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Why choose Wavelength?

We are the experts

We are the experts

We have been in business for almost 20 years and cover all specialties, all seniorities, public and private. Medical recruitment is all we do and we are proud to do it well. We are known for going the 'extra mile' for doctors we represent. 97% rate our service positively and are happy to refer us to others.

We have a broad network

We have a broad network

We work with thousands of hospitals and GP clinics. We have longstanding relationships with many of them, over 90% of the healthcare employers that engaged us in 1999 still use us today. Many roles are offered to us on an ‘exclusive’ basis and are not advertised anywhere else.

We will get you to the head of the queue

We will get you to the head of the queue

We are known in the industry for high standards and for representing the best candidates. That means as a Wavelength doctor your application is likely to receive preferential treatment. We act with the utmost integrity and ethics  – we only recommend candidates who are right for the role.

We have experienced recruiters

We have experienced recruiters

Our consultants are experts in their field. Most have been with us for over five years and have extensive industry knowledge and networks. We are proud to be classed as one of Australia’s ‘Best Places to Work’  -  we believe by truly caring about our employees they in turn will truly care about the service they deliver to doctors they represent.

We look after all the details

We look after all the details

Employers favour applicants who have their paperwork in order. We are very thorough and manage the process to make it as seamless as possible. The industry body governing recruitment in Australia and New Zealand (RCSA) audits Wavelength on our quality management and processes and ranks us amongst the top 2% of agencies.

We personalise our service

We personalise our service

Your consultant will find out what matters to you, so you’re matched to the right role. They will negotiate top rates of pay, travel and accommodation where applicable. We provide value added services including CV and interview advice. We do what we do best, finding the right role for you, leaving you to what you do best, ensuring outstanding patient care.

Our Approach

Take two minutes to register your details. We will then take a step by step approach to ensure we find the best role for you:

Specialist Consultant

You will be assigned a specialist consultant. They will take the time to understand your motivations and personal situation.

Job search

We will use our extensive networks to provide you with the best job opportunities to meet your career goals and aspirations.

Securing a role

We will look after all the negotiations and paperwork as well as visa and migration assistance if required.


We will partner with you over the long term, keeping in touch to ensure you are happy in your role and offering advice as required.

Other Benefits

Referral rewards

We are proud that many of our doctors have been referred to us by colleagues who are pleased with the service we provide. As a token of our thanks for referrals we send a $500 Visa gift card to Wavelength doctors when a friend or colleague they have referred completes their first locum contract, or after the first three months of a fixed term contract.


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Wavelength Medical School

We know doctors are busy and sometimes find it difficult to complete clinical training. To facilitate this, we have partnered with the Australian Institute for Clinical Education (AICE) giving access to ongoing clinical education through the Wavelength Medical School.

Leading clinical practitioners deliver training through either online modules or face to face training at centres throughout Australia. Currently, courses include ALS and PILS training.

Wavelength doctors can access free online content, course discounts and assistance in completion of grant paperwork to cover costs.


Securing the best role for you

Wavelength gives you unrivalled access to a diverse range of dynamic, challenging and lucrative roles, both locum and permanent, in a variety of locations and medical specialties.

  • Locum Jobs

    • Are you looking to maximise your earning potential?
    • Do you want to experience different learning environments?
    • Do you want more flexibility?
    • Do you want to visit new locations across Australia whilst getting paid at the same time?
    • Do you want to work whilst studying, during your holidays or now you’ve retired?

    We are experts at placing doctors into locum roles across all specialties and seniorities and have access to numerous highly sought after locum roles, many on an exclusive basis.

    We provide invaluable help and support at every stage of the recruitment process, negotiating top rates of pay, travel, accommodation and other benefits as required.

    Placements range from one or two days to six months and some offer part time or flexible working hours.

    We work with you to plan a few days or months in advance – whatever fits with your schedule.

    For a no-obligation chat to see if a locum role is right for you, simply register your details and one of our expert consultants will be in touch.


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  • Permanent Jobs

    • Are you looking for the next step in your career?
    • Do you want a change of scenery?
    • Are you looking for more of a work life balance?
    • Are you curious about the current job market and opportunities for you?
    • Are you thinking of moving to the public or private sector?

    We are experts at placing doctors into permanent roles across all specialties and seniorities and have access to numerous highly sought after permanent roles, many on an exclusive basis.

    Your dedicated consultant will be an expert in your particular medical field.  With extensive networks across the health system, we determine your exact requirements to find the right role for you. We can provide CV and interview advice as required.

    We provide invaluable help and support at every stage of the recruitment process, negotiating top salaries and benefits and organising all paperwork so you can focus on your current responsibilities.

    And if you are only researching your options, we are happy to provide expert career advice keeping you informed and up to date on opportunities that may arise.

    For a no-obligation chat, simply register your details and one of our expert consultants will be in touch.


