I have worked for the Wellwise Group for the last 16 months and found them to be the best agency I have ever worked for.

Bernie Murphy
Slickline Supervisor

Wellwise are very quick to respond with any query I may have whether it is invoicing, flight times, location, meet and greet etc etc etc!! I can pick up the phone anytime and get the answer I am looking for.

Gary Duthie
Well Services Supervisor

Wellwise is a part of my life - I have worked with Wellwise since day one and have seen the company grow, as I have grown with them.

Paul Goodwin
Well Test Supervisor

Communication with operational management has become easy with access to them through the most professional, polite and cheery receptionists one possibly could hope to find on the other end of the phone.

Ian Kirkland
Well Test Supervisor

I have worked for the Wellwise Group for the best part of 14 years. I value the support that is always there; I value their friendship and I look forward to the future and what it will offer as Wellwise continues to expand.

Paul A. Goodwin
Well Test Supervisor

One of the main reasons I like working for Wellwise is the support you are given from the office. I receive a full job brief before travelling and they are always on the other end of the phone if you need anything day or night.

Bernard Murphy
Slickline Supervisor

As a consultant to any company, its difficult to grasp the workloads, efforts or agendas of the company, but with Wellwise, one gets the impression of proactivity, not only as a competitor in the agency world but as a company striving for professional respect amongst its clients.

Ian R. Kirkland
Well Test Supervisor

Unlike other agencies we do not post available jobs because of the fast turnover of our business. New jobs are available daily so register with us to ensure you are first to hear of the latest assignments and are ready to travel.

Glenn Durrant
Wellwise Group Operations Manager

I have worked in Africa, Hungary, Poland, Israel, France, Holland, Aberdeen, and locally. These locations provided land work and offshore work, on HPHT gas & oil wells & H2S wells, for a variety of clients including Expro North Sea and Schlumberger.

Mark Cox
Well Test Supervisor

"I have always known about various consultancy agencies (having worked for a Client Company) but Wellwise always stood out."

Melissa Phillip-Sealy
Senior Data Acquisition Engineer


Frequently Asked Questions

Q. I am considering becoming a consultant – What should I do?

A. Follow the ONLINE REGISTRATION wizard to submit your RESUME and Personal details – a member of our team will call you back. If you have any difficulties just contact us via email or telephone. (See 'Contact us').

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Q. Will I need Offshore Survival and Medical Certificates?

A. Yes – you will need valid certificates from approved Offshore Service providers. (See “Useful Links”) Medicals can only be accepted with full Drug Screening confirmation.  We see these as 'Tools of the Trade' and must be paid for by the individual. We can however help with bookings and provide advice.

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Q. Do you supply P.P.E?

A. No - Again these are 'Tools of the Trade' and must be paid for by the individual.    As a self employed contractor this is your responsibility – however some Clients will provide their own brand coveralls.  We can advise a list and specification of PPE required by Wellwise Group Contractors.

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Q. Will I need to sign up to the Wellwise Group Competency Scheme?

If you do not have an accredited Competency Certificate from a previous employment you will need to sign up to our Competency Scheme.   Proven Competency is fast becoming a “must have” for everyone working in the Oil and Gas Industry, and Wellwise Group promise their Clients that their goal is to have 100% of all contractors with competency.

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Q. Do you cover Insurances?

A. Yes - Under the group's Policy Cover, all personnel, whilst on assignment, are covered by both Employer's and Public Liability insurance and  Personal Accident, Medical expenses and Repatriation Insurance to cover work-related accidents.  However - we suggest that all self employed personnel have comprehensive Personal Accident Insurance cover for Death and long term Disability outside of a work related incident.

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Q. Do you book Flights and Hotels etc?

A. Yes – Wellwise Group will book all work related return Flights, Hotels, Taxis etc. There may well be the odd occasion where a consultant will have to book a Flight, Hotel or Taxi and claim the cost back on an approved Expense Form when travelling overseas and contact with the office is unavailable for whatever reason.

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Q. Do you obtain all Visas for foreign travel?

A. Excluding Work Permits to work in the UK if you are a Foreign National, we pay for all country entry visas required for you travel and work in your work destination.

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Q. Do I need two passports?

A. To enable you the flexibility of travelling at short notice it is advisable to have two passports, as often your passport will be in a foreign embassy obtaining one visa, whilst you are working in another country.   We will write you a letter of authority which is accepted by the Passport Agency enabling you to request a second passport.

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Q. How do you pay me?

A. Most Consultants are either Non UK Resident or set up as a UK based Limited Company.  Invoices received complete with signed timesheet and appraisal forms will be processed for payment 30-35 days from receipt providing there are no queries or discrepancies.  These may be posted or emailed to our Hoveton office.   U.K. Limited companies initially must send in a Certificate of Incorporation from Companies House and V.A.T. numbers must be clearly shown where applicable.

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Q. Do I need to register for V.A.T.?

A. Possibly - We suggest that you speak to an Independent Financial Adviser when setting up your UK Limited Company (See useful links)

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Q. How do I claim my Loyalty Bonus Points from my redeemable bank?

A. Email accounts@wellwisegroup.com and request a Loyalty Bonus Payment (We need an email rather than just a telephone call for auditing purposes)

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