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Hello, I hope your plans are going well. The majority of Nurses here are the same age as your wife. Oz would be lucky to have such a highly qualified Nurse .

Shift times are 7am -3pm , 2pm -10pm . 7 -7PM .I really wish they were 8am starts much more civilised like back home. Best of luck with all Mgt

 

Not exactly true, particularly with the night shift, at least in my neck of the woods in the public sector. The private sector appear to be a "law unto themselves". Wards (Nums) can accomodate their staff start and finish times, to a certain extent as long as the ward is covered and staff can "work it between themselves" to acheive this goal. 12hr nights are practically abolished in the public sector for safety reasons, and 10 till 7.30 (or therabouts) is the norm.


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Hi I'm about to qualify as a registered nurse and i'm looking at migrating to AUS as soon as possible really, I was just wondering if anyone has any information, any appropriate websites to visit? information i may not know and need to know. I have no idea where to start at the moment. Thank you, Amber x

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[QUOTE=Amber Broughton;1936108019]Hi I'm about to qualify as a registered nurse and i'm looking at migrating to AUS as soon as possible really, I was just wondering if anyone has any information, any appropriate websites to visit? information i may not know and need to know. I have no idea where to start at the moment. Thank you, Amber x

 

Visa options - http://www.immi.gov.au/skills/skillselect/

 

Registration Board - http://www.ahpra.gov.au/

 

Just a couple of things for you to look at as there is loads and it can get confusing very quickly, hope it helps and i'm sure others will be along soon :)

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Citizenship Timeline

Date applied - 15 November 2017

City/Council area - Cockburn, WA

Online / Paper - Online

Date received the acknowledgement email - 15 November 2017

Date of the Citizenship Test - 24 August 2018

Approval - 6 September 2018

Date of ceremony - 6 November 2018

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Hi all,

 

just checking my documents before getting them certified, but my agent has listed "employment statements". Do I need these if my manager has listed my dates of employment on my professional reference?

 

Also, i requested my uni to send my course transcripts directly to ANMAC, but haven't heard anything back, is this usual? or will they just send it automatically without updating me?

 

Thanks for any info x

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hi i stumbled across this thread and i see you all have a wave of experience,

 

I am a student nurse due to qualify in march with a band 5 nursing job on a haemotolgy ward.

My boyfriend of 2 years had a working visa at the start of our relationship and we would love to go out to perth and immigrate.

 

i have been in touch with the austrailian equivelent of the NMC and they didnt really give much information just that i can apply for my registration after working three months paid as a band 5 .. as i didnt get much from them i decided to email western austrailian board direct who said after 12 months i can join the nursing bank but are really looking for 2 years.

 

im getting told so many different things from different people i decided to apply online just to see if i could qualify for a visa.

 

I put in the visa i had 12 months experience and it got granted.

 

All this is just confusing so thought id just ask for help ... any advice????

 

:wacko:


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this where i started http://www.healthstaffrecruitment.com.au/index.php

 

Hi I'm about to qualify as a registered nurse and i'm looking at migrating to AUS as soon as possible really, I was just wondering if anyone has any information, any appropriate websites to visit? information i may not know and need to know. I have no idea where to start at the moment. Thank you, Amber x

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Hi I am about to qualify as a paediatric nurse in August, My husband can get a sponsored 457 though his work and we are thinking of moving over. What are my chances of getting a nursing job if i have no paid experience as the job situation for children's nurses in Scotland is dyer would really hate for all my hard work studying to go to waste. Any advise would be appreciated thanks.

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Hi everyone

 

I am 38 years old and have been nursing for 20 years (including 3 years training). I am married to Ian who is a paramedic and we have 2 daughters age 7 and 5. We are awaiting the 189 permanent skilled independent visa. Have medicals next week. We are heading to Geelong in Victoria pending jobs of course. Once we have the visa the plan is to put our house on the market and take it from there.

 

My first experience of Australia was between 1982-1984 (age 7) when my parents immigrated on an 'assisted package'. we lived in Geelong, Victoria and Adelaide. I then went back age 18 for 6 months and back packed. Our last trip was in 2008 with the girls and we loved it! It was then we made the decision to go but unfortunately my mum got sick and sadly died last september. I had already been skills assessed, police checked etc so it was just a case of lodging and paying ($3000!) for our visa.

