless transition and empowering you to excel in your profession

Why Choose Varun Consultant for UK Nursing Recruitment?

1.Expert Consultancy Services: Varun Consultant prides itself on being the best consultancy for UK nursing recruitment. Our team of experienced consultants possesses in-depth knowledge of the UK healthcare system and regulatory requirements, ensuring that you receive expert guidance tailored to your career goals. Whether you're a registered nurse or a healthcare professional seeking to work in the UK, we provide comprehensive support every step of the way.

2. Convenient Access: With Varun Consultant, access to consultancy for UK nurse recruitment near you has never been easier. Our offices are strategically located, allowing you to seek assistance and guidance conveniently. Whether you're in Hyderabad or any other location, our dedicated team is committed to serving your needs and facilitating your journey to the UK.

3. Specialized Overseas Nurses Recruitment Consultancy: As a specialized overseas nurses recruitment consultancy, Varun Consultant caters to the unique needs and requirements of internationally trained nurses. We understand the challenges faced by nurses relocating to a new country and provide tailored solutions to ensure a smooth transition. From visa processing to placement assistance, we are here to support you at every stage of your journey.

4. Competitive Pricing: Varun Consultant believes in offering nurse recruitment for UK at the best price without compromising on quality. We understand the financial considerations involved in pursuing opportunities abroad and strive to provide cost-effective solutions. Our transparent pricing structure ensures that you receive exceptional value for your investment.

Navigating UK Requirements for Nurses:

Understanding the UK's requirements for nurses is crucial for a successful transition. Varun Consultant offers comprehensive guidance on fulfilling the necessary criteria, including:

• Registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): Our team assists you in navigating the NMC registration process, ensuring compliance with regulatory standards and documentation requirements.

• Visa Processing: We provide guidance on securing the appropriate visa, whether it's a Tier 2 (General) visa or a Health and Care visa, and assist you in completing the application process.

• Skill Assessment: Varun Consultant helps you prepare for the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) or the Adaptation Programme, equipping you with the skills and knowledge required to practice as a nurse in the UK.

Your Partner in Success:

Varun Consultant is more than just a nurse recruitment agency – we are your partner in achieving professional success and personal fulfillment in the UK. Our commitment to excellence, personalized approach, and unwavering support set us apart as the best nursing recruitment solution for aspiring nurses worldwide.

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