HCL Permanent have over 10 years of experience, working collaboratively with NHS trusts and private hospitals across the UK. Successful candidates have joined us having relocated from all over the world, included Singapore, and you’ll find many Singaporean, Chinese, Malay and Indian nurses working in London and across the United Kingdom. Read on to find out more on how you can move your career from Singapore to the UK as a registered nurse.

What do we do?

At HCL Permanent we offer a free, trusted service that helps international nurses with a dream of working in the UK, as well as allowing domestic candidates access to opportunities to diversify their healthcare career path, move locations or move into the private sector. With global offices and multilingual consultants, we can help you find a permanent job in the NHS, private sector or local authorities, usually offering sponsorship for overseas nurses in uk.

We have permanent nursing opportunities across the country including major cities like London, Birmingham, Liverpool and Manchester, as well as smaller towns.

Why choose HCL Permanent to apply for a nursing job in the UK?

Applying for work via HCL Permanent means there is a friendly voice at the end of the phone, with a main point of contact throughout the entire application process. As well as our main office in London, we have an office in Philippines, ensuring you can reach someone in your own time zone, although both teams will be happy to help you!

How much do nurses earn in the UK compared to Singapore?

The permanent nursing roles we recruit for usually have a starting salary of around £25000 per year. This is equivalent to S$43739.86 Singapore Dollars (Source: Google, April ’22). This is compared to a median salary in Singapore of S$37,473 (Source: Payscale.com)

What support is there for Singaporean nurses to move to the UK?

We help you with everything you’ll need to apply for a job in the UK, but what happens once you get your offer? Well, we want to make sure you are able to have a seamless move from Singapore to the UK, settle successfully into your new job and want to stay long term. Therefore, our aftercare service is second-to-none and it includes support & advice on:

  • Pre & Post offer information
  • Relocation
  • Orientation into your new local area including information on schools & colleges
  • Setting up your National Insurance number and bank accounts


Where can we help Singaporean nurses get a job in the UK?

We are proud to work with clients across the UK to place candidates into permanent roles in A&E, medicine, theatre, obstetrics and gynaecology, anaesthetics, paediatrics, neonates, and more – this includes positions in the NHS, private hospitals, prison settings and more.

We are currently recruiting nurses to work in London, Essex and Greater Manchester.

We’re proud to have helped thousands of candidates start their career in the UK – why not see what some of them are saying for yourself below!


How do I get started on applying to work in the UK?

Ready to start your journey with us? Your new life starts here! Check out our latest permanent job opportunities for international candidates here, or submit your CV to us via the web form below.

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