Please be aware, NHS Employers has published temporary pre-employment check requirements for employers to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic. Please read the information available in our guidance section.
Pre-employment checking seeks to verify that an individual meets the preconditions of the role they are applying for.
There are six NHS Employment Check Standards that outline the type and level of checks employers must carry out before recruiting staff into NHS positions. Download guidance, resources and further information about each check in the pages below.
Please note that NHS Employers does not hold any information about individuals who are working or have worked in the NHS. All reference requests should be sent to the HR or personnel department at the relevant NHS organisation directly.
Reference requests sent to firstname.lastname@example.org will be deleted upon receipt.
Please also note, we do not respond to queries from individuals about specific recruitment issues. These should be taken up with the relevant HR department or employing organisation directly.