NZLocums & NZMedJobs is New Zealand’s government funded medical recruitment organisation

To support our colleagues experiencing increased work pressures with this Covid-19 cluster, we have extended our Pandemic Emergency Roving Locum support contract. If you wish to apply for this for your practice, you’ll find information here.

We hold the government contract to recruit General Practitioners, Family Physicians and Nurse Practitioners throughout rural New Zealand. We offer a wide choice of exciting fixed-term and permanent clinical roles.
We currently need NZ registered doctors and nurses to urgently support rural practices through the Covid-19 response… read more

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  • Friendly, supportive team
  • Huge range of outdoor activities available
  • Explore a beautiful area of the South Island

Start date: When available

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Paeroa and Te Aroha

  • Close to stunning forest scenery
  • Town famous for its mineral springs
  • Friendly and supportive team environment

Start date: As soon as possible

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  • Long term or permanent role
  • House and car included in package
  • Spectacular natural wonders & cultural heritage

Start date: As soon as possible

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  • Excellent salary and benefits
  • Diversity in your work and lifestyle
  • Beautiful mountain scenery

Start date: ASAP - 2 positions available

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Virtual Orientation available during alert level 2

17 September 2021

Do you have overseas trained medical staff joining you soon? We are still running our comprehensive monthly orientation programme virtually during alert level 2 and we have spaces available during…

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Extension of Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums funding will support Coromandel and rural Auckland practices  

20 August 2021

The New Zealand Rural General Practice (the Network) welcomes the Ministry of Health’s decision to extend the Pandemic Emergency Roving Locums (PERL) contract for a further six months.   Network Chief Executive Dr Grant Davidson says, “this…

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Conference for General Practice 21

11 August 2021

We had a great time seeing our clients and candidates at the Conference for General Practice 21 in Wellington last week! The lucky winner of the ‘Flax Bag Goodness’ was…

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Your journey starts here! NZLocums Orientation Course

Get the best introduction to New Zealand's health system through our unique Orientation course.

Whether you are attending this informative three-day Orientation independently, or through our recruitment service, the monthly course is suitable for both overseas GPs, and Practice Nurses.

The course is endorsed by the Royal New Zealand College of GPs for up to 18.5 credits CME.

Contact us to enquire about our Orientation Course.

Read more about our orientation course here

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