About the Job

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GP required for a practice based in Timaru, the second largest city in Canterbury, sitting half way between Christchurch and Dunedin.


Timaru is a gateway to the mountains, lakes and rivers of the Central South Island. The town is known for its elegant Victorian and Edwardian buildings, made of volcanic bluestone. From sandy beaches through to native bush and mountain tops, the Timaru District is the perfect place to explore

Caroline Bay 'The jewel of Timaru' has a safe swimming beach, botanic gardens, a landscaped piazza and wonderful walks. A collection of restaurants and cafés links the beach to the main shopping area. If you’re thirsty, consider a tour of the local brewery.


 Benefits and package

  • $218k - $260k per annum (pro rata)
  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • 5 days study leave plus $2k study allowance
  • 10 days sick leave
  • Relocation allowance negotiable, accommodation allowance negotiable.
  • Annual practicing certificate funded, indemnity insurance funded, college fees and in-practice fees if required

The practice

The practice is a purpose-built facility in its sixth year, and stands as a highly regarded and firmly established healthcare institution with commendably low staff turnover. Functioning as a collaborative clinic, it boasts a team of 9 General Practitioners, 2 Nurse Practitioners, and 9 Practice Nurses, supported by a well-equipped infrastructure featuring 20 consultation rooms, 2 procedure rooms, and additional non-clinical spaces. Notably, the practice has achieved the esteemed Cornerstone Accreditation, the pinnacle of quality standards in General Practice.

How Head Medical can help 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 testimonial 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.

Dot delay, get in touch today...


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

aarron@headmedical.com / 0131 370 0091

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