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We are seeking a Paediatrician Women Child and Youth for a modern and spacious non-metropolitan hospital in Gisborne - one of the most picturesque parts of New Zealand where the work/life balance is truly a way of life. It’s also becoming one of NZ’s fastest growing districts.

  • First place in NZ to see the sunrise every morning
  • Modern spacious hospital surroundings, with Consultant-led service
  • International doctor community from USA, Scandinavia & the UK
  • Coastal community where work/ life balance is a way of life
  • Affordable housing and excellent schools

The Role

The job includes general and community paediatrics, requiring skills in managing neonates, acutely unwell children, children with chronic disease and behavioural disorders. The appointee will be encouraged to develop a special interest to complement those of the other paediatricians.

The Paediatric team provides inpatient, outpatient and community services to the Tairawhiti population (approx. 46000, with 50% Maori ethnicity). There is a level 2 Neonatal Unit with tertiary support from Waikato.

The Location

Gisborne is a small beach town on the East Cape of the North Island with a local population of around 46,000. The region is well known in New Zealand for its laidback way of life, lots of sunshine, and white sandy beaches. It is a popular holiday destination for Kiwis in the summertime whether it be luxury stays or camping up North to experience the beautiful East Cape.

You’ll work in this coastal city location. It has a vibrant café culture with many restaurants serving the best in Kiwi wine and produce. Local schools are excellent and property is affordably priced. Outdoor enthusiasts and families of all ages can enjoy a truly balanced lifestyle here. Imagine picking up your surfboard after a long shift…

Find out more about Gisborne and Tairawhiti

Next Steps

We have assisted many Consultants in making the move to New Zealand and we’d be delighted to discuss the options with you in strictest confidence. You can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page

We also offer a referral reward, so if you refer a Friend and we place them, you’ll receive £500! Click here for details…​

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

tina@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5258

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