Lawrence - Ref 965233

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

Lawrence, South Island - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 5 May 2020

  • Suit a GP or Nurse Practitioner
  • Friendly and welcoming team
  • Beautiful Clutha Country


We are looking for a General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) who can work 4 to 6 sessions (2 to 3 days) per week with no on-call.  You will be supported by one GP, three practice nurses and a Practice Manager.

The practice has 1100 registered patients, and the GP’s see an average of 17-23 patients per day, in 15 minute appointments. The practice also provides services to the 7 bed rest home. This practice holds a PRIME (primary response in medical emergencies) contract.

The ideal GP would be a friendly person suited to the rural lifestyle. Somebody who would be part of the community or even looking to a semi-retire in a lovely setting.


A good remuneration package is offered including Medical Council registration fees and Medical  Indemnity insurance costs. Accommodation assistance and provision for a company car (for some travel) or mileage paid if own is car used will be also provided. Relocation costs may be considered.


Lawrence is nestled in the hills of Clutha Country. It was Otago’s first gold-rush town and at the height of the gold fever, its population was 11,500; double that of Dunedin, making it one of the largest communities in the country. Its unique history is still alive today and there are many heritage, culture and arts events to visit in the area.

There are several walking and cycling tracks in the area including the Clutha Gold Trail, which starts in Lawrence and stretches 73 km to Lake Roxburgh. The trail follows the mighty Clutha River, passing through many points of interest and historic sites.

The community has a wide variety of sports and cultural clubs, an area school and play centre. There is a golf course, tennis courts, aquatic centre and all amenities including supermarket, petrol pumps, hotels, motels and cafes.

See more here on stunning Clutha Country.


How to apply

Contact Angie Rahme, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880.


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