Support for managers

Resources for those looking to recruit from overseas

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Ethical international recruitment will be a vital component for addressing the gaps in our workforce. The following resources will help you understand, plan international recruitment and support those entering your employment from overseas. 


SoR Guidance for managers recruiting imaging and radiotherapy professionals from overseas

This document provides information and guidance for radiology and radiotherapy managers who want to use the international recruitment of radiographers and associated professionals as part of their staff recruitment strategy.

Topics covered focus around the following principles the SoR values: 

  • appropriately qualified international recruits 
  • ethical approach to international recruitment 
  • adequate information and knowledge given by employers to potential recruits 
  • robust and fair recruitment processes 
  • employers who value diversity and recognise and promote equality 
  • support for social and cultural integration 

To download the guidance, please see here


HEE Quick guide to international recruitment

Health Education England's (HEE) website states: 

'This guide aims to improve the understanding of organisations and recruiting managers in the recruitment of international Allied Health Professional (AHP’s) through highlighting the differences in process and registration, recognising the challenges faced by the 14 AHP professions and by providing case studies to illustrate good practice approaches.' 

Topics covered include: 

  • UK Code of Practice for ethical international recruitment 
  • Person-centred recruitment 
  • How to conduct international recruitment 
  • Case studies 

To review the HEE guidance, please see here


International Recruitment Toolkit

NHS Employers have developed a range of resources to support the planning and implementation of an international recruitment campaign. 

To explore the guidance, please see here

Workplace integration course 

Woman starting the workplace integration course for radiographers

The short training course has been designed to help international recruits settle into the NHS workplace as well as support managers and team leaders. 

The course covers the following modules: 

For international recruits

Modules for managers and team leaders 

SoR support 

If you have specific questions around international recruitment, please contact your dedicated Professional Officers, Sue Johnson and Spencer Goodman, to book a call. 

Contract details for SoR Professional Officers

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