How do I apply for a role?
You click on the “apply” button which will take you through to our application form. You will need to register and set a password which you can then use to come back to your application at any time and check progress. You can also call us on
01494 690999.
If you don’t have any suitable vacancies now, how do I send you my CV for future vacancies?
Please select the appropriate speculative job on our careers page that matches your requirements and apply.
How long do you keep a copy of my CV for?
Your CV will remain on our database for three years, unless you ask for us to remove your details sooner
How can I speak to the recruiting manager to find out more about the vacancy?
You can contact recruitment@thepracticegroup.co.uk where one of the recruitment team will be able to put you in touch with the recruiting manager
How can I check the progress of my application?
You will be able to log in to your online account with TPG using the password you set.
What do I need to bring to interview?
  1. Evidence of your right to work in the UK
  2. Proof of name and address
  3. Qualification(s) certificate(s) (for vocational roles)
  4. DBS Update Service reference number (if applicable)
  5. GMC/NMC number for doctor/nurse roles
What documents are acceptable as proof of name and address?
Proof of name Proof of address
Current signed passport Utility bill (gas, electric, satellite television, landline phone bill) issued within the last three months (except mobile phone bills)
Original birth certificate (UK birth certificate issued within 12 months of the date of birth in full form including those issued by UK authorities overseas such as Embassies High Commissions and HM Forces) Local authority council tax bill for the current council tax year
EEA member state identity card (which can also be used as evidence of address if it carries this) Current FULL UK driving licence (but only if not used for the name evidence)
Current UK or EEA photocard driving licence Bank, Building Society or Credit Union statement or passbook dated within the last three months (we cannot accept credit card statements)
Full old-style driving licence Original mortgage statement from a recognised lender issued for the last full year
Photographic registration cards for self-employed individuals in the construction industry -CIS4 Solicitors letter within the last three months confirming recent house purchase or land registry confirmation of address
Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency Council or housing association rent card or tenancy agreement for the current year
Residence permit issued by the Home Office to EEA nationals on sight of own country passport Benefit book or original notification letter from Benefits Agency (but not if used as proof of name)
National identity card bearing a photograph of the applicant HMRC self-assessment letters or tax demand dated within the current financial year
Electoral Register entry
NHS Medical card or letter of confirmation from GP’s practice of registration with the surgery
Right to Work documentation that is accepted
All (potential) employees are required to provide evidence of entitlement to work in the UK.

The following original documents are acceptable to prove your entitlement:

  • Your passport showing that you are a British citizen or a citizen of the UK and Colonies with a right of abode in the UK.
  • Your passport or national identity card showing that you are a national of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. If you are a Croatian national, you must also provide an original valid accession worker authorisation document or, if you are exempt from authorisation, your registration certificate confirming your exemption or you must prove your exemption by other means.
  • Your registration certificate or document certifying your permanent residence issued by the Home Office on the basis that you are a national of an EEA country or Switzerland.
  • Your permanent residence card issued by the Home Office if you are a family member of a national of an EEA country or Switzerland.
  • Your current biometric immigration document issued by the Home Office indicating that you are allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or have no time limit on your stay in the UK.
  • Your current passport endorsed to show that you are exempt from immigration control, allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK, have the right of abode in the UK, or have no time limit on your stay in the UK.

 

If you do not have one of the above documents we can accept one of the documents from the list below provided that it is produced in combination with an official document issued by a government agency or a previous employer giving your name and permanent national insurance number:

  • Your current immigration status document issued by the Home Office with an endorsement indicating that you are allowed to stay indefinitely in the UK or have no time limit on your stay in the UK.
  • Your full birth certificate issued in the UK stating the name(s) of at least one of your parents.
  • Your full adoption certificate issued in the UK stating the name(s) of at least one of your adoptive parents.
  • Your birth certificate issued in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or Ireland.
  • Your adoption certificate issued in the Channel Islands, the Isle of Man or Ireland.
  • Your certificate of registration or naturalisation as a British citizen.

If you do not have the above documents we will accept one of the documents from the list below. However, please note that you will be required to provide evidence of your renewed right to live and work in the UK at the expiry date of the relevant current permission. Failure to do so may result in your employment being terminated:

  • Your current passport endorsed to show that you are allowed to stay in the UK and do the type of work in question.
  • Your current biometric immigration document issued by the Home Office that indicates that you can stay in the UK and are allowed to do the work in question.
  • Your current residence card or document issued by the Home Office if you are a family member of a national of an EEA country or Switzerland.
  • Your current immigration status document with a photograph issued by the Home Office with an endorsement indicating that you can stay in the UK, and are allowed to do the type of work in question or a letter issued to you by the Home Office. However, these documents must be produced in combination with an official document giving your permanent national insurance number and your name issued by a government agency or a previous employer.

If you are able to produce only a certificate of application (which must be less than six months’ old) issued by the Home Office to a family member of a national of the EEA or Switzerland stating that you are permitted to take employment, or an application registration card issued by the Home Office stating that you are permitted to take the employment in question, your employment is conditional on us being able to obtain a Positive Verification Notice from the Home Office employer checking service. You will be required to provide ongoing evidence of your right to live and work in the UK six months from the date of a Positive Verification Notice. Failure to do so may result in your employment being terminated.

What does Disability Confident Committed mean?
As a Disability Confident Committed employer, we will guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy to which they have applied.
I may need some adjustments to the interview process to accommodate a disability, what should I do?
You should contact the Recruitment team on recruitment@thepracticegroup.co.uk with details of what assistance is needed
Can you offer a Tier 2 visa sponsorship?
Yes, for roles that meet the minimum earnings criteria such as GP and ANP roles
Will I need to do any tests as part of the assessment process?
TPG use psychometric profiling as part of the recruitment process for all our roles. You may be also asked to do a small presentation, depending on the position you are applying for.
For our Call Centre positions, we have situational based scenarios.
I’ve been sent a McQuaig Word Survey link, what is this and how do TPG use it?
This is a personality profiling tool used by my TPG and forms part of the interviewing process. You can view details of what this is at http://www.mcquaig.co.uk/candidate-section/
I’ve been sent a McQuaig MMAT link, what is this and how do TPG use it?
This is the McQuaig Mental Agility Test and is used by TPG to assess how quickly you can interpret information (this is not an IQ test) You can find more details on http://www.mcquaig.co.uk/candidate-section/
How do I request feedback on an unsuccessful application?
You will be able to check the status and feedback on our applicant tracking system (ATS) by logging in to your account to view the status of your application at any time of the recruitment process
Can I request a copy of the job description and advert in alternative formats?
Yes. Braille and large print are available on request. If you require either of these, please call on 01494 690999 or email us at recruitment@thepracticegroup.co.uk
I am unable to apply online, is there an alternative?
Yes, you can send your CV directly to recruitment@thepracticegroup.co.uk or The Practice Group, Rose House, Bell Lane Office Village, Bell Lane, Little Chalfont, Amersham, Buckinghamshire, HP6 6FA stating the role you are applying for.

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