For overseas medical professionals considering working in the UK Templars Medical can help with locum, fixed term or permanent job opportunities. Our aim is to provide the knowledge, support and guidance you need to ensure you are equipped to make the move.
THINGS TO CONSIDERThere is plenty to think about before relocating to another country and depending upon where you are from and in which country you qualified the requirements to working in the UK will differ:
- Location, local culture and cost of living
- Family commitments, accommodation and local schools
- UK Visa and immigration regulations
- Licence to practise medicine in the UK
- Type of job opportunities and employing organisation
- Banking and tax legislation
USEFUL INFORMATIONThere is ample information available online and it is advisable to undertake as much research as possible to understand your eligibility to work in the UK.
The General Medical Councils (GMC) information on working in the UK
GMC registration and licence to practise in the UK
GMC welcome to UK practice
GMC registration for international medical graduates
Professional and Linguistic Assessments Board (PLAB) test
GMC registration for European doctors
GMC International English Language Testing System (IELTS) requirement
Revalidation and appraisal
Visa and immigration information
The structure of the NHS
The first step is to arrange a discussion with us to enable us to understand your requirements for working in the UK.