Consultant Neurologist
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Employer: Southern DHB

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 1.0 FTE

Required qualifications:  

Consultant Neurologist
Dunedin Hospital

Salary : ASMS MECA 2020 (NZD 164,369 – 244,560)

Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern NZ (Permanent 1.0 FTE negotiable)
Close knit, supportive team
Negotiable start date
Following an internal promotion, we are looking for a generally trained clinical neurologist to join our team.

Working at Dunedin Hospital you will provide a full range of neurological services alongside enthusiastic colleagues.  This may include contributing to clinical neurophysiology and botulinum toxin clinics.

Mō te tūranga – About the role

Our Neurology service provides both inpatient and outpatient services to our community and you will contribute to outreach clinics at regional hospitals in the southern region. An acute service for emergencies is provided , so your role has a 1:5 on-call rota (8am to 6pm). We are a tertiary level hospital with a full range of elective and acute surgical specialities and can offer you a varied and challenging array of work. Ideally, we are looking for someone with the following skills and experience to complement our team:

A team player with exceptional interpersonal skills who builds effective relationships both within and external to their team
Is solution focussed and can demonstrate excellent decision making and priority setting in a clinical environment
Enthusiasm for teaching and passing on their knowledge to junior members of staff
Mōu ake – About you

You will need to have the Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) or equivalent qualification and must hold, or be eligible for, vocational registration with the New Zealand Medical Council.

Mō mātou – About us

Te Whatu Ora – Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.

Painga – Benefits

Supportive team
Utu whānui – Salary range

This role belongs to the ASMS Collective Agreement and falls between the Step 1 ($164,369) and Step 15 ($244,560) p.a prorata)

Rā mōnehu – Closing Date: Tuesday, 9 August 2022.

Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.

Tono ināianei – Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

For a job description or further information, please contact, Agatha Chen, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers with your CV. Phone: +64 3 470 9604 or email:

If you currently work for Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand – Southern , please apply for this role via our internal careers site, found here:  Pulse > Applications > Corporate > SuccessFactors

Pre-Employment checks

In the interests of protecting our people and our patients, all appointments will be subject to:

Occupational health assessment
Police vetting/Ministry of Justice safety checks
Serious misconduct checks (previous Public Service departments and statutory Crown entities only)
COVID-19 vaccination

To apply:

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Agatha Chen


Phone: +64 3 470 9604