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“Locuming gives me lifestyle flexibility - to choose when I want to work, where and when. There are always great opportunities coming up with Wavelength. The biggest problem I face is deciding where my next placement will take me. ”

Dr Damien Mergard

“Wavelength was among the first locum agencies with which I registered when I retired from private practice. I met Amber Derby-Davis at this time and established a wonderful and efficient working relationship.  A personal phone call when a suitable job presents is one of her many special attributes.  A Wavelength locum never disappoints.”

Dr Oscar Horky

O&G Consultant

“ My expectations were exceeded when I started my locum role and I was very happy. I would use Wavelength International again; they are my favourite locum agency to use. ”

Dr Michael Sewell

General Practitioner

“Nicole has been most helpful in arranging my surgical locums over the last 2 years or so. I find Nicole extremely polite, pleasant, understanding and efficient. She is extremely committed to her work and in obtaining the best outcomes for everyone. She is indeed a great asset to Wavelength.”

Dr David Freedman


“I never made a better move. I received prompt and personal representation backed by the broad array of Wavelength's resources. Felicity found me the right job in the right place, and negotiated the visa, licensing, health insurance, and tax planning minefields. If you think it is better to represent yourself, think again.”

Dr John Maxwell

Radiologist Consultant

“The opportunities that Wavelength give you, I would say have been a crucial part of my formation as a surgeon. They provide opportunities that suit every stage of someone's professional career. What I have right now is everything I always wanted when I was training. ”

Dr Manish Gupta

Orthopaedic Surgeon

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Wavelength Partners

Wavelength partners with organisations to offer benefits to all of our doctors with a number of special partnerships in place to assist those moving from overseas.

  • Insurance


    Experien is a specialist insurance broker for the medical sector. With an in-depth understanding of medical insurance requirements, they ensure their cover is occupation specific and can include valuable features like $1min-built needlestick cover. They use bulk buying so you have the right level of cover and are paying the right price.

    Wavelength doctors receive a 25% rebate on their first year premium for life and income protection insurance.

  • Health insurance

    Health insurance

    Bupa has been providing health cover for over 65 years and has 22 million members across 190 countries. They provide a comprehensive range of health insurance options.

    If you are making plans to work in Australia, getting an appropriate level of health insurance may be a requirement for your visa. Bupa can help doctors choose the cover that best suits their individual or family needs.

    Wavelength doctors receive a 10% discount on Bupa’s range of working visitors cover (which is 100% Australian Government Visa compliant).

  • Banking


    Westpac is one of Australia’s big four banks and has over 200 years’ experience helping migrants create a new life in Australia. The Westpac Group has a strong international banking capability and provides a seamless, multilingual onboarding experience for professionals relocating to Australia.

    Prior to arriving, Westpac organises all transaction accounts, internet and phone banking, foreign exchange and international transfer facilities. Once in the country, a dedicated consultant provides debit cards and credit cards and can assist with home and contents insurance, personal and home loans and pension transfers as required. 

    Wavelength doctors receive a personal banker, discounted mortgage rates and no monthly service fees on their Westpac Choice everyday bank account for the first 12 months.

  • Financial Services

    Financial Services

    Grimsey is a financial services company providing advice to support doctors’ financial and wealth management objectives. They have extensive experience working with doctors at each career and financial life stage and can assist in setting medium to long term financial targets.

    Grimsey’s specialists also assist with practice ownership and a profitability analysis of an existing practice, so that doctors can better understand how business revenue and costs compare.

    Wavelength doctors are eligible for a free personalised consultation with a Grimsey consultant and a discount on services.

  • Business Advisors

    Business Advisors

    Scancorp Medical assists professionals and companies within the medical sector to: expand through acquisition, sell part or all of their assets, merge entities or value their business.

    Scancorp Medical operates nationally and services the broader health sector including: GPs, specialists, private hospitals, day surgeries and aged care centres.

    If you are a practice considering selling your business, acquiring a business, obtaining a market value assessment or looking at improving your practice, Scancorp Medical would be pleased to assist.

    Wavelength doctors can receive a no-obligation analysis of their business (1 hour duration).

  • Relocation Services

    Relocation Services

    Kent is Australia’s largest tiered relocation services company with over 70 years’ experience and a number of service centres across Australia.

    Kent has partnered with international providers to ensure service levels are maintained. In addition to relocation services, storage solutions, orientation packages and home searches are available when moving nationally or internationally.

    All moves are managed by a dedicated relocation manager ensuring details are seamlessly managed from custom international packing materials and special handling, to management of insurance, customs and other regulatory documents.

    Wavelength doctors benefit from the following:

    • Discount on international shipments of 10 to 15%, depending on shipment size (could be to the value from $500 to $2,000).
    • Reduced transit insurance premiums for all Wavelength doctors (savings of $500 to $1,000).

The best people, better placed for the best positions

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