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Monday, 04 March 2024 7.44 AM IST

50,000 nurses to Britain; University of Health Sciences for recruitment

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THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Health University will provide an opportunity to recruit half a lakh nurses from Kerala to Britain. Britain was requested to help with recruitment. Vice-Chancellor Dr. Mohanan Kunnummal told Kerala Kaumudi that recruitment will be provided through the placement cell of the university.

There are jobs available across the UK including in London, Birmingham, Manchester, and Liverpool. The recruitment will be done for free.

The Health Education England team signed a contract with the public sector undertaking Overseas Development and Employment Promotion Consultants Limited (ODEPEC), for the recruitment of nurses. They promised thirty thousand jobs. More than 600 nurses have been employed in Britain through ODEPEC in three years. Earlier this month, 150 people were selected in recruitment by NORCA in Kochi.

Nursing Colleges for SIMET

The State Institute of Medical Education and Technology (SIMET) under the Department of Health will sanction new nursing colleges in the government sector. SIMET had seven colleges earlier. Presently the colleges are in Thiruvananthapuram, Ernakulam, Malampuzha and Kasaragod. SIMET is preparing to start new colleges.

Salary 3 lakhs, no travel expenses

  • The salary offer is three lakhs and more per month.
  • Air tickets, three months advance salary, accommodation and family visa for those selected.
  • At least one year of work experience is needed with a prescribed score in OET / IELTS.
  • Norca's Language Lab for English language training.
  • Free training for SC and BPL. Rs 3000 for others.
  • Labs will start in Kottayam and Kozhikode soon.
  • Online IELTS training
  • Shortage of nurses in the world - 60 lakhs
  • Nurses needed in America annually - 1.94 lakh
  • Percentage of nurses among expatriate Malayalis- 6.37%

Percentage of nurses abroad

  • Kottayam- 23.73
  • Pathanamthitta- 20.75
  • Ernakulam- 18.16
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