Have you given any consideration to nursing jobs in the UK?

If working in nursing jobs is your calling then this guide to three of the most popular positions might be able to give you the information you need to make your dreams a reality.

We'll start by taking a look at the position of adult nurse. In this role you'll care for adults suffering from acute illnesses, long term illnesses and diseases. You'll need a degree in a field such as medical science, social work, education, physiology, psychology or biomedical science. The basic starting wage is usually around £21,000 per year, which will increase to around £27,500 per year within three to five years. Experienced staff can make as much as £95,000 per year.

As a learning disability nurse you'll be dealing with both adults and children who have learning disabilities. You'll need to have excellent communication skills in order to succeed at this job, as well as having a degree or HND in a subject such as life science, physiology, psychology, health care, social care or social work. Entry level wage is usually around £21,000 per year, increasing to £28,500 per year after five years. Experienced professionals can earn up to £35,000 per year for their work.

Finally, paediatric nurses work with children of all ages who suffer from a wide range of different medical conditions. Patience and strong communication skills are essential for this position, which pays £20,000 at the start, and as much as £65,000 per year for those who have ten to fifteen years of experience.

To keep an eye on the latest news, developments and vacancies in nursing jobs we recommend you check out the following websites;

  • nursingtimes.net
  • rcnbulletinjobs.co.uk
  • nursingstandard.rcnpublishing.co.uk
  • staffnurse.com
  • nursingnetuk.com


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