Jobs and Visas

Hire international talent with the skills you need

We've got a budget-friendly solution for you that helps you hire top-notch physiotherapists! Founded by clinicians who were frustrated by the shortage of physiotherapy talent, Jobs and Visas Ltd simplifies the recruitment of international physiotherapists.  Becoming a UK visa sponsor is a straight-forward and affordable, making it possible for physiotherapy clinics of all sizes to hire international candidates.

Transforming Physiotherapy Recruitment: Your Compelling Solution

Navigating the recruitment landscape for Physiotherapists in the UK is undeniably challenging. The government's recognition of this scarcity is evident as it has been officially added to the shortage occupations list.  In a 2023 article by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, it's revealed that the NHS faces a shortage of 12,000 physiotherapists. 

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Elevate your team with Jobs and Visas
Jobs and Visas is not just a recruitment agency; it's a commitment to helping you find exceptional physiotherapy talent.  Take the leap and revolutionise your team with physiotherapists who bring unparalleled expertise, dedication, and a global perspective

Founded by Clinicians, Driven by Passion
Jobs and Visas was established by clinicians who were intimately acquainted with the shortage of physiotherapists in the UK. Our foundation in real-world challenges positions us as your dedicated partner in addressing this critical issue.

Simplified Visa Sponsorship, Affordable Talent 
Becoming a UK visa sponsor is much easier than you think; it's also a solution to the shortage of physiotherapists.  Jobs and Visas ensures that the application journey is not only seamless but also cost-effective. For small businesses, the application fee to become a visa sponsor is a mere £536, making it accessible to the majority of physio clinics.

Open up a World of Talent
By partnering with us, you open up a world of international talent eagerly awaiting the opportunity to contribute their skills to your clinic. Your job offer with visa sponsorship is a beacon for professionals grateful for the chance to work in the UK and make a meaningful impact.

Loyal and Motivated 
Experience the benefits of highly motivated international physiotherapist who not only bring diverse perspectives but also showcase remarkable loyalty and extended tenures. At Jobs and Visas, we understand the value of a committed team, and our international recruits exemplify just that.

Rigorous Screening, Exceptional Candidates
Rest easy knowing that every candidate sent your way has undergone a thorough screening process by Jobs and Visas Ltd. Our video interviews ensure that we only present you with the best – individuals who are not only confident and proficient in English but also possess a rare blend of being personable and unwavering drive.


International Recruitment FAQ's  

How much does it cost to become a UK Visa Sponsor?

For most physiotherapy clinics the cost will be a one off £536 application fee which is paid on the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) website when applying to become a visa sponsor.

How long does it take to become a UK Visa Sponsor?

The application typically takes between 4 to 8 weeks for a decision to be made. There is an expedited option available for any clinics wanting a faster decision. We can start recruiting for you while your application is underway and make effective use of the time while you wait for your sponsor licence.

How does Jobs and Visas help the candidates?

We understand that candidates need to be registered with HCPC and CSP.  We instruct all our candidates to register with HCPC (if they are not already registered) during our screening interviews.  Once our candidates accept a job offer and their visa application is well under way, we instruct them to apply for their CSP registration (CSP requires a UK address). We also provide advice and guidance on the visa application process and on what to expect when moving to the UK.

How much are Jobs and Visas recruitment fees?

We are delighted to offer all Physio First members a 2.5% discount off our standard recruitment fees. This means that our fees will be 10% of the candidates base salary excluding bonuses and other benefits. To put it simply, if you offer the candidate a salary of £35,000, our fee will be £3,500 which is payable 30 days after the candidate starts working for you. We also offer a generous 12 week prorated rebate.

How much does it cost to sponsor a Visa for a Physiotherapist?

To apply to sponsor a physiotherapist you have to submit a Certificate of Sponsorship (CoS) application. The application is submitted online through UK Visas and Immigration portal, known as the Sponsor Management System (SMS) and to sponsor a 3 year Health and Care Worker visa currently costs just over £1,300. The application is quick and easy and typically takes around 10 minutes to complete.

Do I need to pay relocation expenses?

No. Most international physiotherapist are grateful for the opportunity to live / work in the UK and do not expect their relocation expenses to be paid. Obviously, any offer of assistance is very much appreciated!

What countries does Jobs and Visas target?

Jobs and Visas is a NHS Ethical Recruiter, something we are very proud of, and this prohibits us from recruiting from any countries on the World Health Organisation Amber/Red List. We target predominantly English speaking countries and countries where English is widely spoken.