About the Job

Sorry, this advert is now closed. Click here to view our live vacancies.


We are looking for a Consultant Urologist to join the Surgical Department at Whangārei.

The employer provides public health services across the Northland region, from north of Wellsford to Cape Reinga serving a growing population of 190,000. Whangārei has the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three rural hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville.

We are looking for a skilled Consultant to provide safe, efficient and effective urology services to the Northland community. This role is pre-dominantly based in Whangārei, however does include occasional travel to rural areas including Kaitaia on a rostered basis. There is an on-call roster split between consultants and you will also need to participate in the supervision and teaching of resident medical officers within the urology service.

Whangārei has the largest hospital in Northland providing secondary care services, supported by three regional hospitals in Kaitaia; Kawakawa, and Dargaville. Northland covers an area of 12,600 square kilometres with a growing population of more than 190,000. It boasts some of the most scenic and exciting coastal areas of New Zealand in a subtropical climate. Whangārei is a 25-minute flight or 2-hour drive from Auckland City.

Working across a diverse population and broad range of acute medicine specialities you will have the chance to truly make a difference whilst developing your career. As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools; affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. We are just a two hours' drive or 25-minute flight from the international hub of Auckland. To learn more about our stunning location please visit https://www.northlandnz.com/visit/

To be considered, you must have or be eligible for specialist/ vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in a Urology vocational scope of practice.

We offer a competitive relocation package to support you and your family to make the move to Whangārei. If you are currently overseas/ not yet registered, we can assist you with the application process to obtain MCNZ registration. Te Whatu Ora – Te Tai Tokerau is also an Approved Accredited Employer by the New Zealand Immigration Service.

If you are interested in this position, please apply online and attach an up to date copy of your CV for consideration. 

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

alasdairl@headmedical.com / 0131 357 1848

See what it’s like working abroad

Find out more about living and working overseas from doctors who have previously made the move.

View testimonials

View our top locations

We recruit to a number of countries across the globe – discover more about your preferred destinations.

View locations

Latest Job Alerts

Get all the latest job alerts straight to your inbox

Cookies on this website
We will ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you wish, you can restrict or block cookies by changing your browser settings. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.