Discover doctor jobs in Wellington

A vibrant and culture-rich metropolitan

We have permanent and locum doctor jobs in Wellington. Wellington is a diverse metropolitan playground where you can immerse yourself in food, culture, and art. In the warmer months choose from a multitude of events and festivals and days by the beach. If that wasn't enough, the region is surrounded by stunning natural beauty, hiking and biking trails, and wineries!

Doctor jobs Wellington
Experience art, culture, and cuisine

Lonely Planet recently dubbed Wellington city "the coolest little capital in the world." Boasting an eclectic mix of culture, creative energy, history, and cuisine there's so much on offer at this location.

Doctors in Wellington
City meets sea

Visit Wellington’s golden-sand inner-city beaches, try sea-water kayaking, as well as beautiful walks around the harbour, then wander up the waterfront to Te Papa; New Zealand's national museum.

Wellington beach
Explore nearby scenic delights

The Wellington region is surrounded by nature, which means you can spend your days off getting outdoors. Take a trip to Castle Bay, or to the many renowned wineries on the regions fringe.

Hot jobs in the North Island

Specialist Consultant

Surgery - otolaryngology

  • Camberley, Hastings, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $1,500 per hour
  • 29 Aug 2024 ~ 21 Oct 2024
This public hospital services a region of over 162,000 people. The hospital supports a wide range of surgical, medical, oncology and radiological services. Come and develop your career, working in a wonderful part of New Zealand in modernising facilities with a dedicated and fun team. Hawke's B...

Specialist Consultant

General medicine/physician

  • Thames, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $2,400 per day
  • NOW ~ 04 Oct 2024
Located in the heart of New Zealand, this public hospital is a leading healthcare provider in the region. The hospital is situated in a picturesque location, surrounded by lush greenery and scenic landscapes. The hospital is well-equipped with state-of-the-art facilities and advanced medical tech...

Specialist Consultant

General medicine/physician

  • Taupo, North Island NZ
  • Locum
  • $2,000 per day
  • NOW ~ 19 Jul 2024
This hospital is based within a lively town centre and is distinguished by its lakefront setting and outdoor sports ranging from fishing to jet-boating. Based in North Island, 400 km north of Wellington, the area is a popular destination with those seeking an urban getaway. There are multiple se...

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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.

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Since then Medrecruit has continued to advocate for, educate, and work towards better health and well-being for all healthcare professionals. Medrecruit is built for doctors, by doctors.

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New Zealand locum doctor
Earn up to $3500/day

Locum doctors can earn fantastic rates with flexible hours and locations across Australia and New Zealand. No matter your future financial goals - locuming is a great way to boost your earnings. In Australia, locums may earn up to $4000/day.

Locum doctor's lifestyle
Flexible working options

Get time back for things you love outside of medicine, enhance your lifestyle, and reclaim your work-life balance by choosing when and where you work. We simplify the job search process, offering a free career-management service for doctors.

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Are doctors in demand in New Zealand?

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.