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We know NHS recruitment

Reed’s purpose is to improve lives through work, and this has no greater synergy than the services we provide to the NHS. In 2020 we supported the NHS with:

  • Over 1.26 million hours of registered workers

  • Over 2.52 million hours of unregistered workers

  • The onboarding of 5700 temporary workers to act as a bank of staff

  • Sourcing 3500 temporary professionals and 70 permanent

  • Payrolling 4.9 million hours

  • Completing 11600 pre-employment screening checks through Reed Screening

  • Delivered 25 IT transformation consultancy projects

Working with two commissioning support units (CSUs), 39 clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and 115 NHS trusts we know how to meet your recruitment needs. Through experience, our experts in NHS recruitment have an intrinsic understanding of your workforce desires. We listen, we understand, and we deliver, utilising the latest recruitment technology to support you and your team.

With offices across the UK and access to thousands of active and passive professionals, we can support you find high-calibre staff for the following roles:

  • Pharmacists

  • Radiographers

  • Biomedical scientists

  • Registered mental health nurses

  • Community nurses

  • Nurse practitioners

  • Registered nurse

  • Faiths & beliefs managers

  • Donor ambassadors

  • Call handlers

  • Infrastructure engineers

  • Network engineers

  • F1 doctors

We are also part of the CCS (Crown Commercial Service), HTE (Health Trust Europe), CPP (Collaborative Procurement Partnership), ESPO & YPO frameworks which allow you to engage our services, agree the cost and understand how we will support you.

Reed’s back-office function that underpins the delivery of professionals into the NHS includes an in-house compliance, audit and training team ensuring the staff we supply meet the framework standards your organisation requires.

Clinical recruitment

For 60 years Reed has been placing professionals in clinical roles. Our experience of clinical workforce recruitment ensures we can supply you with whatever staff you need across your trust.

So, whether you are looking to recruit allied health professionals, nurses, doctors or paramedics, we can access a talent pool of professionals to fill the roles effectively and efficiently, so not to sacrifice the level of service you offer to your patients.

We work closely with you to gauge your requirements and recommend the best solution, so whether you are looking to recruit just one individual or a team, we have various bespoke solutions to find the clinical professionals you need.

As the largest family-run recruiter in the UK we have access to Reed Screening, our dedicated employment vetting company and can ensure all professionals we put forward for your vacancies are screened to the highest possible standards before commencing assignment – whether that be on a temporary, permanent or interim basis.

NMNC recruitment

We understand the importance NMNC staff have at keeping the NHS running as seamlessly as possible.

Reed currently provides permanent and temporary NMNC staff to a variety of departments within the NHS. From workforce administrators to HR managers and directors – we can find you the right professionals for any role.

We have access to over 22 million CV’s (many with recent NHS experience), and with a network of offices across the UK, we can source the right individual that matches your needs.

Your specialist will work alongside you and your stakeholders to create the right job specification for the role and manage the whole recruitment process on your behalf. Not only will this mean you will have access to our large talent pool of professionals across 20 specialist UK business sectors, but your recruiter will also use their knowledge to source passive candidates for your vacancy. Our expert will screen any candidates, only recommending the cream of the crop for interview.

Project recruitment

We understand that sometimes you simply don’t have the time, or the capacity, to carry out new NHS workforce related projects, if this is the case, then we can help you.

Reed provides a variety of bespoke solutions to support you with projects of all shapes and sizes.

In the last 12 months alone, we’ve supported with recruiting for Covid-19 vaccinations and testing, immunisations, NHS winter planning and NHS Blood and Transplant.

When working with our projects team you are armed with a cost-effective way to increase your nursing staffing levels during peak demand periods such as during winter pressures and avoid using off-framework agency staff.

Our team of experts will work alongside you and your stakeholders to assess your needs, project goals, KPIs and business objectives. We can then make recommendations and source you the right professionals to carry out the work – whether that be clinical or non-clinical.

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