Locum recruitment agency listing

Locum general practitioners are doctors who provide cover for other general practitioners. Their work involves the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and illnesses.

To become a locum general practitioner, a Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery degree is required. Entry onto such a course is highly competitive, with candidates requiring at least three A levels in scientific subjects and work experience in a healthcare environment. Following graduation, prospective locum general practitioners must undertake a two-year programme of general training, before undertaking specialist general practitioner training.

Locum general practitioners should be able to take in and draw on scientific facts and figures and make quick and clear decisions. They should have excellent communication skills, helping them to put their patients at ease, and should be able to work to high standards.

The majority of locum general practitioners work for the NHS. However, many combine their NHS work with private sector practice. In addition, locum general practitioners work for other organisations, such as the Armed Forces and the Prison Service. The number of locum general practitioners working in the UK has increased steadily in recent years. However, there is still a shortage of trained professionals willing to take on this role. Employment openings for locum general practitioners may be advertised in medical journals and through recruitment agencies.

Locum general practitioners are self-employed staff members and hold contracts. Their salaries vary considerably, according to the services they are required to provide and the way in which they provide them. Locum general practitioners can earn between £40,000 and £150,000 per annum, depending on their working hours and experience.

 
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  • Compass Associates

    Focusing our business exclusively in Healthcare gives Compass Associates a distinct advantage. This naturally allows us to be at the forefront of ever changing market trends and evolving legislation and means our consultants have an unrivalled depth of industry expertise and localised knowledge. Additionally all of our trained consultants have extensive recruitment experience and a genuine passion to help you.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 1-5 58D High Street, Portsmouth, Cosham, Hampshire, PO6 3AG
    • Second Floor, Peter House, Oxford Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M1 5AN
  • Bluefire Executive Search

    Bluefire Executive Search are expert headhunters and Interim Management providers that specialise in Commercial, IT, HR, Technical, Engineering, Sales and Senior Management recruitment. Our award winning service offers UK wide coverage as well as industry leading assignment completion rates. We also provide relevant psychometric / skill tests and are REC and ISO certified.
    Coverage UK Wide
    13 Offices Nationwide
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Brookes Recruitment Ltd

    Brookes Health Care Recruitment is one of the market leaders in the supply of temporary and permanent health and social care professionals of the highest quality. The key to our success is our understanding of the needs of both our clients and our applicants.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Kings Court, 17 School Road, Hall Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B28 8JG
  • Social Care Direct Recruitment

    We successfully recruit across the UK for all Health Care Opportunities including Nurse's, inc RMN/RNLD, Charge Nurse, Senior Management, Hospital Management, Home Managers, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Doctors plus many more areas within Healthcare. We are an approved provider of staff for over 30 nationwide healthcare providers covering over 2000 care homes, units, and hospitals.
    Coverage UK WIDE
    • Unit 8, Mersey House, 140 Speke Road, Liverpool, Merseyside, L19 2PH
  • 4Social Work

    4Social Work supply Nurses (including RGN's, RMN's and Staff Nurses) and Healthcare Assistants to hospitals, residential homes, nursing homes and hospices nationwide. Working closely with NHS trusts and private organisations, we ensure all working candidates are fully compliant including NMC registered and DBS certified.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 15 Clements Court, Clements Lane, Essex, Ilford, IG1 2QY
  • Brightwork Ltd

    With one of Scotlandís largest and most experienced recruitment teams, Brightwork have been able to supply high quality temporary and permanent staff to companies from start up SMEís to major multi-national Blue Chips.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
    • 20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
  • Medsolve UK Limited

    Covering all of the North East, Yorkshire and Humberside we specialise in Healthcare Recruitment. Please call us today with your recruitment needs...
    Coverage North East, Yorkshire and Humberside
    • 93 Water Lane, Leeds, Yorkshire, LS115QN
  • turro

    Based in Leeds but covering the whole of the UK we specialise in Health and Social Care recruitment. Contact us today for your recruitment solutions.
    Coverage Nationwide
    • 4225 Park Approach, Rubicon Square, Thorpe Park, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS15 8GB
  • Hammond Clarke

    The demands on the Health Care industry are greater than ever and Hammond Clarke understands the need to find the most competent staff in the field. Working with us affords clients access to over 10K active candidates as well as a wealth of industry knowledge to deliver for all Health Care positions. Supplying for the areas such as Mental Health, Nursing Homes and the NHS, we work nationwide with a specialist focus on the South East.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and North America
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    • 3rd Floor, 132-134 college Road, Harrow, Middlesex, HA1 1BQ
    • Hammond Clarke House, Russell Close, Rulisip, Ruislip, Hillingdon, HA4 9EF
    • First Floor, Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts, WD17 1HP
    • Dukes Court, 32 Duke Street, St James's, London, Greater London, SW1Y 6DF
  • Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

    Service Care Solutions supply social work, residential / domiciliary care, healthcare and substance misuse staff into temporary and permanent vacancies across the UK. We have specialist consultants in all areas. We have a large pool of available workers at very competitive rates.
    Coverage UK -wide
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    • Unit 295 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
    • 31 Brighton Road, East Sussex, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF
    • 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
    • Daws House 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD
    • Office 36 23 King Street, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1AH
    • Unit 3 Rainbow Court Armstrong Way Great Western park, Bristol, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG
  • Team Support Midlands Ltd

    Team Support have a specialised Healthcare Division supplying into NHS and public sector contracts, private care homes, and specialised contracts.An established data base of candidates ensures our name as the number one choice in the Healthcare Industry for all of the Midlands and surrounding areas.
    Coverage Midlands and surrounding areas.
    • The Jewellery Business Centre, 95 Spencer Street, Birmingham, West Midlands, B18 6DA
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Locum Salary Rates
Low Pay:£48,750
Medium Pay:£87,750
High Pay:£136,500
6 Month Change:Down 4.8%
Sample Size:6,330
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Scotland
£85k
North East
£75k
Yorkshire &
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£96k
Midlands
£80k
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£96k
London
£86k
Home Counties
£95k
South East
£82k
South West
£101k
Welsh Borders
£112k
Wales
£87k
North West
£100k
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