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Nursing - International Recruitment

NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership national nursing framework for the recruitment of international nursing and nursing related staff.


Benefits of the contract

The NHS Collaborative Procurement Partnership national nursing framework provides NHS trusts and other public sector bodies with the means to recruit nursing and nursing related staff from overseas, from both EU and non-EU countries.

This contract LOT (LOT 5) has been extended from the previous National Collaborative Nursing Framework. LOTS 1-4 are now covered by the new CPP National Clinical Staffing Framework.


Contract description

There are 19 agencies that have been successful in passing a process audit tailored to the recruitment of staff from overseas and have exceeded the minimum score for quality related to the managing of overseas recruitment.

The rate card indicates the introduction (commission) fee per candidate recruited with different bandings and different fees for EU and non-EU recruitment. The fees are inclusive of all recruitment costs excluding air fares and associated visa costs, and air fares for any members of the Contracting Authority who wish to travel to the country to take part in the recruitment procedure.

The rate card is available to view in the Supporting Information section. You must be logged-in to the website to view. Please note further details are saved within an online workspace. If you do not have access to this, please apply by signing and returning the access agreement (agreement and guidance available in the Supporting Information section). Any further details required, please contact stephanie.alexander@lpp.nhs.uk


Contract Overview
Start 14-05-14
End 31-05-18
Contract Type Framework (Further Competition)
Accessible to All NHS
Authority Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
OJEU Award Ref 2013/S 194-334 739
Initial Period (Years) 2.00
Extensions remaining 0.00
LPP Contact Stephanie-Lea Alexander
020 7188 7188 x55301
stephanie.alexander@lpp.nhs.uk
LPP Ref LPP 2013-00005-1