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Recruiting From Overseas

Recruitment challenges within the veterinary profession have been exacerbated over the last few years:

  • Brexit and Covid 19 which saw many vets leave the UK or the profession altogether

  • Increase in tele-medicine and other non-practice alternatives leading to a diversification amongst the existing workforce

  • Increase in pet ownership during the pandemic which has increased demand for clinic hours

Now that the pandemic is coming to an end, one of the things we can do to resolve these issues, is to increase the number of veterinary surgeons coming back to the UK to work in practice.

Learn More

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The team at Vetted Recruitment have many years of experience in recruiting eligible Veterinary Surgeons and Veterinary Nurses from across the world.

We’ve attended international congresses and vet school events and hosted talks and webinars; both in person and online. This has resulted in a healthy network of international candidates. Over the last 15 months, we have been working to help those professionals who wish to come to the UK, to navigate the post-Brexit process via webinars and social media information groups and we have an active list of candidates looking to move to the UK for the right opportunity.

Vetted Recruitment Ltd is regulated by the Office of the Immigration Services Commissioner (OISC). Our registration number isF202200078

The OISC regulates immigration advisors, ensuring they are fit, competent and act in their clients’ best interests. The OISC also investigates complaints about immigration advisors and can prosecute anyone found to be delivering immigration advice illegally. In order to legally provide immigration advice in the UK, organisations must be regulated by the OISC or another regulatory body such as the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

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    Discovery Call

    A scheduled call or meeting must be agreed to discuss your specific requirements before we can introduce a suitable candidate

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    Identification & Qualification

    We confirm that all candidates submitted by us will have given their permission. Qualifications, professional memberships, ID and right to work checked

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    Process Management

    Arranging all stages of the interview process ensuring each candidate is prepared before interview and debriefed after interview.

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    Offer management and after sales

    Our careful approach throughout ensures success.

    Regular performance reviews to make sure everyone is happy.

How we can help

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    We can guide you through the process of applying for your sponsorship licence. It can be a time consuming process, to read and understand the hundreds of pages of guidance. We do this for you.

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    Visa Application

    We can also support your new hire with their visa application, assisting with paperwork requirements and Home Office enquiries to ensure their move to you is as seamless as possible.

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    We can act as your Representative, Key Contact or Level 1 User to manage your licence for you and assign all sponsorship certificates for each employee. We can communicate with the Home Office on your behalf, so you can get on with managing your practice.