Bermuda

With a multicultural society and high standard of living, Bermuda provides an opportunity to experience a different work environment.

Templars Medical supply healthcare professionals to Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) with permanent and fixed-term opportunities available to doctors and nurses.

When considering job opportunities in new locations local knowledge is foremost in helping you make the right choice, and our knowledge of Bermuda means you will be supported door-to-door and fully informed of what to expect upon arrival.

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Our service to you

Our experience and knowledge of recruiting for the BHB means we:

  • Provide information on every aspect of working on the Island.
  • Ensure your travel and relocation needs are managed door to door.
  • Manage the pre-employment checks and application forms with you.
  • Put you in touch with colleagues who have experience of working on the Island.

About Bermuda

Bermuda is a self-governing British Overseas Territory with a population of 64000 and a mix of British and American culture. Bermuda’s legal system is based on English common law and English is the official language.

Based in the North Atlantic Ocean, some 3300 miles from the UK, Bermuda is an archipelago of seven main islands with approximately 170 named islets and rocks, the largest being Main Island. Bermudas capital is Hamilton, the hub for local and international business and is based on Main Island (Great Bermuda) on the northern shore of a deep-water harbour.

The climate is subtropical due to the mild winters but less typical of a subtropical climate summers are mild and temperatures do not usually exceed 30 degrees in the hottest months of the year. The hottest months are May through to October, with highs between 76°F (24°C) and 86°F (30°C). High humidity is caused by winds from the west carrying warm, moist air from the ocean. More famously, Bermuda lies within Hurricane Alley and is subject to severe weather conditions.

Bermuda offers a wide variety of outdoor activities including golf, tennis, sailing, and water sports such as deep-sea fishing and diving on the beautiful reefs. The Island enjoys a multicultural society with a high standard of living including good healthcare and schooling. The economy is based on tourism and international business including financial services. Getting around the islands is easy with bus and ferries being the most common forms of transport along with mopeds and scooters.

Further Information

Bermuda Hospitals Board (BHB) comprises of King Edward VII Memorial Hospital (KEMH), Mid-Atlantic Wellness Institute (MWI) and the Lamb Foggo Urgent Care Centre. BHB is mandated through legislation to provide quality mental health and acute care for the people of Bermuda. As a quango, the operations are managed by BHB’s Executive Team under the governance of a Government-appointed Board.  They serve Bermuda’s resident population of approximately 64000 as well as the many visitors who arrive on the island each year. Given the relatively isolated geographic location, the Bermuda community needs a range of services far broader than would commonly be expected of a hospital serving a similar population base.

Mandatory pre-employment checks will need to be undertaken in the UK in addition to the mandatory pre-employment checks required as part of your application to work in Bermuda. Templars Medical will help with any document requirements needed to obtain the work permit and registration with the Medical Council.

Initially you will be required to provide a current CV which details your employment and training history, qualifications, memberships and professional registration, and details of professional referees. Upon confirmation and acceptance of employment you will be required to apply for a Bermuda License to Practise and when issued the BHB will submit the application for your work permit.

Any offer of employment is subject to the provision of a completed BHB Health Certificate Form, confirming you are in good health, results from a drugs test directly from an accredited and licensed lab, and the results of the Employee Health Services tests conducted within 48 hours of arrival in Bermuda confirming your health status as fit.

Templars Medical will provide support and assistance and work with you throughout the entire process.