Nursing Agency Belfast

We’re an experienced nursing agency, specialising in recruiting the very best nurses for positions across Scotland, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland within the NHS, HSE and private health sector. The positions we need to fill often come up at the last minute, making us ideal for nurses looking for flexible and well-paid shifts. We opened our Belfast office in 2013 so we know a thing or two about living and working in Belfast! Our current office is situated in Gloucester Street’s City Exchange, up on the 6th floor. If you’re looking to speak to one of our friendly team about applying to work with The Guild in Belfast, give them a call on 0333 323 0337. Our lines are open Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm and we’re always happy to help.

What we do

We’re always looking for qualified nurses to fill positions across Belfast and we provide amazing pay, reimbursed travel costs and fantastic training opportunities. For the last 20 years, we’ve set the pace within the temporary nursing sector, and we have various short-term and long-term opportunities for nurses, operating department practitioners and healthcare assistants. Learn more about the nursing specialisms we recruit across or read on to discover the benefits of registering with The Guild and the types of nursing roles we have available in Belfast.

Ready to start your journey with The Guild? Register today and find the perfect nursing job in Belfast.


We know our nurses go above and beyond to deliver exceptional care. In return, we provide an array of benefits and full professional support, including:

  • High rates of pay
  • Paid NMC fees
  • Travel expenses reimbursed
  • Flexible shift patterns
  • Free annual flu voucher
  • Access to voluntary training
  • 24/7 nurse led telephone support

If you’re a nurse with a valid NMC or HCPC Pin, recent experience and a legal right to work in the UK, we’d love to hear from you. Register now or contact a member of our Belfast team for more information.


We require a minimum of 6 months UK-based experience for general nurses and HCAs. The requirements for specialist nurses and midwives will vary. You can find out exactly how much experience we require by visiting our specialism pages.

Nursing roles available in Belfast

We work with a number of clients in both hospital and community settings across Belfast, including:

  • NHS trusts
  • Private hospitals
  • Local authorities
  • Private nursing homes
  • Community packages
  • Mental health and learning difficulty units
  • ISTCs
  • Schools
  • Prisons and custodial services
  • Social services
  • Research programmes
  • GP practices
  • Medical device companies

Learn more about the specialisms we’re recruiting for in Belfast, including:

Can’t see your specialism? Don’t worry! Visit our specialism pages to see the full list of 25 specialisms we recruit across. With so much choice, you’re sure to find a suitable nursing job in Belfast with The Guild.

Nursing pay rates in Belfast

We believe exceptional skills should be recognised with exceptional rewards

Working as a nurse requires a high level of skill and our outstanding pay rates reflect this. Nursing pay rates are dependent on location, specialism and experience and we calculate our pay rates based on grades. Learn more about our nursing pay rates for Scotland and Northern Ireland, including hourly rates and sick pay. For more general information about pay rates with The Guild, including the low down on our pension scheme and bank holidays, visit our pay rates page.

Benefits of working in Belfast

  • Affordable – Belfast has the lowest cost of living in the UK (according to Mercer’s 2021 Cost of Living City Ranking).
  • Easy to get around – It’s easy to explore Belfast on foot, bike or metro. If you’re going further afield, Belfast is well connected with regular buses and trains connecting Belfast to other cities and towns in Northern Ireland. The main train stations in Belfast are Great Victoria Street Station and Lanyon Station.
  • Rich history, arts & culture scene – Belfast has an array of museums, art venues and theatres to choose from. For example, you can visit Titanic Belfast to learn everything there is to know about the Titanic ship, situated next to Hamilton Graving Dock where the Titanic was launched in 1912. On your way there, you can take in the eye-catching murals covering the city’s walls!


What our nurses say about us

Ready to find nursing jobs in Belfast? Register with us today to begin your application. To learn more, visit our FAQs or contact a member of our friendly Belfast team.