How to Prepare for an Interview When You Haven’t Had One in Awhile Practice Makes perfect It is normal to have doubts or anxiety about interviewing after a long time, but by preparing yourself in advance you will become more confident in the interview which will result in the interviewer becoming more confident in you. In this case, practice makes perfect. Ask a friend or a family member to carry … Continue reading

Our Recruitment consultant, Niamh Hayes, recently travelled to Kochi, India on a recruitment campaign carrying out face to face interviews for Staff Nurse positions for The Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. We asked Niamh to describe the day to day activities involved with NHS recruitment campaign. “One thing I enjoy about recruitment campaigns is that you can never be certain of what is going to happen throughout the day. Each … Continue reading

What is the New Children’s Hospital Group? The New Children’s Hospital will merge three existing children’s hospital into a singular body and will be located adjacent to St. James (adult) Hospital. Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital (Crumlin), Temple Street Children’s Hospital (Dublin) & The National Children’s Hospital (Tallaght), will join together resulting in all paediatric specialists being under one roof. What this means for the parents of the sick children is … Continue reading

Skype interviews are becoming a common practice in the screening process, especially when it comes to international nursing positions. Interviewing on Skype gives you the opportunity to interview for your dream nursing job – without having to travel. The KCR team have put together 7 useful tips and tricks to put your best self forward for the Skype interview. Look the Part You might feel strange sitting at home wearing … Continue reading

Below we have gathered ten things you need to know about relocating to Ireland: the great weekend trips, the fantastic food, the incredible culture, as well as everything you need to know about transport, tax, finding a place to live, and the people.  Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Recruitment are currently seeking Permanent Staff Nurses across all specialties for Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Dublin *WEEKLY SKYPE INTERVIEWS AVAILABLE * Successful candidates … Continue reading

How to write a CV that will increase your chances of getting your dream job as a nurse in Ireland or the UK!     Have you ever wondered what layout is appropriate when applying for nursing positions in Ireland or the UK? Here at KCR we are sent 100’s of CV’s every-day, by following the steps outlined below you will give yourself the best possible chance to put your … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions About OET (Occupational English Test)   The OET exam can be a confusing and scary process. Your OET exam is the first step you must take to begin your journey to your chosen English speaking country. Here at Kate Cowhig Recruitment we want to make your journey as easy as possible, so we’ve answered a few FAQ’s to help put you at ease when it comes to … Continue reading

  Before we begin, as an overseas applicant you must meet the following requirements to begin your application towards the NMBI; Hold a current registration, or licence without restriction. You must have practiced for at least 12 months during that five-year period. (Kate Cowhig Recruitment require no present gap in employment) Meet OET/IELTS requirements.   FIVE STEPS IN THE APPLICATION PROCESS: Step 1: You need to download and complete the Overseas Registration … Continue reading

Frequently Asked Questions About IELTS (International English Learning Testing System) The IELTS exams can be a confusing and scary process. Your IELTS exam is the first step you must take to begin your journey to your chosen English speaking country. Here at Kate Cowhig Recruitment we want to make your journey as easy as possible, so we’ve answered a few FAQ’s to help put you at ease when it comes … Continue reading

  Kate Cowhig International Healthcare Are Looking For Staff Nurses To Work At Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust   The Trust provides local elective and emergency services to 380,000 people living in and around the districts of Chelmsford, Maldon and Braintree and hires over 5,000 people. Situated in the heart of Essex, Broomfield Hospital is conveniently located in the City of Chelmsford, Essex just 35 minutes train journey to … Continue reading