International Recruitment of Clinical Healthcare Professionals

Access to a wide range of experienced international recruitment organisations that are all awarded by us to ensure a framework wide standard of quality

Description

NHS Procurement in Partnership and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) are two public sector organisations that have come together in collaboration with the intent to explore the whole portfolio of health workforce services as part of a new Workforce Alliance.

Workforce Alliance are pleased to announce the International Recruitment framework to support the NHS and the public sector in their future recruitment strategies. The framework is in response to, and aligned with, recommendations set out for international recruitment in the NHS Long Term Plan and the NHS People Plan.

This is the first framework launched by the Workforce Alliance. Suppliers and customers will benefit from a strong partnership that brings together CCS, as the biggest public procurement organisation in the UK, combined with the extensive expertise and experience that NHS Procurement in Partnership has in the NHS.

The framework addresses the NHS need to increase international recruitment to fill existing vacancies. By offering a compliant route to market the framework for International Recruitment ensures compliance with NHS pre-employment standards, connecting trusts with dedicated staff working hard to treat people with care, compassion and dignity.

Benefits

  • access to a wide range of experienced international recruitment organisations that are all awarded by us to ensure a framework wide standard of quality
  • within our framework we ensure providers:
    • meet government requirements on good industry practice, codes of practice, legislation, voluntary arrangements, regulations
    • are responsible for relocation, pastoral support and satisfaction of the employee
    • are aware of their worker’s licensing situation and requirements
    • keep up to date with Brexit, regulatory changes, language testing, and immigration policy
    • are compliant with procurement regulations

Products and suppliers

Please read the 'How to buy' tab below for detailed instructions on how to find out which suppliers are on this framework.

Lot 1a: Single Staff Group Sourcing: Nursing and Midwifery

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Lot 1b: Single Staff Group Sourcing: Medical (Including GPs) and Dental Staff

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Lot 1c: Single Staff Group Sourcing: Other Staff

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Lot 2: Multi-Staff Group Sourcing

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How to buy

To use this agreement without any access fee, please contact your procurement hub and we will promptly get back to you with an access agreement.

NHS Procurement in Partnership is a four-hub collaboration between:

  • NHS Commercial Solutions
  • East of England NHS Collaborative Procurement Hub
  • NHS North of England Commercial Procurement Collaborative
  • NHS London Procurement Partnership, previously known as NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP)

Take a look at the flyer for contact details.