Referral scheme terms and conditions

The Key Medical Services referral scheme and these terms and conditions refer to any instances of a valid clinician referral to Key Medical Services. The bonuses outlined below are effective as of 27th July 2020. Any referrals made by the submission of a web form, in writing to a GP consultant or via telephone before this change, will receive the bonus amounts correct at the time of submission prior to 27th July 2020.

  1. Definitions
    1. 1.1. Referrer: A person who recommends a potential new worker to Key Medical Services.
    1. 1.2. Recommendee: A new worker who has not previously worked for Key Medical Services or a worker who has not worked for Key Medical Services within the last 6 months.
    1. 1.3. Recommendation date: The date that the recommendation is received by Key Medical Services.
    1. 1.4. Qualifying criteria: The criteria that must be met by the Referrer and as set out in section 3.0.

  2. Scheme
    1. 2.1. The Key Medical Services recommendation scheme applies to Referrers who recommend qualified healthcare workers outlined in section 5. to work in the UK.
    1. 2.2. This scheme allows the Referrer to receive bonus payments by recommending a friend to Key Medical Services and cannot be used in conjunction with any other recommend a friend scheme with Key Medical Services.
    1. 2.3. Not all Key Medical Services specialisms participate in a recommend a friend scheme. All participating specialisms are listed in section 5.
    1. 2.4. The cash bonus amounts listed in this scheme are subject to taxation.

  3. Qualifying criteria
    1. 3.1. The Referrer must have explicit consent from the Referee to provide their details to Key Medical Services.
    1. 3.2. Recommendations can also be made via a telephone call to the Key Medical Services team and a record shall be retained by the consultant on file for the Referee to be validated.
    1. 3.3. The recommendation must include the recommendee’s name, profession and contact details.
    1. 3.4. The Key Medical Services team shall contact the Referee to verify their consent to be recommended, and to secure them work.
    1. 3.5. For a recommendation to qualify, the Referee must pass the necessary checks to ensure they are compliant and eligible to work.
    1. 3.6. For a recommendation to qualify, the Referee must work in the profession listed in section 5.
    1. 3.7. The recommendation bonus will be payable once the Referee has worked the number of hours stated for their profession in a specified timeframe period listed in section 5.
    1. 3.8. Key Medical Services reserves the right to reject a recommendation bonus payment if:
      1. 3.8.1. The Referee has not provided consent to their data being submitted to Key Medical Services.
      1. 3.8.2. The Referee has not met any of the eligibility criteria listed out in these terms and conditions.
      1. 3.8.3. The Referrers are deemed to be internal members of staff, employed by Key Medical Services or any of its brands or group companies.
    1. 3.9. Key Medical Services reserves the right to vary the terms of this scheme at its discretion or cancel/discontinue the scheme without having to pay any outstanding claims, introduce a replacement scheme, offer compensation, or inform any workers.
    1. 3.10. Key Medical Services reserves the right to offer an alternative reward of the same value at any time.

  4. Bonus payments
    1. 4.1. Upon the Recommendee reaching the required working hours for their profession, listed in section 5, the Referrer is entitled to claim the bonus amount.
    1. 4.2. It is the responsibility of the Referrer to claim their recommendation bonus payment by contacting the Key Medical Services team no later than four months after the Recommendee has completed the required hours for their profession listed in section 5.
    1. 4.3. All recommendation bonuses are subject to the tax deduction. This will be deducted at source if the Referrer is a PAYE associate. If the Referrer is not a PAYE associate, they will be responsible for their tax declaration. Bonus payments are non-transferable.

  5. Payment scheme
    1. 5.1. Outlined below are our:
      1. 5.1.1. Participating specialisms and grades: General Practitioner (GP)
      1. 5.1.2. Qualifying hours required: 100 hours
      1. 5.1.3. Timeframe Referee completes the qualifying hours within a set time frame of the recommendation being made: The referee must complete qualifying hours within 6 months of the recommendation being made
      1. 5.1.4. Payment method: cash payment
      1. 5.1.5. Bonus entitlement: £250