Te Kuiti, New Zealand - view map
Start date: April 2019 - negotiable
- Small rural town, family friendly
- Houses are affordable
- Explore the amazing limestone caves, and forest parks nearby
We are looking for a permanent (opportunity for partnership) or long-term GP, minimum 6 months contract. You will be working between 6 to 9 sessions per week with on-call once weekly.
If you are a GP who is enthusiastic, works well in a team and enjoys a challenge this is the right role for you. There are ample opportunities to extend your scope of practice in a supportive rural practice environment. Newly qualified and experienced doctors are welcome.
You will be joining a team of 7 doctors who are committed to providing quality healthcare to a rural community of 9000 registered patients. The patient demographic is 58% New Zealand European, 34% Maori, and 8% Other. The practice provides quality comprehensive care, as it delivers a unique primary health care model with a 12 bed rural hospital on-site.
Te Kuiti is a small town in the north of the King Country region of the North Island. At the 2001 census it had a resident population of 4,374. The town promotes itself as the sheep shearing capital of the world and is host to the annual New Zealand National Shearing Championships.
Limestone deposits and water have created the Waitomo Caves, northwest of the town, one of New Zealand’s most-visited tourist locations. The town itself is located in a valley with many rich limestone deposits.
The Mangokewa reserve located 5 km south of Te Kuiti is a popular attraction for rock climbers, hikers, picnic goers, swimmers and trout fisherman in the region.
Take a look at the Te Kuiti region here.
How to apply
Contact Jacinta Sanders, Recruitment Team Leader for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5871OR