Working with IMG Connect – the process & benefits

  • April 10, 2020

IMG Connect helps international doctors to start, and progress their career in the NHS.

A bespoke and director led company, we can help you to find that hospital that will support your training and development in the UK. An added benefit is we help the NHS to save millions year on year simply by increasing the number of skilled international international doctors working in NHS!

We offer a personalised recruitment & relocation service to any international doctor looking to find work in the UK. IMG Connect can help you start and progress your career in the NHS, with advice and guidance on every aspect of planning, finding the right job, navigating legislation and relocating. 

This service can be summarised into four key areas of support and guidance:

As an overseas doctor, finding work in the UK is complex. Our approach is designed to simplify this process for you, so more time can be spent on job selection and interviews.

So, as an overseas doctor what are the benefits to working with IMG Connect and what happens when you register?

The Benefits:

We are set up to specifically help IMGs looking to work in the UK

First of all, it is worth remembering that IMG Connect is a specialist agency that dedicates to one thing only, helping international doctors find work & relocate to the UK. 

If you are a doctor trying to take PLAB or Royal College Exams, register with the GMC or a get your Tier 2 visa it helps to work with someone who knows what they’re talking about!

Our service covers all the areas that are important to you

Our service can start from wherever you need it, from questions and advice on exams and registrations, to professional representation with an NHS hospital – we will be with you from start to finish.

Even after you’ve accepted a job our work together has barely begun. It is our goal to help you relocate painlessly to the UK, ensuring you and your family are happy from the moment you make the move. 

Contact with us can continue for years after your placement should you need or want it. 

In brief we label our service a Comprehensive Recruitment, Relocation and Aftercare package. All of this free of charge, from start to finish.

Bespoke representation

Getting your CV noticed by the right people is crucial, whether it’s a Clinical Director or Lead consultant, having someone to represent you personally goes a long way towards securing you an interview. 

This is just not possible with online applications where your CV is bundled together with all the others.

Honest opinions beyond the technicalities of a role

We’ve worked in this field for 10 years now and have worked with almost every UK hospital at some point in our careers. 

Whilst you would not only benefit from utilizing our network within the healthcare sector, we can give you an honest opinion, based on personal experience, as to what a hospital is really like and whether we think it would be the best fit for you.

Negotiating the best salary for you

It certainly helps to have someone who knows the NHS well when negotiating your salary. We’ve been in this field for a while now and know what the flexibilities are and where realistic negotiation can be found. We understand your importance to the NHS and will do everything we can to ensure you get the best salary possible for a doctor with your experience.

This is all sounds good! So how do I register and what happens when I do?

You can get in touch anytime, we’d be delighted to hear from you and introduce ourselves. 

Alternatively, you can register your details here and one of the team will get back to you shortly.

The moment you register with IMG Connect you will have access to four key benefits:

1. A dedicated consultant working in your specialism only

Affording you the opportunity to build a long-standing working relationship with someone who knows your specialty inside out. We believe individual specialism is vital to proper customer service and expertise in the world of recruitment.

2. Access to hundreds of jobs across the UK 

Benefit immediately from our extensive network. As an agency that works with every single hospital in the country, you will have immediate access to all jobs available in your sector. Depending on what stage you are at with your exams and registrations, we can have you interviewing almost immediately.

3. Access to our online learning and resource library

At the click of a button you will have access to a comprehensive & up to date resource library that contains all information needed for your move to UK - organised and easy to navigate for your convenience.

Access the IMG Resources library here.

4. An ever-growing online community of IMGs

It helps to get support from those around you. 

Our online IMG Communities, on both Facebook and LinkedIn, can introduce you to like-minded people in a similar situation to yourself. With any questions you have, on any topic that is troubling you, just send a message to either group and receive an answer within minutes.  

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