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We have an opportunity within O&G located in Invercargill – nestled in the heart of New Zealand’s  South Island.   Experience a different healthcare system,  broaden your clinical skills and experience and enjoy working in a friendly and supportive team environment.  This position is suited to SHO's and Core Trainee's.

  • State of the art University teaching Hospital
  • Invercargill boasts an abundance of character and a friendly, laid-back atmosphere
  • Go Aurora hunting – seek out the Southern Lights!


Southland Hospital is a state of the art 181 bed teaching hospital.   It is the regional referral, teaching and trauma centre for a population of 105,000 and a rural catchment area that stretches from Stewart Island to Te Anau and Queenstown. Southland Hospital is a modern secondary level facility, with first class clinical support facilities and excellent links to the tertiary centre in Dunedin.   

There are approximately 1400 births per year at Southland Hospital and a further 200 in the rural areas. The department consists of a 14 room maternity unit with 4 birthing rooms, a level two 5 cot neonatal unit and a dedicated Women's Health Unit. The service is supported by a team of experienced midwives, obstetrics, gynaecology and colposcopy nurses.

The Region

Work on New Zealand’s South Island in a fantastic location offering beautiful scenery, an extensive range of outdoor activities - amongst them are world-class fishing, sailing and skiing in close proximity to mountains, lakes and the sea. If it's adventure you're searching for, it's out there - hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, windsurfing, mountain climbing, hunting, bungee jumping, surfing, mountain biking, skiing. The region has it all from spectacular scenery to a relaxed, informal café culture which you can indulge in as you watch the world pass by.

Invercargill is the southern-most city in New Zealand's South Island and is renowned for its friendly and unhurried pace of life and strong sense of community. It is a family friendly city with excellent educational and sporting facilities and offers a low cost lifestyle. It’s a healthy and safe environment which prides itself on being genuinely welcoming and open-minded. Please click here for more information on Invercargill.

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

sharon@headmedical.com / +44 (0) 131 240 5276

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