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See a wide range of presentations working alongside a supportive group of colleagues

  • Opportunities for continuous improvement activities
  • State-of-the-art facility with modern equipment
  • A fantastic location to enjoy the local and surrounding scenery

The Position

As a Consultant Psychiatrist, you will be joining the Child, Adolescent and Family Service, having the opportunity to work with patients up to the age of 18 and their families. You will see a wide range of presentations, providing clinics at the main centre as well as rural clinics. Joining part of the larger services Psychiatry team, you will work alongside another Child Psychiatrist. Within an integrated model of care, you will benefit from a supportive group of colleagues and work with a fantastic multidisciplinary team, including extremely experienced Registered Nurses and Allied Health staff. For those with an interest, there is opportunity to participate in the ongoing work on continuously improving upon quality related issues within the service, striving to achieve the best quality care.

The Hospital

This secondary hospital is part of a larger service providing high quality healthcare to a population of approximately 105,000, providing an enormous scope for a variety of work. The hospital itself was rebuilt in 2004, providing a state-of-the-art facility with up-to-date equipment and technology. You will have the ability to use video conferencing in the clinical setting.

The Location

Situated south of the South Island, this area is renowned for their friendly and unhurried pace of life. There is a strong sense of community and belonging, not only within the hospital but throughout the local landscape. There are abundant sports and other amenities, including excellent educational facilities, as well as a vibrant arts and cultural scene. Home to two of New Zealand’s national parks, there is a wide range of recreational activities to be experienced with some of the best hiking and scenery, internationally acclaimed fishing and a wide range of other outdoor pursuits to suit all. You will spoilt for choice with a range of shops and selection of lively bars and restaurants.

Often thought to be a cold climate, the weather is actually better than what you would experience in Wellington, while being within easy reach of beautiful Queenstown. Five top snowboarding and skiing destinations are also within easy driving distance. With the flexibility of a part-time arrangement, you will be able to take full advantage of the fantastic lifestyle on offer.

Essential Criteria

You must be a Fellow of RANZCP and eligible for Vocational (specialist) registration with MCNZ. If you are unsure of your eligibility, feel free to forward a copy of your resume for review.

Experience an interesting case-load and make a real difference to the lives of young people within this friendly community – Get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.