Clinical Lead (two roles – Northern and Southern)
General Practice Education Programme 

The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (the College) is recruiting two Clinical Leads (Northern and Southern) to provide clinical leadership and support to the General Practice Education Programme (GPEP). 
The successful applicants will work closely together to ensure GPEP is delivered to best practice and to guide registrars to become successful general practitioners – they will also work with College staff and medical educators.
The Northern Clinical Lead will be based in Auckland and work two days per week. The Southern Clinical Lead will be based in Wellington and work three days per week. 

Job descriptions

Skills, experience and attributes 

We are looking for candidates with:

  • Vocational registration as a General Practitioner in New Zealand 
  • Advanced understanding of the issues that face Māori general practitioners and health providers 
  • Fellowship of the Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners for a minimum of five years 
  • Postgraduate qualifications in learning and development 
  • The ability to maintain clinical general practice experience of a minimum of two tenths and a maximum of six tenths
  • Experience as a medical educator or GPEP teacher 
  • Expert relationship management skills
  • The ability to build and maintain collaborative relationships 
  • Experience in the delivery of quality national education programmes 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Experience in using technology as an enabler for learning delivery
  • Experience in effective small and large group facilitation 

The organisation 

The College is the professional body and postgraduate educational institute for general practitioners (GPs) and rural hospital doctors. Our 65 operational staff support approximately 5,500 College members with an aim to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequities.

Our commitment to equity and diversity 

Ki te hunga e āta whakaaro ana ki te tuku i te pukapuka tono mō te tūranga nei. He Kāreti tēnei e kaingākau ana ki te reo me ngā tikanga Māori. Mehemea e manawanui ana koe ki te āwhina i te Kāreti ki te whakatutuki i te mana hauora taurite, tēnā koa tukua mai to tono.

We want our College team to reflect the diversity of Aotearoa-New Zealand and the communities our people serve and work in. We acknowledge the impacts of inequitable health systems and care on Māori as tangata whenua, and on other groups - we are addressing these as part of our strategic direction. Applicants with additional skills in te reo and t

ikanga Māori and experience in working in Māori contexts are most welcome. As an employer we also seek to attract staff with diverse backgrounds, experiences, skills and perspectives, and to welcome and value and respect their contributions to our work and workplace.

How to apply 

To apply for this position please email your application form, cover letter and CV to Debbi at

Please state in your cover letter if you’re applying for the southern or northern role.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday 12 August 2020.


Northern role based in Auckland
Southern role based in Wellington



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