Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

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    $190,000 - 270,000

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    7 months ago

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Role: Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Contract: Permanent, full time

Scope of practice: child psychiatry, adolescent psychiatry, early psychosis

Role Details:

This post is for an experienced Psychiatrist interested in joining a small close-knit team that is a part of a broader group of psychiatrists contributing to care across the age bands, and in sub-specialty services including; maternal mental health, early psychosis service and addictions. This is a great development opportunity to be able to contribute to the supervision and training of registrars whilst providing leadership to the wider clinical team.

As the Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist you will provide outpatient care from the regional general secondary care hospital as well as from rural clinics located in other parts of the district.

You will join a Psychiatry team specific to C&A maintaining a strong working relationship with the paediatric/ child health services.

You will bring an interest and/ or prior knowledge in broad-based approaches to care, including working with both government agencies  and non-government organisations.


Required Criteria

To be considered, you must have or be eligible for specialist registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand in a vocational and/ or locum tenens Psychiatry scope of practice, with no restrictions to your APC. Ideally you will have obtained FRANZCP or near completion, and have previous experience working in the Child and Adolescent specialty.



As a region Northland is renowned for its beautiful beaches and relaxed lifestyle. There are great surf beaches and beautiful harbours and bays for sailing, kite surfing and windsurfing. It is also a top spot for fishing and diving with easy access to the world famous Poor Knights Marine reserve. There are also many beautiful forests and stunning hills to explore and climb.

As well as a warm climate, the "winterless north" offers excellent schools, affordable housing and scenic coastal areas offering a range of recreational activities. It is just two hours' drive or 25 minute flight from the international hub of Auckland and is well serviced with flights.


If you are interested in this role, please submit your CV for immediate consideration.