We have permanent and locum doctor jobs in Christchurch and the surrounding Canterbury area. Christchurch offers a state-of-the-art CBD surrounded by wonderous natural landscapes. Whatever your lifestyle or career aspirations are, we will help you make them a reality. Explore the newest city in the world, take day trips to nearby alpine wonderlands, or visit the stunning coastline. There's so much on offer in the Canterbury district.
It’s a stress free way of working locum with supportive team behind you looking out for the best deals for your line of work.
From the Bridle Path Track to Lyttleton and Hamner Springs Alpine village nearby, there are so many walking or hiking opportunities in the Canterbury region creating the perfect opportunity to blend work and an active lifestyle.
Enjoy the vibrancy of a thriving metropolis as well as an enviable beachside life. There are many renowned beaches in the Canterbury region including New Brighton and Sumner beach.
Known as 'the Garden City,' Christchurch is famous for Hagley Park and its expansive botanical gardens. The Christchurch Hospital is nestled on the fringe of these gardens meaning you can take your breaks in paradise.
Medrecruit is a medical recruitment agency with a difference. We make a difference in the lives of doctors by changing how medicine works and having a real-world impact on communities across Australia and New Zealand.
Medrecruit has the largest network of jobs in Australia and New Zealand, double the next largest agency. This provides you with the highest chance of getting the right role, and our scale provides you with a hiring advantage as many employers come to us exclusively before going to market.
We make the process as easy as possible. Some agencies have recruiters do everything. However, one person can’t be the best at all functions so we have specialist teams, combined with technology, to make each stage of the process as smooth as humanly possible.
In 2016, Our founder, Dr Sam Hazledine successfully lobbied the World Medical Association to amend the Declaration of Geneva (the modern-day Hippocratic Oath) to include: I WILL ATTEND to my own health, well-being, and abilities in order to provide care of the highest standard.
Since then Medworld has continued to advocate for, educate, and work towards better health and well-being for all doctors. Medworld and Medrecruit are built for doctors, by doctors.
A doctor in New Zealand earns an average salary of between $72,000 and $182,000 a year. A junior doctor in New Zealand makes around $80,000 – $140,000 a year, whereas Consultants could be earning between $155,000 and $219,000 a year. Those working in the private sector could earn up to $600,000.
According to Seek, a doctor is the highest paid job in New Zealand.
As of 2022, the average New Zealand wage is $58,836 per year, with doctors of all grades and specialties earning above the median wage.
Locum doctors can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations NZ. Whether you're saving for a house, investing or simply feel like treating yourself - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings.
For SMO/Consultant permanent roles, your travel and accommodation costs are covered. In some cases, relocation expenses are covered as well. This means you get to explore new places and live somewhere new with no cost to you!
Yes! Doctors are highly sought-after in New Zealand. There are many specialist roles on the skills shortage list including palliative medicine specialist, cardiologist, paediatrician and emergency medicine.
We have locum and permanent positions all over Australia and New Zealand, and every day we help doctors find the lifestyles or career goals they have been seeking. You can check out some of our other location pages here: Auckland, Queenstown, Taranaki, Southland, Wellington, Christchurch, and Australia. If you are interested in finding a new locum or permanent position in one of these regions the best thing to do is get in touch with our team and let them know which region you are looking to work in.