Waiheke Island - Ref 856401

General Practitioner

Waiheke, Auckland - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Beautiful island location
  • 40 minute ferry ride from Auckland city
  • Small, friendly work environment


There are two vacancies available for General Practitioners (Family Medicine physicians) to work on beautiful Waiheke Island. If working in a practice where the location has been rated the fifth best destination in the world appeals to you, then look no further.

We are seeking hard-working friendly GPs for permanent placements. You will be working with other GPs, in a warm supportive environment. One role is 6-8 sessions per week (3 to 4 days) and the other is 4 sessions per week (2 days). After hours work is optional if wanted.

As a rural practice we have acute medical care and diverse presentations, creating a varied and interesting working environment. Dedicated administration is included in the daily work schedule.

Accommodation and relocation support may be available.


The practice is well-resourced and centrally located on Waiheke Island. We are a small practice of around 13 staff with an enrolment of 3500 patients. We take pride in providing the best service we can and actively participate in quality activities with other practices and pharmacies. There are two medical centres on the island and we work closely together for the benefit of the Waiheke Island population and the huge volume of visitors.

This is a happy and friendly practice that strives to go the extra mile to meet it’s patients’ needs and provide a warm and caring environment, along with high quality care for all patients. As part of the Waiheke Health Trust, the practice works closely with community services including District Nursing, Palliative Care Nurses and Well Child. We are just a ferry ride away from a large teaching hospital that provides excellent support.


Waiheke Island is a national treasure located in the beautiful Hauraki Gulf 18km from Auckland, and the second largest island in the Gulf. Home to historic sites, wildlife and diverse habitats, the island is an important part of New Zealand’s landscape. Known as a region for its many wineries and vineyards, Waiheke offers a relaxed lifestyle and friendly community. Auckland City is only 40 minutes away by ferry (departing every half an hour), where there are all the attractions of city life.

Take a look at the sights of Waiheke Island here.

How to apply

Contact Jenny Butt, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5877


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