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Public Health Medicine Specialist

New Zealand, NZ


$164,369 to $244,560 (per annum/base salary)


  • Based at Greenlane Clinical Centre
  • Permanent position, full-time
  • Free onsite parking available

Nau mai, haere mai ki Auckland Regional Public Health!

A rewarding opportunity has arisen to join the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) as an experienced Public Health Medicine Specialist. 

Bring your expertise, your knowledge and your skills to make a difference around the way we approach our mahi to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all people living in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Ko wai mātou | Our Organisation

The National Public Health Service and its partners work alongside whānau, communities and other sectors to consider all the factors that impact on health and wellbeing, and deliver national, regional and local programmes to achieve pae ora. They partner with MHA and PHA to work alongside whānau, communities, and other sectors, drawing on Mātauranga Māori and data to provide health promotion, prevention and health protection at local, regional and national levels. The National Public Health Service sits within the delivery arm of Health New Zealand.

Auckland Regional Public Health (PHA) delivers public health services on behalf of the three districts in the Tāmaki Makaurau region. ARPHS as a public health unit delivers promotion, protection and screening programmes designed to improve the health and wellbeing of the populations of Tāmaki Makaurau in partnership with mana whenua, striving always to reduce health inequalities, we work across three domains: Excellence in Core Delivery, Leadership and Advocacy and Future Focused.

Te whiwhinga mahi | The Opportunity

A rewarding opportunity has arisen to join the Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) as an experienced Public Health Medicine Specialist. 

Our Public Health Medicine Specialists (PHMS) work in partnership with operational managers, providing clinical leadership and strategic direction for our health programmes.

Show us how your medical expertise can make a difference as you apply public health principles in the prevention, surveillance and control of communicable and enteric diseases, as well as contributing to public health prevention programmes.

For further details, please refer to the position description here.

This role and salary are covered by the Senior Medical & Dental Officers Collective Agreement.  More information can be found at:

Nga Pūkenga Motuhake | Important Skills

As the ideal candidate, you will be either registered or be eligible for public health vocational registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. Ideally, you will also be practising as a Public Health Medicine Specialist and have experience working in a Public Health Unit.

For more information about this role please contact Jasmine Berryman via

Immigration/Visa Support

Immigration NZ has introduced a new Accredited Employer Work Visa system from 4 July 2022. For some positions this includes a clear pathway to residency. And of course, for successful candidates offered a position with us who require a Work Visa, we will provide support with their Visa application. Here is a link for more information Immigration NZ Accredited Employer Work Visa.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Please submit your application online, outlining your experience and motivation to apply to this role.

If you have any queries about accessibility, or technical issues with the online process, please contact Suzanne Morgan - Recruitment Consultant at or 021 461 532 to discuss how we can best support your application.

Job Ad Reference ADHB15215
Date Listed 05 August 2022
ContactSuzanne Morgan
021 461 532