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Canary Locums are committed to providing the highest standard of compliance for all our candidates when it comes to the placement of agency staff. 

As one of the UK’s leading recruiters supplying medical staff, we adhere to compliance requirements of the NHS approved frameworks: the Crown Commercial Service (CCS), Health Trust Europe (HTE), London Procurement Partnership (LPP) and the Collaborative Procurement Partnership (CPP) .

We take our framework status extremely seriously so will always ensure that the guidelines are followed to the “letter of the law” before placing any candidate within the NHS or Private Organisations.

Putting Candidates First

Getting ready for your placement couldn’t be easier with Canary Locums. Once you have registered a interest with our company, our friendly team will be in touch to get the process started and on your way to your new job.

We will guide you through the process step-by-step, working with you to get all of your documentation in order in line with the appropriate organisation/framework. Our dedicated Compliance Officers will be on-hand, ready to help at any time throughout the registration process so whether it’s asking about documentation or organising training, we will always be here to help!

Compliance Requirements under the National Frameworks

As part of the compliance process, Canary Locums will need to conduct a series of pre-employment checks as per the mandatory requirements outlined in the Department of Health and Social Care Code of Practice and in the guidelines of the NHS Crown Commercial Service, Health Trust Europe and the London and Collaborative Procurement Partnerships.

You will need to supply the following documentation when registering with CL:

  • Right to Work – evidence of valid EEA passport OR Valid Passport and Visa

  • IELTS (if applicable)

  • CV – detailing 10 year’s history and explanation of all gaps

  • x2 Referee Details – covering one year of employment

  • DBS Certificate (formally CRB) – if you have not registered with the update service, we will need to apply for a new DBS through Canary Locums

  • Overseas Police Check (if applicable)

  • x2 Proof of Addresses (utility bill, bank statement, letter from governing body etc. both must be dated within the last three months)

  • Training Certificates – including life support, mandatory training and safeguarding adults & children dated in the last year.

  • Qualifications – as stated on your CV

  • Proof of GMC | NMC | HCPC | GphC (if applicable) – Original copies of your certificate/proof of entry

  • Valid Professional Indemnity Insurance confirmation (if applicable)

  • Passport sized photograph – in colour and clear

  • Evidence of Immunisations/Immunity – Hep B Antibodies, Measles, Rubella, Varicella, Tuberculosis (BCG Declaration or proof of immunity)

  • For EPP Candidates – HIV, Hep B Antigen, Hep C – All stating IVS(For any outstanding bloods reports, we can take a blood sample and test them for you at a charge).

If there are any of the above that your unsure about, please contact us for more information on how we can help.