Working in the Republic of Ireland

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Locumlink are by far the largest locum provider of short to medium term locum jobs in Ireland. We fill thousands of locum jobs each year. We pay our locum doctor`s excellent hourly rates and have contractual arrangements with almost every public and private hospital in Ireland. Doctors considering working as a locum should look no further than Locumlink.

Over the past ten years Locumlink has provided the Health Service Executive (HSE) with locum doctors covering posts ranging from intern to consultant. We also provide a comprehensive service to GP surgeries and private hospitals nationwide.

Despite the recent cutbacks made within the healthcare sector, Locumlink still fulfil hundreds of locum jobs for hospitals each month. Many of the locum jobs are short-term (less than one month) but we do have some longer positions available. GP Surgeries are constantly looking for experienced locum doctors to cover their holiday breaks. Locumlink have over 800 GP clients Nationwide and are always looking for good GP locum doctors. We pay excellent rates to GP locum doctors and have jobs available nationwide.

Locumlink also provide locum doctors to a network of GP Coop's. This work mainly involves redeye shifts and weekends. The rate of pay is excellent and due to the longer number of hours available per shift locum doctors can earn considerably more than in a regular GP Surgery.

Locumlink currently provide locum doctors to almost all of the private hospitals in Ireland. Locum doctors that wish to work in private hospitals should have their own private medical indemnity cover. Private hospitals will insist on seeing a copy of your certificate prior to commencement. Some private hospitals do not require this but most do. So if you are interested in working as a locum doctor in Ireland you need look no further. Register online today and join our winning team.

Medical Registration

The Irish Medical Council was established under the Medical Practitioners Act in 1978 to maintain a General Register of Medical Practitioners to satisfy itself as to the standards of undergraduate and postgraduate Medical education and training and to look into alleged cases of professional misconduct or unfitness to practice medicine by reason of physical and mental disability. Any doctor that wishes to work through Locumlink must have full Irish Medical Registration.

General Practitioners

If you are a General Practitioner from a Non EU country and have experienced work visa issues in the past, then Locumlink may have the solution for you.

Locumlink currently have a special Visa program in place offered to GP doctors with relevant experience that are interested in working in Ireland.

Doctors must have full Irish Medical Registration to avail of this service and other terms do apply. Contact our recruitment team for further information.

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20274 Registrar Obstetrics and Gynaecology 21 Dec 15 08 Jan 16 € 8,200.00
20266 SHO Emergency Department 12 Dec 15 13 Dec 15 € 1,400.00
20263 Psychiatry Registrar (Adult) 01 Dec 15 08 Jan 16 € 10,987.50
20258 Medical Consultant 06 Jan 16 30 Jun 16 € 90,487.50
20248 Registrar Anaesthetist 01 Dec 15 02 Dec 15 € 550.00
20240 Consultant Medical (Physicians) 03 Dec 15 04 Dec 15 € 1,615.00
20238 Registrar Medical 01 Dec 15 04 Dec 15 € 2,250.00
20216 Consultant Medical (Physicians) 27 Dec 15 01 Jan 16 € 4,702.50
20215 Consultant Medical (Physicians) 21 Dec 15 01 Jan 16 € 8,265.00
20189 Registrar Emergency Department 30 Nov 15 02 Dec 15 € 1,650.00
20188 Psychiatry SHO (Adult) 01 Dec 15 08 Jan 16 € 8,790.00
20161 Consultant Medical (Haematologists) 11 Jan 16 13 Jan 17 € 201,400.00
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