RWAV locum program supports retention of doctors by providing locum relief for holiday, sickness and education leave. We work with solo and group practices, Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services and community health services within rural and regional Victoria.
Our service is highly regarded by both locums and practices and experiences increased demand year on year.
Non-VR doctors are not currently eligible to join the RWAV locum program but can forward their resumes to firstname.lastname@example.org for permanent opportunities.
A locum vacancy may range from one to six weeks or more, be full or part-time, or just weekend cover. Work may include requirements for:
Opportunities exist to become an RWAV Employed Locum. If you would like further information, please send your resume to email@example.com
Previously known as Rural Locum Education Assistance Program, Rural LAP offers financial assistance to urban GPs who require emergency medicine training. To be eligible you must be willing to undertake a paid general practice locum placement in rural and remote Australia at placements located in Modified Monash Model (MMM) categories 2-7 , for a total of four weeks (20 working days) within a two year period.
You can organise your locum placement through RWAV or seek assistance from Rural LAP.
The Rural LAP payment is calculated on a maximum of $6,000 per GP for three days of upskilling activities. This is based on a rate of $2,000 per day.
The Rural Workforce Agency Victoria (RWAV) Locum Program is a free service for rural general practices and Aboriginal Medical Services providing a personalised approach to matching GP locums with practices in rural and regional Victoria.
RWAV is dedicated in supporting retention of doctors in rural practice by providing high quality locum relief for holiday, sickness or CPD. The service is offered to solo, group practices and Aboriginal Health communities within Victorian RA2-5 rural and regional areas.
We understand the specialised skills and requirements for GP locums who work in rural and regional Victoria. RWAV locums are FRACGP or equivalent and have solid experience in providing short-term placements. To ease your workload RWAV assist in the whole recruitment process from initial contact to placement.
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