5 Reasons Why New Grads Should Consider a Career in Healthcare Recruitment

5 Reasons Why New Grads Should Consider a Career in Healthcare Recruitment

Is Healthcare Recruitment a Good Career Choice? According to a recent report by MordorIntelligence, The Healthcare staffing market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 5.2% over the forecast period of 2022-2027. This is where we, at ICG Medical, come in. We play a crucial role in connecting healthcare workers with their next job opportunities.


The best part? We're passionate about nurturing the potential of the next generation, and that's exactly what we're offering to those who may not have considered a career in recruitment before. Our internship program provides a fantastic opportunity to dive into the world of recruitment and gain valuable insights.

Here's what our Global Talent Program Coordinator, Lerato Motaung, has to say about our ICG Next Gen Internship programme, "I have seen firsthand the incredible opportunities and rewards that come with a career in the healthcare recruitment space. Join us and be part of a team that is dedicated to making a positive impact."

Let's take a closer look at the field of healthcare recruitment and explore five reasons why it can be a rewarding career path.


1. Easy Entry Point

Healthcare recruiting offers a straightforward entry into the industry. As a recruitment graduate, you'll be at the forefront of this growing sector, benefiting from long-term trends that are driving people into healthcare. With increasing demand for workers in the sector, your skills and services will be in high demand.


2. Growing and Stable Sector

The healthcare industry is projected to grow across developing countries, including our target markets of the UK, Ireland, and Australia. As populations age, there will be a higher demand for healthcare services. This means long-term prospects are good, making healthcare recruitment a stable career choice.


3. Positive Impact on Society

Working in healthcare recruitment allows you to make a significant positive impact on society. Your decisions about who to recruit and assign to different roles can influence patient outcomes for years to come. By selecting the right candidates, you contribute to improving the lives of those living with illness and their families. This sense of purpose can be highly rewarding.


4. Dedicated Learning & Development

At ICG Medical, we prioritize your career growth by offering dedicated learning and development opportunities. We provide a supportive environment where you can enhance your skills and advance in your career.


5. Fun and Vibrant Industry

Healthcare recruitment is not only about rules and processes; it's also a fun and vibrant industry. You'll constantly interact with various people, including healthcare organizations and candidates. Every day brings new challenges and interesting individuals to meet. There's an art to matching candidates with healthcare organizations, and it's an exciting process.


If you're interested in a career in the healthcare recruitment sector, reach out to our talent acquisition team today. Graduates from diverse academic backgrounds can apply and build successful careers in this field.

Apply to our current open roles here.