You may be debating whether locum work is suitable for you or perhaps you're unsure with what being a locum optometrist entails. To help guide you in your decision making we've put together 3 reasons why you should consider working as a locum optometrist.

High paying, flexible shifts

According to our latest survey, healthcare professionals make the transition into locum work for financial reasons. This is due to the varying rates of pay that is offered to locum staff however rates also depend on where you are located nationwide and seasonal factors. Each month our clients upload over 12,000 shifts to our platform nationwide, you can view them here.

Start immediately

For someone who’s not currently in work, we can provide a very quick recruitment process, followed by immediate work, which may well prove invaluable to those who are looking to find employment quickly. For someone who is between jobs, locum work can fill a period of potential inactivity, and it may just prove so enjoyable that a permanent position is no longer desired.

Gain valuable experience

Locum work by nature allows you to gain valuable experience as you will be working within diverse teams and communities nationwide. It is encouraged that you gain skills in various aspects of optometry to equipt your knowledge base. Locuming as an optometrist is also a great way of building yourself an excellent reputation in the field.

Get in contact

If we have convinced you that locum work for optometry is suitable for you, we'd love to hear from you. You can view all our available roles here. If you are still unsure and would like to speak to someone get in contact with our expert team who will be able to advise on the best possible career route for you.

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