The simplest way of using RQ with Django is to use django-rq. Follow the instructions in the README.
In order to use RQ together with Django, you have to start the worker in
a “Django context”. Possibly, you have to write a custom Django management
command to do so. In many cases, however, setting the
environmental variable will already do the trick.
settings.py is your Django settings file (as it is by default), use this:
$ DJANGO_SETTINGS_MODULE=settings rq worker high default low