Head Medical

Head Medical are an established specialist medical recruitment company based in Edinburgh since 2008.

We cover permanent and temporary supply of qualified and experienced medical and nursing staff across the UK into NHS and private hospitals and clinics. Doctors of all grades and specialties, General Practitioners and Nurses. With a global network of candidates we are able to source and supply the highest calibre of clinical staff.

Our friendly and experienced recruitment team will feel like your team. We are experts in the medical and healthcare markets, our recruiters are dedicated to specific regions which allows them to develop strong relationships with their clients and gain in depth knowledge of the markets, locations and cultures. It is this approach which has allowed us to be particularly successful in campaign recruitment of up to 20 vacancies. Working as an extension of your own recruitment team, we will take the time to fully understand your needs and work with you in partnership to develop a recruitment strategy and identify the most successful source for candidates.

Our compliance team will ensure that pre-employment and onboarding checks will be carried out to your requirements in line with NHS Employers standards. With 14 years experience of international recruitment we understand the challenges and complexities of recruiting from overseas. We ensure overseas candidates are fully licensed to work in the UK and hold the required visa to commence working. We also provide pastoral care to all candidates to support with their relocation and settlement into the UK.

We all share an absolute commitment to service quality and a belief that long term, professional relationships, based on mutual trust and respect are paramount. We build relationships by proving our worth as recruitment partners. We will always be realistic about what we can achieve, how we will do it, and the timescales involved and when we make a commitment we stick to it. These principles ensure we build long term relationships with our clients and we’ve been nominated as a preferred recruitment supplier by many organisations.

We are on the Crown Commercial Services Framework to supply Clinical Staff, Health Trust Europe for International Clinical Recruitment, Hold Platinum status with Investors in People and we are registered with the Care Inspectorate in Scotland to supply nurses.

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