Public Health Medicine Specialist Auckland Regional Public Health Service

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  • Work for New Zealand's largest public health service provider
  • Six months fixed term or secondment opportunity to support the COVID-19 response; 1 FTE
  • Job share opportunities available

The Auckland Regional Public Health Service (ARPHS) is New Zealand's largest public health unit, working to promote and protect the health and wellbeing of all people in the Tāmaki Makaurau/Auckland region.

Based in Greenlane, Auckland, through the provision of a wide range of high quality public health programmes ARPH delivers services on behalf of the three district health boards in the Auckland region providing promotion, protection, compliance, managing communicable disease outbreaks and responding to emergent environmental health issues. See here for more information about ARPHS.

A rewarding opportunity has now arisen to join the ARPHS team as an experienced Public Health Medicine Specialist to support the COVID-19 Response Unit team. This is your chance to use your medical expertise to support the Auckland and New Zealand response to COVID-19 - leading teams, developing intelligence, outbreak strategy and risk assessment and advising on regional and national forums. You will also bring your strong leadership skills to coach and mentor other staff members whilst contributing to the public health governance at the operational and strategic level.

For further information or a confidential conversation about this great opportunity, please contact:

Jo Goodfellow, Medical Operations Manager:, phone 021 419 711 or

Maria Poynter, Service Clinical Director:, phone 021 262 4972