Permanent placements

Welcome to New Zealand, where we are known for our expansive and diverse landscape, friendly, caring people and work life balance. In fact Expat Explorer HSBC Survey rated New Zealand sixth in the world for our work/life balance in their 2017 survey and the 2017 Global Peace Index rates New Zealand as the world’s second safest country out of 162 just after Iceland.

RataGP has practices looking to recruit General Practitioners for permanent positions across New Zealand in a variety of practices, both urban & rural, small to large.

Working with a not-for-profit organisation benefits you as a doctor as we do not charge you anything for our services.

We offer advice for you around roles, practices, locations, pay, shifts and anything else you may need to know before making your decisions. We know moving location is stressful and we want to make this an easy transition for you.

We find out what you want and work hard to match the right role for you and your family so that you stay long term. We will work with you and be in constant contact to ensure the process runs smoothly, in a timely fashion and works to your own deadlines.

We listen to you to find out your interests, specialisations, lifestyle requirements and even hobbies to ensure we make suggestions for the best fit for you and put you in direct contact with the hiring practices.

If you are thinking of a life in New Zealand then contact us and start asking questions about your options.

Current vacancies:

Central Hutt Valley
A practice in Central Hutt Valley is looking for a long term associate, 8/10 but very flexible, to join a supportive team in an established three doctor practice. Happy to provide support towards fellowship, good remuneration. Flexible start date asap.

A permanent or locum GP opportunity is available in friendly Feilding. The Centre, which is 20 minutes’ drive from Palmerston North, is CORNERSTONE accredited and is great for GP vocational training and education. The current clinical team comprises of 12 GPs, 15 nurses, one Nurse Practitioner, three Health Care Assistants and a great team of administrators. The team is supported by extended, on site community and allied health services and Pharmacy. Feilding's picturesque CBD has a fantastic selection of retail shops, cafes, restaurants and bars to enjoy a great day's shopping or a memorable night out. Local parks, playgrounds, reserves and rivers offer plenty of opportunities for family picnics, sports and exploration. With excellent schools, social services, employment opportunities and a growing agribusiness sector - our local economy is thriving. Feilding is well placed geographically, just 2 hours’ drive from most of the southern half of the North Island including Hawkes Bay, Lake Taupo, Taranaki, Mt Ruapehu and Wellington (NZ's capital city) providing a gateway to the South Island. Feilding is undeniably one of the best places in New Zealand to raise a family. The Centre heartily recommend the quality of life in Feilding and the Manawatu District. The mild climate, attractions, location, affordability and general pace of country life are highly valued.

West Auckland
A practice in West Auckland is seeking a permanent GP starting from 01 March 2019 for three to four days a week – must include Wed/Thurs/Fri, plus a share of the weekend roster 1:4.

The role is to take over the practice of a departing female GP who has been with them for 5 years, and thus would ideally suit a female GP but a male GP will also be considered. They are seeking a doctor who is experienced in General Practice and/or Urgent Care, it is necessary for the applicant to have an interest in both fields, as the practice is both a Cornerstone Accredited GP Clinic as well as an accredited Urgent Care clinic.

The practice is also looking for a regular Urgent Care doctor for weekend shifts

A Nelson practice is seeking a permanent GP and will provide family friendly hours to suit the applicant. It is a growing inner city practice seeking a GP with an interest in women’s health. Family friendly hours and a supportive team are on offer. It has a diverse and interesting patient base with a modern, purpose-built facilities with a small friendly team. There is the potential for growth and practice ownership.

A Blenheim practice is seeking a permanent GP (0.7 FTE) with 1-2 after hours shifts per month. It is a busy modern practice which is Cornerstone accredited and cares for an enrolled population of 5,400 patients. It is located in the heart of the wine and sunshine capital of New Zealand with either 30 minutes to the Marlborough Sounds or an hour to the mountains and ski fields. This position offers a fantastic work/life balance in a supportive and friendly environment.

A Wellington practice is seeking 2 permanent GPs (0.8 FTE) to join their innovative and energetic team. This is a well appointed spacious modern purpose built Cornerstone accredited practice caring for an enrolled population of 11,300 patients. The doctors & nurses offer a variety of services including rest home care. They are a committed teaching practice for medical and nursing students, post graduate trainees and registrars enjoying up to date equipment and excellent facilities.

A Rangiora practice is seeking a permanent GP (0.8 FTE but can be negotiable) to join their dynamic team of doctors, nurses and support staff to care for their 3,700 enrolled population. The practice offers a wide range of high quality primary care to their patients including minor surgery from 8.30 to 5pm Monday to Friday. Rangiora is the largest semi rural town in the Waimakariri District in Canterbury 30 minutes from Christchurch.

An Ashburton practice is seeking a full time permanent GP to join their friendly supportive team to care for their 9,700 enrolled patients. This new multi-million dollar health centre with its purpose build facilities including allied health services enjoys a number of well appointed spacious consulting rooms and allocated spaces for specialist services. You will be required to share in the rostered weekend and weekday duties. Ashburton is a large semi rural city 1 hour south of Christchurch and enjoys a diverse population and extremely low unemployment rate.

A Practice in Huntly is looking for a permanent female GP (4-6 Sessions per week) to join their team from August 2018.

This is a Cornerstone accredited GPEP training practice with a patient population of 3,600 in a busy semi-rural population with excellent, experienced nursing and administration support. No afterhours is expected, although occasional visits locally to the rest home or house bound patients may be required.

A practice in Auckland is looking for a permanent female GP (0.8FTE) to join their progressive community health centre that has served the local community for over 55 years. Their great team of doctors, nurses and administration staff have a wealth of experience and expertise. They are committed to ensuring that high quality appropriate and accessible health care is available to all their patients.

Specialities include general practice and family medicine, various minor surgeries including skin cancer removal, circumcision, vasectomy, skin grafting flap surgeries and micro suction of the ears.

Please contact us on 0800 728 247 or email to find out about any of these vacancies.