Surgical Registrars - 2018

Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
08 May 2018
30 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

At Canterbury District Health Board, you will gain world class experience in the South Island's largest tertiary, teaching and research hospitals! With over 450 Resident Doctors employed at the CDHB, we pride ourselves on our level of medical education, training and supervision.

Why Christchurch?

  • New Zealand is ranked second on the Global Peace Index, so we have the perfect environment for raising a family!
  • Live in a vibrant and emerging city, with a creative undercurrent
  • If you enjoy the outdoors, the hills and beaches are a 20 minute drive from the city! Enjoy skiing? We have 13 ski fields within a two to four hour drive of the city. To find out more, visit:

The roles

Various full-time, fixed-term or permanent Surgical Registrar opportunities in:

  • Orthopaedics: A non-training role, but suited to someone considering a future Orthopaedic training role
  • Surgical relief: Provide surgical cover where needed, e.g. Plastics, Neurosurgery and ENT
  • Neurosurgery: A non-training role, but suited to someone considering a future Neurosurgery training role

What's in it for me?

  • We have a specific training programme on offer for all surgical education trainees. We will help you to construct your Professional Development Pathway out of the components that are best for you
  • Access support at all hours, including after-hours support from Clinical Team Coordinators and SMOs

Skills and experience

How to apply

If you meet the above criteria, then please click the 'apply now' button below.

You will need to submit:

  • electronic copies of your CV and covering letter clearly stating your preferred role, and
  • contact details for three referees.

For further information, email Anna Hunter: or alternatively, please click the apply button.