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International Trainee Nurse





Priory Group Division

Central Services

Vacancy Type

Permanent - Full Time



Job Advert - Division Information

We have an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Nurse to join the team and support our growing business. This role will be reserved for those nurses who have a nursing qualification received in an overseas location and are now applying to be registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The role will enable them to receive the appropriate training and support to undertake and successfully complete the OSCE (Objective Structured Clinical Examination). The main focus will be on preparation and completion of the OSCE but where clinical duties are undertaken they will be done so in line with the responsibilities of a Senior HCA within the Healthcare Division.

This role is based nationwide.

Trainee Nurse duties include but are not limited to:

  • Attend and participate fully in all academic and clinical training session as part of the OSCE preparation programme
  • Undertake any completion of any course preparation materials and assignments as directed by the OSCE preparation programme lead
  • Attend and complete the OSCE 
  • Assists qualified staff with the assessment and implementation of individual patient care plans undertaking routine tasks and activities as directed to facilitate the wellbeing, dignity and treatment of all patients.
  • Provides practical support and responsive care to patients who require assistance with intimate personal needs such as dressing, bathing and toileting activities ensuring that such activities comply with procedures and the relevant healthcare legislation.
  • Observes and monitors the wellbeing of patients ensuring that any unusual physical, mental or emotional occurrences are promptly referred to senior staff/the primary nurse and documented as appropriate.
  • Contribute to a team approach to patient care in conjunction with all members of the multidisciplinary team.
  • Provide specific interventions with patients as delegated by a Registered Nurse, and following training and competency attainment.  Such interventions include Observation and Engagement with Patients, escorting patients on leave, and being involved in de-escalation and management of violence and aggression.
  • Participate in regular ward meetings and attend other meetings as requested.
  • To assist in the maintenance of stock levels, including pharmaceutical products.
  • To assist in the maintenance of ward cleanliness and tidiness and adhere to infection control policy and procedures at all times.
  • Develops and maintains a good professional relationship with patients, colleagues and visitors responding promptly and courteously to requests and enquiries.
  • Help promote and maintain an environment conducive to meeting the needs of the patient / relatives and carers.
  • Ensure service users are gaining a quality service that is value for their money.
  • To receive and convey information from telephone or personal enquiries in a courteous manner and ensure all persons visiting the ward are greeted and assisted in a welcoming and supportive manner.

What we would like from the Trainee Nurse:

  • Completed a programme of nursing study in an overseas location which has led to a formal registration or equivalent  
  • Confirm of eligibility to undertake OSCE from the NMC
  • Understands the need for strict confidentiality
  • Basic IT literacy

Further details can be found on the attached job description.

Job Advert Location Description

What we would like to give you:

  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays
  • Online benefits and cash back rewards
  • Cycle to work scheme (qualifying period)
  • Technology Scheme (qualifying period)
  • Employee Referral Scheme
  • SMART Pension
  • Access to Career Pathways scheme

Please take the time to familiarise yourself with the attached job description prior to making an application.

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we find a suitable candidate.

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About us

As one of the UK’s leading providers of behavioural care and specialist support services to adults and young people, Priory Group promise a challenging and fulfilling career with the support of a world class organisation willing to invest in your development. 

Across our network of hospitals, residential care homes, education facilities and supported living services, we are making a real and lasting difference to the lives of the people we support.


All roles will be subject to a successful disclosure at an appropriate level from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS), Access NI or Disclosure Scotland. We are an equal opportunities employer. Priory Group will cover the cost of a DBS check.

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