Oamaru - Ref 765141

General Practitioner

Oamaru, Otago - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: April 2019

  • Central to Southern lakes
  • Long established practice
  • Beautiful South Island location


The practice is looking for a permanent General Practitioner to work nine sessions per week. There is a small amount of on call 1:8 weekends.

This practice is looking for an experienced GP who enjoys working with a mixed patient demographic. There is an opportunity for ownership, though this is not a must. The practice provides a relaxed and supportive atmosphere, and is partly owned by South Link Health Services, who take the managements stress away from the GPs.


There is a relocation assistance of up to $3000, and accommodation can be provided. There is a beautiful house at the back of the practice that can be used for long term or short term use. There is also Continued Medical Education allowance provided each year.


Oamaru is on the coast of the South Island, near Dunedin. The town is famous for its superb limestone buildings, coastal wildlife, and the coastal walks. With Art Galleries, Museum’s and great coffee shops to name but a few attractions in the town. There are also considerable outdoor activities in the area, including fishing in the Waitaki River or the nearby Waitaki Valley Lakes, jet boating and sailing are also available. In the winter season skiing is within easy reach of Oamaru. With schooling in and around Oamaru and universities a few hours’ drive away, the children would benefit from this beautiful location. Oamaru also has business services, library, public gardens, hospital and professional and community services, for great rural living.

See the wide diversity of attractions on the South Island here.

How to apply

Contact Melissa Sommerville, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880


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