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About National Locums

National Locums is one of Britain's leading, and fastest-growing, specialist recruitment companies, supplying locum doctors, nurses and AHPs to NHS and independent hospitals throughout the UK.

They are a recruitment business like no other, matching family values and ethics to brilliant career opportunities. The company is owned by three members of the same family and has grown dramatically since it was launched a decade ago as a fledgling recruitment agency for the NHS and healthcare industry.

Everyone at National Locums adhere to 'Cook family values' of support, care and opportunity. It's been a key factor in helping the business become one of the recruitment industry's most exciting and dynamic enterprises.

They have one of the highest rates of staff retention in the recruitment sector, thanks to a rewards package that combines sales-related commissions open to everyone from the most junior employee upwards.

This is underpinned by a structured programme of staff events, ranging from 'employee of the month' awards to the 'Elite Club', where the company's top performers are taken on an all-expenses paid holiday abroad.

What is it like to work for National Locums

National Locums always looks to put staff welfare first, this is highlighted by the benefits package that they have on offer, including: Free access to onsite gym, relaxing work environment with break out areas, pool table, arcade machines and a Play Station.

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The annual Directors Presentation is delivered to the entire workforce early in January, identifying opportunities for the coming 12 months, achievements over the previous year, and a reminder that everyone in National Locums, regardless of seniority, shares in the company's success and is aware of the over-arching principles which govern National Locums.
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There is a structured programme of team events for all staff including: Annual Company Awards Evening, Employee of the Month, and Free Friday breakfast and end-of-the-day Prosecco.

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Company Statistics

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  • Staff:


  • Male : Female:

    67% / 33%

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