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, and 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!

Whether you are an International Medical Graduate or a doctor already based here, NZ Locums through Ochre Recruitment are a wonderful way to experience our beautiful and diverse little country.

Recent changes to the Locum Tenens pathway mean that doctors with approved Vocational qualifications can now work as a locum GP or Specialist in New Zealand for up to 12 months. This type of registration can be processed quite quickly, so we can have you living and working in New Zealand, enjoying the great lifestyle, thirst for adventure, and truly stunning landscape within a matter of weeks!

Consider a year somewhere else before the kids start school, or enjoy the end of your career experiencing something different! If you are bored in your regular practice, have a change in family circumstances or have a sabbatical coming up, working as a locum in New Zealand could be just the thing you are after.  The NZ locums lifestyle is so good that some doctors chose to work through us full time, and never look back!

For New Zealand based doctors looking for a change of scene, or to try a change of lifestyle in a part of NZ they’ve never experienced, we have a huge range of options too. Whether it’s a week, a month or half a year in a beachside community, a different city, a classic kiwi small town or a rural community, we will find the position to suit you best.

We will help and support you into working in a different practice/hospital.  You are in good hands with our Recruitment Consultants – their many years’ experience and knowledge of the NZ locums practicing environment means you are working with the best. You can trust in them to take care of all the paperwork and details, and to find the best medical locum to meet your needs.