Locum Doctor Jobs New Zealand


Ochre Recruitment specialises in the placement of New Zealand doctors into both GP locum and hospital specialist locum roles throughout the country.

If you are interested in opportunities to travel and explore New Zealand, or are looking to extend your professional expertise and capacity, then we are keen to talk with you. With enviable placements in locations across the country, Ochre Recruitment offers flexibility in work assignments (on-call, no on-call, utilising your emergency skills) and consultants who will work closely with you to ensure we find your best fit.

Working as a locum in New Zealand is a rewarding endeavour, offering doctors the chance to provide medical support to local communities in need.  

Why choose Ochre for Locum work?

Ochre Recruitment is experienced in placing doctors into locum roles; it’s something we’ve been successful at for more than ten years. Over that time, we have built up an extensive and valued network of relationships with practice and hospital management staff across the country. This network allows us access to a wide variety of roles and places, and we seek to nurture our connections with practice staff, providers and doctors by consistently placing the right person into the right position.

When you register with Ochre Recruitment, you will be assigned a dedicated consultant who will listen to your wishes and work with you to achieve your goals.

Doctors able to locum in New Zealand must have New Zealand residency or citizenship status. They must also have gained registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) to be eligible for the wide range of short term or long-term locum placements available through Ochre Recruitment.