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Specialist Psychiatrist

Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB
Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date Open
Employer Nelson-Marlborough DHB Workplace Nelson Marlborough Health
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date Open

Job description

•Mental Health Services, Nelson Marlborough Health
•Location: Nelson, South Island, New Zealand
•New job, new challenges and an exciting new lifestyle awaits you in Nelson, New Zealand.

Nelson Marlborough Health's (NMH's) Mental Health and Addictions Service is seeking a permanent, full-time Specialist Psychiatrist to join our highly effective team, performing vital work across our inpatient and community services.

Our well developed community Psychiatric services include a community mental health team, with 24 hour crisis intervention, general adult, child and adolescent, older persons and addiction medicine. Inpatient care is provided through an onsite 26 bed inpatient unit with IPC facilities.

You would be based in Nelson serving a population of approximately 100,000. Staffing includes: seven Psychiatrists, four Medical Officers / Registrars and House Surgeons.

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.

Nelson is one of New Zealand's top lifestyle destinations and offers an amazing variety of leisure pursuits, beaches, rivers and national parks with great opportunities for outdoor activities such as kayaking, tramping, skiing, golf, sailing, as well as abundant sunshine and outstanding scenery. World renowned wineries are nearby and the area is rich in art and culture with many cafes and excellent schools and facilities for families. For more information on the Nelson/Tasman region visit

For more information, or informal discussions please contact either:

Dr Heather McPherson, Clinical Director via or Rita Van Iddekinge, Operational Support via

Applications are only accepted online, so to apply or to view the position description please go to our careers website

Appointment and ongoing employment will be conditional upon criminal record/police checks. This may include checks under the Vulnerable Children Act 2014.

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Closing date: Open until filled.

Ref: N17/496.

Online application, CV and cover letter are required before your application can be processed.

Enquiries can be made to Human Resources Nelson telephone: 03 546 1274 or email

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Name Haines Recruitment Agency
Phone (04) 914 4650
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