Welcome to Locum Life



Locum Life works with every state and territory health service in Australia and it’s fair to say that the demand for doctors far exceeds supply.

Just like there is more to a great job than just a good rate, there is so much more to a placement than matching a job to a skill set. With paperwork, registration and insurance requirements ever on the increase, you don’t want to be wasting your time down a rabbit hole in the wrong direction when we can lead you directly to your destination.

Let us share our market and industry know-how with you and save a lot of hassle and get you better results.

What Subspecialties of Psychiatry do we recruit for?

  • General Adult

  • Child & Adolescent

  • Forensic

  • Consultation Liaison

  • Inpatient

  • Community

  • Youth Correctional

  • Indigenous Mental Health

  • Telepsychiatry

  • Psychogeriatric

  • Drug and alcohol

Meet our Psychiatry team

Jonathan, Recruitment Consultant in the Psychiatry Division of Locum Life.

Jonathan, Recruitment Consultant in the Psychiatry Division of Locum Life.

Jonathan is an established and recognised consultant in the psychiatry field in Australia. He has built extensive relationships with his clients and hospitals over the years from his deep understanding on the speciality. Jonathan works with hundreds of doctors a year who are seeking different durations of placements and goals they wish to achieve.

Contact Details

E: Jonathan@locumlife.com.au 

T: 02 9055 6873 

Cydney, Recruitment Consultant in the Psychiatry division of Locum Life.

Cydney, Recruitment Consultant in the Psychiatry division of Locum Life.

Cydney works with psychiatrists all over Australia and specialises in taking care of the transport and logistics of getting you to your shifts. Her focus is ensuring that all you need to worry about is turning up on the day and doing what you do best – she will look after the rest.

Contact Details

E: Cydney@locumlife.com.au

 T: 02 9055 8481 

What does starting with Locum Life look like?

  • You will be allocated a dedicated, experienced recruitment consultant within your field to discuss your ideal Locum preferences including your availability, location, pay rate and duration.

  • Registration is easy. All we need to get you started is your CV, references are core docs (Police clearance, working with children check, immunizations etc) Don’t have them yet, don’t worry, we can apply for them, on your behalf, online. 

  • Your recruitment consultant will proactively source and present you Locum options to chose from. Once we have found you the one you like. We will put you forward to the health site and apply on your behalf, including completing all of the required mandatory credentialing paperwork.

  • Once we have secured and confirmed your Locum booking. We will organise everything needed to get you started, including travel, accommodation, pay and your arrival information.  

  • All that’s left for you to do is what you do best. Saving lives and living your best Locum Life. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What duration of placement is available?
Any duration between one day to six months. This depends on the hospital’s vacancies.
Is my travel and accommodation taken care of with my placement?
Yes, your consultant will identify travel arrangements where necessary.
Are you able to find me permanent work?
That is a possibility and we can prepare you for the interview process.
Will you be able to find me work within my preferences? (Location and availability)
Yes, your dedicated consultant will record your availability and preferences to find opportunities that suit your needs.
How quickly can I begin working?
The benefit of Locum Life is having a dedicated consultant who is experienced on your speciality. They can collect the required paperwork from you quickly and have established relationships with the hospitals to get your application reviewed quickly. You can begin working as quickly as you’d like, you just need to provide the paperwork required.

Looking for shift options?

We’ll find the right locum jobs for you, help you with the paperwork and support you during your locum placements.