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MAY 02/2018

Live and Work in Australia or New Zealand: Guides for Doctors and Nurses

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Have you ever considered the idea of living and working in Australia or New Zealand? Swapping your current life for a place ‘Down Under’ where you’ll be surrounded by beautiful scenery, experience amazing weather and enjoy a relaxed way of life?

It’s not just your surroundings that will be unbelievable. Both Australia and New Zealand offer fantastic employment opportunities for doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, ideal for those looking to live and work abroad. So, surely these countries tick all the boxes, right?

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Living and working abroad

Whilst the idea of living and working in Australia or New Zealand might seem incredible, in reality, it’s never that simple. Upping sticks and moving to another country for opportunities to live and work abroad is a huge decision and not one that can be made lightly, especially when that country may be on the other side of the world, far from your family and friends.

However, don’t let the enormity of the situation discourage you from following your dream. No matter how daunting the process may seem, it can also be exciting and, ultimately, hugely rewarding.

As with every life-changing decision, preparation is key. You want to be stepping off that plane ready to hit the ground running. The more you know about the amazing country you are moving to, the more prepared you will feel to take the plunge. And that’s where we can help.

We’ve put together two handy guides to living and working in Australia and New Zealand, to help give you an insight into what your new life would be like. So whether you’re a doctor determined to work Down Under, a nurse who’s dreaming of life in New Zealand or an allied health professional keen to experience Australia, our guides have the important information you need to live and work abroad.

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Your guide to living and working in Australia

From the prehistoric gorges of Kakadu National Park to the white sails of the Sydney Opera House, Australia is a country as big as your imagination. Kick-back on a beach in Western Australia, lose yourself in the labyrinthine laneways of culture-rich Melbourne or be humbled by red desert sunsets over Uluru. Or take on Sydney, a heady mix of surf and sun, and you’ll soon realise Australia is a place to be discovered.

Are you keen to live and work in Australia and would like to find out more? Download the complete guide.

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Your guide to living and working in New Zealand

From the subtropical beaches of the Bay of Islands to the alpine passes of the towering Southern Alps, New Zealand is a country rich in diversity. Relax in a volcanic hot pool, indulge in the burgeoning coffee culture, or bungee jump from a bridge in Queenstown. You’ll soon realise New Zealand is a place to be discovered.

If you would like to learn more about living and working in New Zealand, download our complete guide.

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These guides aren’t just for healthcare professionals. If you have a friend who is eager to live and work in Australia or New Zealand, no matter what their profession, feel free to share these guides with them.

Find out more

If you are interested in finding out more about the opportunities we offer in Australia and New Zealand, please contact our teams for more information.

To learn more about living and working in Australia, please contact us via email or call +61 249 456 200.   

To discover more about progressing your medical career in New Zealand, contact us via email or call +64 9630 8300.  

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