International Mental Health Nurses

Xander Hendrix Healthcare are the market leaders in recruiting International and UK based Mental Health Nurses into the NHS and Private Sector across the UK.

XHH have the experience and expertise to help guide nurses and our clients through the process of recruiting International Nurses into Mental Health positions within the UK.

We work with the following organisations and sectors:

  • Capital Nurses – We are an approved specialist supplier for Mental Health Nurses – Interviews every other week.
  • NHS Trusts across the UK & Ireland
  • Private Hospitals and Care Homes – UK & Ireland – We have weekly interview slots available.

We are also on the framework for International Recruitment of Clinical Healthcare Professionals framework and have been awarded a place on the Lots for Nurses and Midwifery, highlighting our expertise and experience in finding suitable candidates.


We provide guidance and support in the following areas;


Our aim is to place our candidates in locations where their families would like to settle and feel like ‘home’ and within roles they can grow their careers in, we achieve this by;

  • Providing support with preparation for interviews, the compliance and visa process, guidance on living in the UK and with the NMC registration process.
  • Market leading Pastoral Care – assisting our candidates with all parts of the often-stressful process of moving to another country – this support continues when our candidates our in post.
  • Relocation Packages – in addition to our Pastoral Care we negotiate and secure the best packages to make the transition as seamless as possible.
  • Health Action Training – via our sister company we offer extensive support and guidance ranging from practical advice via videos and worksheets to in-person training to ensure our candidates are fully prepared for the Mental Health CBT and the Mental Health OSCE.


  • Market Leading Pastoral Care – XHH offer extensive pastoral care to all our candidates taking the stress out of the process of moving to a new country and a new position. We take care of everything from assistance and guidance on the visa process, flights etc. to helping to source accommodation and find schools, doctors etc. This pastoral care continues indefinitely as our candidates settle into their new lives.
  • Mental Health OSCE – Through our sister company Health Action Training we offer a range of options to assist your International staff in the preparation for the Mental Health OSCE – these range from resources to help them prepare to a full 36 hour course that guarantees 100% pass rate.
  • Obtaining Sponsorship Status – XHH have extensive experience in assisting clients with the compliance, sponsorship, onboarding and relocation process for international staff. Our consultants are fully au fait with the CoS, visa and relocation process as well and are aware of latest travel restrictions and requirements for staff travelling from various countries into the UK.

If you are a Nurse looking for a rewarding career in Mental Health Nursing please contact

If you are a client looking for expert help in recruiting Mental Health Nurses or who need us to set and manage the whole process for you please contact