Private Healthcare Vacancies


Cutbacks in public funding at all levels in the UK has meant that there are now more medical professionals on the job market than has been the case for some time. At the moment there are still only a certain number of private healthcare vacancies and unless the private sector grows considerably over the next five years, there will not be enough jobs in private healthcare to go round. As more and more people leave their jobs in the NHS they will be looking for private healthcare vacancies. At the moment there is a shortage of suitably trained nurses and doctors in the UK, largely because the pay is such that they tend to go abroad where pay and conditions for medical professionals are much higher. If you are looking for private healthcare vacancies in the UK then there are a number of ways of doing this.

Private Healthcare Vacancies

Dedicated Websites

Dedicated job websites are a good place to start, you just put in your details and some of the sites will deliver back a list of suitable vacancies for you. Nowadays there are dedicated websites for almost any job that you can think of, and this is even more the case when it comes to the professions. For example, Jobs ac.uk primarily lists jobs in Academia whether that is for teaching staff, professorships, or research posts. In the same way private healthcare vacancies are listed on private healthcare job websites with dedicated sections for specialists, nursing staff and ancillary staff.

Checking Out Websites

It is worth checking out all the dedicated websites that offer private healthcare vacancies just to see what is on offer. If you think that your NHS post maybe under threat then it is best to start your job hunt as soon as possible. Some websites aggregate job information and vacancies from both printed and online sources in order to provide a one stop job shop.

Professional Agencies

Some private healthcare vacancies may not be publicly listed but only available to those professionals who are registered with a particular agency for professionals. An agency that deals only in private healthcare vacancies may invite certain professionals to interview or may only alert a certain number of interested professionals as to what positions are available. One of the reasons private healthcare vacancies may only be listed through professional agencies is because the healthcare company or hospital expects the agency to undertake the advertising of positions, dealing with application letters and CVS and carrying out initial screening interviews. Professional agencies offer a service to private companies offering healthcare vacancies because they ensure that only the best candidates get through to the final interview process.

The Growth of Private Healthcare Vacancies

As the NHS uses more services from private sector along with a growth in the take up of private healthcare services then private healthcare vacancies will also grow. Professional posts may be offered in house and in newspapers, as well as through dedicated job sites and professional agencies.


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