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We are looking for adventurous General Practitioners for a number of unique yet exciting opportunity in the picturesque West Coast Region of the South Island of New Zealand. 

Greymouth is the largest town on the South Islands West Coast. The mouth of the river divides the town into three areas. The location offers remarkable views from the coastal Point Elizabeth Walkway and also has great opportunities for caving, river tubing, white-water rafting to the more relaxed activities such as sea fishing & fly fishing. 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Locum & permanent GP positions
  • Part time or Full time hours available
  • Start dates from late 2019 to early 2020
  • 1 weekly overnight on-call & 1:5 full weekend on-call
  • Competitive sessional rates, car hire, furnished accommodation 
  • Return domestic travel covered as well as access to a Practice vehicle.

The region comes with the unique opportunity to work in rural practices which gives you more variety and exposure to primary and secondary care than that of urban practices. With the national parks, coastline, rivers, lakes, mountains and glaciers as your backyard, you'll struggle to find a place that offers you more scenic beauty and outdoor activities. The TranzAlpine passenger train which is names as one of the top six train journeys in the world runs from Christchurch, taking you through the stunning planes of Canterbury then right through the Southern Alps where it then terminates in Greymouth

Why NZ?

New Zealand is becoming more and more a location of choice for those who previously considered Australia as the most desirable location down under. Its rapid growth compared to other developed countries has recently been referred to as a “rock star economy”  which has also seen New Zealand being recognised by the Mercer 2018 Quality of Living Rankings and has listed Auckland 3rd and Wellington 15th as the best places in the world to live and work. 

Medical professionals are well-remunerated and enjoy great working conditions and an excellent work-life balance in New Zealand.

There’s never been a better time to look more closely at what NZ has to offer:

Next Steps

We have assisted many Doctors in making the move to New Zealand and we’d be delighted to discuss the options with you in strictest confidence. 

Get in touch with debbiek@headmedical.com
Read our Guide to Living and Working in New Zealand to learn more about the lifestyle
 

For a discussion about this role or
other opportunities contact Debbie today.

debbiek@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5279

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