The Benefits of working away from home as a Locum – known as “Stay Away Shifts” or “Work-cation”

As a locum, going for a stay away shifts come with tons of benefits and flexibility. Apart from working at your own free time and pace, you can choose your prefered location to work. Stay away shifts provide you with the opportunity to explore new places and meet a lot of people. Working for various companies means exposure to several working standards, which you can adapt to your personal approach. Attending stay away shifts can help you get a lot of professional experience within a short period of time.

Here are some of the reasons you should consider going for stay away

You will get to see new places for free

Going for stay away shifts gives you the opportunity to see less-visited sites, stay in beautiful rural locations, coastal areas and picturesque towns. As you travel from one region to another you will have the opportunity to see new places. Also, you will get the chance to meet new people and make new friends.

It broadens your horizons

Continuous learning is a key factor in developing your career. By going for stay away shifts you will have a well-rounded experience working in a variety of environments. you would also develop a better understanding of the entire pharmaceutical business and develop good patient-relations skills.

You will get good rates

Going for stay away shifts comes with good rates. By moving out of your residential region to work in other regions you will get the opportunity to make a lot of money within a short period of time.

Accommodation and travel covered

One of the perks of stay away shifts is that your accommodation and travel expenses are covered separately. You won’t need to spend a penny from your own pocket as the contractors would be covering all travel expenses.

Flexibility to choose the duration of work

Stay away jobs provide a much higher degree of flexibility. You can choose when and where you want to work. The duration of time you would like to work as it suits your lifestyle. You can choose to work for a week or a few weeks or for months at a time.

You will develop creative thinking skills

There’s not much time for activities that exercise our creativity when you’re busy balancing a job, family, and friends. Travelling for stay-away shifts is an excellent way to inspire your creative thinking skills.

Vacationing experience while working in new places

Having to stay in one location over a long period of time working can be boring and tiring. As a locum pharmacist or Locum optometrist going for stay away shifts provide you with the opportunity to move around different regions with vacationing experience.

There are opportunities throughout the United Kingdom for majority of pharmacy staffs (Locum pharmacists, locum dispensers and locum technicians), Optometry staffs (Locum optometrist, locum optician) and Locum Physiotherapists.

How to Find Stay Away jobs

Finding stay away shifts by trolling the internet can be a bit challenging. This is because most pharmacies prefer to advertise their stay away shifts through reliable agencies to avoid the stress of vetting locum pharmacists. The easiest way to get stay away shifts is to join a trusted agency that would provide you with the services you require and that is what we do at verovian recruitment agency we will help you get the stay away that fits into your requirements regardless of your present location.

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