Join an existing team of psychiatrists where you will have your choice of working with adults, children, adolescents and psychogeriatric specialties. Both long term and short vacancies exist. You will have the opportunity to provide outpatient clinics in rural areas of Southland as well as the larger centres such as picturesque Queenstown and Gore. The distance from big cities and the wide geographical area our client services translates into tremendous scope for variety for the successful candidate. You’ll be involved in Invercargill’s brand new purpose built acute inpatient facility as well as child, adolescent and family services; community forensic services; adult community health teams in Invercargill, Gore and Queenstown; and alcohol and drug services, including methadone.
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 client’s main clinic in Invercargill as well as our rural clinics. This psychiatric service embraces the use of technology, and you will need to be comfortable with technology and the use of videoconference in the clinical setting.
You’ll have the energy to make a positive difference with both patients and colleagues a like, 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, a local tertiary provider where free fees exist and the University of Otago in Dunedin.
Applicants must have completed their specialist training and be eligible for vocational registration with Medical Council of New Zealand. The position offers an attractive remuneration package, relocation assistance and CME allowance. A Full Drivers licence is a requirement of the role