Ashburton - Ref 961321

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

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Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Progressive and sustainable practice
  • Join an experienced and supportive team
  • An hour from the Mt Hutt ski field


Join a supportive team of doctors, nurses and support staff offering high quality, friendly and professional healthcare service. This group practice is looking for a GP for 8 sessions a week. You will see a variety of age groups from newborn babies to elderly patients living in residential care facilities.

The practice is open from 8:30am, Monday to Friday with patients seen on 15 minute appointments.

Occasional on-call is shared between all the town’s practices, requiring approximately one weekend day every 6 weeks. Should a new GP wish to pursue an area of sub-specialisation the practice is happy to support this.


A competitive salary is on offer with relocation assistance negotiable.


The practice pride themselves on their collaborative team culture, their ability to communicate well and always look out for one another. The nurses and admin team have significant experience and are able to provide a lot of support and guidance to new physicians joining the practice.

Everyone is committed to creating a progressive and sustainable practice and the team are in the process of developing a model of care that is more proactive for their patients to provide them with a more positive experience.

With the practice relocating to their new purpose designed facility at the beginning of May, this is a fantastic time to join the team.


Ashburton is a large town located a short drive from Christchurch and is situated in the heart of the Canterbury Plains. Ashburton is the hub of the Mid Canterbury’s, combining city facilities and vibrancy with smaller town friendliness. You’ll enjoy a nationally recognised art gallery and aviation museum and a relaxing laid-back country atmosphere.

Lake Hood, on the outskirts of Ashburton is a paradise for water enthusiasts, with a wide range of activities including swimming to yachting, boating and waterskiing as well as a range of accommodation in Ashburton. Enjoy coffee or dining at the lakefront restaurant and watch the world go by.

Ashburton is well-equipped with seven primary schools, an intermediate school, a secondary school and a composite school. There is a cinema, swimming pool and two local golf courses.

With New Zealand’s best ski resort Mount Hutt just an hour away, it is the perfect location for those wanting to spend their spare time on the slopes.

See more of the region here.


How to apply

Contact David Davenport-Brown, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on 021840756.


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