Salaried Employment Terms
Always ensure you are happy with your contract before you sign. The LMC can provide to members a basic contract checking service. We are not lawyers and cannot give a legal opinion.
The BMA offers free to its members an extremely comprehensive contract checking service. Gp contracts vary hugely in their make-up and contents. It is well worth seeking a review to ensure you understand what you are signing. Practices should be happy to clarify points before posts are taken up and some points may be open to negotiation.
Here are some useful resources to guide you.
BMA Model Contract
Essential guidance for sessional GPs regarding contract Terms and Conditions: https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/contracts/sessional-and-locum-gp-contracts
Maternity & Paternity Leave
Click here for maternity guidance: https://www.wessexlmcs.com/maternitykeepingintouchdays
Click here for paternity guidance: https://www.wessexlmcs.com/paternityleave
Before You Sign - Contract Checking
Wessex LMCs can offer a contract checking service to our paid locum members. Please post or email a copy of your contact to the LMC Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
To join as a locum member click here:https://www.wessexlmcs.com/locummembershiptowessexlmcs
BMA contract checking service: https://www.bma.org.uk/advice/employment/contracts/contract-checking-service