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We are looking for General Practitioners for a unique yet exciting opportunity to provide Locum Services to the South Canterbury Region of New Zealand on the stunning South Island. 

If you are looking to have that much sought after Work-Life Balance and flexibility in one of the more beautiful places on earth, then this is most definitely the opportunity for you. There’s never been a better time to look more closely at what NZ has to offer:







  • Based in Timaru 
  • Will consider 8-10 sessions 
  • All practices within a 30-minute commute
  • A competitive salary of $180-$200K plus relocation
  • Will consider 6 months to long term contracts
  • Suitable for a single GP or a GP Couple looking for a new adventure 

The South Canterbury Region includes the main city of Timaru which is located approximately halfway between Christchurch and Dunedin on the east coast and also acts as a link to a number of picturesque towns and smaller rural settlements. The region is one of the only places in the world where, within two hours of an international airport you can ski at a world-class alpine resort, play golf, bungee jump, go rafting, mountain biking, windsurfing, whale watching and visit world-class vineyards and gardens.  

New Adventure, New Lifestyle. Make it New Zealand 

Why NZ?

Well, why not... 
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” and it has recently seen Auckland voted 3rd and Wellington voted 15th in the Mercer Quality of Living Rankings.

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

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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