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Agency Nurse work in Chelmsford

MCG Healthcare is a recruitment agency, currently recruiting for a large number of Agency Nurse roles with high pay rates in Chelmsford.

Specialising in providing permanent, temporary, and last minute cover for hospitals and other medical institutions across the UK. Find your next job with MCG Healthcare and make a difference every day.

FAQs about being a Agency Nurse

  • How long does it take to become an agency nurse?

    It all depends on the documents the candidate has to hand and how responsive they are to requests. The process can take only a few days if you have a disclosure and barring service (DBS) check on the update service, full immunisation records, valid right to work documents and are registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and/or the Health & Care Professions Council.


  • How much do hospitals pay for agency nurses?

    Rates depend on location and what role the candidate takes. There are different rates for healthcare assistant nurses, registered nurses, mental health nurses, theatre nurses, scrubs nurses, operating department practitioner nurses and surgical first assistant nurses. 

    NHS hospitals pay between £20 and £26 per hour for an agency staff nurse. Private hospitals pay between £28 and £36 per hour for an agency staff nurse.


  • How much do agency nurses earn in the UK?

    Rates depend on location and what role the candidate takes. There are different rates for healthcare assistant nurses, registered nurses, mental health nurses, theatre nurses, scrubs nurses, operating department practitioner nurses and surgical first assistant nurses. 

    Agency nurses working within the NHS earn between £15 and £22 per hour. Agency nurses working in private placements earn between £22 and £28 per hour.


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