- 8 – 10 sessions per week
- 5 weeks annual leave
- Salary negotiable dependant on experience
- Relocation negotiable
- Start date when paperwork complete
This is a 9 GP practice based near the beautiful shore of Lake Taupo on the north island of New Zealand. There are GPs retiring in the practice so they have a need for 2 long term GPs to join the team.
The practice looks after a patient base of 16.5k. There are 6 GP Partners and 3 Associates supported by a Nurse practitioner, a large team of nursing and support staff. The wider team have mental health care, health coaches and health improvement practitioner all supported by the local Primary health organisation.
Taupo is a town on the shore of Lake Taupo. It has a population of 25,000 people with an increase in population with summer visitors.
A great place to enjoy the New Zealand lifestyle and that enviable work/life balance. Only 3 hours drive from Auckland, Lake Taupo is a great spot for fishing, walking, boating, swimming and dozens of other water sports – a must-visit for anyone with a love of the outdoors. Due to its central North Island location, it is within 1 to 2 hours drive of many other New Zealand attractions such as the beaches of Tauranga and Hawkes Bay, hot springs of Rotorua, ski-fields, national parks and wine region of Napier.
The practice is open 8 am – 5.30 pm Monday to Friday and offers an after-hours service to patients. The practice is close to a pharmacy, x-ray and lab facilities and a hospital. Alongside general practice, they provide minor surgery facilities alongside nurse-led clinics.
Working hours are 8 am – 5.30 pm with a share in the on-call with all other practices in the area. This equates to around 1 evening shift per fortnight and one weekend day in 6-8 weeks which is all nurse triaged.
The town has 4 primary schools, all of which are separated into catchment areas, there are two intermediate schools and two secondary schools. The practice team can offer advice on areas and schooling to help you settle.
About Transition Medical
Transition Medical is a GP recruitment agency specialising in the recruitment of UK and Irish trained GPs to Australia and New Zealand. As specialists in GP recruitment, we are fully committed to finding the right position for you. We’ll spend time getting to know exactly what is important to you and ensure we find a practice to suit your needs.
We will take the stress out of the relocation process, managing your medical registration paperwork and visa application. Transition Medical is based in the UK and will offer you all the help and advice you need at a time that’s convenient to you – all completely free of charge.