Darfield - Ref 621671

General Practitioner

Darfield, Christchurch - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: Negotiable

  • Great team culture
  • Brand new state of the art medical centre
  • Close to ski fields and beautiful mountain scenery


We are looking for a permanent GP to join a friendly and supportive team. The role is for six to ten sessions per week with possible on-call.  This medical centre is a training practice for medical registrars and a college accredited practice, working from a new purpose built facility.

There are around 7000 registered patients, with on average 20 – 30 patients seen by each doctor per day. Morning sessions start 8.30 am – 12.30 pm and afternoon sessions are from 2.00 pm – 5.30 pm. The medical centre is supported by the local ambulance service as well as rescue helicopter. 


This practice is offering a good remuneration with possible financial assistance in accommodation and car. Relocation assistance is also negotiable.


Darfield is a quaint little town situated on State Highway 73, a mere 30 minutes’ drive from the city of Christchurch. The area is known for its gorgeous spring-time blossoms and some of New Zealand’s highest temperatures come summertime. Darfield is a popular region for hot air ballooning, where you can enjoy the exhilaration of the towering snow-capped mountains and panoramic views of the Canterbury plains! Head down south where you can visit the three main ski fields– Canterbury Ski region, Mount Cook Mackenzie area and the Queenstown/Wanaka regions.

The town is a vibrant small community with shops, cafes, sporting facilities, medical and dental facilities, a hotel and wine bar, restaurants, service stations, churches and educational facilities. There are 10 Primary Schools throughout the area as well as Darfield High School.

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How to apply

Contact Sarah Fearon, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5885


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