Locum Doctors

Locum doctors provide an essential service, complimenting the healthcare workforce and ensuring services are able to continue.

In addition to providing cover and holiday relief for permanent doctors many facilities require frequent locums to reach their staff quota due to ongoing healthcare workforce shortages.

1Medical provide locum and permanent positions for doctors across all medical specialities and locations.

We always operate in your best interests and have access to exclusive positions.


What to expect from the 1Medical locum team:

  • Unbiased market knowledge
  • Full assessment of your personal situation
  • Weekly locum payment cycle
  • All carbon offset via our tree planting scheme
  • Comprehensive credentialing service
  • Highest rates negotiated
  • Visa / Sponsorship assistance if required


Why Locum

Great flexibility – you choose when you work allowing more time for study, family, travel.

Premium Rates – to supplement existing income or earn more per annum if a full-time locum

Weekly payments - immediate payments

Options – experience different locations particularly if considering a specific location for a permanent role

Experience – rural v urban, large v small practice, develop networks and explore career paths if undecided


Locum in Ireland - Travel Europe

If you live outside the EU, you can have the adventure of locum work in Ireland and travel throughout Europe on your down time. Ireland is easily accessible to all of mainland Europe thanks to an extensive budget airline network offering fares as low as €50 return.

If you qualify for general or specialist registration you can locum in Ireland. This option is available to a doctor who has qualified in Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Malaysia, Pakistan and Sudan.


  • Visa assistance/sponsorship provided by 1Medical
  • Step by step assistance with medical registration process
  • Expert advice on medical indemnity, accommodation, transport, and taxation