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New doctors  - starter information

Welcome to York and Scarborough Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, we are very pleased that you have accepted our offer.  This page is designed to help make your on-boarding a smooth and pleasant experience.

Right to Work

Proof of your right to work in the UK will be required.  Please speak to a member of the Medical Staffing team if you will require a certificate of sponsorship.

ID documents

To begin the on-boarding process we require scanned copies of the following ID documentation to be sent to your recruitment contact. 

  • 1 photo ID in combination with 2 address ID documents

or alternatively

  • 2 photo ID in combination with 1 address ID document
    • Please see pre-employment check guide below for information on acceptable documents
  • Degree certificate (please provide a translation if not in English)
  • GMC or GDC certificate
  • DBS certificate (if you are on the update service you will need to provide us with the DBS number and issue date to enable us to perform an online check)
  • Overseas police check (if applicable) - you must provide a criminal record certificate for any country (excluding the UK) where you have lived for 12 months or more (whether continuous or in total), in the 10 years before your application, while aged 18 or over. You will be required to apply for a UK DBS within 3 months of joining the Trust, which we will facilitate.

Please note you will be required to bring all the original documents for checking on your first day.

COVID-19 vaccination

Our Trust continues to strongly encourage our staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19, this remains our best defense to protect our patients, ourselves and everyone else.

All new medical and dental starters

In addition to the ID documents above, all new doctors are required to complete the following documents and return to your recruitment contact.  Wherever possible please return the forms in their original word format.

A copy of the payroll form will be available for you to sign when you complete your document checks on your first day. 

In preparation to you starting at the Trust you are required to send a passport style photo to as part of the ID badge process as photos will no longer be taken on your first day. This will need to be a passport style photo i.e., front facing and ideally on a plain background (however you can smile!).  If you have a preferred name, other than that on your passport, that you wish to have included on your badge, please include this information with your photograph.

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