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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Consultant clinical scientist guidanceĀ 

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

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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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International recruitment

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

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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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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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NHS Employers submission to the Migration Advisory Committee

We have submitted our employer response to the Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) call for evidence on potential future salary thresholds and an Australian style points-based system.

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Recruiting your pharmacy workforce

NHS organisations should prioritise marketing for their places for Health Education England's pre-registration pharmacist programme. Find out how to maximise your intake of new staff.

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Is targeted pay the solution to solving shortages among medical staff?

04 / 11 / 2019 2.23pm

Sean King, policy manager at NHS Employers, explores whether targeting pay among doctors and dentists could be the solution to recruitment and retention problems.

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