Head Medical are seeking post foundation doctors with an interest in Older People’s Health and Rehabilitation for positions based in New Plymouth. Positions are suited to SHO/Trust grade doctors possessing General Medicine experience with an interest in Older People’s Health and rehabilitation. There are numerous opportunities to broaden clinical skills and knowledge.
- November/ December 2023 start date
- Access to beautiful beaches and seasonal premier ski fields
- Easy commute to and from work
- Training opportunities include MTD meetings as well as weekly journal clubs and CME.
- Relaxed family living surrounded by a stunning landscape
Taranaki District Health Board serves a population of 118,000 and this role is based in New Plymouth, the main city within the Taranaki Province.
The Older People's Health and Rehabilitation Service provides inpatient, outpatient and community-based assessment treatment and rehabilitation for predominantly older people with complex disability / age-related disorders.
You will enjoy working in a multicultural workforce and being based in a friendly coastal community. There are several training opportunities including MTD meetings as well as weekly journal clubs and CME.
The Taranaki region is known for its stunning natural landscape, which lends itself to all manner of outdoor activities from the mountains to the sea, and has been the backdrop for numerous well-known blockbuster movies filmed here in NZ.
The temperate climate and high sunshine hours (3rd highest in NZ), combined with a welcoming and multicultural community, makes it a really dynamic and enjoyable place to live. Housing is affordable and the schooling is excellent.
Famous for its Surf Highway 45 - featuring some of the best surfing and windsurfing spots in New Zealand – as well as annual music (WOMAD) and art festivals, premier golfing and ski fields, triathlons and Half Ironman competitions, fantastic mountain biking trails and hiking trails, means that New Plymouth as a city caters to all lifestyles and all ages.
Equidistant from both Auckland and Wellington with a 4.5 hr drive (or a 50 minute flight), it’s a great setting right on the coast and particularly attractive to families who want to make Taranaki and New Plymouth their new home.
Find out more about the Taranaki lifestyle here
What Head Medical can do for you
Arranging a position overseas is very exciting, but we understand that it can also be daunting and time consuming. We’re the UK’s specialist in international medical recruitment and we’ve helped many Doctors relocate since we first started out in 2008 (you can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page). We know it’s important to balance career opportunities with lifestyle and we’ll talk through your plans and will get to know you to make sure we find the right role in the right location. Once we have secured a job for you, we’ll manage the Medical Registration and Visa application process, and support you (and your family) with the relocation itself.