5 Myths That Prevent Optometrists Becoming Locums

Given that locum work bypasses the intricacies of permanent recruitment and offers an uncomplicated route into active service, it’s fair to assume that most optometrists have at some stage considered it. But equally, given that the great majority of optoms do end up in static employment, it’s also fair to assume that most subsequently talk […]

Tailored Permanent Recruitment For Optometrists & Opticians

If you’ve dealt with permanent recruitment agencies in the past, you may feel you know what to expect. After all, the phrase “recruitment agencies” often conjures up a particular mental image. You may, for example, find yourself visualising a mechanical, copy-and-paste environment, heavily focused on quantity, and perhaps not averse to the odd bit of […]

10 Reasons Why Locums Become Locums

People often wonder why healthcare professionals move into locum work – and it’s a good question. Locuming can involve a significant amount of travel, and whilst that’s a plus point for some, others instinctively see it as an inconvenience. But is the decision to locum or not to locum purely founded on a liking for, […]

The Locum Optometrist’s Secret Weapon

So many of the roles in healthcare are focused solely on the patient’s health, that it’s easy to forget about the crossover territory between pure healthcare and commercial enterprise. The optical sector, for example, is part healthcare, and part retail, and that puts optometrists in quite an unusual situation – especially when they operate as […]