 

I am currently working as an emergency nurse practitioner and have a total of 14 years ED experience. Struggling to find a suitable job in Victoria at the moment so any suggestions would be appreciated!!

 

Good luck everyone!

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Hi Vanessa, just noted you are looking for a job after moving to Geelong, ever thought of prison nursing, prison right up the road for you at Lara, called Marngoneet and next door is Barwon. With your background would be ideal and jobs are always available. PM me if you need more info'

 

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Hi Vanessa, just noted you are looking for a job after moving to Geelong, ever thought of prison nursing, prison right up the road for you at Lara, called Marngoneet and next door is Barwon. With your background would be ideal and jobs are always available. PM me if you need more info'

 

Vi:jiggy:

 

I think you need to be careful when advising someone who is moving to the other side of the world......................"Jobs are always available" can change overnight, let alone, in the timeframe that someone applies for a visa. Statements like that can not only destroy someone's dreams, but their financial security and their personal relationships.


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Hi folks,

 

Now I've got my IELTS in the bag, the next step for me is ANMAC. However, I'm coming up against a few hurdles when getting the 'Statements of Service' from past employers. One of them was in the correct format, but was signed by an HR assistant, not Manager, whereas the other is from the right person but doesn't give a description of my role!

 

How have other fared in this arena? Has anybody had their ANMAC application rejected due to the odd minor error on Statements of Service? Conversely, has anybody submitted ANMAC app with any of the above errors and had it accepted?

 

Thanks in advance!


IELTS 5/7/13 -8.5 ANMAC LOD-5/9/13

EOI-14/9/13 APPLIED-21/9/13

CO-16/11/13 GRANT-3/12/13

FLY OUT-7/12/13 189PR VISA

Myself (surgical nurse) and Hubby making a new life for ourselves in Oz.

 

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Hi Joeybee I submitted mine and not really sure if they were in correct format but have been accepted. However I had to have professional references to support these statements going back 10 year, Im just waiting for final one. They were stricter on these ie my manager had signed that she was the business lead and ANMAC queried whether she was an RGN as that is required. All very complicated for what should be an easy proces!

 

Good luck Nicola


2012 IELTS 26/5 ANMAC 27/10 2013 LOD 14/03 AHPRA 08/05 LOE 30/05 EOI for QLD SS submitted and invited (same day) 30/05 190 Visa lodged 11/06 Medicals 29/06 CO allocated 12/7 PCC 23/7 extra docs 18/8 VISA GRANTED 23/8! Flights booked 10 Sept Brisbane bound! :jiggy:

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hello all

just got our visas through last week (PR) am a nurse with 10years renal dialysis experience. 3 kiddos 7, 4 and 8 months. heading for the mornington penninsula on the 22nd oct outside melbourne. any nurses working around that area?? or can recommend any good hospitals cheers x:biggrin:

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Hello everyone,

 

My Girlfirend (22) and I (23) are planning on making the move out to Australia later this year.

 

Due to various reasons I think we're going to come out on a WHV and then ideally look for sponsorship for her. Anyway, she's a nurse and in September time will have 2 years Post Graduate experience. She's worked in Specialist Services and Rehabilitation for the NHS. She is currently working in a ENT surgical ward and really enjoys this line of work (Surgical).

 

Basically what we were wanting to know is what exactly it is she would be required to have in order to gain a sponsorship once over there or arranging something prior to arriving? Would it be best for her to sit her IELTS, register with APHRA and have a medical inc chest xray all over here prior to arranging anything? Or is other better solutions? Oh and we certainly plan to stay....at least for 2+ years and take it from there (reckon we'll end up staying of course).

 

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Kyle

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Hi all. I'm new to this so apologies if its already been covered - I just can't seem to find the answer anywhere. My partner is a nurse and she has received her APHRA registration (with the minimum of fuss!?!) and we are hoping to get sponsorship on a 457. If we opt to go for a state/regional sponsorship though instead, does she then need to do a skills assessment with the ANMAC (which then includes getting L7 on the IELTS) or do they accept the APHRA registration as demonstration of her skills? Any help with this is appreciated. Also, if anyone knows of any areas in Aus that are actively looking for nurses (general/acute) at the moment it would be appreciated so we can narrow down the hunt for vacancies.

