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  • Advert number: 355659-0
  • Posted Date: 11/04/14
  • Closing Date: 21/05/14

Consultant Psychiatrist
Invercargill, New Zealand

Perhaps it is fishing, golf, a cycle ride, surfing, skiing or putting your feet up with a good book that is your thing? Whatever you fancy you can do more of it here, providing adult psychiatry services to the Southern New Zealand communities.

You will play a key role in the multi-disciplinary team, taking a leading role in maintaining and enhancing our already comprehensive service, while taking the initiative in developing new ones. You will see a wide range of presentations and provide clinics both at our main clinic in Invercargill as well
as our rural clinics.

You will have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues alike, being part of a service which works in an integrated model and the base in Invercargill has a supportive group of colleagues. In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise.

Located in the lower South Island, the Southern district offers a wide range of recreational activities. It is home to two of New Zealand’s national parks, offering superb hiking and scenery, whilst internationally acclaimed fishing and a wide range of other outdoor pursuits are also available. Five top New Zealand snowboarding/skiing destinations are also within the region.

Recognised as an ideal place to raise a family, Invercargill is a modern city offering access to outstanding leisure pursuits and a caring, safe community. The city also has superb facilities such as the brand new sports stadium and cycling velodrome, excellent schools and a local tertiary provider where free fees exist.

Applicants must have completed their specialist training and be eligible for vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. The position offers an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance. A full driving licence is a requirement of the role.

Applications close: 21st May 2014.

Please apply online at or, for more information, contact Debbie Fahey, Recruitment Advisor, Senior Medical Officers, Southland Hospital, Southern DHB on telephone +64 3 2145 769 or email