Welcome to Locum Life


Surgeon jobs Australia

Are you a Surgeon looking to move up in the world?

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

Meet our dedicated surgical manager.

Briony,  Manager of our Surgical Division.

Briony, Manager of our Surgical Division.

Briony possesses extensive knowledge of the surgical speciality throughout Australia. Brionys’s  experience gives her the most up to date industry knowledge and insights to advise on and deliver your recruitment needs. She understands that the Medical industry is very relationship-based and word-of-mouth, and as such, maintains a superior network of candidates and clients.

She is passionate about supporting both public and private hospitals, while offering career advice and placement support to top industry professionals. Briony provides a clear, concise and valuable recruitment service, underpinned by our holistic recruitment process. 

Contact Details:

E: briony@locumlife.com.au 

T: 02 9055 6915 

There are Nine Surgical Specialties:

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery: Focuses on the heart, chest and lungs.

  • General Surgery: Covers a wide area with sub-specialties such as breast surgery and gastro-intestinal surgery and colorectal surgery.

  • Neurosurgery: Deals with pathology of the brain and spinal cord.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: Involves diagnosis, treatment, prevention and rehabilitation of injuries, disorders and diseases of the body’s bones and muscles.

  • Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery: Ear, nose and throat surgery, often referred to as ENT.

  • Paediatric Surgery: Encompasses all aspects of children’s surgery.

  • Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery: Deals with reconstructive and reshaping surgery and burns in all parts of the body.

  • Urology: Deals with treatment of diseases in the urinary tract, including the bladder, kidneys and prostate.

  • Vascular Surgery: Focuses on maintaining or restoring blood flow via arteries and veins all over the body.

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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 and 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 for that surgery job position 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 and your availability.

Is my travel and accommodation taken care of with my placement?

Yes, your consultant will identify travel arrangements where necessary. Our consultant will take in to consideration your preferences including flight times.

Are you able to find me permanent work?

Locum Life is presented with a wide range of positions daily. We are able to find you permanent or long term contract positions.

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.

Let us find your next career progression.

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