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Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Canterbury District Health Board
Christchurch (Locality), Canterbury (NZ)
Closing date
28 Feb 2022

Our purpose

The Canterbury District Health Board systematically plan, fund and deliver care to almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. The Canterbury Health System is a world leader in the delivery of integrated health care. Our main focus is placing people (staff and patients alike) at the centre of everything we do.

The team

The Canterbury District Health Board is the largest provider of Mental Health Services in the South Island of New Zealand. Our Child and Adolescent Service (CAF) has a comprehensive range of both community based and inpatient teams and also provides consultation/liaison for GP's, school and key allied health /social service agencies.

The role

We'd like to hear from fully trained and qualified Child and Adolescent Psychiatrists who are looking for a permanent, full time or part time role in our CAF outpatient service.

This is an opportunity for you to be involved in a unique time in Canterbury's history and be part of a team committed to making a difference to our future.

To be considered for this role you will need to eligible for registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.

Please note applications via an agency will not be considered.

Our Culture: What matters to us

Ko Te Whatu Manawa Tangata

Putting people at the heart of all we do

Health is ultimately all about people. What's important around here is the way we care for and respect others, the responsibility taken for delivering outcomes, and going about our work with integrity.

Belonging here

Being part of the Canterbury District Health Board, our people enjoy access to, flexible working arrangements and a genuine and ongoing focus on career development.

We hope you'll seriously consider joining us, but if this role isn't a good fit for you, please share this opportunity with people in your personal networks.

Apply online, or to find out more information, please contact Tracey Sutherland - Recruitment Specialist.


To apply, please click the apply button.

The role that you are applying for is one that may only be performed by a person who has been vaccinated against Covid-19. It is therefore a condition of this application that you are vaccinated against Covid-19. As a person working in the health and disability sector you will come into contact with a large number of people, some of whom may be vulnerable. Without a vaccine, there is the risk that you may contract Covid-19. The requirement to be vaccinated is to keep you safe and also to endeavour to protect others against the potential transmission of Covid-19 as a result of you contracting it in the course of your employment.

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