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Working Holidays With Simply Vets

Summer is just around the corner! Ice cream, promenade walks, and picnics are on their way. Take advantage of locum roles with accommodation and have a working holiday!
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Who are the Best Umbrella Companies for Vets and Nurses?

Simply Vets is owned and run by Anthony Chadwick, founder of The Webinar Vet and one of the leading voices in the veterinary profession. Being one of the only Veterinary specific umbrella companies around, Simply Vets is perfectly placed to advise vets and nurses about umbrella companies and
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What is locuming, and could it be for you?

Locums can be all types of vets and nurses and sometimes non-clinical staff too. Read on to discover if it is for you.
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What Is A Veterinary Surgeon And What Do They Do?

What Is A Veterinary Surgeon? Veterinary Surgeons (often known as vets) protect the welfare and health of animals. They use practical skills and knowledge of animal physiology, nutrition and medicine to diagnose and control animal diseases and treat sick and injured animals with
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What Is A Vet Nurse And What Do They Do?

What Is A Vet Nurse? Veterinary nurses are one of two key professional roles involved in the hands-on nursing care of a range of animals. They work alongside vets and promote the health and welfare of animals.
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What Is A Locum Vet And How Can I Become One?

A locum vet temporarily fills the position of a permanent vet. Locums can be all types of vets, including small animal, equine, farm and exotic. Paid daily or hourly, locum vets choose the days and times they work, along with their preferred practice(s).
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Our Referral Scheme

Make £100 Per Referral! Did you know Simply Vets has a referral scheme? Well, we do! All you have to do is refer a friend to Simply Vets and once they complete 5 shifts via the Simply Vets Payroll service you get £100!
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How much should I charge as a veterinary locum?

Many people ask us, ‘What should I be charging?’. The answer to this question needs to be considered carefully, as there are many factors that go into deciding what to charge. Read on so you don't sell yourself short!
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Do Locum Vets and Nurses get Sick Pay?

Before we dive into what locums get/don’t get let’s make sure we are all on the same page about what sick pay is. Sick Pay: By law, employers must pay Statutory Sick Pay (SSP) to employees when they meet certain eligibility conditions:
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Do Locum Vets and Nurses Get Holiday Pay?

So, the first question to ask is, ‘What is Holiday Pay?’. Holiday Pay: Almost all workers are legally entitled to 5.6 weeks’ paid holiday a year (known as statutory leave entitlement or annual leave). The 5.6 weeks' statutory holiday is usually made up of:
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Do Locum Vets and Nurses get a Workplace Pension?

Just in case you aren’t sure what a workplace pension is, here is a quick overview: Workplace Pension: A workplace pension is a way of saving for your retirement that’s arranged by your employer. A percentage of your pay is put into the pension scheme automatically every payday.
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Challenges of locuming

Locuming does present some challenges which need to be taken into consideration before making the jump into becoming a locum. Below we share some common obstacles that can come with the increased flexibility of a locum role.
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