How to Apply for Jobs in the NHS

Where do I apply for jobs?Should I contact any recruiting agency?What is the NHS?

National Health Services (NHS)

The UK healthcare system, National Health Service (NHS), came into existence in the aftermath of the Second World War and became operational on the 5th July 1948. Health care and health policy for England is the responsibility of the central government, whereas in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland it is the responsibility of the respective devolved governments. In each . . .

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Anna
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Anna

Any information about attending Skype interview?

Raisa
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What according to you are the better jobs to begin with for fresh grads? LAS or clinical fellow?

diya1986
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Hii great information. I do have a query. If I have cleared FRCR clinical oncology and having post graduation specialist degree abroad, then also is it needed to clear PLAB to get GMC registration??

Thanks in advance

diya1986
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Having a GMC full registration, can we get a job in Scotland?? NHS Scotland have a separate website to apply.

Sonya Hashmi
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Sonya Hashmi

Hi Ibrahim. I wanted to ask you something. In the section related to supporting information, I have done most of the procedures, independently or under syupervision, but i have no documented evidence/log book to show as it was done in my own country. How to go about it then. Should… Read more »

Shehla
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Shehla

Sir, when we apply for a job offer on the NHS website. On which visa are we called in for a interview? And if we apply in multiple jobs and there interviews are on different dates, how can we manage to stay in London for that long without a job?… Read more »

Raj
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Raj

Can i appear for mrcp 1 without ielts?

Dr. Sandeep
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Dr. Sandeep

Is it possible to defer appointment to a FY2 LAT post by 1 month or so?

Say after completing an MSc (which ends in Sept) and joining an FY2 LAT (August start date) in Sept after the MSc?

Samrat Raj
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Samrat Raj

Can we do a job in Private sector after getting GMC registration??. ..any visa issues in this if we have the job offer??..does the company sponsor our visa??

Summiya
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Summiya

hi! i have read your blog which i found to be very helpful. i am confused regarding “supporting Information” section…u advised: “The situation- what happened, The task that needed to be done – the challenge, What you did- your action that proves the point, The response- the outcome of your… Read more »

Summiya
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Summiya

would it be possible if u elaborate with any example?

Thahaniyath Siddiqua -
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Thahaniyath Siddiqua -

While I was applying for Junior doctor post (NHS jobs) I came across this question in application form
Q.what is your understanding of data quality? can you please tell what it is
Thank you.

ankit
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ankit

Hello, ur posts r really helpful, thankyou
What if I don’t have any references then what should i do in that case while making nhs profile??

man ngm
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man ngm

valuable information!!!. thank you for your help but I have a question please, which area is the best (Bedford, Blackpool or Northen Ireland) regarding living, schools, and training?

Tony B Xu
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Tony B Xu

Dear Docs,i propose we should lobby nhs, to sponsor this site. for this edneavor is , on a population level, supporting the nhs by bringing more docs.

besrt regards, Tony

Humayun Razzaq
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Humayun Razzaq

Hello! Thankyou Dr Ibrahim for your brilliant and self-less efforts, it surely has made my life easier on a number of occasions and i am sure a lot of other would say the same. Regarding the Nhs.jobs application form, I am currently applying for FY2 vacancies and I am confused… Read more »

Namrata Soni
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Namrata Soni

Thank you for your post! It’s very useful.
I was wondering, do you recommend using an agency to apply? Also, if so, which ones.
Thank you!

ibrahimantoun
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ibrahimantoun

I applied for many jobs however. it is a month now and I have’t received anything nor did my references

Rana el dajani
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Rana el dajani

Iam a medical student in my last year.. Iam thinking about applying for ielts and plab 1 and then after graduation i’ll apply for plab2
I just wanted to know what should I do to apply for foundation year 1 right after passing plab 2?

abeeressakarjikar@gmail.com
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Does everyone who gets GMC registered get a job eventually? I mean …do u go through the whole PLAB process and get the GMC registration just to end up not getting a job anywhere?
PS: This blog is immensely helpful….Keep up the great work

Jimmy Gtre
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Jimmy Gtre

so I won’t be able to get a job if i don’t have references ? .

hassanalhag1412
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hassanalhag1412

Can the refrees be some of My colleagues ?
How will they know if they were my superiors or not ?

hassanalhag1412
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hassanalhag1412

Do you have to get your foundation competencies signed by your home country consultant before you apply for your first uk non-training job ?

