MedTech Recruitment

Our transferrable technology recruitment experience has proved valuable to companies working across Medtech, Biotech and Healthtech with a desire to harness the contacts and knowledge of an engineering-led hiring Consultancy able to tap into connections, candidate assessment and deliver time saving expertise. 

Businesses working in the Cleantech, Cyber Security and AI and Data Analytics sectors have traditionally made similar decisions to partner with RWA for their technology recruitment.

For Data Scientists, Back End Developers, DevOps, Deep Learning Researchers, PhD level Research Engineers…these are IT specialists we recruit 7 days a week! It is all we do!

Our aim is for a job offer for every 2 candidates shortlisted. 

Taking care of tech recruitment within MedTech and Biotech.

MedTech Careers

A strong growth in market interest in medical technology (MedTech), biotechnology (Biotech), healthcare technology (Healthtech) and Digital Health companies - driven by an ageing population, a global pandemic and increased healthcare spending - has seen the UK companies in London, Oxford and Cambridge, leading the way in the development of:

  • medical devices

  • diagnostics and monitoring software

  • digital health tech

  • pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies

  • healthtech startups

  • medtech startups

This trend has seen MedTech and Biotech companies latch on to RWA’s 30+ year track record in software engineering / IT recruitment, twinned with our sector expertise in AI; Data analytics and with startups and scaleups.

 

Placing the Tech in MedTech and BioTech

A strong growth in market interest in medical technology (MedTech) and biotechnology (Biotech) companies, driven by an ageing population, a global pandemic and increased healthcare spending, has seen the UK leading the way in the development of: medical devices; diagnostics and monitoring software; digital health tech; pharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and genomics.

Countering Bias In Recruitment

As the push to diversify the IT sector picks up speed, so too has awareness of unconscious bias. Can technology-enabled ‘blind’ recruitment do a better job of identifying talent?  In these more enlightened times, companies have strategies to beat a kneejerk reaction to an unfamiliar name, the “wrong” gender, or the suspect “gut feeling”.

EU Settlement Scheme

Freedom of Movement ended on 31 December 2020. EU, EEA (Iceland, Norway and Liechtenstein) and Swiss citizens living in the UK before this date need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme to retain the right to live and work here. 

The deadline for applying is 30th June 2021. Only those who have been granted indefinite leave to remain or have Irish Citizenship are exempt.

Applicants will either be given Pre-Settled or Settled status depending on how long they’ve been living in the UK.

Interest in UK Jobs from non-EU Candidates

During the past year, interest in UK jobs from candidates based outside the EU has increased by 20%, according to a new survey by Indeed.

For the first time in seven years, UK based jobs advertised on Indeed.com are attracting a greater number of clicks from outside the EU than from EU countries. 

Interest from the EU has seen only a slight increase of 1.3% since 2019. Overall, there has been a steady decline in EU interest since the 2016 Brexit referendum as EU citizens will face visa restrictions for the first time with the end of freedom of movement on December 31st.

Celebrating 33 Years in Business!

Richard Wheeler Associates is celebrating 33 years in business! By my maths that’s nudging a third of a century. RWA’s success has always come from identifying standout people for standout tech clients - through extreme quality and forging long term partnerships.  

Top flight, ambitious, individuals and businesses within Cyber Security, MedTech, CleanTech & Renewables, AI & Data Analytics, IoT, technology startups.  Along the way we’ve helped build tech businesses from the ground up and are still doing so today. 

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