Kaitaia, Northland - view map
Start date: As soon as possible
- Beautiful, warm, coastal location
- Experienced clinical team
- Excellent support and training encouraged
We are seeking an experienced GP for a multi-disciplinary practice. The role is full time, at least eight sessions per week plus on-call roster of approximately 1:10. The experienced clinical team provide excellent support, and regular training is encouraged and supported.
The practice is looking for a good team member who is confident and calm in emergency situations and able to conduct minor procedures. The ideal candidate would be easy going and friendly, and able to build rapport with patients. Your skills and contribution will be valued in Kaitaia; General Practitioners and their families are welcomed into the community.
The practice offers effective and accessible primary health care to the far North community, focusing in particular on the high needs Maori community. In addition to the general practice services, the practice has adopted a multi-disciplinary approach, as part of its move towards a one-stop-shop for health care.
This practices serves approximately 10,000 patients. At present there is a requirement for all GP’s to provide 24/7 care, therefore each GP participates in an after-hours roster.
Kaitaia is the northern most town in New Zealand, and also one of the nation’s oldest. Locals are proud of the rich, multicultural heritage, and visitors are pleasantly surprised by the range of adventure and sights to see in the area. The beautiful coastlines are a must see in your journey to New Zealand.
The word Kaitaia means ‘abundance of food’, in Maori, reflecting the prolific birdlife in the region’s ancient kauri forests -as well as a plentiful supply of fish and shellfish. Kaitaia is the second largest commercial centre in Northland and a busy farming town. Tourism is also an important industry and many craftspeople live in and around the district.
The nearest city is Whangarei, 200 kilometres south. New Zealand’s largest city, Auckland, is a 5-hour drive south. Kaitaia has its own airport and there is a daily express bus service to and from Auckland.
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How to apply
Contact Jenny Butt, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5877OR