1300 540 920 [email protected]

Recruiting medical professionals whilst providing
online compliance systems

WHO?… Recruiting medical professionals whilst providing online compliance systems.

Blugibbon is an Australian and privately owned healthcare consultancy with recruitment at our core.

WHAT?… We provide locum and long-term employment for healthcare services and professionals.

Delivered to you through long-term relationships and project/roster management via our exclusive real-time technology compliance system.

HOW?… Blugibbon is Approachable, Transparent, Nimble, Fun and Empowering.

WHY?… Blugibbon loves working with great people. As a bonus we reduce time, stress and cost for you.

AND A GIBBON?… Gibbons are one of the few primate species that maintain monogamous, loyal relationships for most of their lives.

SAY HELLO… Contact us today and join the family – call 1300 540 920 or email [email protected] – Cheers!

The Story of BLUGIBBON

Just a few years ago on a balmy, overcast Sunday afternoon BLUGIBBON was conceived. Magic was created far away from it’s now Sydney home, in the Perth suburb of Cottlesloe, Western Australia.

With just a pen, hotel notepad and fuelled by a pint of amber nectar, two Englishman from opposite ends of the Motherland scribbled like mad on their pub bar-stools.

Despite being at the forefront of their field, fatigue had set in. Tired of monotonous, uninspiring, transactional healthcare recruitment, the vision and freedom that first ignited their careers had vanished.

Deciding that their trusting relationships crafted over years in healthcare were key, Google and Wikipedia were soon bombarded with keyword searches for “life partners”.

Scratching off a list of creatures, a Gibbon was chosen – the only monogamous primate. Plus it worked far better than BLUANGELFISH, BLUBARNOWLS or BLUSHINGLEBACKSKINKS.

Using the one grade ‘C’ GCSE in Art between them, the boys created the distinctive, smiling blue Gibbon face. Almost a year later BLUGIBBON was born.

The Team

Sam Whitaker – MD / Consultant

[email protected] or 0405 674 489

An energetic Yorkshire-man that loves to talk with almost a decade of medical recruitment experience across the UK, Brisbane and Sydney. As well as being our Managing Director and Owner, Sam is relentless in his pursuit to find you the perfect (usually exclusive) Emergency Medicine opportunity.

Bronwyn Loeb – Accounts Manager

[email protected] or 0289606445

A doting mother to three children including twins, Bronwyn is our multi-tasking machine with priceless experience of worldwide medical recruitment processes. The second-employee (and engine) of Blugibbon, she is originally from South Africa, loves staying active and makes sure our accounts are always in great shape.

Gabi Gesterkamp – Candidate Support

[email protected] or 0289606445

Czech-born and on-call at all hours, Gabi is our saviour when it comes to urgent CV “cleaning” and organising the tidal wave of documentation that drowns Medical Recruitment. Mother to two young boys, her attention to detail is incredible. She also bakes a mean cake from recipes that go far far back in her family’s history.

Hayley Oakes – Engagement Manager

[email protected] or 0422 302 267

Our administration, compliance and logistics extraordinaire (with recruitment experience to boot), Hayley has worked with Doctors of all levels, particularly in General Practice. Efficiency is her middle name. UK-born but almost an Australian Citizen, she has called Sydney home for 7 years. Having worked with Sam and Terry previously she will continue to keep them in line as Blugibbon matures!

Brooke Murray – Consultant

[email protected] or 0405 674 489

Our Kiwi import from across the Tasman, Brooke has been working in healthcare recruitment for 6 years. Specialising in finding work for Critical Care doctors both here and in New Zealand, she has joined Blugibbon to focus on Emergency Medicine alongside Sam. Brooke graduated with a Bachelor of Science and has always had an interest in all things medical.

Leanne Stack – Critical care/FACEM

[email protected] or 0434 576 669

Leanne Stack initially came to Australia for what was supposed to be 6 months of backpacking, after which time she couldn’t bear to leave. With 4 years experience in agency recruitment both in the UK and Sydney, Leanne joined Blugibbon to work alongside Brooke in our Critical Care Division. Leanne started off as a Recruitment Administrator before moving into the role of Recruitment Consultant, she has a thorough understanding of medical recruitment from all angles.

Boston Uni Sydney Internship Program

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Every 3 months we welcome a new intern to the Blugibbon team to show them what medical recruitment is all about.

Currently in the office we have Vanessa Yu, a third year student from Boston, MA who’s studying International Relations.

BG Blog

Beyond The Bush

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Blugibbon Christmas Adventure 2015

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Here are just a few places our healthy locums have worked…

Blugibbon Clients

This is what they said…

We are pleased to act as a referee for the healthcare recruitment consultancy Blugibbon

When we needed last minute or weekend shifts filling at our private emergency department they have always been available to source quality doctors and have made every attempt top fill the position.

Blugibbon has been a pleasure to work with, they understand our requirements and have provided us with a supply of good quality doctors.

Hospital in Queensland, Australia - January 2016

Blugibbon have acted exclusively to provide doctors for our emergency roster since 2013.

Their performance has always been exemplary such as the quality of locum staff and their speed of response.

Credentialing and paperwork is expertly handled to the highest standards is their honest, straight-forward way of working.

I would not hesitate to recommend their services to any healthcare organisation.

Hospital in Western Australia - July 2014


Some of the services we provide

  • Locum / Long-term Recruitment
  • Executive “Search” Recruitment
  • Roster Management (Exclusive)
  • Project Management
  • Targeted Advertising
  • Medical Registration
  • Payroll Services
  • Human Resources
  • Credentialing / Compliance
  • Itinerary Management
  • International Medical Recruitment
  • Immigration / Migration Services
  • Inductions / On-Boarding
  • Consulting / Advice / Support

We Recruit In

  • Emergency Medicine
  • General Practice (plus all related sub-specialties)
  • Dermatology
  • Psychiatry
  • Surgery
  • Urology
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Physicians (General Medicine, Oncology, Infectious Diseases, Haematology, Cardiology, Geriatrics, Nephrology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology & more!)
  • Paediatrics
  • Anaesthetics
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Intensive Care
  • Palliative Care
  • Sports Medicine


  • Private Hospitals
  • Public Hospitals
  • Private Medical Centres
  • Public Health Centres
  • Corporate Organisations
  • Corporate Health Providers


  • Rural
  • Remote
  • Metro

The Weird & Wonderful

  • Off-shore
  • Remote Islands / Territories
  • Mining / Energy Sites
  • Barges / Ships
  • At Home / On the Phone
  • On the Road

Where to find us…

211 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards NSW 2065, Australia

Office Address

Ground Floor, 154 Pacific Hwy, St Leonards, NSW, 2065, Australia


[email protected]


1300 540 920


0280 156 761

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