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Working as a Doctor in New Zealand

Are you ready for your next adventure in New Zealand?

Are you an international medical professional interested in working as a Doctor in New Zealand? We assist doctors in all medical specialties and seniorities with securing rewarding medical jobs in New Zealand. We are also one of the only medical recruitment agencies with in-house migration agents and a team of regulatory experts to provide support and guidance to all Doctors accepting a role with us. 

If you are interested in working in New Zealand as a doctor, the first step is to register your personal details with our recruitment team and we will be in touch!


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. The benefits of living and working in New Zealand include:

  • A modern, well-run healthcare system, both public and private.

  • Well-regulated hours facilitating a good work life balance.

  • Clean and safe environment to live and work, with good education, housing and transport networks.

  • Relatively favourable tax system for your earnings and assets.

Why work with Wavelength?

Wavelength has longstanding relationships with hospitals across the North and South Islands and the majority of our roles in New Zealand are at consultant level across all medical specialties on permanent and fixed term contracts.

The Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) provides registration pathways for overseas specialists looking to work in New Zealand, depending on background and experience. Applications for registration take between one to six months. Our experienced recruitment team, along with our in-house Regulatory and Migration team ensure the entire process is as seamless and stress-free as possible.

You can also read about the experience other Doctors have had in the testimonials below, plus in our blog where we talk to UK doctor Nigel Giles about making the move to New Zealand a few years ago.

If you would like to find out more, register your details and one of our experienced medical recruiters will be in touch. You will also receive our comprehensive brochure about ‘Living and Working in New Zealand’.

Want to find out more?

Provide a few details here and we will be in touch to discuss how we can help you find your next job in New Zealand.

Plus once you register, download your comprehensive guide to 'Living & Working in New Zealand'!

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Wavelength really extended themselves to give me excellent support. In fact, support from the entire Wavelength team was outstanding especially considering I was on the other side of the world.

Dr Marcus Abel
General Practitioner

Wavelength were so helpful in assisting me with all the intricacies involved in finding work in another country. Nothing was too much trouble and I was kept informed at all stages. So, if like me you are thinking of expanding your horizons I cannot recommend Wavelength highly enough to help achieve your ambitions. Are there other better agencies? I doubt it.

Robert Hatts
Consultant Anaesthetist

I find the people at Wavelength to be friendly, helpful and to always have a positive outlook on the project at hand. They definitely listen to my needs and act in my interest. The information they provide is excellent and informative, and everyone has made me feel very welcome. I would definitely recommend Wavelength to a friend.

Dr Jeff Neale
Consultant Surgeon
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