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Role: Psychiatrist Consultant

Salary: NZD$190-270K pa plus relocaion expenses

Are you a psychiatrist who wishes to practise in a world city with good public services, excellent professional development programmes and interesting work with a supportive and organised team?

We have Consultant Psychiatrists positions in Auckland, with roles in Adult General Psychiatry, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Old Age Psychiatry available now. In addition, most subspeciality interests can be accommodated.  

You will work in teaching hospitals and clinics affiliated with the University of Auckland Medical School The top ranked university in NZ and accredited for training by the Royal Australia and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.

You will provide clinical psychiatry services to in patients, out patients and community based patients, as appropriate and will participate in the education, supervision and mentoring of junior physicians training in psychiatry and general practice and medical students. You will have opportunities for research and development of administrative and leadership skills.

You can expect a permanent employment contract with pension benefits, and annual leave as well as

  • Relocation support to move to Auckland
  • Support with professional registrations with Medical Council of New Zealand
  • Annual Practising Certificate funded
  • Professional development programmes
  • Subsidised gym membership and free gym classes run by 5Points Gym
  • Discounts at a variety of retail businesses and free eye test

You must have a medical degree from WHO approved school and a completed residency in Psychiatry with a postgraduate qualification accepted by the Medical Council of New Zealand for Locum Tenens Registration or Vocational Registration.

You must also have English fluency and IELTS Academic score of 7.5 if a non- native English speaker.


Auckland is the largest city of New Zealand with a population of over 1.6 million, almost 30% of the country’s population, and is a multi-cultural hub of food, music, arts and culture. Also known as Tāmaki Makaurau, Auckland sprawls over volcanic hills and around twin harbours, offering an exhilarating mix of natural wonders and urban adventures.

The city’s climate is temperate, with warm summers (averaging more than 24 degrees) and cooler winters (averaging 16 degrees). The summer months are between December and March.

It is the commercial and retail centre of New Zealand and is home to some of the countries best educational establishments.

Why Should You Apply?

A world city, ranked in the top 10 of the global “most liveable cities” with an enviable lifestyle, excellent cultural, recreational and educational organisations and surrounded by magnificent natural beauty is a great place to start your career in New Zealand. If this attracts you, please upload a recent CV and contact us.