A Message from Refugee Employment Network

A Message from Refugee Employment Network

NHS – Medical Support Workers
Medical Support Workers will work as part of a multi-disciplinary professional team. They will undertake a range of essential routine clinical tasks under the supervision of the relevant consultant, GP or GP Nurse Supervisor in charge of the clinical area in which they are employed. This role may be used to support medical staff in GP practices, critical care units or in other secondary or community care settings. Please note, the English Language requirements remain the same as with the GMC licence process, IELTS, OET or Cambridge Equivalent. If you, or your clients do not yet have the required English Language level RefuAid are still running online OET classes for which you can enrol here (there are limited spaces but we currently have capacity). Please check this link
The role is suitable for those who have had medical training but have been out of clinical practice for a significant period and/or haven’t yet completed their UK accreditation exams.The Medical Support Worker role is a paid role that will offer individuals the opportunity to demonstrate foundation-level medical training competency.

The application process has been streamlined into the existing returnees survey. Refugee doctors will need to apply to work as Medical Support Workers, when prompted in the survey, please write “Medical Support Worker” in the questions that asks, “in what capacity do you wish to work?”  The survey is here.There is a lot of further information here (please note if you have previously looked on this website it has been updated as of this morning).

Feed the Nation

This website is one of the sites co-ordinating some of the increasing number of vacancies supporting this sector.
It offers support for both employers and candidates who are looking for work and who may need support and training to apply for these roles. Some of the employers involved are Amazon, Morrisons, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Ocado and Staffline. For further information please check this link.

Movement to Work

Here is the link  to the Movement to Work opportunities that might be suitable from agricultural pickers with the National Farmers Untion to roles with BUPA.

Thank you to all the organisations who are sending through information regarding job and training opportunities that are currently available in these very difficult times. We are trying to send these round regularly so please send information through to us to circulate to our 200 plus membership.

We know that these roles may not be suitable for the people you are working with but we want to share as much information as possible.