Nursing In Guernsey What is your Name & Job Title? Charlene Hollingworth – Senior Staff Nurse Can you give us a snapshot of your nursing/allied healthcare career thus far? I started nursing in 2011 in Emergency and then in 2017 I moved to the UAE to become a charge nurse in a busy trauma centre. […]
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Rayna King is a British nurse who has worked in the UK, Australia and Saudi Arabia. She first travelled to Saudi Arabia in 2012 to work at the King Faisal Specialist Hospital. She then returned to Saudi in 2018 and is now working in the King Abdulaziz Medical City. Given that I’ve worked at both […]
London is a magical city, always hustling and bustling with life day and night, it is a great city to spend hours on your day off exploring, shopping until you drop or dancing the night away. With great travel links such buses, traditional London Black Cabs or the extensive underground tube you will never be […]
Making friends Moving anywhere new can be daunting, never mind the other side of the world! Luckily the UK hosts a large multinational culture so you can expect to make friends from all over the world. The healthcare system in the UK hires internationally so you can expect a welcoming attitude from your colleagues. However, anyone […]
Accommodation Where will I live? How do I find accommodation? How much is the rent? What’s a good area? They’re all really important questions! So, we’ve given you a breakdown below. Where will I live Most of the hospitals we work with offer free accommodation for the first 2-6 weeks to allow you to settle […]
The process of moving overseas to work can take a minimum of 6-12 months; so it is good to plan ahead. If nursing overseas is something you’ve always wanted to do, now might be a great time to consider where you see yourself in 2021 and how to get there. Fun facts about UK It […]
So you’ve done your research, talked to your family and friends & have decided to take your career to Saudi Arabia. What’s the process? The ultimate question…. All international nursing, whether it be Europe, America or the Middle East, takes time. This is due to overseas nurse licensing & work visa/permit applications. Saudi Arabia is […]
Cost of living is a major factor in the decision making process when relocating overseas. If your goal for overseas nursing is solely financial and you endeavour to save for a mortgage or similar, then Saudi Is prefect for you. With salary paid tax free to you in Saudi and free accommodation provided, this country […]
Expat Life in Saudi Arabia It’s a common misconception that there is no social life for expats in Saudi Arabia. Like any country, life is what you make of it. If you’re open to invitations, trying new things & meeting new people, you’ll be amazed at what’s on offer. Behind the veiled curtain the media […]
Saudi Arabia has been described as the “final frontier” of tourism by Lonely Planet. Previously shrouded in mystery, there was not a lot known about the domestic wonders hidden with this vast desert country. However, it has recently opened up to tourism and as a result, the opportunities for exploration & discovery have grown. From […]