Otautau - Ref 595569

General Practitioner

Otautau, Southland - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 15 July 2019

  • Accommodation and vehicle provided
  • Excellent support staff
  • Stunning scenery


A permanent or fixed term (12 months) general practitioner is sought for this well-equipped surgery in Otautau, Southland.  The role has eight sessions per week and on-call requirements are 1:6 weeknight and weekends.  There are around 2500 enrolled patients, with approximately up to 22 seen each day. The practice has fun, friendly staff and is cornerstone accredited. This would suit a person who loves rural areas and the outdoors.


A competitive remuneration is offered. The package includes travel, house, telephone, rental wifi, electricity and car. The accommodation includes a fully furnished four bedroom house and the car includes a $300 monthly fuel allowance and maintenance costs. The practice will pay for your Medical Council registration fees and the cost of your medical indemnity insurance.


Living in Otautau you will be surrounded with neighbouring fishing villages such as Riverton and Stewart Island which are home to a large number of native birds.  Fiordland National Park is only two hours away and you can experience the beautiful walks through the scenic Milford Sounds. This region is renowned for the great outdoors; hiking, wildlife, water sports, fishing and more!

Otautau is only a 2 hour drive to Queenstown with their amazing ski fields, jet-boating, lake scenery and great walking tracks. There is also the Skyline Gondola, bungy jumping, casino and ferry rides to keep you entertained.

Take a look at the South Island region here.

How to apply

Contact Kyle Scott, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5880.


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