Frequently asked questions

Sometimes we all need a little help, so we've put together a list of the top 10 questions we get asked. If you still can't find what you're looking for in this section, send us an email with your enquiry.

  1. What locations do you cover?

    Pulse Doctors offer locum and permanent opportunities in NHS and private healthcare sector organisations across the UK.

  2. What's your average hourly rate of pay?

    We offer competitive rates which vary depending on the trust and geographical location. Please contact a member of the team to confirm your requirements.

  3. What trusts do you have contacts with?

    Pulse Doctors is a preferred supplier to the NHS and private sector. We have a large number of exclusive and preferred contracts across the country where we receive priority access to all doctor vacancies.
  4. When are your busiest times?

    The doctors team have an abundance of jobs throughout the year, the demand for junior doctor's increases around the February and August rotation.

  5. How often do I get paid?

    Pulse runs a daily payroll where payment is made two working days from the time your timesheet is processed. If the timesheet is received after 12pm it falls into the next day.

  6. Will I have a dedicated consultant?

    Yes, we have dedicated consultants for each doctor grade.

  7. Do you offer a referral bonus?

    Yes, if you recommend a colleague or friend and they work for Pulse we will pay a bonus of £250 - £500 (Subject to terms and conditions).

  8. Do you offer access to competency update training?

    If you cannot provide certification of your competency updates or access this training elsewhere, Pulse can offer access to online and face to face training days for all doctors. This is based in various locations across the country.

  9. Will you help me with revalidation and appraisal?

    Yes, Pulse are a designated body for doctors and able to offer a full appraisal and revalidation package along with CPD training days.

  10. How long do your locum positions last?

    Pulse Doctors can offer positions that suit all requirements, this can be from ad-hoc on call shifts to short term covering annual or sick leave or long term ongoing posts that can be from 1 -12 months.