GP Locum registration process

GP Locum registration process

The following information is a guide to the RWAV Specialist GP Locum Program registration process and the documents that you will need to proceed. For an overview of the program, please visit the RWAV Specialist GP Locum Program Information page.

Registration Process

1. Get in contact with RWAV

We recommend that you have an initial phone conversation with the RWAV GP Locum Recruitment Program Officer. We can be reached on 03 9349 7800.

2. Documentation

Once you have had your initial discussion, we will ask you to provide documentation (noted below).

3. Reference Checks

Reference checks completed as final requirement.

4. Placement Match

After documentation has been received, we will work to match you with a practice in regional or rural Victoria that is suited to both you and the health service’s requirements.

Documents required

There are standard documents and checks required by practices and health services in Victoria before you can locum. You will only need to provide these once to RWAV, not per placement or until validity expires.  

*Please note if you have not worked for more than a 12 month period you may be asked to re–register to ensure we have accurate information.

In order to register you will need to fill out the RWAV Application Form along with copies of the documents listed below:

  • Resume (current)
  • Current Working with Children Check (must be current/valid)
  • Current Police check (must be current/valid)
  • Current Indemnity insurance certificate
  • Photo ID – (passport & driving license only for 100-point check)
  • FRACGP/ACCRM Certificate - if newly Fellowed (under 5 years) also require copy of medical degree
  • Current CPD statement
  • Referee details (email addresses of two professional contacts. Please note these checks are not in relation to clinical skill)

Every health service will require you to be credentialed for on-call/VMO/aged care work and you can set up an account via online credentialing or complete a paper credential application from each health service as per required)

Please email these documents to our Locum Program inbox –

Once you have sent through your documents to our team you can expect to hear from us shortly. You can also sign up to our vacancies newsletter here and check out available opportunities on the vacancies web page.

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