Oyogist.com has learnt that a Nigerian lady, Identified as @Justbimbola has shared step by step guidelines on how to apply for and become a registered nurse in the United Kingdom.
While captioning the post, she wrote;
“So many nurses have been asking me about migration to the UK. Trust me, it’s really worth it. I compiled this sometimes back and I just updated it. If you are aspiring to migrate to the UK as a nurse or you know a Nigerian nurse who might need this, kindly share.
“STEP BY STEP PROCESS OF BECOMING A UNITED KINGDOM REGISTERED NURSE (UKRN)
1) Get an international passport 2) Take a test of English – IELTS or OET ▫️IELTS (75-79k)- Minimum of Listening-7.0, Writing- 6.5, Reading- 7.0, Speaking- 7.0 and Overall – 7.0.▫️OET (about £333)Minimum of Reading- B, Writing- C+, Listening- B, Speaking- B.
6. Start looking for a UK job via agency or directly- tracjobs.com for nhs or for carehomes.
7. Get a job and certificate of sponsorship from your employer (necessary for visa application), book visa (you need tuberculosis test- about 59k & police clearance), book flight- 160-500k. Read the job offer letter well to know what your employer will pay for directly/refund here.
She finally urged all intending applicants to prepare for OSCE, take the exam and wait for your pin (license) by NMC UK.” Prior pin, you’ll be on Band 3/4, post pin, you’ll be a Band 5 nurse and that sums it!” She concluded.