Gynaecological Oncology Fellow | 12 month fixed term | Annual Recruitment 2024

Kia hiwa ra! Kia hiwa!

Mō mātou | About us

“Ko ngā tāngata, te mātua mahi - Putting people at the heart of all we do”

When you work with Te Whatu Ora Health New Zealand – Waitaha Canterbury District, you’re part of something very special. We plan, fund and deliver health services to the almost 600,000 people that live in the Canterbury region. We are committed to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and its principles by ensuring our partnership with Māori are at the forefront of all our conversations.

Facilities within Waitaha Canterbury District include:

  • Christchurch Women’s Hospital
  • Hillmorton Hospital and the Princes Margaret Hospital – Mental Health Services
  • Burwood Hospital – Older Persons Health and Rehabilitation Services, including the Spinal injuries Unit
  • Ashburton Hospital - General Hospital, south of Christchurch

You will gain world class experience with varied case mixes and a high level of medical education, training and supervision. With 600 Resident Doctors employed at Waitaha Canterbury, you will join a team committed to serving their community. You can learn more here


Ko wai koe | About You

Christchurch Women’s Hospital is a modern tertiary hospital providing secondary and tertiary level Gynaecological Oncology services for the South Island, serving a population of 1 million. We also provide maternity services for approximately 6,000 births per annum and a full range of gynaecology services, including specialist Fetal Medicine. There are close links between our Gynaecological Oncology clinicians and the University of Otago department of O&G which is co-located on site. We see 230 new cancers a year.

Ngā pūkenga me ngā wheako | Skills & Experience

  •  Fixed-term (12 months), full-time Gynaecological  Oncology Fellow
  • You will have completed basic and be undertaking advanced vocational training. Alternatively, you may hold a fellowship qualification in Obstetrics and gynaecology.
  • You must be eligible for general or provisional general registration with the Medical Council of New Zealand. You can check your eligibility by visiting the Council’s website at


Ngā hua | Benefits

  • The post is fully accredited with the RANZCOG Certification in Gynaecological Oncology training programme (CGO) and preference will be given for those approved for this programme.
  • Live in a vibrant city, with a creative undercurrent. We have hills, beaches and ski fields a short drive from Christchurch City. To find out more, visit
  • Enhance your career with first class training and supervision from the Medical Education & Training Unit (METU)
  • Be supported by our Resident Doctors’ Support Team (RDST)
  • Access support at all hours, including after-hours support from the Clinical Team Coordinators and SMOs


Tono ināianei | Apply now

Has this interested you to join us here in Canterbury? Click apply now and in the application form you will be asked to select your speciality preference(s), please note due to current staffing arrangements and training requirements, vacancies may not occur in some service.

You will need to submit:

  • Electronic copies of your CV and covering letter, and
  • Contact details for three referees (which will be contacted right away)

For further information, email

Please note, due to volume of queries we receive during annual recruitment there will be a delayed response

Pandemic Vaccination Statement

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. This vaccination requirement includes gaining Booster Doses required to perform you role under the Health Order. 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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Fixed Term/Contract/Full Time

Job no: RMOAR246067

Location: Christchurch

Closing Date: Friday, 9 June 2023