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Recruitment Services

General Practice Solutions (GPS) offers recruitment services to assist practices, PCNs, Limited Companies and ICBs to appoint the best candidate. Our recruitment consultants are based throughout the UK and therefore not only have a national overview, but also understand local health economies & their unique recruitment challenges.

Our work is based on providing a comprehensive recruitment service from identifying the need, through to the new person being appointed and starting work. The idea is to leave the stakeholders and recruiting managers free to define the skills and experience they need and concentrate on selecting the best person to appoint, while leaving GPS to organise the whole process.


GPS Recruitment statistics 

  • 98.9% of vacancies filled.
  • 99% retention rate. (Professionals still in employment one year after being appointed)
  • 100% client provider satisfaction rate.
  • 100% of client providers would use our recruitment services again.


Planning stage

  • An initial briefing meeting will be held virtually with the stakeholders or representatives from the hiring organisation to enable us with an understanding of the business; the way it works, the sort of person the stakeholders are looking for and includes:
  • Setting out the role, job scope and responsibilities of the recruit; plus, advice and guidance on the job description and person specification.
  • Considering accountability, support and management arrangements for the person to be recruited (including identifying who will be primarily responsible for the induction and management of the new recruit).
  • Giving guidance on appropriate terms and conditions, salary level and benefits.
  • Giving advice on the best recruitment practice, including avoiding any form of discrimination.



  • Draw up the recruitment advert for approval.
  • Prepare an information pack about the recruiting organisation, the person sought and the post (this 'information pack' will be available to everyone who accesses the advertisement).
  • Place the advert on the GPS weekly bulletin, LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook as well as NHS jobs, Indeed and any other appropriate websites.
  • Receive and log all applications and summarise these onto a template for ease of assessment.
  • In conjunction with the stakeholders, draw up a shortlist of candidates for interview.
  • Two sponsored adverts on the stakeholders preferred platform. (Facebook, LinkedIn, Indeed or Instagram). 



  • Organise and arrange the two-step interview process.
  • Agree with the stakeholders on the questions and scenarios for the interview panel.
  • Facilitate group interviews virtually with shortlisted candidates - comprised introductions and group discussion, a short group task followed by individual interviews with each of the candidates.
  • Guide the stakeholders through the process of selecting the best candidates from day 1 to be brought for formal interview on day 2.
  • Facilitate formal interviews for the best candidates from day 1.
  • Provide score sheets and take interview notes during the formal stages, leaving the panel free to concentrate on the interview questions and responses – ensuring safer recruitment.
  • Guide the panel through the process of selecting the best candidate following the day 2 interviews.



  • Give advice on the construction of the job offer, on making the offer and obtaining confirmation of acceptance.
  • Provide a draft offer letter for the organisation to use/adapt.
  • Provide draft reference request letters for the successful candidate.
  • Throughout the 6-month probationary period, keep in touch with the business and the new recruit and ensure that they are settling in satisfactorily.


Why choose GPS recruitment services?

  • GPS is the UK’s largest provider of information and support resources to Health and Social Care organisations.
  • From this solid foundation of sector expertise, we offer a market-leading recruitment service to assist in appointing the most suitable candidate for key vacancies your organisation may have.
  • Based throughout the UK, our Recruitment Consultants are all experts through experience, and have experience of management in health and social care settings.
  • Our experts have a practical understanding of the sector’s unique challenges, and the necessary skills and attributes staff need to succeed in it.
  • Our service offers true value for money—the investment will ensure you get the best people for your organisation.
  • Our approach is tried and tested and our promise to all our clients is that their experience will be unique as we match what we do to their needs.
  • We can also provide discounted locum managers should the target marker prove challenging.


What does it cost?

A considerable amount of work goes into providing the comprehensive service outlined above. Our Recruitment Consultants, with their sector experience and recruitment expertise, will spend much time to ensure your recruitment needs are met.

We provide all these services for a fixed fee of £5,000 (VAT inclusive).


Price Promise

We regularly benchmark the cost of our services because we are proud of our price promise guarantee. In the unlikely event of you sourcing a genuine like-for-like quote from another provider, please let us know because not only will we match it, but we will also reduce it by another 10%.


If you have any further questions, please contact us and a friendly member of our team will be happy to assist.


What our valued clients say

  • I now know why GPS is leading the market in primary care. Is there anything they can't do? Amazing service, incredible staff and extremely efficient.

    Dr Malhotra

  • GPS is our preferred provider for all matters including clinical cover, troubleshooting, practice management and HR. We feel prepared for all eventualities.

    Dr Polcaro

  • We now have a full-time GPS Practice Manager who complements our team, and we have access to all their expert departments which is extremely reassuring.

    Anonymous Practice Manager

  • An innovative and overdue approach to the management of General Practice.

    Dr Bendelow

  • GPS delivers our PCN with reliable ARRS staff. We highly recommend their services!

    Mr A Trotter

  • After a period of change and disruption, GPS colleagues brought stability and second-to-none knowledge!

    Anonymous Practice Manager

  • The management of our PCN has been transformed by General Practice Solutions, leaving us to focus on patient care

    Mrs H Doidge

  • We are a small practice and reassured by having access to professional support on a cost-effective monthly retainer.

    Dr Maytum

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