Find your next rewarding doctor job in New Zealand
Our team assists overseas doctors across all medical specialties and seniorities to secure the best locum and permanent medical jobs in New Zealand. As one of the only medical recruitment agencies with in-house regulatory and migration agents, we offer all our doctors guidance and support with AHPRA and medical college registration, immigration visas and Medicare provider numbers. Our team is there to help you throughout the whole recruitment and relocation process.
You can learn more about the GP Qualifications needed to work in Australia and New Zealand here.
To learn more about working as a doctor in New Zealand, register your details and one of our recruitment consultants will contact you to discuss how we can help.
What are the benefits of working as a Doctor in New Zealand?
With its breathtaking scenery, vibrant cities and enviable quality of life, New Zealand is a top destination choice for doctors looking for a career and lifestyle change. Medical jobs in New Zealand are highly sought after and it is estimated that NZ will require 380 extra Specialist Doctors every year to meet the OECD average by 2021.
There are a range of benefits to living and working in New Zealand, including:
- A modern and efficient healthcare system, both public and private
- Well-regulated hours facilitating a good work-life balance
- Good education, housing and transport networks
- Relatively favourable tax system for your earnings and assets
Read about UK doctor Nigel Giles, an Orthopaedic Surgeon who made the move to New Zealand, and how the positive culture of the hospital he works at makes his Surgery job really rewarding.
Start your medical journey in New Zealand
Wavelength has longstanding relationships with hospitals across the North and South Islands in New Zealand and can assist doctors across all medical specialties to find permanent and fixed-term contracts as well as locum jobs.
The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) provides registration pathways for overseas Specialist Doctors looking to work in New Zealand, depending on education, background, qualifications and experience. Applications for registration take between one to six months and our experienced Regulatory and Migration team will ensure the entire process is as seamless as possible.
To begin your medical career in New Zealand, register your details below and we will contact you to discuss your career aspirations and the opportunities we have on offer. By registering, you will also receive our comprehensive guide about ‘Living and Working in New Zealand’ with useful tips about the entire medical job search and relocation process.