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Westport - Ref 1222173

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

Westport, South Island - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • Spectacular location on the mighty Buller River
  • Easy access to world class adventure activities
  • Small supportive team

Role

An excellent opportunity has become available to join our super friendly team. We are now looking for a permanent Doctor to join our very busy practice!

The right candidate must be hard working, motivated, enthusiastic and eager to learn or teach and a “people person”. This is an amazing opportunity to join our fantastic medical group and further your rural medical career. Ideally we are looking for a GP with at least two years experience.

The Practice will assist in accommodation, vehicle and travel costs. For permanent placements the Practice can help with Medical Council fees and Medical Indemnity insurance.

Practice

We are the only private medical clinic in the Buller region.

We have a great team and between us we aim to deliver high quality comprehensive care with expertise in all aspects of general practice. We also have a great support staff for you to work alongside.

Our clinic is open on Monday to Fridays and there will be requirements to work the occasional weekend clinic. (2-4pm Saturday and Sunday)

Location

Westport is a small town in the Buller district surrounded by beautiful tree clad mountains and situated next to the sea.  In the last 10 years mining, tourism and agriculture have expanded and the area has experienced a renaissance. Subsequently younger families have moved into the area and the demographics have become more vibrant.  If you want to get away from it all the West Coast is for you with sub-tropical rainforests, lots of walks including the Heaphy Track, Punakaiki’s Pancake Rocks and blowholes, a seal colony, arts and crafts and surfing. It is steeped in history from its gold mining and whitebait fishing.

For the outdoor enthusiasts, there are a huge variety of adventure and recreation activities on offer. Cycle the easy West Coast Wilderness Trail or take advantage of the quad bike tours, caving and white-water rafting.

Watch this video of the majestic West Coast in all its splendour, one of New Zealand’s best scenic play grounds!

How to apply

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

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