International Recruitment: A National Perspective

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International Recruitment: A National Perspective will provide an overview of the international recruitment strategy and support available

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NHS Workforce Alliance is hosting a series of online webinars focusing on the international journey.

Along with presentations on the national strategy and programme from NHS England and NHS Improvement, these webinars will also provide an update on the support available to Trusts via the NHS Employers Toolkit and the NHS Workforce Alliance International Recruitment Framework. They will also include case studies on how trusts have already approached this both individually and in collaboration and guidance on managing practical considerations around immigration, diversity and inclusion and COVID-19 impacts.

Webinar 1: International Recruitment, a national perspective will be held on Thursday 1 October from 2:30-3:40pm. Speakers include:

  • Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England, Executive/National Director at NHS England and NHS Improvement and SRO for International Recruitment
  • Duncan Burton, Director of International Nurse Recruitment for NHS/Regional Chief Nurse South East, NHSEI
  • Ged Byrne, Director of Global Engagement, Health Education England
  • Caroline Waterfield, Director of Development and Employment, NHS Employers

The People Plan 20/21 talks about a new focus on recruitment to make the most of the current high profile of the NHS through domestic and international recruitment. This webinar will provide more detail on the NHSEI strategy on international recruitment and will offer:

  • Information on the help available from the IR Toolkit and the NHS Workforce Alliance IR Framework
  • Practical examples and support
  • Other trust experiences and learnings
  • Opportunity for a Question and Answer session with our panel of speakers.

Two further International Recruitment webinars will be held on the 22nd October and 12th November.

Webinar 2: A Local Perspective will include information about the NHS Employers International Recruitment toolkit and the NHS Workforce Alliance International Recruitment framework.

Thursday 22nd October, 2.30 to 3.40pm book here

This webinar is exclusively for NHS staff, please sign up with your NHS email address.

*Please note information provided when signing up may be shared with NHS Workforce Alliance partner organisations. NHS Workforce Alliance reserve the right to change speakers and content of webinars.

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