FT Permanent position or 1 year Fixed Term Contract

Are you a Psychiatrist with specialist training in Child, Adolescent and Family care? Are you looking for a new opportunity? If so, this could be the position for you! Come and join this established team of psychiatrists, consultant behavioural paediatrician, registrars and nursing and allied health professionals.

The service has embarked on a significant redevelopment programme in the past several years and a new leadership structure was introduced to lead further development of an integrated range of well-connected services along with NGO partners in our community.

The service provides comprehensive community-based mental health services including:

  • Extended hours crisis intervention service 
  • Community-based mental health care 
  • Adult Acute inpatient services (including intensive mental health care) Day  activity/rehabilitation programmes 
  • General hospital liaison psychiatry 
  • Outreach clinics
  • Child, adolescent and family mental health services  
  • Old Age Psychiatry services
  • Alcohol and drug services  
  • Specialist Maori mental health services (Oranga Hinengaro)  
  • Early intervention services 
  • Intensive community rehabilitation services.

Suitable candidates must be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of NZ.  


Working in New Zealand

New Zealand has a Multi-Employer Collective Agreement in place across all the District Health Boards and NZDr can provide you with the details for this. It makes for a great lifestyle here in New Zealand.

Benefits include:

  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • 2 weeks / $16,000 CME/CPD Allowance
  • Base salary + allowances for job size, on call and availability.
  • Reimbursement of your practicing registration fees, college membership and indemnity insurance

The Relocation package packages vary with each DHB.

Working with NZDr means advice and support with:

  • Medical Council Registration.
  • Immigration.
  • Job search and interview set up.
  • Our experience of living in New Zealand - regions, healthcare and school systems.

NZDr is proudly New Zealand owned and operated – talk with the locals!
Kate McKendry

Phone: +64 21 288 NZDr (6937)

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Location: North Island. Central region

Salary: $164,000 - $244,560 Base + $16,000 CME + allowances, reimbursements and relocation package.

Work type: Permanent