Candidates Overview

Candidates Overview

We know you entered the healthcare profession because you wanted to deliver compassionate and exceptional care. At First Option Healthcare we have the utmost respect for professionals working in this sector and provide a wide range of benefits to ensure you can deliver the kind of care that made you embark on this vocation. With our support you will have the opportunity to excel in the field of your choice, at the time your choice.

Why work with us?

You choose when and where you work and in return for your professionalism and dedication, we are delighted to offer you superb pay rates. What’s more you will benefit from:

We operate nationwide and provide you with:

  • Weekly payments
  • Flexible shifts to suit your lifestyle
  • Advance scheduling of work, up to two months in advance where required
  • Telephone and face-to-face support within business hours at our office
  • Out-of-hours team available around the clock by phone
  • Ongoing and ad hoc opportunities with major UK healthcare providers
  • Excellent pay rates
  • Straight forward registration and compliance process to enable you to start work swiftly
  • Systems that ensure your continued compliance, providing a seamless service for you and our clients
  • A free First Option Healthcare uniform
  • Occupational Health assistance
  • PAYE and Limited Company candidates welcomed
  • DBS checks
  • Mandatory & Statutory training
  • Referral fees (terms and conditions apply)
  • Financial help towards the cost of your training (terms and conditions apply)

Payment Process

To facilitate payment simply download time sheets here. Once completed, scan and email to us at

Refer a Friend

Provide your friends with better opportunities and earn money at the same time. Just supply us with the name and contact number of a healthcare professional that you feel able to recommend. We will pay you a referral fee when your friend or relative has completed their first shift. Email

quote-pageThe management team have ensured that I feel like I’m part of the First Option Healthcare family rather than just another number.

Amanda, Healthcare Assistant