Job Application

General Practitioner or Senior Medical Officer (up to 0.7FTE) Youth Justice Residences, Counties Manukau District

We have an exciting opportunity for a Doctor to work with Kidz First Centre for Youth Health providing youth primary health care for young people in youth justice residence. There is the opportunity to work up to 0.7 FTE alongside a nursing team on site, and with other health and wellbeing services who visit. The position can be tailored to suit a General Practitioner, Specialist in Adolescent Medicine, Paediatrician with an interest, or a senior trainee in any of these fields.

This position is based at the Youth Justice Residences in Wiri. There is also the opportunity to engage with other parts of the Kidz First Centre for Youth Health service as appropriate, including professional development, case reviews and contributing to training of other clinical staff, agencies and communities. There is also the opportunity to contribute to further service development.

Employment or contracting arrangements are dependent on the applicant. If you are interested in a component of this work, please still get in touch to discuss the options available.   

The position is open to Fellows of the RACP, NZCGP or trainees of either College with an interest in Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine or custodial medicine.  

Applications can be made online at

To discuss further, interested applicants are encouraged to contact Dr Bridget Farrant email: or 02102255874.

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Job Number: CMH202310244

Applications close: 19 March 2023


At Counties Manukau Health people and their lives matter to us. We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to delivering the best health outcomes for our community. To help us achieve this we need a workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applications from all backgrounds who share our values and have a passion to work in our community and would greatly value seeing applicants from our Maaori and Pacific communities. We are also committed to our Disability Strategy, which focuses on people with disabilities; they are our patients, whaanau, community and our staff - all carefully considered in our action plan. Together we will improve the accessibility needs for everyone who has a disability. Our values are Valuing Everyone- Whakawhanaungatanga , Kind –Manaakitanga, Together –Kotahitanga, Excellent- Rangatiratanga. If these are your values too, then join us today.