We explain what you need to provide, based on your circumstances, split into clear sections. Find action steps and checklists, with additional guides and FAQs for the trickiest ones
A bug bear of doctors looking for locum work is the registration process, which can be frustratingly slow.Common complaints are confusing instructions, endless back-and-forth by email, your documents scattered in different folders… and then having to repeat that again with another agency in future.
Docs is aimed at doctors using Messly to find locum work and quickly register with locum agencies. We'll be looking at opening access to non-Messly doctors in future. You can learn more about our locum service at messly.com
Doctors that trialled Docs so far managed to register with locum agencies 70% faster than those who didn't, saving them time and allowing them to start locum work sooner
Easily and securely upload your documents from your computer or phone and tick it off your action list. You then have everything you need together in one place, and no more confusion over what you've done and what is still outstanding.
You can upload all your key documents including your passport, visa, proof of address, GMC certificate, medical school certificates, appraisals, CV, professional photo, immunisations, DBS certificate, and referee details.
Your data on Messly is encrypted and secured with the most modern technology to ensure it's safe.
Docs works on both on your mobile (via the app or browser) and from a desktop or laptop computer. We recommend you use it from whichever device you have easier access to your documents.
Just hit the share button and your documents are instantly sent over to an agency on Messly. If you want to work with more than one, it's just one additional click to share your documents with them.
Only agencies who you have directly approved through the above method will have access to your documents.
Yes we you can share your documents with as many agencies as you like. Just hit share and your documents will be instantly sent over.
Nearly… There are some things that the agencies need to contact you directly about.
Application Forms: Each agency will send over their application forms, which they need to collect directly.
Occupational Health: You'll be asked to complete occupational health screening form by the agency.
Reference Checks: The agency will request references from your referees. They will ask your permission before they do so.
Interview: You'll need to do a short interview with each agency, where they ask to see your physical documents. These are currently being conducted by video / phone until April 2022 due to COVID.