We understand that the process of relocating to a country can be complicated and you will have several questions. We have complied a list of the most popular questions and answers for your reference. If you have a question that does not appear on the list below, please contact us and we will be happy to help.
How can we help you?
We will not charge applicants any fees or commission for services provided before or after your placement.
The latest developments are that medical recruitment into the NHS will be unaffected. The UK has a severe shortage of doctors and nurses and skilled professionals are always going to be in demand. https://www.MediOpus.com/brexit/
Once you have obtained registration with the appropriate regulatory body in the UK, we will work with our trusted NHS partners to secure a place for you within weeks. As the current NHS workforce gap continues to widen, there is an unprecedented shortage of doctors and nurses in the UK. Contact us to discuss further.
We will walk you through every step of your relocation by arranging UK airport transfers, *opening bank accounts, providing area orientations services, organising quotations for relocating your personal belongings and connecting you with local lettings agencies.
*Subject to Credit Reference Agency verification
Whilst we understand that every individual is different and have different requirements, we are committed to supporting you beyond your placement for as long as your require. Our aim is to maintain a life-long professional relationship with you including an emphasis on continuous professional development, career progression and a positive impact on your wellbeing. Contact us to discuss further.
Banding and salaries are agreed by the government and other union bodies regardless of the hospital/trust you work in. Please see our dedicated page on Your NHS Salary: https://www.MediOpus.com/nhs-pay/
MediOpus have a bank of resources that include practice questions on every part of the exam to help you prepare for the examination. MediOpus will support you via Skype sessions training you on the difficult parts of the exam. All support services are free. Contact us to discuss further.
We work very closely with our financial services partners who are one of the largest Banks in the United Kingdom. With account details available on the same day of your appointment, you will be able to immediately receive your salary and send money aboard securely. Contact us to obtain further information.
*Subject to credit reference agency verification
Whilst most NHS trusts already provide staff with indemnity insurance as part of their employment contract, if you want additional cover you an always take out additional protection for you and your career.
As part of the NMC/GMC registration and employment process, a Disclosing and Barring Service (DBS) check will need to be completed. If an applicant is an overseas resident, then they will need to provide an overseas police check to present a complete view of their criminal records because a DBS cannot access criminal records held overseas. MediOpus will be able to guide you through the whole process.
Yes, you will need to complete a revalidation process if you are a practicing nurse in the UK over a continuous 3-year cycle. This process ensures that you are meeting the high competency standards set by the NMC by renewing your PIN. The revalidation process is mostly done through maintaining a record of your practice hours, a log of CPD/training and written feedback and reflections relating to patient cases you have worked on. The Revalidation process is often incorporated in part or in full into a hospital’s appraisal programme. Contact us to find out more information about this process.
Yes - you will still need approval by all relevant regulatory bodies to practice in the UK. We provide placements for some specialist roles in private hospitals across England. Please contact us to discuss further.
Our commitment to provide you with the highest level of service is at the heart of what we do. We are happy to provide all necessary information to enable you to make an informed decision. To fully access our free personalized support services e.g CV writing, IELTS/OET tutoring, specialist job searches and much more, we will ask you to sign a ‘right to represent terms and conditions agreement’. For a copy please contact us.
Currently MediOpus only specialise on placing applicants within NHS England. Our strong relationships built with Trusts enables us to confidently connect you with the most suitable employer, ensuring that they offer the best combination of salary, professional development and long term career opportunities which are transferable across the world.
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