Refer a friend – Terms and conditions

Recommend a friend – Consultant Grade Doctor – Terms and conditions

1. Definitions 

1.1. Recommender – A person who recommends a potential new consultant doctor to Xyla Elective Care. 

1.2. Recommendee - A new consultant doctor who has not previously worked for Xyla Elective Care. 

1.3. Recommendation date – The date that the recommendation is received by Xyla Elective Care. 

1.4. Recommendation bonus payment – Payment in the form of cash for the Recommender of the amount stated for the profession of the Recommendee.  

1.5. Qualifying criteria – The criteria that must be met by the Recommendee and as set out at clause 3. 

1.6. Compliant – Xyla Elective Care follows Recruitment and Employment Confederation Best Practice Guidelines. Under these guidelines, doctor checks are required, prior to the doctor commencing work. These include: right to work, proof of identity, DBS disclosure, occupational health and immunity, professional registration, scope of practice or clinical quality data, work history, references, professional and educational certificates. Once the doctors file is in accordance with the guidelines, the nurse’s file is deemed compliant and they are eligible to work. 

2. Scheme 

2.1. The Xyla Elective Care recommendation scheme is applicable to recommenders who recommend consultant doctors looking to work within Insourcing services. This scheme provides the opportunity for recommendations to be made and bonus payments earned, and it cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotional scheme run by one of Xyla Elective Care sister companies within the Acacium Group.  

 3. Qualifying Criteria  

3.1. Recommendation – For a recommendation to qualify it must be submitted via the Xyla Elective Care recommend a friend form. The recommender must have explicit consent from the recommendee to provide their details to Xyla Elective Care.  The recommendation must include the Recommendee’s name, profession, contact details and the location that the Recommendee requires work. The Xyla Elective Care team shall contact the Recommendee to verify their consent to be recommended, with the intention of securing them work engagements. The recommender must be registered or registering with Xyla Elective Care and will only receive payment once they have worked with us.  

3.2. Professions – For a recommendation to qualify, the Recommendee must be qualified to work as a consultant doctor.  

3.3. Compliance – For a recommendation to qualify, the Recommendee must pass the necessary checks to ensure they are compliant and eligible to work. 

3.4. Location – For a recommendation to qualify, the Recommendee must available to work within the West Midlands region. 

3.5. Worked hours – The recommendation bonus will be payable once the Recommendee has worked four (4) shifts with Xyla Elective Care within a 12 month period once cleared for work.  

4. Recommendation bonus payments  

4.1. Bonus amount – The Recommender is entitled to claim the £500 bonus amount once the qualifying criteria, terms and conditions have been met by both the Recommender and Recommendee.  

4.2. Claiming bonus – It is the responsibility of the Recommender to claim their recommendation bonus payment by contacting the Xyla Elective Care team on 0207 841 4737  no later than 8 weeks after the Recommendee has completed the required hours for their profession in the given time frame. 

4.3. Cash payment(s) – A Bonus payment is made to the Recommender once the Recommendee has met the relevant qualifying criteria, terms, conditions and the Recommender has requested payment. All recommendation bonuses are subject to tax deduction. This will be deducted at source if the Recommender is a PAYE doctor. Bonus payments are non-transferable.  

5.1. Xyla Elective Care reserves the right to reject a recommendation bonus payment request if: 

5.1.1. the Recommendee has not consented to their personal data being submitted to Xyla Elective Care;  

5.1.2. the Recommendee has previously registered with Xyla Elective Care;  

5.1.3. the Recommender or Recommendee have not met the qualifying criteria, terms and conditions; 

5.1.4. the Recommendee works for a division that does not run a recommendation scheme;  

5.1.5. Xyla Elective Care sees fit to do so, due to any other reason or circumstance that they deem as justified; or 

5.1.6. If Recommenders are deemed internal personnel, employed by Xyla Elective Care 
5.2. Xyla Elective Care reserves the right to:  

5.2.1. vary the terms and conditions of this recommend a friend scheme at its absolute discretion; or  

5.2.2. cancel or discontinue this recommend a friend scheme without having to pay any outstanding claims, introduce a replacement scheme, offer compensation or inform candidates.