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General Practitioner

New Zealand, NZ









Westown Medical Centre

Permanent position

Full time or part time



  • The Carefirst group includes our Westown, Merrilands, Moturoa GP practices and Skin Centre Taranaki. Practices have between 4 and 10 GP’s
  • Sub specialties are supported within the group eg Skin or Urgent Care
  • Competitive remuneration salary and package including health insurance, professional development and memberships
  • Collaborative and supportive colleagues to work alongside
  • We have a focus on having sustainable practices that support our environment
  • Professional development encouraged and supported
  • Our Urgent Care might be an area that you are interested in focusing on
  • Skin Centre Taranaki supports GP’s undertaking skin assessments and surgery if this is an interest for you
  • We have plans to introduce a sports medicine clinic and will also be increasing the number of rest home and retirement village patients that we care for
  • Relocation costs, and/or accommodation on arrival can be negotiated



We currently have vacancies at our Carefirst Westown Medical Practice.  Westown is the largest medical practice in the Carefirst group having 10 doctors within the clinic, a Nurse Practitioner, 12 nurses, three HCA’s and a Health Improvement Practitioner.  Carefirst Westown has an onsite Urgent Care Unit, Physiotherapist, Radiology services and a Pharmacy.


Carefirst offer an excellent remuneration package including health insurance, APC and MPS, study leave and funding and mobile phone support. Position tenths per week are negotiable, tenths are 4 hours seeing 12 patients with time for associated administration.  Team work is important to the staff at Carefirst.  We are a progressive practice working with modern IT equipment, INDICI as a patient management system and are working within the health care home model of providing care for our patients. 


At Carefirst we pride ourselves on having excellent communication and maintaining a work place culture for all of our staff that supports staff feeling valued and positive.   We would like to hear from you if you are a GP with an interest in working in Urgent care.  There is an opportunity to work in our Skin Centre if skin is your sub-specialty.  We have plans to introduce a sports medicine clinic into our practice, perhaps you are interested in being part of this.  We also have a strong working relationship with our aged care providers, if you are interested in caring for the elderly we can support that also.   


Carefirst is a well-established and supportive group of practices caring for over 20,000 patients over three practice sites.  If you are a GP who likes to work in a supportive family focused practice, a practice that has a genuine focus on being sustainable in all aspects of our business we would love to hear from you. We work closely with our local DHB specialists who provide specialist hospital level care. 


New Plymouth is in the Taranaki region, on the west coast of the North Island of New Zealand. It has a population of over 100,000 people and is a mix of diverse cultures and contemporary styles. New Plymouth is a popular region for visitors, businesses, migrants and their families.   The district is also known for its rugged coastline, world class surfing spots, fertile farming land, oil and gas industries, major events including WOMAD and, of course, the majestic Mt Taranaki. Taranaki’s mild climate allows residents and visitors ample opportunity to enjoy the many outdoor activities on offer.


For more information visit our website or visit to find out more about our region


For further information, please contact Leigh Sampson, CE, CAREfirst. Ph 027 705 1462 or email your CV to



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Date Listed 02 December 2021
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