NHS Locum Doctor Jobs

Working as a locum doctor provides you with an alternative to a permanent position at a hospital or general practice, often with a chance to access better pay rates and more flexibility. 

Why should I do locum work?

There are various reasons during your medical career where you may wish to consider working as a locum. For example:

  • Consultants, specialty doctors and GPs may prefer the flexibility of this type of work or may enjoy the benefits of being self-employed
  • After Foundation you may decide you need more time before deciding which specialty path to take
  • In many cases you can earn more money. 
  • Opportunites in various locations throughout the UK.


What are the advantages of being an NHS locum doctor?

  • Independence to work where and when you choose across the UK. 

  • Locum jobs offer you a better work–life balance

  • A higher rate of pay is possible as there is a high demand for locum roles across both the NHS and private healthcare sectors

  • You could combine locum work with other employment outside medicine, special interests or charity work

  • Earn money whilst exploring career options.

  • Pertemps Medical are an accredited NHS Framework supplier and receive thousands of shifts per week offering you a regular supply of varied, interesting, and rewarding work placements and roles

  • Get paid weekly. Pertemps Medical are also able to offer you daily pay by way of BACS payment

For more information about locum medical work, feel free to contact a member of our team or call 01908 533240.

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