Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February

Strike action on Monday 6 and Tuesday 7 February
With the impact of the upcoming strike action on Monday 6th and Tuesday 7th February at Kettering General Hospital, we have stepped down some planned services and those patients affected will be contacted directly by our hospital. If you have not been contacted, please attend your appointment as planned. Our hospital remains open. As always, if you need urgent medical care or advice, please visit to ensure you are using the right service for your symptoms. Corby Urgent Care Centre are open and provide treatment for minor injuries and minor illness for the local community. Thank you for your ongoing support ❤️

International Staffing

At Kettering General Hospital we are proud of our International Nursing Programme. We have been successfully recruiting Nurses from all over the world for the last 5 years. 
We are always seeking enthusiastic and ambitious talent who are looking to further their career to becoming a fully Registered Nurse in the UK and who are already registered in their own country.
The below journey steps:
  1. Apply to the International Nursing programme by Trac or NHS jobs
  2. Candidates will have completed the International English Language Testing System ​​​​​​(IELTS) or Occupational English Test (OET)
  3. If shortlisted you will be invited to a virtual interview
  4. Upon a successful interview you will be sent a conditional offer of employment
  5. You will be introduced to your Recruitment Liaison Officer who will support you through your transition into your new life from setting up a bank account to having accommodation ready.
  6. Training will commence under the supervision of the Practice Development Team and you will be welcomed onto a ward to complete 2 weeks as a Healthcare Assistant
  7. You will then commence your clinical training for your Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) programme prep
  8. On completion of your OSCE you will become a UK Registered Nurse and be recognised with an Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) pin
For further information please see our current vacancies.
International Nurses group photo 
We are the very first international nurses recruited by KGH and most of us have progressed in our nursing career. I think recruitment and retention was a success in our first cohort. We stayed, we multiply and we adapt to British culture as a whole. - Arnold Aguilar - Matron

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We have 100% success OSCE pass rating