Fake job alert: UAE healthcare group warns of recruitment scam – News

The group clarified that it solely corresponds with candidates by official e-mail addresses registered on its area.

Just a month after hundreds of nurses fell victim to a recruitment scam within the UAE, an Abu Dhabi-based healthcare group has warned about faux job affords concentrating on gullible aspirants.

VPS Healthcare mentioned it observed faux employment contracts had been being despatched out to aspirants within the title of its unit Response Plus Medical Services (RPM).

Located in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and the northern emirates, RPM offers medical assist for the oil and fuel sector, chemical industries, and main building websites, in addition to ambulance providers for academic establishments, labour lodging and purchasing malls.

Officials from VPS Healthcare mentioned that an employment contract suggests a sophisticated stage of the scam by bogus recruitment companies providing non-existent jobs.

One of the aspirants who acquired the faux job contract is M.C., a employees nurse at a personal hospital in a south Indian state. Looking for higher alternatives overseas, he had approached an area ‘agent’, who promised him a job within the UAE. A digital interview was performed, and an employment contract provided through WhatsApp.

“During the pandemic, a number of vacancies have opened up overseas within the healthcare sector. I used to be making an attempt to get a very good job within the GCC. I’ve three years of expertise as a employees nurse in India.”

The one that promised M.C. a job within the UAE performed an internet interview, following which an employment contract was despatched on WhatsApp.

“As per the contract, I used to be provided a wage of Dh5,000, plus lodging. I used to be not deceived as a result of I attempted to confirm the supply. But there could be many healthcare staff who fall into the lure with out checking the genuineness of the contract and claims made by the brokers,” he mentioned.

The group warned nursing aspirants and neighborhood members to remain vigilant about faux ads circulated by people or companies claiming to be representatives or associates of VPS Healthcare or its subsidiaries.

Major Tom Louis, CEO of RPM, mentioned: “There was an enormous nurse recruitment scam lately. Taking benefit of the pandemic, these brokers are approaching candidates promising job alternatives overseas. Jobseekers should use correct channels and must be cautious to not fall into such traps.”

Aspirants have been urged to not fall prey to e-mail correspondences from such fraudsters utilizing free e-mail providers like Gmail, Rediff Mail, Yahoo Mail, Hotmail, and so on and clarified that it solely corresponds with candidates by official e-mail addresses registered on its area.

Sanjai Kumar, chief human sources officer, VPS Healthcare, mentioned the group doesn’t authorise any third events to situation job affords on its behalf. It additionally doesn’t accumulate any fee or charges of any nature from candidates.

“Please word that we will not assume any duty for jobseekers performing on employment affords not made straight by VPS Healthcare. We comply with a proper recruitment course of by our HR division and don’t solicit any fee from candidates as a pre-employment requirement. VPS Healthcare reserves the proper to take authorized motion, together with legal motion, towards such fraudulent people or entities.”

In the previous, the healthcare group has confronted points with fraudsters providing non-existent jobs within the title of LLH, Medeor and Burjeel hospitals, together with Burjeel Medical City.

The healthcare group has urged individuals who come throughout such faux job affords or have info on scamsters to mail the small print to [email protected] or [email protected]

Ashwani Kumar

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