 

Thanks in advance for any information on This

 

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Hi All,

Im an Anaesthetic nurse,15 yrs in nursing.

myself and my hubby are making the move in April 2013 to Adelaide and ive got a job at North Calvary Hospital.

Got my APHRA sorted and have just applied for 457 visa so its all systems go :)

 

Rooney74

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Hi I'm Doreen. I have been qualified 3 years and am currently looking for a surgical nursing position in either Sydney or Brisbane. I have my Aussie nurse registration and am hoping to get a 457 sponsored visa. Im single and coming over on my own so hopefully this site will allow me to have any questions that I have answered!! I'm a bit apprehensive about moving over on my own but sure I will meet lots of people when I come over.

 

What is the nurse patient ratio like in the public hospitals?

What are the shifts like, ie hours?

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Hi Aaronc I believe so as the state/regional is PR which does mean skills assessment, I dont mind being corrected if this is not so!. If you have time I would certainly recommend holding out for PR as there appears to be more benfits and not tied to one employer. The IELTS isnt as bad as it seems it just needs you to practise and Im sure the level 7 would be achievable enough. Good luck Nicola


2012 IELTS 26/5 ANMAC 27/10 2013 LOD 14/03 AHPRA 08/05 LOE 30/05 EOI for QLD SS submitted and invited (same day) 30/05 190 Visa lodged 11/06 Medicals 29/06 CO allocated 12/7 PCC 23/7 extra docs 18/8 VISA GRANTED 23/8! Flights booked 10 Sept Brisbane bound! :jiggy:

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Hello everyone. I just want to ask if Alice Spring is a good place to work. I got one kid age 7. any idea guys? Thank you.

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Hi guys,

 

just question about medicals. We are about to book our medicals and found out there is not test for hep B or C required for nurse even thought medical staff usually need to have one. Is it just because we apply for 189 visa or did they make mistake in our skillselect?

 

Thanks

George

 

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Hi guys,

 

just question about medicals. We are about to book our medicals and found out there is not test for hep B or C required for nurse even thought medical staff usually need to have one. Is it just because we apply for 189 visa or did they make mistake in our skillselect?

 

Thanks

George

 

Hi,

 

that`s definitely wrong, nurses need test for hepatitis B, C and HIV, also a chest X ray and urine test ( urinalysis only I believe). Just did mine last July. I would contact the clinic, they are familiar with the process and hopefully will be able to advise you. Good luck :wubclub:


IELTS: L 9, R 7.5, W 8.0, S 8.5 overall 8.5

Visa lodged June 27th!, CO July 26th

AHPRA sent July 2nd, LOE August 1st

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Hi all. I'm new to this so apologies if its already been covered - I just can't seem to find the answer anywhere. My partner is a nurse and she has received her APHRA registration (with the minimum of fuss!?!) and we are hoping to get sponsorship on a 457. If we opt to go for a state/regional sponsorship though instead, does she then need to do a skills assessment with the ANMAC (which then includes getting L7 on the IELTS) or do they accept the APHRA registration as demonstration of her skills? Any help with this is appreciated. Also, if anyone knows of any areas in Aus that are actively looking for nurses (general/acute) at the moment it would be appreciated so we can narrow down the hunt for vacancies.

 

Thanks in advance for any information on This

 

aaronc

 

Hi Aeronc - I also have got through AHPRA offer, and now looking at ANMAC - it seems they want all the same information AHPRA asked for plus the Ielts - anyone know if I can send all the same stuff to ANMAC or can AHPRA send all the certified documents to ANMAC - seems daft to re do everything again??

Have you made any progress?


APHRANov 12GrantFeb14ANMAC31.7.14 Ilets16.8.14 EOI1.02.15 ITA-3.2.15Lodged28.02.15Medicals2.3.15PCCuploaded-17.4.15COassigned20.4.15Add.info2.6.15

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Hi Aeronc - I also have got through AHPRA offer, and now looking at ANMAC - it seems they want all the same information AHPRA asked for plus the Ielts - anyone know if I can send all the same stuff to ANMAC or can AHPRA send all the certified documents to ANMAC - seems daft to re do everything again??

Have you made any progress?

 

No ANMAC needed if coming on 457 visa just nurse reg with AHPRA


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