Recruitment

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This section of our site provides support and guidance around the recruitment of staff by employers.
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International recruitment

NHS Employers provides information, tools and resources to guide NHS organisations through recruiting from outside of the UK.

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Calendar of awareness days for recruitment

Use our handy calendar to find dates for key national campaigns and awareness days to help you plan your recruitment and career promotion activity.

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Written statements of employment

All workers now have the right to a written statement of terms of employment for any person starting work on or after 6 April 2020. Find out more.

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Values based recruitment

To help employers in the NHS recruit staff with values that fit with their organisation, we have created a range of information and resources, including toolkits and a behaviour framework.

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Zero-hours employment contracts

Guidance for employers on zero-hours employment contracts

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NHS partnerships with Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus is one of the most experienced recruiters in the country. Find out how working in partnership with Jobcentre Plus can help you streamline your recruitment processes, leading to efficiency and productivity gains.

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Using social media in recruitment

Information on how social media can be used to build a brand and for recruitment purposes.

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Consultant appointments

Information on appointing consultants to NHS posts including appointments to public health posts.

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Recruitment and retention premia

Recruitment and retention premia are additions to the pay of a post or group of similar posts.

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Guidance on the appointment and employment of locum doctors

We have published guidelines and standards for the appointment and employment of NHS locum doctors.

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Refugee healthcare professionals

From 1 April 2010, NHS Employers no longer hosts the Refugee Healthcare Professionals Programme.

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Consultant clinical scientist guidanceĀ 

Comprehensive guidance for employers planning for and recruiting consultant clinical scientists.

Related News

Package of measures to support international nurse recruitment announced

NHS England and NHS Improvement have shared a letter with directors of nursing and regional chief nurses, outlining a new package of resources to support international nurse recruitment.

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Our Health Heroes awards

Recognise a 'shining star' in your workforce at this year's Our Health Heroes awards.

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