FAQ

For Locums

Locate a Locum is a website and mobile app that allows pharmacies to book locums.
NO. Locate a Locum is an online platform that connects pharmacies directly to locums empowering both sides to take control of the process. Traditionally this process is managed by recruitment agencies who charge massive commissions for finding you work. Locate a Locum removes the middleman from the process and by doing so it saves pharmacies money.
  1. Visit the link: Locum Sign Up.
  2. Complete the registration process uploading your documents.
  3. Download the mobile app or use a computer to apply for shifts.
After you have worked a shift, complete an invoice and email it to your direct company. You will be paid directly from the pharmacy you worked for when they next run their payroll.

For Employers

Locate a Locum has a pool of over 5000 registered and verified locum pharmacists, technicians and dispensers in areas all over the UK. You can use our booking platform to book both long term and emergency cover and even hire permanent staff. You can also book your own, direct locums for free!
NO. Locate a Locum is a booking platform. Employers advertise shifts in their respective branches, locums within 50 miles of that branch are alerted of the available shift. They apply directly to you in as little as a few seconds.
Yes. The ball is completely in your court. We carry out compliance checks on our locums before they can apply for shifts. When they apply for your shifts, you can view the locums full personal profile, including documents, previous bookings, miles away and more, before you decide which applicant to book. We empower you to make the decisions, making finding cover and the hiring process, simple.
There is no registration fee. There are several payment plans which are determined by your requirements. Get in touch on 0207 859 4613 to speak to one of our locum coordinators and we’ll help you find the plan which suits you. There is no contract outlining how often or how little you use our platform to source locum cover.
Yes. We know that locums don’t stay locums forever, so we’ve developed a permanent recruitment division. We advertise permanent jobs to our locum base of over 5000 qualified and verified pharmacists and we will actively source new candidates on your behalf.
You can either register yourself on our employer registration page, or give us a call on 0207 859 4613 to speak to one of our Locum Coordinators and we’ll help you get started!