Nelson - Ref 1124534

General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician)

Nelson, South Island - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 23 August 2021

  • Sunny climate with great beaches
  • Dedicated and passionate team
  • Perfect lifestyle choice


A permanent General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) is required in sunny Nelson. You will be working 7 to 8 sessions per week (4 days).

There is an on-call requirement to work at the Medical and Injury Centre on a pro rata basis based on sessions with all other GP’s. This is part of a region wide after-hours solution which means a relatively low requirement per GP.

If you are dedicated and passionate, with sound communication skills then this is the role for you!


The practice has an established patient base of around 6200 with a broad and varied demographic.

There is an experienced and supportive team of 6 GPs, nurses, admin staff and allied health colleagues.

The practice offers excellent collegial support and provides the highest quality healthcare services to our community. The practice is also Foundation Accredited and a RNZCGP Teaching Practice.


Nelson is renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, with diverse geography capturing everything from long golden beaches to untouched forests and rugged mountains.

The Nelson/Tasman region often tops New Zealand’s sunshine hours. It also boasts productive tourism, wine, horticulture and fishing industries.

Nelson has long been a magnet for creative people. With one of the largest numbers of working artists and galleries in the country, you will find an array of craftspeople living in the region; traditional, contemporary and Māori. Visit their studios, explore the weekend craft markets, taste the delicious locally made artisan products and find something extraordinary to take home with you.

Nelson has several options for education. Tertiary level education is available from the Nelson Tasman Institute of Technology (NMIT). Nelson is also a popular destination for international students, especially those developing their skills with the English language. There are also plenty of schools and early childhood services.

See more of the region here.

How to apply

Contact Luke Baddington, GM Workforce Recruitment for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5871.


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