????? ???
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????? ???

Thanks for the helpful website. I have MRCS and 5 years of experience and locally recognized board. At which level of both training and non-training job I can apply?

Saeef Ali Haque
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Saeef Ali Haque

Hi…Thank you so much for the post.It is extremely informative. I have a question regarding getting reference from seniors we worked under since I completed my internship in Jun 2016 from Bangladesh ; 1. Can I get reference from the consultants I worked under during my internship period? 2. Post… Read more »

Mustafa Nissar Bankur
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Mustafa Nissar Bankur

Hi. Thank you very much for the information you have provided us. I have my plab 2 booked in 2nd july 2019. I would like to apply for a job as soon as i’ll be done with my exam. I would like to know if it’s still easy to get… Read more »

Helen Akande
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Helen Akande

Thanks for the good job.I have a dependant visa to the UK, can I apply for these non training jobs with this and start work?
Or I’m only allowed to work as a locum doctor with this type of visa?
Thank you.

Rubina Baloch
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Rubina Baloch

What are the requirements to apply for observership Or clinical attachment in nhs or UK hospitals?

Amna Naveed
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Amna Naveed

Hello. This blog is so helpful. I just wanted some help regarding the supporting information part, the one where you can write 1500 words to justify why you’re suitable for the post. What exactly am I supposed to right there? Personal attributes or previous experience, but the experience part has… Read more »

Sehrish
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Sehrish

Hello, Thank you for this informative blog. I have aquerry regarding first jon in the UK. I have completed my internship in 2017. Is it wise to choose jobs like LAS FY1 for 1 year?

Rhynal Rodrigues
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Rhynal Rodrigues

Hi thanks very much for the information. Just a quick question. I’ve completed internship which qualifies me for Fy2 position but I also see that you say you can apply for CT1 jobs. For CT1 jobs, they require not only FY competencies, but also that you have at least one… Read more »

Shihan
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Shihan

i want to mention my surgery unit head name as reference where i have done six month training, in this case what will be the type of reference? education /academic or professional?

Abhishek
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Abhishek

Hello, for references do I need to just give the names of my consultants or their contact information too?

Arsallan
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Arsallan

Hi, in the nhs jobs profile, where do I enter details of the conferences, workshops, seminars that I have attended?

Bes C
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Bes C

Good post. Makes it all nice and clear. Does anyone have any experience with Messly? I took the advice of the post and went to them after months of not hearing back. But then Messly also said sorry we can’t help you, not enough clinical experience. Tough to know where… Read more »

Ajay Yadav
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Ajay Yadav

I have got gmc registration with license to practice. But while filling form when i menyion that, it asks for registration number! I just have my gmc reference number… how to deal with that?

Sheikh Muhammad
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Sheikh Muhammad

Hello! Are the interviews for non training jobs online via skype or we have to be there in person to meet the interview panel?

Moustafa Mahmoud
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Moustafa Mahmoud

I’m logged in, but I can’t view the article.

Anjali Nair
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Anjali Nair

Hi there,

Thank you for all the wonderful guidance. I had a doubt regarding what exactly do we need to fill in under ‘training courses attended’. I was guessing it maybe certifications or workshops . But I am not sure of what to put in.

Looking forward to your response.
Regards

Bappy Basak
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Bappy Basak

Who can be my referee? One of my teachers who knows me well or one of the teachers under whom i have worked.

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