Picton - Ref 989917

General Practitioner (Family Medicine)

Picton, South Island - view map

Contract: Permanent
Start date: 10 August 2020

  • Hot summers
  • Picturesque seaside town
  • Busy semi-rural practice


A permanent General Practitioner (Family Medicine physician) is required in sunny Picton.  You will be working around 8 sessions per week (4 days) with some on-call requirements.

If you are personable, flexible, team focussed with a great sense of humour then this is the role for you!


This is a busy semi-rural practice covering Picton and the Marlborough Sounds with access to Wairau Hospital and specialists located 25 minutes away in Blenheim. We also provide general practice services at the Royal New Zealand Air force Base at Woodbourne, located just outside Blenheim.

We have been in our purpose-built medical centre since November 2015 and can cater for up to 7000 patients. The facility includes a pharmacy, consulting rooms, a surgery room, a triage area and car parks for more than 20 patients.

This is also a cornerstone accredited practice.


The picturesque seaside town of Picton is the South Island base for the ferry service that links the main islands of New Zealand and the heart of the Marlborough Sounds.

Built around a very sheltered harbour, the town has an attractive seafront dotted with cafés, restaurants, various types of galleries. There’s also a floating maritime museum and an aquarium. Local operators can take you cruising, fishing, dolphin watching, sea kayaking or mountain biking.

The Queen Charlotte Track is a major local attraction; you can conquer it on foot or on a mountain bike.

Picton today has three schools. Picton School is a state contributing primary (Year 1 to 6) school, Queen Charlotte College is a state Year 7 to 13 secondary school and Waikawa Bay School is a state contributing primary (Year 1 to 6) school in Waikawa.

Click here for a scenic video taking you around the Picton region.

How to apply

Contact Jacinta Sanders, Team Leader for a confidential discussion on +64 4 495 5871


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