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Nurses, It's Time to Explore the Beauty and Enjoy the Benefits of Working and Living in Lancashire!

Working and living overseas is an unforgettable experience for all Filipino workers, a bitter-sweet moment for all. Moving to a new country - miles away from your family and familiar surroundings can lead to homesickness. You will also face the inevitable challenge of adapting to a new work environment and practices, cultural adjustment, and even a language barrier. These are some of the hurdles that you may encounter along the way. But come to think of the bright side of working and living in a different country: it is a unique and fulfilling experience not just for your personal but also your professional life.

By taking this huge step, you will make a better life for yourself and your family by earning higher salaries abroad than in the Philippines. You can also develop new expertise, leave your comfort zone, become independent, travel, and explore picturesque places you once dreamed about going to. 

The choice of location or work destination is crucial and one of the essential factors in deciding to work overseas. It may vary depending on your preferences and career goals. As a recruitment agency whose expertise is deploying Filipino workers to different countries around the globe, we can say that when choosing a location/work destination, it's crucial to have thorough research and considerations to keep in mind to align this with your priorities and thus improve your overall working overseas experience. With our two decades of experience in this industry, we can confidently say that the U.K. is truly one of the prominent work destinations for Filipino workers, especially nurses. 

Our deployed candidates can attest that the U.K. offers diverse job opportunities in various industries, including healthcare. It also has several leading hospitals providing significant professional development and access to high-class and advanced technologies to improve the country's patient care and healthcare system. One of the pools of Hospital Trusts in the U.K. we currently serve is in Lancashire. Here are a few reasons why you should consider living in Lancashire:

  • Welcoming and Hospitable Communities. The people of Lancashire are often defined as cordial and down-to-earth persons, which creates a sense of belonging and community spirit. Like here in the Philippines, Lancashire is known for its kind and friendly society. Yes, moving into a new country is quite daunting, but your adjusting and adapting phase can be manageable and less hassled due to Lancashire's supportive and inclusive environment.

  • Rich History and Heritage. Lancashire played a significant role during the Industrial Revolution, which is why it has a rich historical and cultural heritage that holds a legacy through centuries. Lancashire is known for its historic and prominent cities like Lancaster and Preston, which hold well-preserved architecture, museums, and castles. 

  • Astonishing Landscapes. When you work in the U.K., we understand that you want to do well in your work and should prioritize it. However, don't forget to explore and enjoy numerous beautiful places too! It will be one of the remarkable overseas experiences that you will surely cherish. Aside from diverse and beautiful sceneries, Lancashire offers excellent outdoor activities such as cycling, hiking, and nature trips, perfect for your PTOs!

In addition, Lancashire is also home to vibrant cities and towns that show a mix of urban comfort and a sense of community. Those big cities provide a wide range of shopping centers, entertainment venues, and cultural attractions you will surely enjoy. Remember, you'll have a chance to explore this county's breathtaking places. So, take it!

  • Notable Transport Links. Lancashire has well-connected railway networks, incorporated with direct train services going to London and other major cities. This country benefits from excellent transportation connections within its borders and to other regions across the U.K. In fact, the M6 Motorway runs through Lancashire, providing easy access to famous cities such as Manchester and Liverpool.

  • Cultural and Sporting Events. We all know that most Filipinos are really into sports and art enthusiasts. Are you a theatre play lover or a concertgoer? Well, good news for you! If you're looking for an activity to do in your spare time, Lancashire has it for you. Lancashire hosts a variety of cultural and sporting events all around the year. Lancashire keeps an intense music and art scene, with concert venues, theatres, and even groundbreaking galleries showcasing local and international talent. 

  • Employment Opportunities. Lancashire has a diverse and thriving economy and numerous employment opportunities across several sectors. And since you're with NHS Trusts, you can access all the excellent benefits and comprehensive support the Trust offers throughout your journey.

Now that you know why you should consider living and working in Lancashire, it's time to prepare you for your U.K. application with us! All your journey will start with you sending your CV to us, and we'll guide you throughout.

Tips from our Recruiters: When sending your CV, you must include your details, especially your contact number and email address. You must also have:

  • All your license details.

  • Educational background.

  • Hospital experience (must consist of the dates), area of specialization, and duties and responsibilities.

For Lancashire, they can accept any area of specialization as long as you have at least one year of exposure to Mental Health. Just be as detailed as possible in your CV for a smoother and faster process. 

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust (LSCft) will conduct onsite interviews on March 20, 2024, at Holiday Inn & Suites in Makati. Prepare your pertinent documents now and register on either of these links for a chance to be lined up for interviews: or For inquiries, contact Marlyn at +63917-312-8533.

Meanwhile, while we wait for the face-to-face interviews, you should join us on March 8 at 4 PM for our FB Live dedicated to LSCft. One of our Recruiters, Marlyn Belga, will thoroughly discuss the details and steps of everything you need to know about applying to Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust. But wait, there's more! During the FB Live, we will pick two (2) lucky nurses who will win Wireless Earbuds! So, please spread the news and invite your friends to tune in with us! Remember to like and follow our Official Facebook page -, so you can get notified once we go Live!

See you, nurses!

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