Senior Medical Officer application process

As an SMO, Te Whatu Ora Whanganui will value your specialised vocational skill set. Our recruitment and selection process takes a holistic view of your previous experiences and what mutual benefits we could attain in the future.

Te Whatu Ora Whanganui's RMO and SMO (resident, medical and senior medical and dental officers) recruitment processes differ from each other. Each is reflective of the stage of an individual’s career. We recruit through Kiwi Health Jobs. 

Vacancy enquiries and applications can be emailed to Te Whatu Ora Whanganui's SMO recruitment advisor at

Submitting your application

You can submit your application directly to our SMO recruitment advisor or post applications to:

SMO Recruitment Advisor - Medical Management Unit
Te Whatu Ora Whanganui
Private Bag 3003
Whanganui 4500


Please send the following documents:

Recruitment agencies

Te Whatu Ora Whanganui has relationships with various agencies for the recruitment of senior medical and dental officers should you wish to work through a recruitment agency.