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Benefit from strong support within your team, generous Continuing Medical Education (CME)

  • Get your foot in the door with a leading service
  • Work Monday to Friday keeping your weekends free for island getaways
  • Discover arts and culture or savour the food and wine scene

The Position

You will be joining the largest provider of Mental Health Services in New Zealand, serving a catchment population of approximately 600,000. You will provide your expertise within the Adult Inpatient Unit, and also have the opportunity to be involved in service development, service planning and quality improvement initiatives. As a Consultant, one of your core functions will involve the teaching and supervision of junior doctors/students and providing your expertise and clinical leadership to the multidisciplinary team. The current team is made up of two full-time Psychiatrists and two full-time Registrars and House Officers, providing strong colleague support with peer review groups and generous Continuing Medical Education (CME) and an on-call roster of 1:20.

The Hospital

This Mental Health service provides a comprehensive range of services with a culturally aware and responsive focus, partially to their Indigenous Maori population. Services include community based and inpatient medical managed withdrawal (voluntary and compulsory), counselling, opioid treatment, youth, co-existing problems, pregnancy and parenting, prisons and probation etc.

The Location

Based in a major city in New Zealand’s North Island, you will have plenty to explore in your down time. There is something for everyone in this beautiful region, with major sporting events, concerts, festivals and outdoor adventures on offer year-round. You can indulge in designer shopping, world-class food and wine, explore the inner-city hot spots and relax on the beautiful beaches and nearby island escapes.

Essential Criteria

You must hold or be eligible to hold FRANZCP and Specialist registration with MCNZ. International Medical Graduates (IMGs) can be considered, if you are unsure of your eligibility for this role please get in contact with your CV for advice.

Explore New Zealand in 2020 and get your foot in the door with a leading Mental Health service – Get in touch today for a no-obligation discussion.