Doctors Direct Permanent Recruitment Candidates

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Doctors Direct are here for every stage of your career representing candidates, from both the UK and overseas, who are looking for fixed term and full-time roles. We offer a consultative approach, ensuring we truly understand your requirements and support you throughout the recruitment process.

Our recruitment team continuously source candidates who meet specific role requirements and also represent candidates who are looking for their ideal role within the NHS.

Our permanent recruitment service adds value for both doctors as well as Trusts. We provide Trusts with reliable solutions that achieve compliant, timely and cost-effective access to a UK and International workforce. We are an integral part of the NHS family working with Trusts across England providing the highest calibre of doctors at all levels and specialisms.This gives you as a candidate the most effective route both in to and around the NHS during your whole career.

The pastoral care provided via Doctors Direct ensures successful candidates where required, receive unlimited support, from finding relevant accommodation and travel arrangements, to setting up UK bank accounts. For our doctor candidates this provides additional piece of mind enabling you to be fully equipped and focused, to step into your role without external factors causing any problems.

Our candidate promise:

  • Our consultants work closely with our partner Trusts to fully understand their people requirements to ensure best role fit, for you

  • Proactively contact candidates to discuss new and upcoming opportunities that match your role and ongoing career requirements

  • During the registration process, you will be assigned a Doctors Direct Consultant who will assist with your registration

  • During this process we will get to know you, and what is important for you in your next role. This includes proactively finding your next career move

  • After the registration process is complete, Doctors Direct will discuss relevant roles to you, and also help with preparation of any subsequent interviews and meetings

  • We offer pastoral care for all candidates, such as travel and accommodation support.If you are not currently residing in the UK, our team will help you with your relocation to the UK and also discuss in detail any relocation financial support

  • Once you are in your role we will continue to offer support with your development such as free access to webinars (CPD accredited) with some of the most reputable speakers in the global Healthcare industry

  • In addition, Doctors Direct is the locum service from NHS Professionals, meaning we can offer you additional locum work alongside your substantive post – enhance your skills, learning, or simply increase your earnings

Our commitment is to provide the highest service and experience to our Doctors.  From your initial contact with a consultant through to your placement and beyond, you‘ll have the advantage of the Doctors Direct team’s knowledge and expertise and support every step of the way and aftercare.

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