Sanctuary

International Doctors.

International Doctors
International Doctor

As a doctor, why choose Sanctuary International?

Even though moving to the UK may well be a long-held ambition of many international doctors, it’s still a big step to make. This is why we offer all our doctors arriving from overseas a free, yet thorough, relocation support service as part of our recruitment process. As one of the leading healthcare recruitment companies in the UK, NHS trusts and private healthcare employers lean on us for our seamless approach in finding and placing overseas doctors.

Once we have found you the perfect job, we make every effort to ensure that you feel supported in your journey to the UK. There is a lot to consider, including your new UK living costs. However, we can offer advice and guidance on compliance and documentation checking, VISA applications, GMC registration, English language testing, accommodation and travel.

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UK-wide coverage

Over 190 healthcare employers across the UK (including NHS trusts and private healthcare providers) ask us to find experienced international doctors – from GPs to specialist consultants and surgeons.

Employers trust us not just to find skilled international doctors, they understand that we have the experience in making the relocation process run smoothly.

Your dedicated consultant

Given the bespoke nature of our relocation service for international doctors, you will be supported by an experienced Sanctuary International consultant throughout. They’ll help you with everything, from securing your interview to assisting you with obtaining the right English language skills required to practise as a Doctor in the UK. Most importantly, you will feel in control at every step since we place a great deal of importance on clear communication and streamlined processes.

Moving to the UK as a doctor

The UK is a fantastic place to practice medicine and as a doctor you could not wish for a better framework in which to develop. After all, the UK has some of the best training and research facilities in the world and employers are all too happy to encourage professional development. With attractive rates of pay and ample opportunity to advance your career, moving to the UK as an overseas doctor is more than just rewarding, it’s life changing.