There are several advantages to locuming, from flexibility and variety to working in a broad variety of locations. Today we go through these benefits in more detail:
Flexibility: As a locum, you have the ability to choose when and where you work, allowing for a more flexible schedule.
Variety: Working as a locum allows you to experience a variety of different practice settings and patient populations, which can be rewarding and enriching professionally.
Higher pay: In many cases, locums are paid a higher rate than permanent staff, due to the temporary nature of their work and the need to cover additional costs such as housing and travel.
Opportunity to try out different locations: Locuming allows you to work in different parts of the country or even internationally, which can be a great way to explore new places and see how healthcare is practiced in different settings.
Professional development: Working as a locum can provide opportunities for professional growth and development, as you will be exposed to different practice models and may have the opportunity to learn from a variety of colleagues.
Improved work-life balance: As a locum, you have more control over your schedule, which can allow for a better work-life balance compared to permanent staff who may have more fixed schedules.
There is no better time than now to start your locuming journey. If you'd like to find out more then just reach out to our UK and Irish team to schdule an intro call at the links below.