Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist, NZ

Northland District Health Board
Oct 29, 2018
Northland, New Zealand
Job Type


Mental Health & Addiction Services
Northland, New Zealand

Northland District Health Board, Mental Health and Addiction Services, has a new opportunity for a Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Child & Adolescent Mental Health Team covering the whole of Northland, from just north of Wellsford to the North Cape.

This position provides outpatient care from the main team location in Whangarei as well as from satellite clinics in other parts of the district. We encourage applications from doctors with an interest in broad-based approaches to care, including working with other government agencies (especially Oranga Tamariki and Education) and non-government organisations.

There you will be part of a team of senior doctors including a specialist paediatrician, with an opportunity to contribute to psychiatry registrar supervision and training and to providing leadership to the clinical team.

Northland District Health Board offers you professional support with a commitment to continuing professional development. You will become part of a broader group of psychiatrists within the district contributing to care across the age bands, and in sub-specialty services including maternal mental health, early psychosis service and addictions, as well as a group of child and adolescent psychiatrist colleagues within the greater Northern Region.

Applicants should be eligible for or be able to work towards vocational registration as Specialist Psychiatrists with the Medical Council of New Zealand and should preferably have FRANZCP. An appreciation of Maori culture and rural/community psychiatric experience would be an advantage.

For further information on this position and the Mental Health & Addiction Service, please visit

For more information on Whangarei Hospital please visit and to see what the Northland region has to offer you visit the Northland official tourism web site

Vacancy No: MD18-042

For further information and applications should be directed to Tania Vaile, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Phone: +64  9 430 4101 ext 60484, email: or visit our website:

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