Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question? Check out our frequently asked questions below.

If you can’t find the answer you’re looking for, please call us on 0333 577 1000 or send in your question online.

No, the service we provide is free to you.

We pride ourselves on negotiating a competitive rate of pay, reflecting your experience and any increments you may have earned. This means you will be paid as a minimum the same rate on whatever pay scale is used by the client.

For more information, please visit our agency nurse pay rates page.

You will be paid weekly against your authorised timesheet. Your salary will be paid directly into a bank or building society account. Unless you are self-employed, we will deduct the appropriate rates of income tax and National Insurance contributions for you.

If you have agreed expenses or subsistence rates with the client on your behalf, you’ll need to keep your receipts to support your submitted claims.

For more information, please visit our agency nurse pay rates page.

The choice is yours. Once you have registered with us, you can decide what length of placement best suits you. That could be short term emergency cover, respite, full or part time, short or long term.

With more than 30 years of experience in the field, we pride ourselves on matching the right people to the right jobs at the right time. Our individualised service helps us understand your skills, your background and your aspirations so that you are placed in a role that fits your professional profile.

Our application and recruitment process is thorough and gives our clients accurate information to match against their human resource needs. That, in turn, makes sure you are placed in a role for which you are ideally suited.

Candidates must be at least 18. You need to have earned a relevant health or social work qualification, be studying towards one or been in paid work within the healthcare sector for at least 12 months.

The sooner you start the process, the sooner you could be in work. We aim to complete the registration process within four weeks.

The quickest way to register is online via our registry page, but you can also pick up a form from your local Swiis office or ask us to post you one.

As well as a completed application form, we will need a copy of your CV and evidence of any professional qualifications. We will make the necessary DBS checks, ask you to fill in a health questionnaire and invite you for an interview with one of our specialist consultants. Once that is complete, we can start matching you with jobs.

For further information, please visit our registration process page.