Avanta Care


Your new career starts here!

We understand that it’s your ambition to work in the UK nursing or healthcare industry.

That’s why our team does everything we can to ensure we prepare you and guide you through the recruitment process.

From assisting with your initial application to arriving at your work placement, the Avanta team will be by your side at every stage.

A world of opportunities for nurses and healthcare workers

We specialise in recruiting healthcare professionals, nurses and care and support workers from around the world and placing them in both permanent and temporary positions in the UK.

We work with private care, residential and nursing homes, as well as NHS Trusts, hospitals and GP surgeries.

Our team will arrange all video interviews between you and potential employees.


What are the requirements?

The application requirements are as follows for international applicants:

  • Nursing diploma or other relevant qualification
  • At least 12 months relevant work experience
  • Proof of English Language:
    • Nurses: IELTS overall score 7 or OET with a min. C+ in Listening & min. B in all other sections
    • Healthcare roles: UKVI IELTS overall score 5 or above / UK NARIC / UKVI PTE score of min. 43 in all sections
  • Flexibility toward the location

For UK-based applicants, the requirements are previous experience and the right to work in the UK.


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What job roles do you have available?

We mainly recruit for both permanent and temporary jobs in the nursing and healthcare industries, including:

  • Nurses
  • Midwives
  • Care Assistants
  • Senior Carers
  • Social Care workers
  • Domiciliary Care workers

How will Avanta Care help me?

Our team are on hand to:

  • Collect and approve all relevant documentation
  • To introduce you to a number of prospective clients
  • To arrange all video or telephone interviews with potential employers
  • To ensure you are fully compliant in line with immigration laws
  • Assist you with booking your travel to the UK

We also offer the following optional services:

  • Training, with access to over 40 accredited online training courses
  • Assistance with visa application
  • CV enhancement
  • Interview coaching
  • Post-flight travel arrangements

Where are the jobs located?

We work with care homes, nursing homes and hospitals throughout the UK.

We cannot guarantee any location, as it is dependent on what our clients need at the time of application.

Do I need a visa?

If applying from outside the UK, you will need a visa for work purposes.

The Health and Care Worker visa is required for the following job roles:

  • 2231: Nurses
  • 2232: Midwives
  • 2442: Social workers
  • 6141: Nursing auxiliaries and assistants
  • 6145: Care workers and home carers
  • 6146: Senior care workers

Are you already in the UK?

 You may be able to switch to a Health and Care Worker visa if you’re already in the UK on a different type of visa. To read more visit www.gov.uk/health-care-worker-visa.

Click Here for our comprehensive guide to applying for the Health and Care Worker visa.








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Accreditations & Memberships

Avanta Care Ltd is an Awarded supplier of Healthcare Professionals on the HealthTrust Europe framework

HealthTrust Europe hold a strong and long-standing relationship with the NHS, and take a partnership approach to improve healthcare performance. They are committed to developing and delivering solutions that support the needs of public sector healthcare providers