Top 4 locum concerns solved

Contemplating locum work? As a career option, it is definitely an appealing choice, with plenty of plus points – including increased independence and flexibility to name a few. Since leading a locum lifestyle can be very different from a traditional medical career, some doctors have concerns before taking the plunge into a new way of […]

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How to be prepared for locum work

Once you register with a locum agency, our mission is to try and find you work as soon as possible. We sift through placements from an array of hospitals and departments across the whole UK, really honing in on the positions and places that will hit your check list criteria to ensure you are completely […]

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How to prepare for a new locum assignment

Here at Total Assist Group, we don’t just abandon you once you have been booked for a locum placement. As a Recruitment Consultant here heading up the Obs & Gynae and Paedriatrics team, I view it as just as important to ensure you are settled and successful in your placement as it is to help […]

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How to plan your locum career

Here at Total Assist Group, we specialise in finding hospital placements across all the NHS trusts operating in the UK to locate a position that really ticks your boxes. However, we can only do that successfully once you have narrowed down what you want from locum work and how you want to utilise its flexibility […]

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Bank nurse paid £1,800 for a day’s work by NHS

Short staffed public holidays provide opportunities for locum work A Sky News investigation has revealed that NHS hospitals are so short staffed on bank holidays, they are prepared to pay almost £150 per hour for a nurse to cover a 12 hour shift. The interesting statistics showed that on the May Day bank holiday this […]

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How to work well with locum agencies

As a recruitment consultant, working specifically in the medical recruitment sector, I have met and worked with a real variety of professionals. During my time at Total Assist, I have analysed the trends in our market space, seeing what factors contribute to making the ‘perfect locum doctor’. Being able to work successfully with your locum agency […]

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