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Locum’s Nest

Healthcare
Software

Remote-first

Core hours 11–3

Dog friendly

Locum’s Nest
Most flexible Healthtech & Healthcare companies – 1st
Remote-first
Core hours 11–3
Dog friendly

Locum’s Nest

Healthcare
Software

Your Total Workforce Solution

At Locum’s Nest, we are on a mission to solve the NHS staffing crisis by enabling true flexible and collaborative work for all NHS workers, from doctors to nurses, pharmacists, dentists and allied health professionals. We believe that when people can work flexibly, they can stay longer in the jobs they love, which is why we’re driven to transform flexible working in the NHS.

We asked employees of Locum’s Nest how satisfied they were with flexible working, and this is what they told us

Location
98%
Employees are very happy with their working location freedom
Hours
96%
Employees are very happy with the flexibility in the hours they work
Benefits
94%
Employees are very happy with the benefits their company offers
Work-life balance
94%
Employees feel that they can find the perfect balance of life and work
Role modelling
100%
Employees feel that flexible working is part of the culture
Autonomy
96%
Employees feel they have complete autonomy over getting their work done

Company benefits

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Open to part-time employees
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Open to compressed hours
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Enhanced maternity leave
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Enhanced paternity leave
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25 days annual leave + bank holidays
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Work from home allowance
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Choice of laptop
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Competitive pension and private health insurance
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Two annual company all-expenses-paid team-building trips abroad
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Generous annual training allowance, including on-going training on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
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Substantial personal wellness budget to use at your discretion
Working at Locum’s Nest

Company employees

34

Gender diversity (male:female)

51:49

Office locations

London

Funding levels

£3,300,000
What employees are saying

"I couldn't be happier working for Locum's Nest. I feel like management is one step ahead in terms of flexibility and they've encouraged us in everything we've wanted along the way. I strongly believe this is important in our time and we've managed to work like so from the very beginning!"

Anonymous Finance & Operations Manager at Locum's Nest

About us

Locum’s Nest, the workforce technology company listed in The Telegraph’s “Top 5 ideas to save the NHS” is committed to empowering all NHS workers through its flexible working software solutions.

With the aim to solve the NHS staffing crisis, the Locum’s Nest mobile and web apps connect 50,000 healthcare professionals to vacant work in the NHS. 

Founded by two junior doctors in 2015, and carrying across the deeply rooted values of transparency, honesty and a sharp focus on patient care, Nick and Ahmed embarked on building a fantastic team of professionals, who deeply cared about our health service. Driven by the belief that silo working within the NHS was not the way forward, Locum’s Nest has unlocked the potential for tech-led workforce management across the NHS.

Since launched, our technology has matched nearly 1 million healthcare professionals to vacant shifts in hospitals and GP practices, saving our health service millions of pounds in the process by bypassing expensive recruitment agencies. Recently recognised by the Financial Times as one of Europe’s Fastest Growing Companies, Locum’s Nest featured for the first time on the FT1000 list and ranked 46th across all categories, 15th in the Technology category and 14th amongst UK businesses.

With our vision to increase transparency and collaboration between NHS organisations, increase engagement and retention of NHS workers, as well as improve care outcomes, Locum’s Nest pioneered the first NHS digital collaborative staff bank – an ever-growing number of NHS hospitals sharing their pool of workers.

Flexible working at Locum’s Nest

At Locum's Nest, flexibility is in our DNA – we're really passionate about being a flexible place to work. Locum’s Nest exists to provide solutions for all NHS staff to work flexibly and stay in the jobs they love. With a culture built on trust and autonomy, it's only natural that we, as a company, live by the same standards when we look at our colleagues’ working environment. 

Before the pandemic, our dog friendly offices in London welcomed our colleagues who wanted to use it, as working from home regularly was already the norm. We also have offices in Cyprus, where our buzzy engineering team is based. If you feel like a change of scenery and would like to work from the beautiful island of Cyprus (while enjoying the sun for few days!) the company will provide accommodation for the entire duration of your stay.  

In a nutshell, we don't mind where people work, when people work, or how they work. We prioritise preserving work-life balance, supporting our colleagues’ needs, while also fostering diversity, on which the company has ramped up its focus. All colleagues are offered an interactive course on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion to better understand the importance and value of diversity and inclusion in the workplace by an award-winning DEI consultancy company.

What do we think of Locum’s Nest?

The anonymous employee feedback for Locum's Nest says everything one needs to know about this company. Paragraphs of employees feeling extremely lucky to work for a company which is so flexible and so open to making things work around their needs. They really enjoy working abroad if they choose to. If they have a doctor's appointment, no one even questions the need to take a couple of hours out of the day for it. One employee even spoke about being given really generous compassionate leave that they can't imagine would have been allowed at most other places. No doubt, it is this kind of flexibility, trust and understanding that heavily contributes towards a very high employee retention rate.

Meet who might be hiring you

At Locum's Nest, we value flexible working, autonomy, transparency and inclusivity. Through our software platform, we are dedicated to making life easier for all healthcare workers, while nurturing a cohesive multi-disciplinary team-working environment within our own company.

When we started Locum's Nest, Dr Ahmed Shahrabani and I focused on cultivating a strong ethical basis built on trust, and create a working environment where people could thrive.

Our environment is fast-paced yet kind and positive as we put a strong emphasis on protecting colleagues' work-life balance. To find out more about the people behind Locum's Nest, head over to our website.

Nicholas Andreou, NHS Doctor and Co-Founder at Locum's Nest