As a health professional
If you are a suitably qualified team player and would like to work in a friendly and efficient medical centre then let's talk. We want to meet health professionals who are dedicated to providing great health care - the sort you would want for your own family.
If you are interested in a new way of providing primary care, if you have good ideas and are willing to share them, if you are a team player and interested in working in an innovative New Zealand Practice, preferably for at least one year, then email us now!
Although we generally favour experienced GPs, graduates who have just completed their GPVTS may also be interested in taking a break for a year or two in a South Pacific General Practice.
We are involved in a well-established GP training scheme in Gisborne, which is recognised in the UK and leads to membership and fellowship of the RNZCGP. We would also consider applications from recent graduates who might want to train in the Kiwi way.
UK and Irish trained GPs fit in well in the NZ medical system which is based on the UK system, although there are significant differences. The average GP income in the UK is higher than that in NZ, but the cost of living here is substantially lower - the average GP income in NZ buys a very good lifestyle, and a Three Rivers Medical salary will put you in the top 3% on the income ladder. All our UK trained GPs have noted that we have more clinical freedom here, and tend to be much more highly regarded by our patients, who tend to be less demanding.
We provide full support throughout the whole process, including CME certification and all supervision requirements of the Medical Council of NZ during the first year. Enjoy clinical freedom, appropriate recognition and be part of an innovative General Practice team. Life on the edge of the world is surprisingly civilized - getting out of your comfort zone has never been easier!
Support and guidance through immigration and medical registration pathways is provided. For Irish and UK trained GPs the medical registration and immigration pathways are easy, and we have developed clear guidelines for easy navigation of the Medical Council and immigration websites.We provide full support throughout the whole process, including CME certification and all supervision requirements of the Medical Council of NZ during the first year.
For those wishing to stay longer, after one year of satisfactory full time work under Provisional General Registration, it is possible for suitably experienced UK GPs with the MRCGP and good references to obtain full Vocational Registration with the Medical Council of NZ without further assessment, thereby gaining all rights of independent practice in NZ, and we are willing to facilitate this.
Enjoy clinical freedom, appropriate recognition and be part of an innovative General Practice team.