Search Recruitment Ltd has established itself as a prominent force in healthcare recruitment since 1995. Renowned as one of the top international healthcare staffing agencies in the UK, we excel in relocating numerous international candidates annually, securing their permanent positions within esteemed NHS Trusts and private healthcare providers. Our unparalleled global database of healthcare professionals and formidable international reputation empower us to consistently attract exceptional candidates, ensuring a continuous supply of top-tier talent. At Search Recruitment, we are driven by our core values of quality, integrity, and professionalism.
Our mission is to deliver exceptional service, finding the right candidates who will make a positive impact on your organisation. We understand that each client has unique requirements, and we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding your expectations.
What makes us different?
Our retention rates for the recruitment of nurses is 99.4% of all the nurses we have recruited over the years. We are extremely proud of this and we feel it is due to our thorough approach in sourcing, selection and post support which we provide that has achieved this high figure.
We offer a bespoke recruitment service to clients, providing a tailored approach to meet each individual clients' needs.
Going the extra mile
We work exhaustively to provide assistance throughout the duration of the recruitment process. We firmly believe that it's our obligation and responsibility to provide a fully supportive service to our clients and candidates alike.
We adhere to the Department of Health and Social Care - Code of Practice for International Recruitment and can be found listed on NHS Employers Ethical Recruiters List. Additionally we are a member of the Recruitment and Employment Confederation and adhere to their Code of Professional Practice.
Benefits of recruiting overseas:
- Qualified & experienced applicants
- A larger pool of talent
- Applicants are loyal, committed and empathetic
- Higher staff retention rates
- Saving businesses money on temp agency spend
- Our expert team ensures a smooth cultural transition for candidates travelling to the UK.
Search Recruitment upholds a strong commitment to ethical recruitment practices, ensuring compliance with the DHSC Code of Practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England. We strictly adhere to the code's guidelines and do not engage in active recruitment from any countries listed on the WHO Health Workforce Support and Safeguard List, unless there exists a government-to-government partnership agreement in place. For further details about the Code of Practice and a comprehensive list of agencies that adhere to it, including Search Recruitment, we encourage you to visit the NHS Employers website. It is important to note that, in accordance with the code's regulations, Search Recruitment can assist and facilitate the passage to the UK for direct applicants from the WHO list if they have already received an appointment or employment offer from an NHS provider.
At Search Recruitment, we prioritise the responsibility of recruiting the right candidates with utmost safety and security. Our approach to recruiting international candidates for the NHS sets us apart from our competitors by combining a robust screening process with a high level of service. With the introduction of our new screening portal, we have enhanced our ability to adapt and implement additional compliance checks tailored to our clients' specific needs. Through this portal, we can create online forms and documents that contribute to a more stringent, thorough, and adaptable screening service. The flexibility and customisation of our portal allow us to design a screening process that aligns seamlessly with our clients' requirements, ensuring a smoother candidate onboarding experience. Moreover, the portal provides candidates with clear and accurate guidance on pre-employment checks, document uploads, referencing, and the overall onboarding process. By leveraging our advanced screening portal, we not only prioritise candidate safety and security but also strive to streamline the recruitment process, ultimately delivering a comprehensive and efficient service to our clients.
Exceptional Candidate Support & Guidance
At Search Recruitment, we take great pride in our exceptional candidate support services. Right from the beginning, we offer comprehensive guidance to candidates, ensuring they are well-prepared for exams, proficient in visa application processes, and ready for their upcoming journey. Upon their arrival, we extend a VIP-standard welcome, prioritising the comfort and well-being of our candidates. We go the extra mile in providing extensive support to help them settle in, even long after they have landed and commenced their new roles. Our assistance extends to various formal tasks such as aiding in the opening of bank accounts and registration with general practitioners (GPs). Moreover, we actively assist candidates in forging new friendships and adapting to life in the UK, fostering a sense of belonging and support throughout their journey.