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A medical practice based in Rakaia is seeking a General Practitioner to join their team. The ideal candidate should be willing to work for at least 12 months, but the practice is open to considering someone working less than that.

The role doesn’t require a set number of sessions per week, the candidate choosing the level of sessions they would like to work. There will be no on-call duties involved in this role. Additionally, the practice offers relocation assistance, accommodation, and vehicle assistance to its employees.

Other benefits when joining the team are:

  • Customisable FTE; remote work an option
  • Dedicated consult room and on-site parking space
  • Full autonomy of practice with the support of our clinical and administrative teams
  • A fun, supportive and collaborative team with a great company culture and a focus on staff wellbeing
  • A reputation for our professionalism and personalised patient care


Rakaia Medical Centre is a forward-thinking and family-orientated General Practice with 3100 patients. The team is dedicated to addressing health equity and improving health outcomes for all patients and family/whanau. They focus on providing the highest quality healthcare services for our community while focusing on preventative medicine.


Rakaia, situated on New Zealand’s South Island, is a rural town along the banks of the Rakaia River. This picturesque region is renowned for its agricultural heritage and the iconic Rakaia Gorge.

Agriculture is at the heart of Rakaia’s identity, with vast farmlands and crop fields stretching as far as the eye can see. The braided Rakaia River is famous for its salmon fishing and is an angler’s paradise. The Rakaia Gorge provides excellent hiking and kayaking opportunities amid stunning limestone cliffs and native forests.

The town itself offers a peaceful and close-knit community, with local amenities, parks, and cafes. The nearby Mount Hutt Ski Field beckons snow enthusiasts in the winter months.

Rakaia’s serenity, rural charm, and access to outdoor activities make it an appealing destination for those seeking a peaceful escape in the Canterbury region of New Zealand.

For more information on Rakaia, click here.

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