Qualified AHPs (including Paramedics, Radiographers, and Occupational Therapists) shortages in the UK are well documented, and competition for the most qualified is nothing short of intense. That’s why MSI Group look further afield to bring you the best AHP talent from around the world.
What Can You Expect From An International AHP?
AHPs from outside the EU are required to have a BSc relevant to their profession to be able to work in the UK (e.g. Paramedic Science for Paramedics), which means they will hit the ground running and improve patient care from their first day.
We mainly recruit AHPs from countries with qualifications equivalent to those the UK. If their qualification isn't transferable, then they will need to take UK exams to ensure they have the required level of knowledge.
All international candidates need to have passed the IELTS or TOEFL English language exams, unless they are English native speakers.
Why Use MSI For International AHP Recruitment?
We make overseas recruitment easy by:
Arranging and facilitating overseas recruitment events, with face-to-face or online interviews.
In order for your trust can effectively workforce manage, we send 'real time' reports to show which stage in the process each AHPS is at so we can accurately project their arrival.
Our mobilisation officer works closely with our candidates, offering support and advice about their future community for optimal process success.
Supporting the candidates with their HCPC registration, which, being still paper-based, requires additional support than for other healthcare professions.
By using us for large scale AHP recruitment, we are saving our clients millions on their agency spend.
MSI offers market leading pastoral care to our candidates.
Our retention rate for overseas candidates is of 99% over a 24 months period .
The MSI International AHP Recruitment Process
Our team has over 10 years' experience in recruiting overseas candidates and fully understand the issues faced by overseas healthcare professionals relocating to the UK.
We work with carefully selected recruitment partners throughout the world, providing unrivalled access to AHP talent pools.
We assist with finding our AHP UK accommodation, book their flights, meet them at the airport, help set up their bank accounts, obtain driving licence (if required by their role) and assist with gaining a National Insurance number.
AHPs are supported throughout the entire process and we continue to offer this support when they're in the UK. This results is happy and settled AHPs, who are ready to focus on their new career.
Naturally, recruiting from overseas is a longer process than recruiting from here in the UK, as AHPs will require language and knowledge tests, Visa applications and the relocation itself, but with a loyal workforce of highly qualified, highly experienced AHPs for your Trust, they’re worth waiting for.
I would highly recommend MSI! They always make sure to answer your queries and are always checking up on you. You made my journey easier. Thumbs up to the whole team!
~ MSI International Candidate
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