Consultant Psychiatrist – Forensic Mental Health Services

Employer: Waitemata DHB

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: If you have a strong commitment to providing high quality Forensic Mental Health care in an innovative and research informed multidisciplinary service and have an appropriate specialist qualification and experience in Forensic Psychiatry, we would like to hear from you.

Consultant Psychiatrist

Forensic Mental Health Services

Waitemata District Health Board

The Auckland Regional Forensic Psychiatry Service, or the Mason Clinic as it is often known, is the largest Forensic Mental Health Service in New Zealand. We serve the four northern District Health Boards including all courts in the northern region and five prisons totaling 3400 inmates.

We deliver a comprehensive range of Forensic Mental Health Services, including secure inpatient acute and rehabilitation services which connect to community rehabilitation services, services for intellectually disabled offenders, culture specific programmes for Maori, court liaison and prison mental health services.  This includes a regional service to Northland Region Corrections Facility at Ngawha and Northland.  The Mason Clinic in Auckland has 126 inpatient beds of which 17 are for intellectually disabled people.

Our vision, mission and values are inclusive, founded on a therapeutic commitment to service users, their family and the community. We are committed to both process, and outcome quality, best evidence based practice, a management environment that is respectful of all staff and an on-going learning environment.

If you have a strong commitment to providing high quality Forensic Mental Health care in an innovative and research informed multidisciplinary service and have an appropriate specialist qualification and experience in Forensic Psychiatry, we would like to hear from you.

For expressions of interest please contact Dr Krishna Pillai, Clinical Director, email krishna.pillai@waitematadhb.govt.nz or telephone (09) 815 5150.

Closing Date: 19 August 2022

Reference:      PTC00062

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Dr Krishna Pillai

Position: Clinical Director

Email: krishna.pillai@waitematadhb.govt.nz

Phone: (09) 815 5150