Closing date: 12/08/2020

Consultant – Psychiatry – New Zealand
Posted on 12-05-2020 Reference number: 2020105

Psychiatrist – Northland/Whangarei – New Zealand


The subtropical Northland region stretches upwards from Auckland, is full of forests and surrounded by the Pacific Ocean. It has white sandy beaches, scenic locations and a rich Maori history Whangarei is the northernmost city in New Zealand and the regional capital of the Northland region. The city has around 55,000 inhabitants and is easily accessible via various motorways, an airport and a train station. Most Maori live in this area of New Zealand. Due to the long presence of the Maori in this region, one can see their long-lasting influence on the country clearly and strongly. The city is located at a natural harbour and is surrounded by beautiful nature. Auckland is only a two-hour drive away.


On behalf of a mental health service, we are looking for a general adult psychiatrist for a full-time position. The service is looking for a psychiatrist with strong interest in rural psychiatry and broad skills in general adult mental health.

You will become one of two psychiatrists providing services to the adult population mental health problems in the northern part of Northland. There are currently 240 adult clients registered in mental health services. The service located together with addiction services and services for older people. Mental health services for child and youth and a general hospital are also adjacent to the facility. The area has a high level of deprivation which impacts on mental health and addiction services. 53% of the client base are Maori.

Professional support with commitment to continued medical education is offered, additional to participation in a growing service that has the opportunity to be at the forefront of both primary and secondary care innovations. You will work in a multidisciplinary team contributing to an intergrated model of service in both outpatient and inpatient settings with good partnership with other health (-associated) sectors.

The employer offers attractive employment conditions. For registration, proficiency of the English language is required. MMedical will help you obtain all necessary registrations to apply and start with the position.

For more information about the position described above please contact:

Soufian Meziyerh

Recruitment Consultant

Soufian Meziyerh
Recruitment Consultant
M: +31 6 36 36 35 11
T: +31 6 36 36 35 99