Medical Locum Jobs throughout Australia and New Zealand

Working as a locum tenens doctor gives you the opportunity to experience a variety of lifestyles and locations. Medical locums through Ochre Recruitment can take you from an outback aboriginal community in the Northern Territory, to the ski fields of New Zealand, to the tropics of Northern Queensland – and all in a matter of weeks!

Medical locum jobs with us can provide you with the opportunity to travel across various locations in both Australia and New Zealand, experiencing the best that both countries have to offer.

Scroll down to see some of the great medical locums we currently have available.

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To work in medical locum jobs in the medical field in Australia, you need to have full, unrestricted registration with the Australian Health Practitioners’ Regulation Agency (AHPRA) and at least Third year post-graduate. We do sometimes receive junior locum roles, but these are more often through our hospital shift locums team.

Our primary specialties for locum jobs include:

  • General Practice/Family Medicine locums
  • Emergency Medicine locums
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology (O&G) locums
  • Surgery locums
  • Anaesthetics locums

As locum jobs can come and go very quickly, we keep our finger on the pulse of the Australian medical locum job market, allowing us to keep giving you the latest job opportunities!

Browse our locum jobs available throughout Australia or Register Now to speak with one of our consultants about the next stage of your medical career!

Doctors who are a resident in New Zealand and hold registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) are eligible for the wide range of short term locum placements (under 3 months) we can offer in General Practice or your medical Specialty.

International Medical Graduates need to commit to working in NZ for a minimum of 3 months. There are various pathways to registration which may be relevant – this is best discussed on an individual basis. The Comparable Health or Competent Authority pathways are often used for GPs or Registrars, while the Locum Tenens pathway allows a doctor with approved Specialist qualifications to work as a locum GP or Specialist in New Zealand for up to 12 months. Locum Tenens registration can be processed quite quickly, so we can have you living and working in New Zealand within a matter of weeks.