The application process is broken down into a few steps. Have a look below and familiarise yourself with what you can expect and start getting all the relevant documents together to streamline the process.

1. Submit You Online Application to AMR

Head over to our application page and send us your CV with the position you are applying for in the Subject line. Please indicate the Hospitals, departments and dates (months and years) you’ve worked at each.

2. Look out for our email

Once we receive your application, you will receive an email from us. Through our correspondence, you will receive the relevant application forms that you will need to fill out and return. You will also receive an invite to complete an online evaluation of your IT skills.

  • Seagoing application

  • Professional Disclosure

  • Professional Skills

  • Online evaluation consisting out of multiple choice questions pertaining to basic computer skills, a video question where you answer a question so we can “meet you” and a typing test.

Once we reviewed the above, you will receive a second email requesting the below documents and to setup an interview date.

  • Certified colour copies of Medical degree and other post-graduate degrees & diplomas

  • Colour copies of ACLS certificate (obtained from an AHA-accredited provider) & other certificates

  • Colour copy of HPCSA registration certificate

3. Get ready for the interview

  • We will schedule an interview (in person or via skype) once all your supporting documents are returned.
    This is mainly an HR interview and you will have the opportunity to speak to Russell and ask any question you may have.

  • A second  interview will be conducted that includes clinical scenarios.

  • Review of test and remediation with recommendations or a second interview if required

4. References

  • Background checks and reference checks

  • Verbal verification of references

5. Recommendation for employment

Atlantic Medical Recruitment makes a formal recommendation for employment and submits all supporting documents on your behalf.

6. Employment offer

If successful, you will be sent an offer of employment from the cruise line.

The cruise line’s manning agency contacts you and offers assistance and guidance with obtaining the necessary documents required for career as a seafarer. This process entails the following and may take between 3 weeks and 2 months:

  • Receiving a letter of employment, position description, contract and conditions of employment

  • Obtaining a police clearance certificate

  • Passing a statutory seafarer’s medical fitness examination

  • Obtaining the necessary itinerary specific vaccinations

  • Passing a dental examination

  • Obtaining the necessary visas for travel

  • Application for seaman’s discharge book

  • Submission of personal details onto employer’s payroll

  • Providing joining instructions for your first contract (which will include booking and paying for your flights and hotel stay before joining the vessel)