Specialist Psychiatrist - Mental Health Inpatient Unit Wahi Oranga

  • Permanent full-time position
  • Excellent working conditions, a relocation package and a negotiable commencement date
  • Make a lifestyle change and bring your psychiatry skills to Nelson

About the role

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced Specialist Psychiatrist to join our adult mental health inpatient unit. Mental health inpatient care is provided at Nelson Hospital through a 26-bed general adult unit with IPC facilities. You will be joining a great team who are passionate about mental health and delivering a high standard of care. Our service provides inpatient care for acute through to rehabilitation.

The salary for this position will be the range of $161,304 – $240,000 (as per the current senior medical and dental officer collective agreement) dependent on skills, experience and gaining full vocational registration in NZ. You will also have access to up-to 10 days and a $16,000 allowance to put towards your continued medical education. 

About you

Applicants must hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, or equivalent, and be eligible for an Annual Practising Certificate and vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.  Experience in consult liaison psychiatry would be an advantage but not essential. 

About us

Nelson Marlborough Health (NMH) is the main health service provider for New Zealand’s Nelson, Tasman and Marlborough regions, serving over 150,000 people across two main hospitals, public health and a range of community services. We provide a great place to work with professional development opportunities, job security, and workplace wellness programmes.

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How to apply

For general enquiries please contact our recruitment team on vacancies@nmdhb.govt.nz or +64 3 546 1274. 

For role specific queries, or informal discussions please contact Craig Fenwick craig.fenwick@nmdhb.govt.nz.


Closing date: Open until filled

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: N19-457

Location: Nelson Hospital

Closing Date: Friday, 11 October 2019