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Don't miss this opportunity to secure your future employment

This Careers Fair is an excellent way for UWS students from our School of Health, Nursing and Midwifery to meet prospective employers and gather information for the next steps in their career.

Time & Location

  • Tuesday 12 June 2018
  • Chancellor’s Hall, Paisley Campus - 10am-3pm

Welcome Packs

Exhibitors confirmed for the event so far include:

205 Field Hospital

205 Field Hospital are a Reserve Army Field Hospital, all of their staff come from the NHS and private medical sector. They train with them in their spare time and get paid.

Advinia Healthcare

Advinia Healthcare are an award winning Top 15 UK Care Home provider, with 38 Nursing and Residential Homes across the UK.


Vacancies they are recruiting to:  Permanent placements for nurses/Care Assistants

Will they be collecting CVs: Yes

Ayr Clinic

The Ayr Clinic is made up of a well-established 36-bedded low secure hospital, and an eight-bedded specialised step-down facility for men and women with mental illness and/or personality disorder. The Ayr Clinic is situated in the coastal town of Ayr in West Central Scotland.


What they will be offering: Meet and greet and information on the Ayr Clinic

Vacancies they are recruiting to: RMN/HCA/Various other roles

Will they be collecting CVs: Yes

Bedford NHS Trust Hospital

The Trust serves a population of approximately 270,000 across Bedfordshire and surrounding areas (with a 900,000 catchment for vascular services).

Black & Black Recruitment

Black and Black is a highly respected social care and housing specialist recruitment agency, with an excellent track record in the provision of social care, support workers and care assistants.

Erskine Home

Charity which cares for ex-service personnel and spouses for over 100 years providing nursing, residential, dementia and respite care.

Four Seasons Health Care

Four Seasons Health Care is one of the UK’s largest providers of independent healthcare with a network of over 200 care homes across the country.


What will they be offering: Opportunities for newly qualified nurses

Vacancies they are recruiting to: Nurses

Disciplines required: RNLD, RMN, RGN

Will they be collecting CVs and application forms: Yes

H1 Healthcare

H1 Healthcare work with clients in the UK, Ireland and Australia helping them find high calibre nurses for a massive variety of roles.

Interviews may be available on the day.


At HC-One, providing care and getting to know and offering the kindest environment possible to our residents is what we pride ourselves on.  We are looking for kind, caring, flexible people to join our amazing teams across Glasgow and the west. 


What will they be offering: Information regarding the company, the roles on offer and application forms

Vacancies they are recruiting to: Care roles, Kitchen Assistant roles and Domestic roles in Glasgow and the West

Will they be collecting CVs and application forms: Yes

Leeds NHS Trust

Leeds provides Adult nursing in the centre of West Yorkshire and has excellent road and rail connections.
Interviews available on the day.

London North West University Healthcare NHS

London North West Healthcare NHS Trust services include Brent, Ealing and Harrow.
Interviews available on the day.

Loretto Care

Loretto Care work with a diverse range of people. This includes individuals and families, young people experiencing or at risk of homelessness and people who have learning disabilities, addictions, mental health and related brain damage illnesses.

Midwifery NHS Board Clinical Partners

Midwifery NHS Board Clinical Partners consist of NHS GGC, Lanarkshire, D&G and Ayrshire and Arran providing employment opportunities for midwifery students.
Interviews available on the day.

NHS Dumfries & Galloway

NHS Dumfries and Galloway serves a population of 148,190 but within a large geographical area of about 2,400 square miles. Dumfries and Galloway stretches from Langholm in the East to Drummore in the West, and from Kirkconnel and Carsphairn in the North down to Sandyhills on the Solway Coast.

NHS Golden Jubilee National Hospital

The Golden Jubilee Foundation is an independent NHS Board, employing over 1,700 people in a variety of jobs. The Hospital is in the early stages of an expansion plan which will see the hospital double in size over the next few years, creating varied and exciting opportunities in every area.

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGCC)

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGCC) is the UK’s largest provider of NHS health care services and serves an immediate population of 1.2 million plus provides specialist regional services to more than half of Scotland’s population. NHSGGC has 11500 Midwives, Registered Nurses and Health Care Support Workers working in a diverse range of roles.


