Ideas about locum employment
By: Daniel Harrison-Pinder 19th February 2016

Challenging the Perceptions of Locum Employment

Are you a full-time employee looking for flexibility in your work life? Locum employment may be the answer.

The world of locum employment can be seen as a grey area for individuals who have only ever experienced full-time work. There seems to be a general consensus that working in a locum role lacks stability, security, credibility and consistency. As a locum employee, your relationships with colleagues can be different to the relationships formed between full-time employees. From time to time locum employees can feel alienated based on the false perceptions of their employment terms.

Locum employees are frequently judged based on pay rates and working hours. What people do not understand is that they have often made significant sacrifices in order to gain employment, such as:

  • Living away from family & friends for long periods of time.
  • Travelling extensive distances to work.
  • Constantly adapting to new environments.
  • Working without pension funding or absence pay.

Locum employees should not be seen in a negative light. Locums display considerable resilience, flexibility and dedication to achieve success in their roles.

Why Turn to Locum Employment with Seven?

Stability. We offer exclusive rates to ensure financial stability.

Flexibility. We have locum opportunities across the UK, including the most remote locations. You will only ever be placed in a role that suits you, allowing you to work when you want, in the location you desire.

Support. We provide support when you need it most, and not just for work related topics. You can rely on our expert team to help you whenever you need guidance. They’re always at the end of the phone.

Consistency. We ensure you’ll have a new contract waiting when your current role comes to an end.

Dedication. We dedicate our efforts to making your employment more convenient. Your career is at the heart of everything we do.

Convenience. This is what really differentiates us from our competition. Candidates and clients benefit from effortless payroll with PayTech, seamless compliance with Safeguarding First and unrivalled consistency in placing the best candidates with Smart Search.

Seven look to actively challenge the stigma attached to locum employment, providing the support platform and benefits needed for long-term locum success.

What Are Locum Employees Saying About Seven?

Seven Resourcing have been inundated with positive feedback in 2016. The following reviews can be seen on our Facebook page, along with many others.

“I have been in contact with Dan, Scott and Louis at Seven. They cannot do enough to place you in a post that suits all your needs as a Locum. Compliance to work and time sheet submission are seamless processes. They always keep you in mind for roles available and keep in touch, unlike other agencies that are only interested in you when working for them. Nothing is too much trouble and they are always at the end of a phone/email if you need anything. One of the best agencies I have worked for and can’t wait to work for them again.”

“Just to say the service I have received from Seven Criminal Justice is totally 5*****. The Senior Recruitment Consultant who I have had most communication with, Jake Catchpole, could not have been more helpful in finding me employment and his determination and commitment has been excellent in securing me a placement. It has been a pleasure dealing with Jake, who has a very happy and friendly nature, and I have found his work ethic to be very genuine and reliable. I could not fault the service I have received”

If you are looking to discuss locum opportunities with Seven Resourcing, get in touch today. You can call us on 0333 200 5424 or use our contact form.