Find Your Path: Why Nursing Graduates Should Choose Agency Work


On the lead up to graduation, it’s important to start thinking about your next steps. Finding the right path suitable for you can be difficult at this time. Agency work provides a lot of unique opportunities for Nursing graduates seeking variety and growth. Explore the benefits of agency work below:


Agency work gives you more control over your career, hours and work-life balance. You can choose a placement that best suits your lifestyle.


Agency work tends to have a higher rate of pay than permanent positions. It can be an opportunity for you to earn some extra money to put towards your savings, travelling, repaying student loans, buying a house or whatever other plans you have in mind.


Changing placements can be a great way of networking with other nurses and healthcare professionals. You can also see varied ways of working across different departments and hospitals.


If following your graduation you would prefer some more time to consider what specialty and career path you would like to pursue, agency work can be an opportunity to spend more time in different areas before making your decision.


Agency work can provide you with a wider range of experience across different specialties, settings and organisations’ which can enhance your CV.

We recommend applying for your NMC or NMBI registration as soon as possible, once you have gained your NMC/NMBI pin, we can place you into your ideal nursing role throughout Northern Ireland, Scotland, England, Wales or Republic of Ireland.

To register your interest, send an up-to-date CV to