Carterton – Locum - Ref 967467

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

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Contract: Short Term
Start date: Dates available from Oct 2020 onwards

  • 5 October to 9 October
  • 7 December to 11 December


We are seeking locums to provide GP cover for a family healthcare centre in the Wairarapa region, for 2 sessions per day.

A competitive session rate is on offer with travel and accommodation provided.


This is an innovative and proactive practice which places a strong focus on work life balance. They have a fantastic team, with a very collegial and supportive atmosphere. GPs all work a maximum of four days per week and the practice maintains a relaxed and friendly environment.

You will be working alongside four other general practitioners, highly competent nurses and administrative staff.  The clinic is leading integration work with multidisciplinary teams in the region, and has well-established links to secondary care. GPs here enjoy clinically rewarding work including high complexity patients with multiple conditions, long term conditions and minor surgery. This is a great place to grow your skills in general practice.

See more about the practice here.


Wairarapa means “Glistening Waters” and with New Zealand’s third largest lake and miles of coastline, it’s clear to see why.  Travelling from Wellington through the Rimutaka Ranges, the beauty of the Wairarapa opens up before you, bush-clad ranges to the west across flat plains to a rugged coast on the east.  The region is known for its hot, languid summers and provides a relaxing, refined lifestyle away from the pressures of metropolitan life.

The town of Carterton is the arts hub of the Wairarapa, home to authors, illustrators and painters. Visit ‘Heart of Arts’, an arts, culture and heritage hub showcasing local artists. Located 10 minutes from the town centre is Stonehenge Aotearoa, built by members of The Phoenix Astronomy Society, it is a modern adaptation (opened in 2005) of the Stonehenge ruins on the Salisbury Plain of England.

There are 5 Primary Schools in Carterton, 12 in the Masterton District and 8 in the South Wairarapa District. There is one College in the Carterton District, 7 in the Masterton District and one in the South Wairarapa District. Victoria University in Wellington is only one hour and 20 minutes a car/train ride away.

See more here of the beautiful Wairarapa.

How to apply

Contact Luke Baddington, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on 022 085 0437.


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