REQUIREMENTS FOR JOINING 1ST ALTERNATIVE NURSING AGENCY

INTERESTED IN REGISTERING AS A REGISTERED NURSE?

You must have a Nursing Diploma, valid NMC Pin Card, recent NMC letter , Statement of Entry along with valid Mandatory Training Certificates AND be able to provide evidence of nursing experience of at least 6 months in the UK.

INTERESTED IN REGISTERING AS A CARE ASSISTANTS OR SUPPORT WORKER?

You must provide a minimum of NVQ 2 certificate in care or equivalent along with valid Mandatory Training Certificates. (If you are currently in the process of NVQ2 or Nursing qualification you will need to provide evidence of modules covered and you will be asked to sit a written and verbal assessment)

You must be able to demonstrate and have proven healthcare experience of at least 6 months in the UK.

Please note: You will need to provide referee details from the healthcare industry in order to verify length of experience

PERSONAL IDENTIFICATION & ELIGIBILITY TO WORK

  1.  Valid Passport or Birth Certificate & Driving license with counterpart for British Citizens For Non-European Union Citizen you must be able to present evidence of entitlement to work as described by UK Borders & Immigration Agency
  2. Passport sized photographs
  3. Details of 2 professional referees of management level, both MUST be from your most recent places of work
  4. Two proof of addresses, i.e. Bank statement, utility bill, etc. (must be no more than 3 months old)
  5. NI Number Card
  6. CV
  7. You will be required to pay £54 for DBS (formerly known as CRB) or provide a fully enhanced DBS registered with the DBS Update Service

VACCINATION RECORDS & CONFIRMATION OF IMMUNITY

All results must be provided as IVS, stamped and verified by GP surgery, Occupational Health Department or verifiable travel clinic. Anything other than this will not be accepted. We require ALL of the following:
  1. Hepatitis B
  2. Evidence of 3 Hepatitis B vaccinations OR evidence of natural immunity issued by GP OR Occupational Health Department AND   Blood test result confirming over 100 miu
  3. Rubella
  4. Blood test result confirming immunity OR evidence of x2 MMR vaccines
  5. Varicella
  6. Blood test results confirming immunity OR if not immune, evidence of x2 Varicella vaccinations
  7. Measles
  8. Blood test result confirming immunity OR evidence of x2 MMR vaccines
  9. Mumps
  10. Blood test result confirming immunity OR evidence of x2 MMR vaccines
  11. TB
IT IS ESSENTIAL THAT YOU HAVE ALL OF INFORMATION RELEVANT TO YOUR QUALIFICATION BEFORE CONTACTING 1st ALTERNATIVE.

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