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5 Reasons Why Locum?

Locum tenens are doctors hired to fulfill temporary duties of another. Most doctors may have questions about choosing temporary job and being a locum tenens. Locum is suitable for those who had just started their career and looking for medical experience, doctors who want to work before joining for their next permanent job and for those who have doubt about choosing their specialize field , and for those also who want to help needy and earn some extra money after their retirement.

In medical field, mostly doctors hear about Locum tenens but still don’t clearly understand whether it is good for them or not. Here are some reasons why locum.

Earn More

Locum are paid on hourly basis and your payment depends on your shift and your specialized area. As a locum you can help your family with extra income, pay your college debts and earn extra beside your permanent shift. Locum tenens who works on full time basis can earn more than doctors who works in permanent position.

Schedule flexibility

The main benefit of choosing locum job is schedule flexibility. You can consider your own parameters, decide when to work, where to work. As a locum you can have full control over your work schedule including time for your friends and family.


As a locum tenens you get chances to work on new places with new peoples which helps you learn more about different community. Traveling can helps you in making permanent move after evaluating community and its resources. Usually, most travelling expenses are covered by your recruitment company so, take the advantage and explore.

A way to improve your skills

If you are a “newbie” to the hospital industry then working as a locum will give you chances of getting involved with different hospital systems and different medical groups. This will help you increase your knowledge and your skills.

Bridging new career paths

Locum work can be a career bridge for doctors as they can get new medical experience on their chosen field. By working as a locum you can get chance to choose your own specialized area and make your permanent move.

Recruitment synergy is a medical recruitment agency in the UK. We provide locum, temporary and permanent job for medical professionals in the UK. If you are searching for any locum jobs and medical recruitment, feel free to contact us.