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Work in England for an overseas candidate.

Updated: Apr 26, 2020

Under the current demand for the English labour market, I will introduce you to one of the most wanted employees from abroad. As in the UK, all professions have their selection, so I will explain to you this occupation code. Today's topic relates to employees from the category of Biological scientists and biochemists. According to the latest information from the Immigration Rules: shortage occupation list (detailed in the previous post), the demand for this type of overseas employees is enormous and covers all jobs in this occupation code. Please be aware that such professions open a lot of doors for you in the English labour market, but don't delay with your application because your potential employer will choose another candidate that make a move already. You have the chance to get you to work permit faster and cheaper – don't delay, others are waiting for such an opportunity.


As detailed in the SOC: "Biological scientists and biochemists examine and investigate the morphology, structure, chemistry and physical characteristics of living organisms, including their inter-relationships, environments and diseases."


There are five jobs related to this category, and you can familiarise yourself with each separately:


1. Biomedical scientist

A biomedical scientist needs qualifications with a combination of biology and medicine. An extremely interesting profession, still developing and future-proof. Immediately after graduating from biomedicine studies in the UK, you will have to work in a laboratory, research and biotechnology facilities, participate in clinical research. You can also develop further in the direction of oncology, haematology, genetics, etc. Your work will be essential for medical facilities, as you can conduct research on various diseases and illnesses - cancer, AIDS or diabetes.


With experience, you could move into research, training and education, product development and commerce. In the National Health Service industry, you could work as a team leader, specialist, manager or professional manager with further training and qualifications. Besides, you'll need to register with the Health and Care Professions Council.


Admission requirements to work as a biomedical scientist in England requires passing the biology degree. Your resume and cover letter should be solid and comprehensive. It is no secret that potential employers are usually looking for ambitious candidates who present in recruitment documents participation in scientific circles, conducting their own research and testing experiments, etc. Please note that we are international career experts. We can offer you a Professional CV and cover letters with accordance to the English requirements that will impress your potential employer. You can place your order on our website.


In the beginning, you can count on earnings in the range of 25-30 thousand pounds per year. As a biomedical scientist, after several years of study, wages will be in the range of 40-50 thousand pounds. Highest income is gain from conducting clinical trials, but it isn't straightforward to get accurate payroll data here.


2. Forensic scientist

A forensic scientist conducts empirical research on the size, aetiology, effects of crime, the personality of criminals and their victims.


It prepares criminological analyses and expert opinions for the needs of various institutions (courts, police, prisons and social rehabilitation facilities) as well as socio-educational organisations. Plans preventive measures to prevent and combat crime.


The work of a forensic scientist has much more practical element. This is due to the fact that it is partly carried out in the field, at the crime scene. It is there that the forensic scientist must find and secure for further examination any traces that may indicate the perpetrator of the crime or help determine the causes and the exact course of the entire event.


In the work of a forensic scientist, the latest technical achievements, which are used in the analysis of collected traces, play a crucial role. Therefore, people in this profession must continuously improve their skills and be up to date with every scientific novel that applies to this industry. Average salary a year is £20,000 Starter to £45,000 Experienced.


3. Horticulturist

Horticulturist grows and sell plants in garden centres and tend to plants in parks and gardens. In other words, the gardener. A horticulturist is a profession full of possibilities. Perceived often mistakenly only as of the ability to mow the lawn and prune trees. In fact, it offers excellent opportunities in the labour market. A wide range of competencies opens the door to various variants of the career path.


The graduate acquires extensive knowledge and skills in the field of ornamental plant production, nursery production of fruit and ornamental trees, fruit, vegetable, mushroom and herb cultivation, but also in the areas of designing, arranging and nurturing green spaces, as well as bouquet making, floristic compositions and installations. It is also worth remembering that the curriculum includes the basics of managing your own production company and obtaining subsidies for operations.


With experience, you could progress to a supervisor or manager role or set up your own nursery or garden maintenance business. You could move into a research job for a university, or with a food and agricultural development company. Average salary a year £20,000 Starter to £50,000 Experienced.


4. Microbiologist

Microbiologists study micro-organisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi and algae. This specialisation requires extensive knowledge in the field of infectious diseases.


You could work at a university or in a laboratory. Once you become experienced microbiologist, you could move into lab management, research or teaching. In the NHS, you could progress to the specialist, team manager and consultant.


You could also offer consultancy services in areas like pharmaceutical sales, publishing and law. It may require additional registration with the Health and Care Professions Council. The registration cost is about £400. Average salary a year is £27,146 Starter to £105,042 Experienced.


5. Pathologist

Pathologists are doctors who diagnose disease by examining cells and tissue samples, and sometimes through performing autopsies. The profession of the pathologist is often associated with fiction depicted in detective stories. However, in real life, some people face such work daily. In the work of the pathologist, medicine is in the foreground. Within it, all tasks are performed. In the medical dictionary, this profession is assigned to explaining diseases. In fact, however, the pathologist meets many other tasks. Among them are:

  • disease analysis

  • explaining the causes of death

  • examination of the corpse

  • analysis of mechanisms of disease and pathology development

  • study of immune system disorders

The work of a pathologist is one of the heavier and unpleasant. In the daily study of diseases, there are also death tests. This is associated with radical views. It would help if you had a strong psyche to face the body distribution, which until now was only visible in the movies. Besides, you'll need to register with the General Medical Council. Average salary a year is £27,146 Starter to £105,042 Experienced.


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