Havelock - Ref 781152

General Practitioner

Havelock, Marlborough - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: As soon as possible

  • One of the sunniest towns in New Zealand
  • Supportive and friendly team
  • Explore the Marlborough Sounds at your doorstep

Role

We are seeking a General Practitioner to work 2 to 3 days per fortnight in an outreach clinic in Havelock and the rest of the week to work in the neighbouring practice in Blenheim. There are also on-call requirements.

The Havelock practice is a sole charge position with a nurse and a receptionist. The Blenheim practice has 6 doctors and 7 nurses, which is supported by friendly administration staff.

Both practices are owned by a local community trust.

Location

Havelock is a coastal village in the Marlborough region of New Zealand. It sits at the head of Pelorus Sound, one of the Marlborough Sounds, and at the mouth of the Pelorus and Kaituna Rivers.

Havelock is the centre for much of the New Zealand green-lipped mussel industry, and is called the greenshell mussel capital of the world. It is also the base of a mail boat servicing the remote communities in the Marlborough Sounds, as well as many fishing and recreational boats.

Today Marlborough is one of the southern hemisphere’s most important wine growing regions, however traditional pastoral farming still continues, albeit on a much reduced scale. Tourism has become an increasing focus in the region and the natural beauty of the Marlborough Sounds provides an ideal environment for outdoor pursuits and eco-tourism.

One of the sunniest towns in New Zealand, Blenheim is Marlborough’s capital. The early appearance of the town is recreated at Brayshaw Museum Park, which is also home to the unique Vintage Car and Farm Machinery Museums, and the Provincial Museum and Archives. Blenheim has two art galleries, three-theatre cinema complex, live theatre venues, and an undercover sporting complex with a heated swimming pool. There is a golf course within the town, and a race course.

Click here for a scenic video taking you around this wonderful region.

How to apply

Contact Sarah Fearon, Relationship Manager for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5885.

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