Welcome to messly

Find your perfect locum in 24 hours

The best locum agencies together in one place, competing to find you the best locum shifts. Managed for free through your Messly account.

Creating your profile is free, takes 5 minutes and gives you access to 1,000s of locum vacancies. Cancel anytime
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SOME OF THE AGENCIES AVAILABLE ON MESSLY
REVIEWS

What doctors say about Messly

“It was very easy to set up a profile on Messly. I was contacted by various agencies very quickly. Each of them was very professional, and efficient, and I was able to find a three month posting I was happy with, within a couple of days. I couldn't be happier!.”
Dr Liz S
Nov 2020
“I’ve had a fab experience with Messly, the team has always been very easily contactable, the website is user friendly - generally a no fuss, speedy process.”
Dr Laura S
oct 2020
“Really easy website to work. Easy to set up profile and great to have multiple agencies contact you with appropriate work. Got an exciting job opportunity within 24 hours of signing up..”
Dr Louisa Adam
Nov 2020
“I've only recently signed up to Messly and within this short time I've been sent a number of roles available in my ideal location and specialty. Messly has opened up the doors of opportunities and it has been the easiest process from my side. Thank you!”
Dr Rowena D
OCT 2020
“Really supportive and friendly staff. Would recommend using their services! Always available for help and advice regarding job options for my F3 year”
Dr Sam Wood
Nov 2020
“A really good way to be put in with lots of useful agencies. I found the platform and usability a good experience and the staff were very welcoming.”
Dr Jon Embery
OCT 2020
DOCTOR STORIES

How we help doctors

Messly seems to have medical professionals’ interests and opportunities at the heart of it’s platform so it was appealing to navigate and I look forward to using it to explore new opportunities. The interface is really smooth and easy to use.

Dr Sameer Samgupta • FY3 • London

I love how doctors are put in control. Using Messly was much easier than going directly to an agency or staff bank. It look no time to create my profile and get set up. Things moved really quickly and smoothly and I could manage it all from my phone

Dr Claire S • A&E SpR

BENEFITS

The new and better way to find locums

Finding regular, rewarding and safe work is the hardest part of being a locum doctor.

Picking the right agency is a critical decision. But who should you go with? All the locum agencies claim to have access to the best work at the best rates.

You don't want the hassle of registering with multiple ones, but you want to know who has what work upfront. And you want to know that you can trust them.

Messly's service bring them and their shifts together to compete for you, putting you in control so you can find your perfect locum job quickly and easily.

All the jobs in one place

We've brought all the best agencies onto Messly, and make it easy for you to see who has what shifts upfront. Make them compete for you.

Agencies you can trust

Only work with the best-rated, trusted agencies. We select them based on doctor feedback, and ensure they provide a great service.

Find work fast

We use tech to speed up the process. Find the right agency quickly, get compliant and start working within a few days.

Hassle free and easy

Manage everything from your mobile, and get support from the Messly team. Only share personal details when you’re sure you want to go ahead.  

HOW IT WORKS

How we find you the perfect locum

Step 1

Set your locum requirements

Set your locum wishlist on your anonymous Messly profile. Say exactly what you want, including sub-specialties, start dates, minimum rate, travel distances and more.

STEp 2

Connect with your perfect agency

Agencies ‘pitch’ you through Messly. Their messages include specific jobs tailored to your locum wishlist. Proceed if suitable and reject them if not, before you reveal your contact details.

Step 3

Start working

Once connected, your chosen agency will get you compliant and arrange your shifts for you. You can turn off your Messly profile, and other agencies can't contact you.

JOBS on MESSLY

Recent jobs offered by recruiters

These are examples of recent jobs. Scroll horizontally to see more. To get started, you'll need to create an account.
ABOUT MESSLY

Hi, I'm Abrar

I started Messly in 2016, with the goal of supporting doctors to have more fulfilling careers.

We've seen how difficult is it for doctors to find locum work. Banks can be difficult to join, and the agency world is scary and hard to work out. At a time when more doctors are looking to explore portfolio careers, or top up their income with locum work, we wanted to help.

This service is built with doctors in mind, putting you in control and helping you get great work, on your terms without hassle.

Dr Abrar Gundroo
Anaesthetics Registrar
Founder of Messly
About Messly

Hi, I'm Abrar

Anaesthetics Registrar & Founder of Messly
“I started Messly in 2016 with my friend Chris, with the goal of supporting doctors to have more fulfilling careers.

We've seen how difficult is it for doctors to find the best locum work for them. At a time when more doctors are looking to explore portfolio careers, or top up their income with locum work, we are here to help.

This service is built with doctors in mind, putting you in control and helping you find your perfect locum jobs, quickly and on your terms.”
DR ABRAR GUNDROO
FAQs

Got Questions?

Who is Messly?

Since 2016 we have helped doctors make better career decisions and have more fulfilling lives as doctors. In that period over 30,000 have registered to use our career planning tools and other services. You can learn more about us at messly.com and read our blog at messly.com/blog.

Why is Messly doing this?

We want to make it as easy as possible for doctors who are locuming, or considering locuming, to find work.

We know that finding regular, rewarding and safe work is the hardest part of being a locum doctor.

By helping you find the right work with the right agency, we hope that you will feed fulfilled in your career as a doctor.

What kind of roles will I get offered on Messly?

Initially the roles offered will be locums within NHS hospitals, offered through our agency partners. We occasionally offer roles in Australia and New Zealand, and are looking to expand into non-clinical roles in the future.

Is Messly a recruitment agency?

No, but we partner with NHS hospitals and recruitment agencies who have opportunities across the NHS so you access to a much wider range of opportunities than working with any single one.

Do I have to apply for jobs in Messly?

No. You create an online profile, and agencies with roles available that match your clinical skills and availability will contact you. They will explain who they are and what shifts they have. You can reply if you're interested or reject them if not. You don't share your personal details until you're sure that you want to go ahead.

Do I have to pay to use Messly?

No the service is completely free of charge for all doctors. We take a small fee from an agency for successfully placing you to help us maintain the service.

Does Messly have work for GPs?

Yes we have a number of GP recruitment partners on the platform who can offer GPs regular work.
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