Psychiatry Registrar Training Positions North Island NZ

Job details

ID: JREF-103066
Type: Locum
Salary: Rates on application
Location: North Island
Start: 06/07/2020
End: 13/12/2020
Published: 03/07/2020
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  • ASAP start, flexible contract length
  • Full time, rotational roster
  • Supportive training environment 

The opportunity 

This is an ideal role for medical officers contemplating joining the training programme and are happy to commence in an unaccredited position, with a view to moving into an accredited position once joined the programme.

Whilst initially working in the in-patient unit, attachments in community psychiatry are also available with this supportive team who are here to encourage and help you to develop your career.

Registrars who are eager to learn and enhance their skills and who are passionate about caring for our community will thrive here. The Mental Health Service offer supportive working conditions and are committed to excellent teaching in a training hospital offering primary and community health care. 

The Psychiatric Unit that supports a community based philosophy, maintaining small numbers, with a high occupancy and intensive treatment program. You will be fully supported by 10 consultants and one house officer. Working under the direction and supervision of a Senior Medical Officer, you will enjoy a wide variety of inpatient cases and will be required to undertake assessments, make diagnoses and develop treatment and management plans in consultation with the patient/ family/ whanau.

The location 

Located in a beautiful provincial centre on the East Coast of the North Island this good sized town enjoys stunning scenery and a temperate climate with sunny dry summers. The district boasts exceptional schools, restaurants and wineries and hosts frequent cultural events and unlimited opportunities for outdoor and sporting pursuits.


Consider this enviable lifestyle with great homes, superb schools and no traffic headaches. Whether you like living by the sea, next to the river, nestled in the hills, in a village community, or an art deco city this region has it all!

Essential criteria

An ideal candidate would hold current NZ work rights and general registration, consideration may also be given to candidates who are eligible to obtain registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. 


Consider this beautiful, rich landscape as a backdrop to raise your family and complete your specialist training.

If this sounds like something you would be interested in contact Gary Heath on +64 21704998 and quote job reference number JREF-103066.

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