TPG International

Candidate Information

Nursing in the UK

Nursing specialists from overseas are really appreciated here in the UK for their skills, enthusiasm and work ethic. We find that our candidates get a great deal from their time over here too; working in the UK within a different environment you will gain exposure to an invaluable range of experience.

Whether you are an experienced nurse or a new graduate, registering your interest with TPGi will open the doors of opportunity and provide you with the best chance of practicing your profession in the UK.

As an international nurse specialist, there is a wide range of permanent job offers available to you throughout the UK; within NHS, private sector hospitals as well as with private care home groups.

Please browse our current job offers on our website, however if you wish to discuss your own requirements, please email your details to us with your own work/location preferences.

To be eligible to practice as a registered nurse in the UK your will need to obtain professional registration with the Nursing & Midwifery Council (NMC) prior to commencement of employment. Whichever country you are applying from the process of registration is simple and generally the same.

1 – You will need to get your diploma in nursing recognised by the UK’s NMC. If you have any questions about this process contact us and will try to help you. The following documentation is usually needed for the registration process.

  • Certified copy of valid passport
  • Certified copy of birth certificate (recommended: International Birth Certificate)
  • Certified copy of criminal record, issued by the competent authority in your home country
  • Certified copy of your Nursing Diploma, issued by your school
  • Certified copy of a Declaration from your local Nursing Board, stating you are registered and have no disciplinary record
  • Certified translations of all documents not originally issued in the official language of the country

2 – Submit your curriculum vitae (C.V.) in MS Word format.

3 – A basic language skills assessment will be conducted by a TPGi representative by way of an initial interview. If you do not meet this standard we will work with you and provide tips on improvement. We will also direct you towards key medical terms in your respective language.

4 – The candidate’s hopes and aspirations are discussed and advice on the registration process in your preferred jurisdiction will be given.


5 – Your job interview can be conducted in company offices, at a recruitment event or via Skype technology. This will be at the discretion of the employer.

Register your interest