Huntly - 474377

General Practitioner Huntly, Waikato view map

Contract:
Permanent
Start date:
As soon as possible

• Beautiful location, easily accessible from Hamilton and Auckland 
• Small, friendly clinic
• Competitive remuneration

Role

We have a new vacancy for a GP to work 10 sessions (five days) per week in a small and welcoming clinic based in Huntly, in the North Island. Huntly is a beautiful area with a rural feel, and conveniently located within driving distance of both Auckland and Hamilton.

The clinic is housed within a lovely, modern building, which was built in 2015. The practice employs a team of long standing, friendly staff who enjoy working together and create a friendly and welcoming atmosphere within the clinic.

The practice has 1500 registered patients, with a mainly high needs demographic and a high percentage of Maori. Therefore, the ideal candidate is a GP who has knowledge of, or is outcomes of their patients. 

The practice uses the Medtech 32 computerised patient information system, and patients are booked in 15 minute appointments. Pharmacy and pathlab are located right next door.

Location 

Huntly, a town of about 7,000 is located in the north of the Waikato, approximately 90km’s south of Auckland, 45 km’s north of Hamilton. Huntly is situated on either side of the Waikato River; the Tainui Bridge is used to link the two sides of the town together.  There are plenty of amenities such as cafes, grocery stores, post shop, banks, library, primary schools, college, several churches, Lions Club, bridge club, golf club and aquatic centre.  Also located near Huntly is the coastal town of Raglan. This is the hottest surfing mecca in NZ, if not in this part of the planet. Manu Bay (Waireke) is 8 kms from Raglan. This famous surf break, also known as The Point, as it is said to have the longest left hand ride in the world.

This small town’s main rural activities are dairy farming and cattle and sheep raising. Huntly is a bustling, industrial town surrounded by rich farmlands and lakes, which are popular for yachting, water skiing, canoeing and windsurfing. Huntly was founded in the 1850’s, and originally known as Rahuipokeka. Huntly’s coal mines produce much of the region’s energy, and its history is on display in the Huntly Waikato Coalfields Museum. 

There are many wonderful attractions in Huntly, including The War Memorial Rose Gardens, as well as various different walkways around the lakes. 

See more of the Waikato/Hamilton region here

How to apply

Email us for more information - enquiries@nzlocums.com.

Alternatively, contact Sarah Maguire, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5888.

 

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