What will they be offering: Information on career opportunities and support for newly qualified registrants within NHSGGC

Vacancies they are recruiting to: Band 5 vacancies across a wide variety of specialities and settings

Disciplines required: Registered Nurses

Will they be collecting CVs and application forms: No

NHS Highland Argyll & Bute

NHS Highland Geographically, it is the largest Health Board, covering an area of 32,500 km² from Kintyre to Caithness.
Interviews available on the day.

Nuffield Health

Nuffield Health is Britain’s largest not for profit healthcare business. They reinvest all profit in their expert staff, their technology and their facilities, to provide accessible, innovative ways for people to get and stay healthy. We’ve built a pioneering, integrated network including Hospitals, Fitness & Wellbeing Gyms and Medical Centres.

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust nurture newly qualified nurses with career development support. Once qualified, you have career pathways to aim for, such as Clinical Leader; Clinical Practice Educator, Research Nurse, Specialist Nurse, Advanced Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Consultant.
Interviews available on the day.

Pacific Care

Pacific Care is an award winning care provider bringing together first class nursing home facilities and day care services for older people.

Interviews available on the day.

Royal Air Force

RAF nurses practice in one of the most dynamic and challenging environments, delivering high quality care in peacetime and on operations around the world. With structured career pathways and specialist courses you never stop learning. Some leadership and management skills in a team environment plus excellent standards of nursing are required.


What will they be offering: A chance to discuss with engineers about career possibilities, along with visuals of the different job roles they will be recruiting for, and iPads to explain various roles and enrol for information letters.

Vacancies they are recruiting to: Over 50 different jobs (Search ‘RAF recruitment’ for more information)

Will they be collecting CVs and application forms: No

Royal College of Nursing Scotland

The Royal College of Nursing is the world’s largest nursing union and professional body. They represent more than 435,000 nurses, student nurses, midwives and health care assistants in the UK and internationally.

Royal Navy Recruitment

Working in the Navy offers extraordinary challenges and responsibilities but comes with opportunities and rewards to match. Wherever you go in the world and whatever you’re doing, you’ll play a key part in safeguarding their personnel and civilians alike.

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice

Since their doors opened in 1950, St Margaret of Scotland Hospice has touched the lives of thousands of patients with advanced life-limiting illness and older people with complex medical and nursing needs, their families and friends.

Interviews may be available on the day.

Scot Nursing

ScotNursing is the nursing agency for nursing staff and care services in Scotland and the UK.
Interviews available on the day.

Surehaven Glasgow

Surehaven Glasgow is a 21 bedded low secure unit (6 female / 15 male) for NHS patients transitioning into the community.


What they will be offering: We have the opportunity to offer nursing posts to four motivated newly qualified nurses who wish to develop their clinical skills and levels of expertise within, what at times can be a challenging environment. We provide excellent induction training prior to working on the wards. Working at Surehaven will provide you with a solid foundation at the start of your nursing career, building confidence and skills which will be invaluable in the years to come. Many of our newly qualified nurses have gone on to become Charge Nurses in the service.

Vacancies they are recruiting to: Mental Health Nurses

Will they be collecting CVs: Yes

The Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (L&D)

L&D is recognised as a regional centre of excellence for several key specialities including Emergency Care, NICU, Obesity Research, Neurophysiology, Cardiology, Ophthalmology and Cancer Services and is home to one of the largest centres for breast screening in the country.
Interviews may be available on the day.

The State Hospital, Carstairs

The State Hospital is a high secure hospital located in South Lanarkshire. It is a national service for Scotland and Northern Ireland and one part of the pathway of care that should be available for those with secure care needs. The principal aim is to rehabilitate patients, ensuring safe transfer to appropriate lower levels of security.

Turning Point Scotland

Charitable organisation listing learning disability, drugs, mental health and homelessness services offered.

Interviews available on the day.

West London Mental Health Trust

West London Mental Health Trust (WLMHT) is one of the most diverse providers of NHS mental health and community services in the UK. They provide care and treatment for around 62,570 people each year.

All students from the School are encouraged to attend this event. Time will be credited for attendance at this event for our third year nursing students, with buses also supplied to and from home campus to Paisley Campus for these students. Check your student email for further details.

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