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  • Advert number: 319517-1
  • Posted Date: 09/01/13
  • Closing Date: 28/02/13

Consultant Psychiatrist, Adult Mental Health Services
Mid North Mental Health and Addiction Services

We have an exciting new opening for a Consultant Psychiatrist looking for a rural, farm or beach lifestyle opportunity, living and working in the Mid North, Far North Bay of Islands, and Hokianga area. This position would involve both conducting community clinics, and also clinical input into our Sub-Acute Unit.

This position is part of Northland’s wider Mental Health Services, which cover the whole of the North from around Wellsford to North Cape. Inpatient Services are available from the larger service in Whangarei, and peer support from colleagues in Whangarei, Kaikohe and Kaitaia.

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 more information, contact Dr Alison Brown, Clinical Head of District Mental Health and Addiction Services,

All applicants MUST be eligible to register in New Zealand as a Medical Practitioner, and gain either Locum Tenens and/or vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

For more information on Whangarei Hospital please visit: and to see what the Northland Region has to offer you visit the Northland official tourism website:

Reference: MD12-006.

Closing date: 28th February 2013.

All applications should be directed to: Char Waiomio, Recruitment Officer - Senior Medical Officers, Northland District Health Board, Private Bag 9742, Whangarei 0148, Northland, New Zealand. Telephone: +64 9 4304101 ext. 7402. Email: