Consultant Psychiatrist -1.0 FTE

New Zealand (NZ) Dunedin
03 May 2018
03 Jun 2018
Career Level
Contract Type
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work full-time with our Adult Mental Health & Addictions Service from early July 2018. This position may involve a part inpatient and part community aspect so applications are invited from Psychiatrists with either experience.

Fellowship with the RANZCP or the equivalent is essential, and you must be eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ).

Responsibilities will include assessment and treatment, while working collaboratively with the primary health sector. You will have a strong commitment to service user and family / whanau inclusion in service delivery, and a focus on recovery, as well as having a sound understanding of and commitment to biculturalism. 

A personal commitment to maintaining high standards of practice and full participation in team functioning is pivotal to the position, and it is essential you provide clinical leadership and medical input to the multi-disciplinary team.

Dunedin Hospital enjoys a close relationship with the Department of Psychological Medicine at the Dunedin School of Medicine, so you will have a demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development and providing training to students at all levels. 

In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.

Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for its Southern hospitality. If you’re considering a move down South, feel free to come and talk to us about the job, the good schools, the University of Otago, and the recreational potential which Dunedin and its surrounds possess.

Candidates who are not currently registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand should be aware that it is a requirement of the MCNZ that your qualifications are approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible, so as to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information please visit the MCNZ website -

Closing date: Sunday, 3 June 2018.

Candidates please note that screening of applications will be on-going throughout this advertising period, and our advertising will be removed from the Southern DHB website in the event of the role being filled.

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, phone +64 3 470 9604 or email:

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