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International Opportunities

Are you a medical specialist looking to broaden your horizons and experience new challenges whilst working in the Middle East?

If so Mediplacements can effectively help you to make that transition to another continent and world of work!

Working closely with global recruitment partners and healthcare organisations, Mediplacements can open the door of opportunity, giving you access to career enhancing jobs within some of the worlds most prestigious healthcare facilities.

With jobs available throughout the Middle East, the opportunities for senior doctors and specialist nurses with the right clinical experience are endless!

Although the idea of living and working overseas may not appeal to everyone, for those who like to gain exposure to different cultures and diversity, there’s no better way to enhance your professional and personal experience! There are a number of other reasons to consider working life overseas, such as improved living environment, free accommodation & travel and a warmer climate, not to mention opportunities with added benefits such as tax free earnings + bonuses and family healthcare plans.

Mediplacements team of international recruitment specialists can guide you through the process from start to finish, assisting you through every aspect of the recruitment journey, from the initial awareness and opportunity stage, through to interview stages, obtaining professional registration, sponsorship and/or residency, right through to advice on travel..

Middle East opportunities

We are currently recruiting Consultant level Doctors of all specialties and Senior Nursing personnel for fixed term contracts throughout the Middle East region. Current vacancies located in;

  • Saudi Arabia
  • Qatar
  • Kuwait
  • United Arab Emirates (UAE)
  • Dubai
  • Jordan


The main benefits of working in the Middle East are; tax free salary - end of contract bonuses - free flights – free accommodation - generous holiday entitlement (up to eight weeks) - free healthcare plans – the ability to save the majority of your salary - other incentives (client/hospital dependant).

Accommodation and facilities

Living accommodation for contracted clinical staff is generally provided ‘free of charge’ in compounds and private complexes primarily on site within the hospitals vast grounds. The accommodation itself usually consists of comfortable, air conditioned apartments.

Within the realms of the complexes there are excellent recreational and leisure facilities to take advantage of including; fully equipped gymnasiums, swimming pools, squash and tennis courts to name but a few. Local travel to and from the complex to the nearby shopping centres, traditional markets and amenities is also provided free of charge.

Social life and activities can vary tremendously and is dependant on the country / region and healthcare facility. Generally speaking, social activities are usually based in or around the hospital community or via organised expeditions to places of interest such as; historic sites, sand dune safaris, vibrant culture rich markets and state of the art shopping centres.

If you are a Consultant grade doctor or senior nurse and would like to express an interest in working in the Middle East, please email us on;, or call; +44 (0)20 7613 6792 to discuss your own personal requirements.