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Here's what you'll need to provide to find NHS shifts with Progressive Resources.

NMC number and expiry date

If you’re a nurse, we need your 8-digit NMC number so we can check your registration with the NMC.

Two references

We need to collect two professional references covering three years for your application. We'll also need to know your employment information from the last five years, so please send us your CV.

Passport or Biometric ID Card

To confirm your right to work in the UK with an RTW check, we’ll need either a copy of your passport, a valid visa, or a biometric ID / residence card.

Your Statement of Entry (SOE)

You'll need to fill out an SOE questionnaire, which we'll send to NHS facilities with a copy of your vaccine record.

A fitness to work certificate

We'll need a fitness to work certificate, or fit note, to confirm you're able to work in NHS facilities.

Enhanced DBS/PVG certificate

DBS (England): We require a picture of your enhanced DBS certificate. If it is more than one year old, we’ll also require your DBS Update Service ID.

If your certificate is over a year old and you are not registered with the update service, read about how you can get registered and get a new certificate here. You'll need to pay for your renewal, but after you complete your first shift, we'll reimburse you.

PVG (Scotland): We require a picture of your PVG certificate.

Up-to-date Training Certificates

  • Lone worker training
  • Food hygiene & hygiene awareness
  • Mental capacity act
  • Conflict resolution and complaints handling
  • Safeguarding children
  • Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults
  • Adult life support
  • Health & Safety
  • Infection Control
  • Medication Administration (nurses only)
  • Equality & Diversity
  • Fire Safety
  • Information Governance

If your certificates are more than a year old, you can complete your training for free on Progressive Academy

The right amount of work experience

You’ll need at least one year of UK work experience as a carer or support worker, or one year of UK experience as a nurse to find NHS shifts through Progressive Resources . The NHS trusts that use Progressive Resources require that you explain any gaps in your employment history.

We'll also need these documents

  • 2 x proof of address
  • A new starter form
  • Your bank account information
  • Your National Insurance letter
  • Proof of any professional qualifications

After you apply

We'll go through your application to make sure you've submitted the right documents, and then we'll ask you to interview with us. /div>


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