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.