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Position Title: Consultant Psychiatrist
Location: Otago
FTE (Hours): 1.0 FTE 40 hours
Date Posted: 22/12/2020
Application Closing Date: 18/01/2021 11PM
Job #: 064777
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Consultant Psychiatrist

  • Adult Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service
  • Dunedin
  • Up to 1.0 FTE fixed term


An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Consultant Psychiatrist to work in our Adult Mental Health & Addictions Service in a fixed term capacity from 22 April until 9 September 2021.


Responsibilities will include assessment and treatment formulation while working collaboratively within a multidisciplinary team and engaging with the wider mental health and addictions sector.  You will have a strong commitment and sound understanding to biculturalism and the service user and family / whanau inclusion in service delivery with a focus on recovery. 

You will have a personal commitment to maintaining high standards of practice, your providing clinical leadership and medical input to the multi-disciplinary team and full participation in team functioning is essential.


In addition to enjoying a varied workload and an exceptional quality of life for your time with us, you can look forward to a culture where staff are included, valued and respected for their expertise. 

Fellowship with the RANZCP or equivalent is essential and you must hold registration with the NZ Medical Council allowing you to work as a Specialist Psychiatrist.


Dunedin is a great little city with a big town feel and well-known for its Southern Hospitality. Close to the ski fields you’ll have the chance to make the most of 2021’s season. While you wait you can take in the beautiful Autumn weather and colours, making the most of our fantastic, mostly deserted beaches, mountain biking opportunities and coffee culture.


Closing date:  Monday 18 January 2021

For further information please contact Milair Ryalls, Recruitment Advisor – Senior Medical Officers, Phone (03) 470 9604 or

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