Senior House Officer Positions, Wairau Hospital, January 2022

  • Full-time positions suitable for PGY2 and above in Emergency and Relief/Wards.
  • Enjoy collegiality and collaboration across all disciplines 

Ngā mōhiohio e pā ana ki ēnei mahi (About these positions)

Senior House Officer full-time positions available at Nelson Marlborough District Health Board at Wairau Hospital. There is one Emergency position available for 6 months and one Relief/Ward position.  Both positions available to extend on for 12 months in other specialities as well.

Collegiality and collaboration across all disciplines are key to our delivery of a successful service to our patients and our community.  A strong sense of community and belonging is reflected in everything we do.  If this sounds like the sort of environment that you will thrive in, then we want to hear from you!

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

Positions are suitable for PGY2 and above and you will need to be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You will also need to meet Immigration New Zealand requirements to be eligible to live and work in New Zealand.

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)

Wairau Hospital provides approximately 65 beds for Marlborough patients and refers patients requiring specialised services to Nelson Hospital. 

Ngā huanga o ēnei mahi (The benefits of these positions) 

If you want to benefit from an exceptional lifestyle and enjoy working as part of a dynamic team, we look forward to receiving your application. 

Situated near the top of the South Island, we have three national parks within a 90 minute drive and are surrounded by beaches, mountains, hidden valleys, raging rivers and golden sands. Our region is known as a spectacular natural environment and has one of the highest number of sunshine hours in New Zealand. For more information on our region visit and Love Marlborough NZ 

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

For further information please contact Loretta Matheson, RMO Team Lead at

Keen to apply now, it’s easy. Please fill in our online application form. 

Ref: NW22-0014

Applications close: Friday, 10 December 2021

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

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Permanent/Full Time, Fixed Term/Full Time

Job no: NW22-0014

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Friday, 10 December 2021