Clinical Pharmacist, Wairau Hospital, Blenheim

Join a great team passionate about their role in providing excellent patient-centred care 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki tēnei mahi (About this position)  

The opportunity has arisen for a NZ registered pharmacist to join our friendly and supportive pharmacy team at Wairau Hospital on a permanent basis, working 80 hours a fortnight. Part-time job-share options will also be welcome and considered,

Ko wai he kaitono tōtika? (Who is an appropriate applicant?)

First and foremost we are looking for the right person. A pharmacist that is willing to learn and be a valued member of the wider well-oiled, friendly and supportive health team that makes up Wairau Hospital. 

We welcome applications from both our new and experienced colleagues. Hospital experience, while preferred, is not a requirement.  Wairau Hospital Pharmacy allows pharmacists to gain broad experience in all facets of hospital pharmacy, quickly becoming great all-rounders and ready for any situation. Once settled in and confident, the on-call roster allows for extra income and responsibility.

For the health and safety of both staff and patients, and in line with the Health Order, all NMH staff are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Ā mātou rōpū (About our team)

Nelson Marlborough Health is the main health provider for the Te Tau Ihu, the top of the south. Nearly 3,000 strong, we are Nelson and Marlborough’s largest employer, which means the opportunities here are endless. Our main locations are Nelson and Wairau Hospitals but we are spread across the region and service all parts of the community. Our work can be challenging, but we are up for it. We have a great team and we work hard to make a difference. We value integrity, innovation, respect and teamwork. 

Ētahi atu mōhiohio (More Information)

Ngā huanga o tēnei mahi (The benefits of this position) 

You will be working in a great team environment where staff are passionate about their role in providing excellent patient-centred care.

At Nelson Marlborough Health we encourage a workforce that is innovative, eager to learn and enhance their skills, and passionate about caring for our community. We do great work and we need a great team to help us deliver.

Situated at the top of the South Island, Blenheim is well known for its temperate climate, award winning wineries, stunning scenery and outdoor pursuits - all available within minutes of the town centre. For more information on the Marlborough region visit 

Me pēhea ahau e tono ai? (How do I apply?)

For role specific information please contact Caroline Aberhart, Team Leader – Pharmacy, Wairau Hospital, on or on 022 194 7797.

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on or 03 546 1274. 

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form and include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in this position. 


Applications close: Wednesday 8th December

Nelson Marlborough Health strongly endorses Te Tiriti o Waitangi.

We believe that to achieve equity in health outcomes for Māori we need a workforce reflective of the population it serves. We strongly encourage applications from candidates who identify as Māori and we recruit for cultural competence.  

He waka eke noa. We are all in this together.

Apply Now

Permanent/Full Time, Permanent/Part Time

Job no: W21-236

Location: Wairau Hospital

Closing Date: Open until filled