Most medical professionals start off as locums to gain experience in different institutions, practices and specialist areas. Additionally, this helps with gaining skills and experience while generating a great income. Before looking for locum work you will need to prepare your documents. Medical Resources Group (Pty) Ltd has provided a guide to help you on your way to becoming a locum with ease.

Here’s how you can get started:

Personal Details

We’ll need your name and personal details such as, contact numbers (mobile & landline numbers), active email account and physical address.

Secondary Education

Information on secondary education including the year completed and subjects passed.

Tertiary Education

Information on tertiary education including degrees and / or diplomas achieved, year completed, and subjects completed.

Additional Education

Additional courses completed, and the date completed.

Career Chronology

Each position that you have recorded, a full company name, position held, dates of employment, full record of duties and the reason for leaving.

Relevant documentation to accompany your application.

Copies of the following is required:

  • Certificates/Service Certificates
  • Comprehensive CV
  • Updated HPCSA Certificate/Card
  • Medical Indemnity Policy schedule
  • ID/Passport copies
  • Recent Photo
  • References

As a leading locum supplier in South Africa, we encourage any doctor who considers a career as a locum to contact us on 087 012 5015 for any advice or with any questions you may have.

Medical Resources Group processes weekly and monthly payments depending on the needs of our locums – if you’re thinking about becoming a locum doctor, get in touch with us by emailing