A career with the NMC

Who we are

Welcome to our careers pages where you can find out more about what we do and how to apply for jobs with us.

We are the independent regulator of more than 808,000 nursing and midwifery professionals and the largest healthcare regulator in the UK.
Our vision of safe, effective and kind nursing and midwifery practice that improves everyone’s health and wellbeing drives what we do.  
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Why the NMC?

An exciting place to work

We’re a high-profile organisation and regulating and supporting our professions allows us to influence health and social care.  
Each team has very different responsibilities, but we all play a vital role in helping to make our vision a reality. 
The environment we work in is fast-paced and we’re constantly responding to changes in politics and society as a whole. 

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We celebrate a diverse and inclusive culture. We are committed to creating a workplace where our people are safe, happy and can thrive at work. 

We have four dynamic employee networks supporting our organisation and colleagues:
  • LGBT+ network (sexual orientation and gender identity)
  • BeMe network (race and ethnicity)
  • Workaround network (disability)
  • Parents and Carers network 
We also have three employee groups: 
  • Mental Health First Aiders Network 
  • The Christian Fellowship Group 
  • Employee Forum
We also partner with external organisations to help us stay on track. 

The way we work

The way we work matters to us and our offices are supportive, inclusive environments, where our approach to work is underpinned by a set of shared values.

To help us to deliver our vision, we have four important values and behaviours.
  • We’re fair
  • We’re kind
  • We’re ambitious
  • We’re collaborative
We encourage agile and flexible working where possible and reward staff with a range of benefits.


Our people are at the heart of everything we do.

We aim to recruit the right people in the right places and we value the contribution they make to the success of our organisation. In return, we offer a comprehensive and competitive benefits package.

30 days annual leave

Plus eight days paid bank holidays, with the option to buy or sell three days annual leave.

Attractive pension scheme

We offer a defined contribution pension scheme, with a basic employer contribution of eight percent for all staff who join the scheme.


Our employee benefits scheme that offers more than 200 exclusive perks from free coffee to discounts on your weekly food shop.

24-hour regulated employee assistance programme

This is a confidential telephone service for staff and their immediate family that operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It offers telephone counselling and practical support on issues such as financial, legal and domestic problems.

Enhanced maternity and paternity leave

We have a range of family friendly policies and offer generous and enhanced terms above statutory entitlement.

Season ticket loan

All employees can apply for a season ticket loan (this can be of a value up to three months’ gross salary).

Subsidised on-site restaurant

Our head office has an on-site restaurant, which serves breakfast and lunch.

Hybrid and flexible working

We support agile and flexible ways of working and encourage a positive work life balance.

Salary sacrifice schemes

Staff who cycle to work can save money by paying for bicycles and related equipment from their gross salary, before deductions for income tax and National Insurance.

Our people

Current opportunities

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