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Old May 22nd 2009, 5:14 am
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I've accepted my Offer for Al Rahab hospital Hot a few bits of paperwork that need to be sorted before my nursing licence can be sorted. Anyone any ideas as to how long this could take?

They wouldn't budge on salary but it's still a reasonable package.

Looking more and more like AD here I come.
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Old May 23rd 2009, 7:01 pm
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Congratulations on your new job! I am still waiting for a telephone interview with the dialysis unit at Al Rahba hospital, this was organised through HCL as well, I was told about this weeks ago and haven't heard anything since. What made you decide to move to UAE?
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Old May 24th 2009, 2:41 am
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Hi.

Have you spoken to HCL since your interview?

Decided to move to UAE as fed up with working in the UK. Money that bit better in UAE and to experience something completly different. You?
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Old May 24th 2009, 7:04 pm
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Hi Sarah,


I have spoken with Mark at HCL numerous times since my interviews, he just says they are slow out there, had to get some proof of attendance of 6 month renal course I did, that is suppposed to be what my offer is based on!! He said Al Rahba interviewers were in South Korea, so would come back to me sometime with date for telephone interview. So another week passes and I wait.

Same reasons as you, things are rubbish in the UK and thought it was time for a change!

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Old May 25th 2009, 6:52 pm
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Sam,

Hi. I had a face to face interview rather than a phone one. They do seem to be quite slow. Know that they are all back from south Korea. Just keep on with at HCL. Threaten to go with another agency and see if they move any quicker.
It took 4 weeks for my offer to come through.
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oh things can be extremely slow here, just dont give up everything until you know for certain, and then still dont cut all your ties.
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I've accepted my Offer for Al Rahab hospital Hot a few bits of paperwork that need to be sorted before my nursing licence can be sorted. Anyone any ideas as to how long this could take?

They wouldn't budge on salary but it's still a reasonable package.

Looking more and more like AD here I come.
I know for a visa process etc, you would need around a month, and for them to start the visa process, they would require your certificates or licences or whatever shows that you are capable of the position you applied to.
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Old May 26th 2009, 9:04 pm
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Thanks for that on Visa stuff. I was anticipating a month or so. Looks like I could be arriving in the middle of the summer then, How mad am I!
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Thanks for that on Visa stuff. I was anticipating a month or so. Looks like I could be arriving in the middle of the summer then, How mad am I!
you used to have to take a written examination with the Ministry of Health, piss easy thing though, according to one of my friends, she reckoned I could have passed it and I am not even a nurse. Good luck with everything.
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Thanks for that on Visa stuff. I was anticipating a month or so. Looks like I could be arriving in the middle of the summer then, How mad am I!
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Old May 27th 2009, 8:35 pm
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Blue Cat, Thanks for the heads up on the possibility of the exam. It hasn't been mentioned yet.
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Hi

There is no longer an exam for MOH as it is no longer active. All nurses are now licenced by Abu Dhabi Health Authority, and this can only be acheived with your training transcript. specialisation is only offerd with certification of courses over 6months duration.

if comming from Uk please be prepared for a professional culture shock.
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Old May 29th 2009, 9:20 pm
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Hi Sarah,

How has your week been? I have had a quiet week, not heard anymore, nearly fell out with HCL at beginning of the week but am now resigned to waiting for any word? Have you had to complete anything? I will finally get a training transcript next week, my course got swapped unis half way through so it complicated it. We'll keep waiting and get there one day!

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Old May 30th 2009, 1:16 am
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Just trying to sort out my verification of NMC membership at mo.

Trancripts will be interesting as my uni wanted to charge 75 quid for the privilege so got NMC to do it and it doesn't quite make sense.

I am away for two weeks now so am just gonna chill and not worry too much.

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hi Sarah and Samantha

I'm a newbie, decided to join the forum as I also have a job offer from al rahba hospital and also in dialysis unit.

I haven't decided to accept the offer though.

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