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We are looking for an experienced General Practitioner who also has a passion for Urgent Care work for an opportunity in the heart of the stunning town of New Plymouth in the Taranaki Region on the North Island of New Zealand. 






  • Urgent start date
  • Flexible number of session
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Special interests welcomed but not essential
  • Accident/Sports Injuries, Minor Surgery, Urgent Care Services

Taranaki is a region on the West Coast of the North Island and enjoys a temperate climate with warm summers and mild winters and is one of the most beautiful regions of New Zealand.

This region is one of those places in the world people visit and find they never want to leave. From the majestic mountain with excellent winter sports, rugged coastline with world-renowned surf, to the arts, culture, cafes and outdoor living, this means it's a fantastic place to work, live and play​.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a GP who is looking to work in practices that provides a full range of high-quality primary care for the community and surrounding districts. You will be part of a team that is committed to providing a warm & friendly environment for its patients. The region is especially suited to anyone who loves the great outdoors or to families looking for family life and excellent schools and affordable housing.  The temperate climate and high sunshine hours (3rd highest in NZ), combined with a welcoming and multicultural community, it makes Taranaki a great destination.

New Adventure, New Lifestyle.... Why not make it in New Zealand

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 seen it ranked as the second safest country in the world to live and in the "2018 Quality of Living Rankings" Auckland was voted 3rd & Wellington 15th best city to live and work.

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 at what NZ has to offer:

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 Debbie today.

debbiek@headmedical.com / +44 (0)131 240 5279

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