CapitalNurse’s vision is to ‘get nursing right for London’; ensuring that London has the right number of nurses, with the right skills in the right place, working to deliver excellent nursing wherever it is needed.
With 94% employment within 6 months of qualifying and excellent career progression options, nursing offers an exceptional career opportunity. If you choose to be a nurse in the capital you're choosing a career with huge potential and opportunities. CapitalNurse is working with the GLA to encourage more Londoners to consider a career in nursing.
A registered nurse is a graduate profession, and there are four fields of nursing you can choose from (adult, child, learning disability or mental health). Once you’ve qualified as a nurse in your chosen field you can progress your career in many ways, including specialist practice. As a nurse, you can work in many settings including hospitals, community services, care homes, nurse education, research, leadership, and more.
Health and social care support roles (support workers, nursing associates and assistant practitioners) are highly valued in the nursing team, and also offer opportunities to further develop a career as a registered nurse.
Take a look at our flow diagram showing the different routes into nursing based on your current qualifications, or see the text version below.