About the Job

Fantastic opportunity for a GP to join a small, friendly, rural practice, on a part time basis

 

 

 

Milton, a quaint town nestled in the South Island of New Zealand, lies just a 40-minute drive from Dunedin City. Positioned conveniently, Lake Waihola is a mere 10-minute drive north, while Milton sits along the newly extended cycle trail leading to Central Otago. Within an hour's drive, Central Otago beckons with its fruitlands, pristine lakes, majestic mountains, ski-fields, and awe-inspiring scenery. To the south, the rugged coastline and abundant wildlife of the Catlins await exploration.

Milton offers the perfect blend for outdoor enthusiasts, providing easy access to natural wonders while remaining close to urban amenities. Embracing a tranquil rural lifestyle amidst stunning natural landscapes, Milton also boasts a vibrant sense of community, making it an ideal destination for those seeking a balanced and fulfilling lifestyle.

 

  • $218k - $260k (pro rata) per annum
  • 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 enjoys a central location with convenient and complimentary parking,  a 2-minute stroll from the town centre. For medical emergencies requiring hospital care, Dunedin Hospital is accessible within a 40-minute drive. Alternatively, Clutha Health First, a rural hospital and GP practice situated in Balclutha, is a mere 15-minute drive.

The clinic is staffed by a dedicated team including Nurse Practitioners, GPs, practice nurses, administrative personnel, Practice Manager, Health Improvement Practitioner, and a Health Coach/Community Support Worker. With a patient enrolment of 2800 individuals, the demographic breakdown includes 80% European, 16% Maori, and 4% Other. The largest cohort falls within the 45-64 age range, although they also cater to a diverse mix of young families and elderly individuals.

 

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” and the Global Peace Index 2018 has ranked New Zealand the 2nd safest country in the world to live. 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. 

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

aarron@headmedical.com / 0131 370 0091

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