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New Zealand is a land of beauty, culture and space… While only short in history compared to other parts of the world, we
Our Visa processes
Here we cover off the main Visa options you have, and by following the links you can find more information
Working HolidayApplies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible, Applies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible
Essential Workers VisaApplies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible, Applies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible
Long term ResidencyApplies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible, Applies to anyone under 30, and here for up to 3 years. Most nationalities are eligible
We're a bi cultural country... where many cultures live
New Zealand is on a journey to restore the partnership between the Maori and Pakeha
Our Government is committed to creating a more inclusive country for all cultures and that has started with the manaakitanga [way of showing respect] of Maori and ultimately all cultures that live in Aotearoa, New Zealand
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Yes, most of our clients are based overseas, however we do work with candidates looking for opportunities from within New Zealand
Once you have a signed job offer we will email you information on how to set up a NZ bank account and registered for a NZ IRD (tax) number.
Your references will be contacted once we are ready to present your CV to the hospitals. We will need to contact two senior members of your current team who you have reported to in the last two years. We will initially contact your referees via an email but only once we have your written or verbal consent.
Word format is best. Tonix is happy to review your CV and we can send you a template to assist you in updating your CV if needed.
Your CV should be no less than two pages and no more than four
You are eligible to receive four weeks paid annual leave per year, as per standard employment law, however some professions may receive more. NZ also has 12 national public holidays, plus one day of leave to celebrate regionally per year.
Your employer will assist you in arranging this as part of your employment agreement.
The majority of our candidates work in the larger North Island cities. This is dictated to by NZ Immigration law where our off shore candidates are only able to fill positions that cannot be filled by NZ citizens. The majority of our population lives in the upper part of the North Island however we take into account your professional experience, budget, family, friends living in NZ along with your lifestyle preferences.
Interviews are arranged at a time that best suits you and the employer through a variety of methods including WhatsApp, Teams, Zoom and FaceTime.
Due to international time zones, and NZ business hours, your interview is likely to take place either early morning or later in the evening.
We are sorry but we are unable to support your recruitment into a hospital you have contacted directly in the past six months.
We prefer to work exclusively with you. We will always keep you informed of where your cv is and what positions we have presented you to.
We will work hard to ensure we find you the best possible job and salary in a location that suits you.
Your partner will be required to apply for a visa, based on your visa, and certain conditions will apply. If your partner is a health professional, we can also assist with finding them employment.
Tonix is not licenced to give immigration advice, but we are happy to refer you to our licensed contacts, based in New Zealand, the UK and Singapore who will be able to support you through the process, as required.
The majority of our candidates do not require the added support of an Immigration Advisor.
The approximate cost of a basic visa and professional registration varies.
Email us at email@example.com and we will provide you with more information.
Your qualifications, past experience and the role that we secure a job offer for, will determine your fortnightly paid salary in New Zealand.
For a specific estimate, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you with more information and support.
We are able to negotiate generous relocation assistance with the hospitals.
The agreed relocation amount will be reimbursed to you on commencement of your employment.
Yes. We can support your recruitment into either.
All critical care is managed through our Public Health System.
Our Private Hospitals provide elective surgeries, mostly Monday to Friday.
Shifts for both Public and Private hospitals vary from 8 – 10 hour days and a few are able to offer 12 hour shifts.
Yes. Tonix travels to the U.K., Ireland and Singapore annually to meet with our candidates.
We have a Tonix Office based in London for 2023/2024.
Contact us at email@example.com to register your interest and we can make a time to meet
It can take anything from 6 – 12 months depending on your personal circumstances and how prepared you are. The sooner you start your NZ professional registration process the better, as this is your first priority.
Yes in most main centres there is public transport networks of trains, buses and ferries.
You will notice that with a smaller population they are not as frequent, and so you do need to plan your days a bit more!
If you are working in the community then it is expected that you can have this to be able to do your job.
You can find out more about your current licence and how you can access a NZ licence here