Locum Versus Permanent – To Stay or Not To Stay!

Whether you’re a veterinary nurse or a veterinary surgeon, given two years post qualification practical experience the options open up to you as to whether you remain in a permanent position or whether you become a locum.

Veterinary practices use locum nurses and surgeons for a variety of reasons including seasonal busy period (such as lambing season), maternity leave, long term sickness, and so on. Locums provide cover for gaps in personnel without the practice having to commit to a new employee and the transient nature of locum work is compensated by an increase in wages. However, before switching to becoming a locum there are several issues to consider. Here we weigh up the pros and cons to help you decide – it may be time for a change! [Read more…]

It’s Official – We’re Online And Kicking!

Pet Medic Are Now Social!After some careful planning and co-ordination, we’re delighted to welcome you to the all-new Pet Medic Recruitment news page.

It is essential to us that we communicate efficiently with our clients and candidates. This news page is aimed at providing a readily accessible source of information, with all the latest news, information, regular updates and details of everything related to animal medical care providers, so check back regularly for updates! [Read more…]