Rotherham - Ref 883717

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

Rotherham, Canterbury - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Accommodation will be provided
  • Work well as part of an experienced and supportive team
  • Amazing mountain scenery


This practice is seeking a permanent General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician). The role is 8 to 10 sessions (4 to 5 days) per week with no on-call.

We are looking for someone who will work well as part of an experienced and supportive team. This position should appeal to a GP or (NP) seeking a rural lifestyle in an area that has great natural features, a benign climate, and a socio-economic environment that is the envy of others.

If you are a team player, an effective communicator, interested in a variety of work, and have a patient centred approach then this is the right position for you.


This is a community owned and operated business. The staff have very skilled nurses and a great administration team. Over the years the practice has been fortunate to have retained the services of highly skilled and dedicated doctors and nurses.

The practice serves just under 1900 enrolled patients in a prosperous and settled rural area. The modern facilities were all purpose built about 15 years ago.

The practice is prepared to offer a comprehensive package that can be shaped in different ways to suit individual preferences.


Rotherham is situated 112 km north west of Christchurch, in the South Island of New Zealand with a population estimated around 2200 including its surrounding areas.  This town is located in the centre of the beautiful Hurunui District, which boasts amazing mountain scenery, a thriving agricultural and tourism industry, as well as a host of recreational pursuits.

Temperatures in this region average around 20 to 24 °C in the summer and on average 10 to 12 °C in the middle of the winter months. There is a primary school, which provides a wonderful learning environment for children from years one to year six.

Rotherham is only a one and half hour drive to the beautiful town of Kaikoura. There is also easy access to other tourist locations like Hanmer Springs and Mount Lyford ski field.

Take a look at the Canterbury region here.

How to apply

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


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