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New chapter – first day as a locum

New chapter – first day as a locum

David Beeston has decided it's time for a new challenge and has embarked on a new career venture working as a locum vet. He recounts his first day…
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Life of a locum veterinarian

Life of a locum veterinarian

Ellen Lavender describes making the change from permanent job in practice to locum veterinary surgeon.
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See the sights as a veterinary locum

See the sights as a veterinary locum

Fancy a change of scenery? If you are a vet or an RVN, you're in a relatively privileged position and can travel the length and breadth of the UK without having to put down roots.
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Seven top tips to help prepare for your locum

Seven top tips to help prepare for your locum

WHETHER IT’S A one-vet operation or multi-site empire, at some point it is likely every practice will have a vacancy for a locum vet job.
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Introducing Locum Vet Finder

Introducing Locum Vet Finder

A new service has been launched to help practices across the UK to fill the locum job vacancies in their rotas...
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From locum to leader: how I achieved my career dream

From locum to leader: how I achieved my career dream

RVN Helen Russell shares her journey to becoming a practice owner and how, if they wish, fellow veterinary nurses can do the same.
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Enjoying flexibilities of locum work

Enjoying flexibilities of locum work

Vet Alan Holford, the man behind the Vet Times Choices monthly crossword, has moved from permanent veterinary jobs to locum work. Here, he shares advice on pursuing a flexible work approach.
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Locum work gives me right work-life balance

Locum work gives me right work-life balance

Sam Buss discusses locum work and how it has given her the right work-life balance.
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The pros and cons of locuming

The pros and cons of locuming

Being a veterinary locum is challenging, interesting and potentially lucrative, but it can also be lonely, stressful and hard work. So, is the peripatetic life for you?
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