If you are interested in working abroad as a healthcare professional, this post will help you on How to Migrate to the United Kingdom as a Registered Midwife.
First information you have to know is that you can practice in the United Kingdom as a Midwife whether you are a registered Midwife with degree or diploma, it does not matter how long you have been a midwife, be it for a year, 18 months or 3 years.
In the UK, a Midwife has the autonomy to practice work on her own. it does not matter if you do not have a background in nursing. Midwifery is a specialty, and you can practice without a degree in nursing. The right and important aspect of migrating as a Midwife is to get the right information.
Midwifery is one of the five specialties recognized you can register as in the UK, others are Mental health nursing, Pediatric, Adult general nursing, Learning and disability nursing.
if you have a degree in any of the specialty, you can register and practice it individually. The only difference among the processes of these five specialties is the test of competence pertaining to each.
Steps to Migrating to the UK as a Midwife.
Get an International Passport.
Sit for the International English Language test by the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), It will help kickstart the process (Some nationalities are allowed into the UK without the test, so if yours is, there is no need for the test).
After you pass your test, visit NMC website and register as an oversee midwife.
Get your clearances and tests done.
Complete your registration on NMC website.
If selected, you are invited for an interview and offered a sponsorship which would help with your relocation.