Wellington - Ref 764826

General Practitioner

Lower Hutt, Wellington - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: Negotiable

  • Experienced, longstanding staff
  • Teaching practice
  • Multidisciplinary team

Role

We are seeking a permanent GP to join a well-established practice in Lower Hutt, Wellington.

The practice has a great team of experienced GPs and nurses who are extremely supportive of each other and their patients. There is a strong commitment to working with their community and reducing barriers to health care. The team has a multi-disciplinary approach to health care, with GPs and nurses working alongside community health workers, physiotherapist, psychiatrist, a dietitian and counsellor.

The practice is community owned and employs eight GPs across two practices (who each work three or four days per week), six nurses and a full time practice manager. Six of the GPs have been at the practice for over seven years and are able to provide excellent support and supervision for new GPs. They are seeking a new permanent GP who is passionate and committed to providing excellent health care to the community.

Office hours are 9:00am to 6:00pm (the clinic closes at 5.00pm). GPs see patients in 15 minute appointments, and 30% of their time is allocated to administration.

Location

Hutt Valley, just 30 minutes’ drive from central Wellington, is an ideal region for working and an ideal place for families.

The Hutt Valley is sheltered by the surrounding hills, so our weather is generally warmer and less windy than in Wellington City and has:

  • Excellent schools and healthcare
  • Great public transport and ease of getting around
  • Affordable homes minutes from work
  • Five regional parks close by for walking, tramping and biking
  • Unique specialty shopping
  • Travel times – just 15 minutes from downtown Wellington

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city; and with excellent cafes, restaurants, wine and craft beer, and a range of events, it is also known as New Zealand’s ‘Capital of Culture’. The city is home to many museums, theatres and arts festivals, including Te Papa Tongarewa (the Museum of New Zealand), the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, the Royal New Zealand Ballet, and the biennial Festival of the Arts.

Wellington is New Zealand’s centre of government, and third most populous urban area. It is also a leading centre for creative industries, such as film and computer technology.

See more of the Wellington region here.

How to apply

Contact Sarah Maguire, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5888

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