Waikari - Ref 895223

General Practitioner

Waikari, Canterbury - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: January 2020

  • Permanent role with friendly team
  • Modern, well-equipped purpose-built facility
  • Stunning scenery


A permanent or long-term General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) position has become available with a friendly, supportive and experienced team. The role has eight sessions (four days) per week.

The practice is looking for someone who is enthusiastic, has a strong work ethic, a leader with flexible “can do” attitude. Would suit someone who enjoys rural life and outdoor pursuits. There are approximately 1430 enrolled patients with a mixture of young families and older people. The work at the practice is hugely varied and interesting.


A competitive salary is offered with accommodation and relocation costs negotiable. The Annual Practising Certificate and medical indemnity insurance will be paid for by the practice.


Waikari is a small town in a rural, farming community – it is part of the Hurunui District. The district extends from the coast to inland mountain ranges and offers an extensive range of outdoor activities, including mountain walks, skiing, thermal bathing, river sports, surfing, fishing and whale watching. The nearby Waipara Valley is one of New Zealand’s newest and most rapidly expanding wine areas with Pinot Noirs and Rieslings as its specialities.

There is a Primary School in Waikari (Years 1-8), an Area School (Years 1-13) in Hawarden, and a Pre-school in Hawarden. There are also grocery and hardware stores, a community library, a couple of pubs, and two cafes in Waikari. The practice is about 50 minutes from Christchurch city.

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How to apply

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


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