The Locum App

The revolutionary staffing platform for pharmacies and pharmacists


Healthcare, On-Demand

Type of project:

Recruiting & booking platform for pharmacy market





About the Client

Locum App is an innovative recruitment platform that streamlines and automates the recruiting process in the UK pharmaceutical market and overcomes a long-standing industry problem.

Services we used:

The Challenge

  • Our client was faced with a real staffing problem because of the long-lasting, rigorous, and complex recruiting process on the UK pharmaceutical market.
  • The problem layed in that pharmacy owners couldn`t often find the pharmacist who fits their requirements and is available to work with their schedule. While the pharmacists also get in trouble when seeking for a job that meets their neeeds.
  • Our development team was faced with challenge to build online application that should solve the needs of both parties and serve as an online medium for simplifying the process of recruitment.
  • While the pharmacists also get in trouble when seeking for a job that meets their need.
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The Solution

The development of Locum App solves the staffing problem in the pharmacy market through automation of the recruitment process thanks to the next app features our development team built in the solution:
  • Two separate user flows in the app for pharmacists and pharmacies
  • Admin panel capabilities for each type of users
  • Job posting, search and applying for them in a few clicks
  • Integrated locum booking within the personal calendar
  • In-app messaging, custom notifications sending when the job is posted, job sharing features out of the app
In the results, this functionality makes the Locum app a pioneer mobile tech solution for staffing and offers a unique database of the locum in the pharmaceutical industry.
recruitment platform for pharmacies

For Pharmacists

  • Get paid for a job within the app
  • Send and connect with other pharmacists in the network
  • Custom notifications when a specific vacancy has been posted
  • Add to favorite list feature for adding special branches
  • Set up of personalized vacancies recommendations
  • Schedule management for job with personal calendar
  • View of Job Application history
  • Easy applying for a job
  • Admin panel for the profile setup
recruitment app for the pharmacy

For Pharmacies

  • Admin panel for the pharmacy profile setup
  • Management of multiple branches on a single profile
  • Individual branch details
  • Vacancies & job posting
  • Approving/Disapproving feature for quick job applications review by pharmacies
  • Instant connection with other users in the app
  • Sending custom notifications for a pharmacy job posting
  • Secure & transparent billing
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Core App Features

  • Search in-app along with filtering for fast and effective employee/employers finding based on locations, experience, working hours, etc.
  • Profile history updates for keeping details of the search, job application or job posting history
  • Messaging platform integration to allow users to chat in-app messaging room
  • Scheduling & booking of locum appointments within the calendar dashboard in the app
  • Jobs sharing feature to share a new job posting from the app on social media platforms
recruitment app development for pharmacy


The pioneer mobile recruitment platform for staffing for specific industry market.
The first online mobile community of pharmacists and pharmacies of the UK market.
A new optimized and automated approach in recruiting & staffing for pharmaceutical industry
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What questions do you have?

Here is a list of commonly asked questions and answers.

Did your team only code this pharmacy recruitment solution or took part in business research and analysis?

The development of this recruitment app for the pharmacy involved market research and business analysis from our Business Analytics Team. Softermii's design team created a user journey and developed a prototype before the start of the actual coding. To boost functionality and eliminate mistakes, quality assurance and DevOps teams were involved in the development process.

What were the main challenges during this pharmaceutical recruitment app development process?

Our team's main challenge when developing a recruitment platform for pharmacies was to build an online application that would solve the needs of both pharmacy owners and pharmacists and serve as an online medium for simplifying recruitment.

What was the main business outcome after finishing this pharmacy app development project?

In the results, this functionality makes the Locum app a pioneer mobile tech solution for staffing and offers a unique database of the locum in the pharmaceutical industry. More than 1000 pharmacies started using this app right after its release.

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