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Psychiatrist (General Adult & Addictions), Whakatane - New Zealand

Consultant - Psychiatry
Ref: 3654 Date Posted: Monday 08 May 2017
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We are seeking a Consultant Psychiatrist (General adult and addictions) for a 110-bed district general hospital in the beautiful Bay of Plenty.

Whakatane offers a relaxed coastal lifestyle, and the Bay of Plenty region is now one of the fastest growing regions in New Zealand, with many kiwis moving down from Auckland and overseas migrants choosing to move here as well. 

With some of the best beaches in NZ on your doorstep such as Ohope, Mount Maunganui, Papamoa and Ohiwa, its ideal for those who love the great outdoors. 

  • Commence in 2017 and enjoy the kiwi lifestyle!
  • Looking for a consultant Psychiatrist who has a passion for service development and an interest in education and research
  • Remuneration package (circa NZD$180k to NZD$280k), depending on experience
  • Generous relocation assistance
  • Beautiful natural surroundings – safe harbour, beautiful Ohope Beach, dolphins, whales & native birds
  • Living well and feeling healthy is embraced as a lifestyle for all the family

Whakatane is only 1 hour drive away from Tauranga City, the 5th largest city in NZ. Real estate is very reasonably priced and properties can range from apartment style living, to large detached houses with a garden, or even lifestyle blocks with a couple of acres of land attached. There are daily flights from Whakatane to Auckland, making international flight connections easy.

The team in Whakatane works closely with the base hospital site in Tauranga. Together, the two sites cater to a regional population of 230,000.

Find out more about the Bay of Plenty and Whakatane here

It’s a very nice way of life if you prefer not to be in a city and to be close to the ocean, the community is welcoming and the living is definitely relaxed.

We are Licenced New Zealand Immigration Advisors and provide support & advice about the Medical Council registration and visa process

Next Steps

We have assisted many Doctors in making the move to New Zealand and we’d be delighted to discuss the options with you in strictest confidence. You can read what people have said about working with us on our testimonials page

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If this sounds like the perfect job you can apply using the blue button below. Or if you’d like to find out more about this job or have an informal chat, please get in touch with us:

Laura Sanders

Recruitment Consultant

Tel: 0131 240 5265 LinkedIn