My Health Care Support

AHP Division

Allied Health Professionals (AHP)

My Healthcare Support AHP Division is a recruitment division specialising in filling temporary and permanent placements for Allied Health Professionals and Health Science Professionals across the UK for public and private sectors. Please contact our team to find out about our latest vacancies or go to our jobs to find out what we have to offer you.

Terms & Conditions

  • The Recommend a Friend incentive scheme is open to all registered My Healthcare Support LTD candidates
  • The recommended friend(s) must register with us, accept their first job with us and accumulate a minimum total of 10 shifts of work with us in order for the Recommend a Friend incentive payment to be released
  • The person making the recommendation(s) may receive up to £200 for each friend that accepts a job offered via My Healthcare Support LTDs dependant on speciality
  • The person who has made the recommendation(s) will be notified of the amount awarded once the incentive amount is ready for release to be paid in the next payroll run once the criteria has been fulfilled.
  • The promoter reserves the right to cancel, alter, withdraw or suspend this offer in the event of any unforeseen circumstances or technical reason outside its reasonable control, at any time, without liability to any entrants or third parties.
  • This incentive promotion is governed by the laws of England and Wales. The promoter is My Healthcaare Support LTD

Allied Health Professionals (AHP)

Typical roles within this division

Recruitment Consultants

In your role as a Recruitment Consultant, you'll be tasked with proactively building and nurturing a robust network of Allied Health Professionals (AHP) while adeptly matching them with our valued clients.

Compliance Officers

Compliance Officers in the context of Allied Health Professionals (AHP) play a critical role in ensuring that AHP practitioners and the organizations they work for adhere to all relevant regulations, standards, and guidelines.

Business Development Managers

Business Development Managers in the context of Allied Health Professionals (AHP) focus on identifying growth opportunities, forging partnerships with healthcare organizations, and expanding AHP services. They aim to increase the reach and impact of AHP services by creating strategic alliances, exploring new markets, and fostering relationships that align with the AHP's mission and objectives.

Why Choose Us?

Working in our AHP division

Joining our Allied Health Professionals (AHP) division means a dynamic career in healthcare and patient well-being. As a member of our AHP team, you will play a crucial role in enhancing the quality of care and improving patient outcomes.
Whether you’re a therapist, technician, or specialist, your expertise addresses diverse healthcare needs. Collaborate within a multidisciplinary team, applying innovative approaches to diagnostics, treatment, and rehabilitation. Your role in our AHP division underscores our commitment to top-notch healthcare services and holistic well-being, contributing significantly to individuals’ health and the broader healthcare landscape.

Jobs & Visas for AHPs

Visa Guide for Allied Health Professionals

Allied Health Professionals are a critical component of the healthcare system, offering specialized services that are integral to patient care and recovery. Here’s a detailed look at each AHP category:

Art Therapists:
 Art Therapists utilize art media to help patients address emotional issues that may be challenging to express verbally, facilitating personal and social development.

Dietitians:
 Registered Dietitians are experts in dietetics; they translate complex nutritional science into practical dietary advice, supporting people to make health-conscious food choices.

Dramatherapists:
 Dramatherapists employ techniques such as role-play, voice work, movement, and storytelling to help individuals confront personal and social difficulties. Music Therapists: Through the therapeutic use of music, Music Therapists assist individuals in managing a variety of health-related challenges, enabling expression where words may fail. Occupational Therapists: Occupational Therapists empower individuals to participate in the activities of everyday life, addressing physical, psychological, and cognitive aspects of their wellbeing. Operating Department Practitioners (ODPs): ODPs provide critical care during surgery, ensuring that the surgical procedures are conducted smoothly, and patient care is maintained at the highest standard. Orthoptists: Specializing in diagnosing and treating visual system disorders, Orthoptists play a pivotal role in the management of eye diseases and visual impairments. Osteopaths: Focused on the musculoskeletal system, Osteopaths apply manual therapy techniques to alleviate pain, restore function, and promote overall health and wellbeing. Paramedics: Paramedics provide emergency medical care and are often the first healthcare professionals on the scene of an emergency, playing a crucial role in pre-hospital care. Physiotherapists: Physiotherapists help patients affected by injury, illness, or disability through movement and exercise, manual therapy, education, and advice. Podiatrists: Podiatrists specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of foot, ankle, and lower limb problems, contributing to the enhanced mobility and quality of life for their patients. Prosthetists and Orthotists: Prosthetists design, fit, and monitor prosthetic limbs, while Orthotists provide supportive braces and splints to optimize physical function and mobility. Radiographers: Diagnostic Radiographers produce and interpret medical images to aid in diagnosis, whereas Therapeutic Radiographers plan and deliver radiotherapy for cancer treatment. Speech and Language Therapists: These therapists support individuals who have difficulties with communication, or with eating, drinking, and swallowing, enhancing their ability to engage with others.

For foreign-qualified AHPs looking to practice in the UK, registration with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) is required. The following general steps are typically involved:

  1. Qualification Recognition: Applicants must hold qualifications that meet UK standards. This may involve having your qualifications translated and evaluated for equivalency.
  2. Language Proficiency: Non-native English speakers need to prove their proficiency in English, usually through standardized tests like IELTS or OET.
  3. Professional Experience: Evidence of professional practice, possibly including references or a portfolio, may be required to demonstrate competence.
  4. Application Process: This involves completing the necessary forms, paying registration fees, and submitting documentation such as identity proofs and criminal record checks.
  5. Continuing Professional Development (CPD): Registrants must continually update their skills and knowledge to maintain their registration with the HCPC.

Each profession may have specific additional requirements or steps, so it is advisable to consult directly with the HCPC and the relevant professional body for detailed guidance tailored to your profession.

Step 1: Eligibility and Credential Evaluation
- Contact the HCPC to confirm if your profession is regulated and what specific documentation is required for your profession. - Obtain a Certificate of Good Standing from your regulatory body. - Have your qualifications assessed by UK NARIC if your qualifications were obtained outside the UK. - Cost: £49.50+ for UK NARIC services, depending on the depth of assessment required.

Step 2: English Language Proficiency
- Take an approved English language proficiency test if required. - IELTS Academic Test fee: £165-£200. - OET Test fee: £330.

Step 3: HCPC Application
- Complete the international application form on the HCPC website. - Notarize and send all required documents. - Notarization cost per document: £30-£50. - Pay the HCPC scrutiny fee. - Cost: £495 (this fee is for the assessment of your application and is non-refundable).

Step 4: HCPC Assessment
- The HCPC will assess your application, which can take up to 16 weeks. - If your qualifications are not found to be equivalent, you may be required to undertake a period of adaptation or an aptitude test. - Additional costs will vary based on the requirements set by the HCPC.

Step 5: Registration Outcome
- If successful, you will be asked to pay the registration fee. - Cost: £196 for a two-year registration cycle.

Step 6: Continuous Professional Development (CPD)
- Engage in CPD activities to maintain registration. Costs will vary depending on activities chosen.

Step 7: Registration Renewal
- Every two years, renew your registration by submitting a renewal application and paying the renewal fee. - Cost: Approximately £196 for each renewal cycle.
Additional Steps for Specific AHP Categories:
- Some professions may require additional steps such as professional body memberships or clinical placements. - Costs: These will vary by profession and by the specific requirements.

Total Estimated Initial Cost Range (excluding CPD, adaptation period, and profession-specific costs):
- Approximately £740 to £1,270. Timeline: - Credential evaluation and English proficiency testing can vary but may take a few months to complete. - The HCPC application assessment process takes up to 16 weeks. - Additional time for any required adaptation period or aptitude tests.

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