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"I've been in the recruitment industry for over 30 years. My team and I are passionate matchmakers between healthcare providers and their staff. Based in Wellington, New Zealand we are proud to provide staff with opportunities for both personal and professional development and I hope they can take a few great stories away from their experiences of working for us."

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Director - Mercury Medical Recruitment

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General Practitioner – Auckland, New Zealand

If you’re a GP locum legend, how about a change in scenery. Ditch the grim northern winter for three summers in a row in New Zealand premium GP jobs.

Dates: Feb – Jun 2022

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General Practitioner – North Island, New Zealand

A change is as good as a holiday, take a break doing what you love. We have wonderful opportunities for you, working as a GP locum in New Zealand.

Dates: Feb – Apr 2022

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General Practiotioner – South Island, New Zealand

We have exciting GP Locum opportunities that prioritise patient wellbeing as well as a work-life balance. 

Think about cycling through native NZ forest or catching the local surf within minutes from work.

Mar – Jun 2022

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One week, one month, or more, we’ll work with you. Start on your terms.

"I have locumed through Mercury for over 13 years. They always have a friendly and human approach to me while holding extreme professionalism. They are experts in dealing with the Medical Council, Immigration and other agencies. They way they supported me is very comforting".

Dr Sreemanti Chaudhuri

CST - Psychiatry (United Kingdom)


I live outside of New Zealand, can I apply?

Yes. If you are a doctor looking for a job in New Zealand, our experts have the skills to quickly assess your qualifications and can advise on the steps required, we also have contacts at immigration offices, MIQ facilities and more in order to make your transition as smooth as possible.

What do I need to have in order to be eligible to work as a doctor in New Zealand?

In order to be eligible for our opportunities for doctors you need to have full vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For Australian vocationally registered doctors, if you have an FRANZCP then registering in New Zealand should be straight forward. Equally qualifications from UK, U.S.A, Ireland, and Canada are also acceptable.

I'm already employed as a doctor in Australia/New Zealand, can I take on this locum as well?

Yes. The employment contracts in Australia and/or New Zealand do not restrict your ability to take on other work like locums.

Do I have to pay for travel and accommodation?

In many arrangements your travel and accomodation is covered as part of the working arrangements. 

Do I have to organise the patients and roster?

No, we work with our clients and make sure you have a full roster and schedule.

What is the advantage of working with a medical recruitment agency?

The benefits of working as a doctor, nurse or healthcare staff with a medical recruitment agency such as Mercury, is not only that we have a deep knowledge of the market that you can tap into, but we also share relationships with many hospitals, increasing your chances of finding the role you are looking for. The other advantage of working with a solid healthcare recruitment agency includes our relations with compliancy agencies like New Zealand Medical Council and New Zealand Immigration.

Does this replace my current public or private work?

Most of our doctors do this to supplement their current work, but this is your choice and will depend on opportunities we have available. You can choose to do this in addition to your current work or as a replacement.

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