Should I Work as a Locum When I am a Newly Qualified Pharmacist?

Working as a locum when you are newly qualified presents many advantages to your future career.

The Benefits of Working as a Locum When You're a Newly Qualified Pharmacist:

  • Gain experience in communtiy pharmacy, put your clinincal skills to practice by treating diverse communities across the UK. Develop skills in Pharmacy First services, medicines prescribing and control plus many more healthcare services.
  • Supplement your lifestyle by earning high locum rates. Locum shifts are a great way to boost your income whether you have a special event coming up or want to add to your savings.
  • Control your work-life balance,choose when and where you work. As a locum, there is no contract. You can work as a full-time locum or choose to pick up shifts alongside your full-time job.

If you would like to kickstart your career as a locum pharmacist, please sign up to Locate a Locum today and a member of the team will be in touch to get you started.

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Why Locate a Locum?

Locate a Locum is an award-winning online platform and app that is used by 44,000 locums and 8,000 employers across the United Kingdom. We are more than just a platform, take a look at our services below:

🎧 Once you're approved on our platform, you will be assigned a dedicated Locum Success Consultant who will provide personalised support for your needs. Whether you have queries around shifts, rates or registering with companies - your LSC will be on hand to answer your questions.

🚀 Earn Level Up rewards when you book shifts via Locate a Locum. We'll cover the costs of your police check and insurance fees, plus much more!

📚 We support our locums by providing CPD learning opportunities via Locate Learning. This is a completely free tool available to all LAL locums.

🤝 We have a dedicated community group, the "Locum Meet Up", for you to connect with fellow locums and share advice and guidance.

Thanks for reading, have a great day!
Locate a Locum Team