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Consultant Haematologists - 2 roles - Permanent & Fixed Term (Up to 12 mths) - Cosmopolitan City Living in Wellington - New Zealand

Consultant - Medicine
Ref: 3967 Date Posted: Monday 25 Sep 2017
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Two Jobs - Permanent and Fixed term (Up to 12 months).

Work for the Blood & Cancer Centre in the cosmopolitan capital city of Wellington, New Zealand.

This is a great opportunity for a Consultant Haematologist to experience working in state-of-the-art tertiary hospital, renowned for its teaching and research opportunities, and to embrace the famous Kiwi lifestyle.

With a vibrant cultural scene and stunning natural landscapes, its offers something for all the family if you enjoy; exploring the great outdoors; the urban cafe lifestyle, cultural pursuits with the fantastic Te Papa Museum and numerous exhibits, theatre productions and music concerts; or maybe just the cricket and the rugby!

  • Two roles available, both Full-time - Permanent and [Up to 12 months] Fixed Term Contract
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Tertiary, Teaching Hospital and opportunities to be involved in clinical research
  • Dual qualified (laboratory and clinical) with FRACP/ FRCPA or equivalent specialist qualifications
  • Multidisciplinary team setting 

The Role

The post will incorporate a full mix of Haematology, Medical Oncology, Radiation Oncology and Palliative Care services.

The Haematology team provides clinical haematology services to a catchment of 500,000 people. This encompasses the management of the full spectrum of haematological malignancies including auto and allogeneic stem cell transplantation. Services are provided for non-malignant haematology including haemostasis and thrombosis services.

There is full involvement in the Haematology Laboratory Service and an opportunity for clinical research.

  • Total package circa NZ$180,000 - $280,000 per annum, depending on level of experience
  • Includes Base salary range NZ$152,000 - $216,500 per annum
  • Includes NZ$16,000 Continuing Medical Education (CME) allowance plus 10 days CME leave per annum
  • Plus Relocation Assistance 

The Location
Wellington (population 350,000) is the political and cultural centre of New Zealand, offering the luxury of living in a small city with big city advantages, with a magnificent harbour framed by hills. There’s a very vibrant and cosmopolitan vibe to the city, with a huge array of cultural events, galleries, cafes and restaurants. Housing is affordable and of a high quality with a range of lifestyle options whether you want to live in a city apartment, beach house, townhouse or country property and nearly every inhabitant lives within 3km of the coast.

Education facilities are of a very high standard, with both public and private schools with excellent Education review Office reports (EROs). In addition, with three globally ranked Universities with campus’ in Wellington, there are many options for your children whatever route they choose to take in life. Victoria University houses a wide range of faculties and schools, as does Massey University. And the University of Otago based next door to Wellington Hospital, teaches undergraduate Medicine.

The international airport makes connections to the other parts of the world and elsewhere within New Zealand very easy.

You can also catch the ferry from Wellington and drive down through the South Island, which is very popular with locals and tourists. Beyond the city and its beautiful harbour you have a wild and rugged coastline, mountains, ski fields, wineries and historical towns all within easy reach making this a perfect lifestyle destination.

More on Wellington

  • Excellent schools (the NZ school year commences in January)
  • Strong real estate market
  • Compact city location – waterfront promenade, cafes and restaurants, Te Papa Museum, Weta Film Studios
  • Stunning wildlife and natural landscape – sandy beaches, the eco-sanctuary, Kapiti Island and native birds
  • Sea kayaking, harbour cruises, island hopping, bush walking through the Botanic Gardens, mountain biking at Makara Peak, night markets and live music, major sporting events and so much more...!

Contact Laura Sanders today to have a further confidential discussion or email