Locum recruitment agency listing

Locum GPs (General Practitioners) are Doctors who provide cover for other GPs. Their work involves the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and illnesses.

Qualifications and skills

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 GP training.

Locum GPs 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.

Major employers of Locum GPs

The majority of Locum GPs work for the NHS. However, many combine their NHS work with Private Sector practice. In addition, Locum GPs work for other organisations, such as the Armed Forces and the Prison Service. The number of Locum GPs working in the UK has increased steadily in recent years. However, there is still a shortage of trained professionals willing to take on the role. Employment openings for Locum GP jobs may be advertised in medical journals and through recruitment agencies - who use their considerable expertise to match candidates with suitable employers.

Terms of employment and salaries

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 GPs can earn between £40,000 and £150,000 per annum, depending on their working hours and experience.

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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

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

Brightwork Ltd

When looking to employ caring staff you can trust, contact Brightwork Recruitment, a team that has experience of working with vulnerable members of society. We help Health firms maintain high standards by finding the Care Assistants, Support Workers, Residential Workers that are able to adapt to the challenges of this field. We operate as an extension of your current functions, delivering permanent, temporary or contract personnel as needed.
Coverage  Scotland
20 Stafford Street, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH3 7BD
209/211 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G2 5QY
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Time Recruitment Solutions Ltd

Time Recruitment are one of the UK's leading independent recruitment firms with offices in Manchester, London and Birmingham. Specialising in four key recruitment sectors, we have seen phenomenal growth since our launch in 2002. Our specialist sector knowledge combined with our understanding of the marketplace has allowed us to develop strong relationships with both our clients and candidates.
Coverage  UK
The Old Mill, 8 Loom Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 6AN

Service Care - Health & Social Care Division

Service Care Health provides a professional and reliable recruitment service, offering dependable staffing solutions to a wide variety of clients nationwide. We focus on offering a tailored, dedicated service, supplying both Allied Health Professionals and Nursing Staff to private clients and NHS trusts across the United Kingdom.
Coverage  UK -wide
Unit 295, 27 Colmore Row, Birmingham, West Midlands, B3 2EW
Unit 3, Rainbow Court, Armstrong Way, Great Western Park, Yate, Avon, BS37 5NG Wellington House, East Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 1BH 31 Brighton Road, Worthing, Sussex, BN11 3EF Daws House, 33 - 35 Daws Lane, London, NW7 4SD 1st Floor Marshall House, Ringway, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QD
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