International Recruitment at Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust during COVID-19

24 / 05 / 2021

Learn how Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust began its international recruitment model by focusing on personalised and tailored pastoral support for their overseas candidates. 

Key benefits of the trust’s approach include: 

  • 90 skilled nurses recruited from overseas from February 2021. 
  • Collaboration with other trusts helped the successful implementation of an international recruitment campaign during COVID-19. 
  • Developed strong relationships across multidisciplinary teams and other local organisations. 
  • A pastoral care offer tailored to the individual and the local area led to recruits feeling valued and respected among its peers. 

Further information on international recruitment and the changes because of COVID-19 can be found on our web pages. 


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