I want to work in ... Nursing and Midwifery

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

Overview of the healthcare sector (Prospects)


Typical job profiles

Adult nurse

Children's nurse

Health visitor

Learning disability nurse

Mental health nurse



NHS Scotland

NHS Scotland Careers Nursing

NHS Scotland Careers Midwifery

SAAS Funding for paramedic, nursing and midwifery students



NHS Health Careers How to become a nurse

NHS Health Careers Midwifery

NHS Health Careers Studying Midwifery

NHS Health Careers Financial support at university

NHS Business Services Authority NHS Learning Support Fund  


Find a nursing/midwifery course

NHS Health Careers Course finder

My world of work (Scotland) Course search

Prospects Midwifery courses


NHS Recruitment

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Recruitment

NHS Scotland Recruitment 

NHS UK Jobs     Please note:    A new NHS jobs service is currently being rolled out and the current site will cease to exist in October 2022.   During the transition period, some vacancies on the current site may direct you to the new NHS jobs website to apply.   Find out more.


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Just For Nurses Nursing jobs board 


Professional bodies

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Midwives

Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.