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Guest missjones

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    Guest missjones

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    Hi, we're new to this site so will genuinely value all of ur advice on anything! I'm a Registered Learning Disability Nurse hoping to emigrate to Adelaide within the next 18 months with my OH Macca, Harry 8, Molly 6 and Henry 2. I'm gonna start printing forms off soon to get my qualification assessed, however, I've been informed by a lady at NBSA that RNLD's haven't been used for many years in SA! Are there any of you out there already who can give me advice/info on the LD world? Will I struggle to find work when out there? Oh God my head hurts!:goofy: It's all very confusing! Wer're going to an emigration exhibition next month thou so hopefully will get some free help and advice!

     

    Anyway gotta go, so pleeeeease send me any advice.

    Many thanks

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    Guest Roo1

    Hellloooo MissJones!

    Love the name by the way! I can't help you on the nursing front as I haven't got a clue but any other advice about Adelaide in general, just ask away.

     

    I'm sure the emigrating fair will help you out tonnes. Maybe there you should chat to an emigrating agent as using one of them will take "most" of the stress out of the visa paperwork.

     

    Anyway, good luck and keep us all on PIA updated!!;)

     

    Judi x

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    Guest Richard & Amanda

    Hiya,

     

    Can't help with the nursing......but we are also going to an emigration exhibition at the NEC on 29th Sept, 2 tickets for £10 if you are near to them. Its part of the Place in the Sun exhibition going on there.

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    Guest ali@51

    Hi Miss Jones.

    I'll never get used to the name though I'm afraid, my daughters dance teacher is a miss Jones and Also my sons reception teaches was Mrs jones so I am all Jonesed out. However both are very nice people they just have the teachers knack of making you want to sit down and put your hand up to ask a question.

     

    I cant help on the nursing frount but I would also say it was a good idea to speak to an agent most (the good ones anyway) will offer a free chat for advice befor you sign up. Make sure you shop around though as the fees vary wildy. If you do decide to go with one I would ask on here for advic first as 2 weather they are ok. From what weve picked up we were lucky to get a good one as their are some absolute horror storys knocking about.

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    Guest missjones

    Hi, many thanks for all of your lovely replies. What a fab website! I never knew it existed until my friend who also wants to emigrate told me about it the other day. I can tell its gonna be an invaluable source of info thou as you all sound wonderful. If and when we do come over you'll all have to pop round! I'm going to the Coventry exhibition which is on the 6th and 7th Oct. I didn't know about the NEC one so thanks for that. I need all the advice I can get cos I get carried away a bit. You know what us girls are like! I'm gonna get my nursing assessed soon anyway si I'll keep you all posted.

    Its just so scary but its just gotta be done. Especially for the kids and my sanity!

    Thank you all anyway and keep your advice coming.

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    Guest lastboyscout

    Welcome aboard MissJones, just one question, why the hell do you want to leave Tipton?:biglaugh:

     

    Just kidding, ask away on here, we are all friendly :unsure: Well some are :P

     

     

    And like the name too, its my OH`s maiden name too :notworthy:

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    Guest missjones

    Hi, glad you like the name. It's sort of stuck from work and follows me around. Better than some of the others I've been called thou!!!

    I take it you've passed thru good old Tipton then? Or is it its reputation? Nah it ain't too bad, honest! There really is no comparison thou is there between canal and sea! I see you're well on the way to getting sorted. Ace! I can't wait to get things rolling and be in the same position.

    Best of luck and all that. Keep us posted and I'll do the same.

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    Guest graandjac

    ;)Hi MIss Jones & Macca, good luck with your application and i hope we can help you with any advice, there is some great peeps here. Cheers Graham & Jacqui

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    Guest chillyanna

    hi miss jones

    i would just like to ask exactly what kind of things you do for your job as a nurse,

    sorry for asking but i am not to well up on nursing and just wanted to know more.

    also have you thought about using your O/H trade to emigrate? what does he work as if you dont mind me asking?

     

    good luck with your quest

    paul

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    Guest missjones

    Hi Paul, I don't mind you asking! I am a registered nurse and work with people with learning disabilities. At the moment I work in a group home for 6 adults with severe LD and challenging behaviour. I did 3 years training as like any other nurse and have alot of experience in this field gained over the years. I also have experience within Supported Living as a Team Leader. My job is on the skilled list and gets me 60 points, so is fab. I was just wondering if there was another RNLD out there or anyone working in this field who could advise me. Macca is a Logistics Manager, so although not on the list I don't think he should have trouble finding work over there. I've printed my assessment forms off today anyway so as soon as I get paid at the end of the month I can get the ball rolling. How exciting!

    Are you in the process? If so, how are you getting on?

    Good luck anyway and thanks for all of your kind replies. And Graham. Jacqui and co!

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    Guest sarahsmartiepants

    Welcome to the site Missjones and gang! Good luck with it all, i am sure you can find some answers here and on other sites like it.

    sarah

     

    ps...when you get here you can change your pic to one of your family on a beach with no rain coats and the sun!!!

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    Guest chillyanna

    hi jacqui

    Now i understand your work, my brother does a similar job, his job is looking after 3 young blokes aged around 18 - 23 with learning disabilities during the week, taking them out places.

     

    And me, i am waiting on reply of my TRA assessment to be passed any day now, i sent it 5 weeks ago. i am carpenter / joiner and this is the ocupation i am using to get the visa.

     

    good luck with your TRA and if it gets difficult dont hesitate to ask questions on here.

    we've all done it! and be sure to shop around the migration agencies and try to go with one that you pay for each stage of the process not 1 lump sum.

     

    cheers

    paul

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    Guest missjones

    Hi sarahsmartiepants!

    Yeah I never thought of that. The picture was took on our holiday last year in October in sunny old Brighton! I can't remember it ever stopping raining once! Lovely place thou!

    I take it the Brighton and Hove over there is a little different?

    I wouldn't want to psychologically harm anyone anyway if I put a photo of me on here in a tankini!!!

    Thanks for your messages anyway. Keep em coming.

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    Guest missjones

    Hi Paul, let us know as soon as your assessment comes thru won't you and the very best of luck.

    Thanks for the advice re agents. You learn something new every day. As I'm new to this whole thing that's exactly the advice I'm gonna need as I really don't want to get stung by huge unnecessary bills, as I'm sure others don't! I'm beginning to realise from this site, however, that unless I keep my head screwed on and really shop around I may.

    Thanks for that one anyway and good luck with yours TRA

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