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Psychiatry Registrar (commencing May 2023)

Psychiatry Registrar

Wakari Hospital

Commencing May 2023


Join us as we change the future of healthcare in Southern New Zealand


Mō te tūranga | About the role

We are currently seeking applications from RMOs interested in joining the team at Dunedin Hospital as a Psychiatry Registrar.  Whether you are interested in training in Psychiatry, or training to become a GP or a Rural Hospital Medical Specialist and would like some Psychiatry experience, then Dunedin Hospital is the place for you!

You will be part of a team of dedicated and experienced Consultants, Registrars, House Officers, and Nursing and Allied Health professionals working across a range of runs, including:

  • Emergency Psychiatry Services                             
  • Youth Specialty Services
  • Early Intervention Service                                     
  • Specialist Addiction Service
  • Forensic Psychiatry                                               
  • Consultant Liaison
  • Mental Health for Older People                                
  • Intellectual Disability
  • General Adult Community Services                         
  • General Adult wards
  • Child and Family                                                   
  • Ashburn Clinic

Please note that while we do not offer a designated Rural run, several the above runs do provide Rural experience.


Mōu ake | About you

We are interested in hearing from RMOs with a minimum of two years' post qualification experience and who possess a strong interest in Psychiatry.

You must be legally entitled to work in New Zealand and be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand.  You can check your eligibility for registration by visiting the Council’s website at


Candidates who are not currently registered with the New Zealand Medical Council should be aware that it is a requirement of the NZ Medical Council that your qualifications be approved through EPIC. If you have a commitment to working in New Zealand it is highly recommended that you start this process as soon as possible to allow your subsequent registration to be undertaken in a timely fashion. For more information, please visit MCNZ website re EPIC Credentialing.


Painga | Benefits

  • Free meals when on duty
  • Subsidised gym membership and discounted health insurance
  • Access to a range of retail discounts

A lifestyle that is hard to beat!  Dunedin is a wonderful place for families, with great educational facilities (primary through tertiary) and many activities available for all ages.  Some of New Zealand’s most famous national parks, ski fields and wineries are within easy driving distance.  To find out more about living here please click the following link:


Mō mātou | About us

Te Whatu Ora - Southern has the largest geographical coverage of all the New Zealand regions, providing services to 350,000 people in diverse communities. We take pride in all the services we provide, and our aim is to improve, promote and protect the health of our region. We believe that our dedicated and passionate staff are a significant driving force behind the achievement of these standards, and we need more like-minded people to help us continue providing for our community.


Due to the fast-paced nature of what we do, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change. Don’t delay, make sure you apply as soon as possible.


Tono ināianei | Apply now

We only accept online applications. Please apply via our website:

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