Working at RANZCP in Aotearoa New Zealand
The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists (RANZCP) is a passionate, membership-based not-for-profit organisation dedicated to enhancing the quality and accessibility of mental healthcare.
Our people are at the heart of our mission to support our members in advancing psychiatry and advocating for the best mental health outcomes in our communities.
At RANZCP, we foster a positive and inclusive atmosphere where every team member matters. We’re invested in our team’s professional growth and personal wellbeing, offering competitive pay and an attractive range of benefits. As a part of our team, you’ll collaborate with a friendly and diverse group of professionals who are committed to making a meaningful impact in the field of mental health.
Our head office is located in Melbourne, Victoria, however you can also base yourself at one of our Branches around Australia or in our National New Zealand office. We have offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra and Wellington, NZ as well as hybrid working arrangements available for all staff.
Monthly Rostered Day Off
The RANZCP is committed to your mental and physical wellbeing and provides opportunities to achieve a healthy work-life balance. We offer a monthly rostered day off work to all eligible employees (pro-rata for part-time). No additional hours in excess of our 37.5hr working week need to be worked to qualify for the monthly rostered day off.
Reduced work week
Work hours are 37.5 hours per week for full time employees. Normal business hours are between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, including a one-hour lunch break.
Paid parental leave
We support developing families with 12 weeks paid parental leave for both primary and secondary carers following a qualifying 12-months employment with the College.
Personal (sick and carer’s) leave
You will be eligible for 10 days paid personal leave accessible from your start date.
You will be eligible for four weeks annual leave each year which starts accruing from your start date.
You will receive 17.5% annual leave loading, paid in a lump sum in the first pay period of December each year.
You will be entitled to 3 days’ compassionate leave in the first instance and 2 days for each subsequent event when an immediate family or household member dies or suffers a life-threatening illness or injury.
Employees of Aboriginal, Torres Strait Islander and Māori descent can access 5 days paid cultural leave each year to observe religious, ceremonial or culturally significant days.
Family and domestic violence leave
Any employee who is experiencing family and domestic violence leave can access 10 days paid leave each year.
Extra long service leave
The RANZCP offers 13 weeks’ long service leave following 10 years of service.
Our salaries are externally audited and benchmarked annually to ensure the RANZCP remains competitive in the market.
As a partially FBT rebatable organisation, the RANZCP offers tailored and in-house salary packaging options with no fees, tailored to your personal needs to maximise your total remuneration package.
End of year gifted holidays
Each year the Board and CEO consider gifting complimentary leave days to all staff during the end of year College close down period.
End of year gifts
Each year the Board and CEO consider end of year gifts to thank staff for their efforts during the year.
Discounts on products and services
You will have access to a range of exclusive discounts on products and services like travel, movies, health and wellbeing, and shopping.
You can make regular contributions from your pay or directly to your Kiwisaver scheme provider.
Service Recognition Program
Your hard work will be celebrated with our program that recognises and rewards service milestones.
- 3 years - $250.00 visa gift voucher
- 5 years - $500.00 visa gift voucher
- 7 years - $300.00 visa gift voucher
- 10 years - $1,000 visa gift voucher
- 15 years - $1,000 visa gift voucher
- 20 years - $1,000 visa gift voucher, flowers, department lunch
Learning and professional development opportunities
At the RANZCP you’ll have opportunities to develop new skills with regular opportunities for training and development in your field. You can apply for paid study assistance, paid study leave, professional membership and subscriptions to support your career.
Be healthy and well
The RANZCP offers regular health and wellbeing initiatives including workshops, annual flu vaccinations, and yoga classes in addition to the Health and Wellbeing Program.
Employee assistance program
Access our fully complimentary and confidential counselling service, available to all employees and their immediate family.
End of month social drinks
Relax and get to know your colleagues at our monthly social drinks event.
Staff Socialisation Program
Take time out to socialise with your colleagues, different departments and learn something new with creative activities sponsored by the RANZCP including cooking, barista courses, bowling, painting, photography to name a few.
Join your colleagues in a non-work environment through a variety of activities including special discounts and entertainment books.
|Employment term||Statutory minimum New Zealand||RANZCP NZ and Australian employees|
|Rostered day off||0||12 days pa*|
|Personal leave (sick and carers leave)|
10 days pa* accessible after completion of 6 months’ service
|10 days pa* accessible upon commencement of employment|
|Annual leave||20 days pa* after 12 months continuous service||20 days pa* accruing on a 4-week basis and is credited monthly|
|Annual leave loading||0||17.5%|
|Compassionate leave||3 days first occasion then 1 day for subsequent occasion||3 days first occasion then 2 days per subsequent occasion|
|Long service leave||0||13 weeks upon completion of 10 years’ service|
|Working hours p/wk||40 hours*||37.5 hours*|
|Employer paid Parental leave||0||6 weeks RANZCP paid leave and applicable Govt. paid leave|
|Employer-paid Paternity leave/ Partner leave||0||1 week RANZCP paid leave and applicable Govt. paid leave|
* Full time equivalent - pro rata for part-time employees
To find out more about current employment opportunities, please contact our Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org