Consultant Psychiatrists Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 2

Job Hours: 40

Required qualifications: He korero mōu - About You We are seeking individuals that are: Vocationally Registered Psychiatrists with The Medical Council of NZ or eligible for this. Fellowship with the RANZCP or the equivalent is essential. A desire to work collaboratively to improve the outcomes for our community, support and educate others to do so too and make the most of the natural environment while you do.

Consultant Psychiatrists
Bay of Plenty District Health Board

Employment Type: Permanent – 1 FTE

Mō Tātou – About Us

Situated in the sunny eastern coast of New Zealand’s North Island, the Bay of Plenty really is just that, offering vast golden sand beaches, bush clad mountains, lush farmlands and more. Its pleasant climate means that the area has become a favourite for holiday makers, retirees and those looking for a different lifestyle outside of the main cities.

The Bay of Plenty District Health Board is spread across a vast geographical area and centred across two hospitals based in Tauranga and Whakatāne. We serve a population of approximately 259,000 for the major population centres of Tauranga, Katikati, Te Puke, Whakatāne, Kawerau and Ōpōtiki.  The BOPDHB is one of the Bay of Plenty’s largest employers with over 4000 staff.

He Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the Roles

We currently have two very rare opportunities for Consultant Psychiatrists to join our team at the Bay of Plenty District Health Board.

We are excited to offer:

  • A well-established group of peers for you to join.
  • General Adult Inpatient and outpatient services, Psychogeriatrics, Consult Liaison, Child and Adolescent, Drug and Alcohol and Maternal Mental Health services.
  • We are a teaching hospital with Psychiatric Registrars Training through the Upper Central North Island (UCNI) training scheme and 5th and 6th year medical students through the University of Auckland.
  • Opportunities for research and teaching roles through our clinical campus and close links with Auckland University.
  • Opportunities for involvement in service development and clinical leadership.

The first opportunity is working within the Addictions Team for the Tauranga Mental Health and Addiction Service. For further details on this role, and to apply for the Consultant Psychiatrist – Tauranga Addictions role please click here.

The second opportunity is working for Whakatāne Mental Health and Addiction Service.  For further details on this role, and to apply for the Consultant Psychiatrist – Whakatāne role please click here.

He korero mōu – About You

We are seeking individuals that are:

  • Vocationally Registered Psychiatrists with The Medical Council of NZ or eligible for this.
  • Fellowship with the RANZCP or the equivalent is essential.
  • A desire to work collaboratively to improve the outcomes for our community, support and educate others to do so too and make the most of the natural environment while you do.

If you like to work in a team that puts the patient at the centre, and is collaborative, creative and collegial, please consider this your next job.

Ko o tatou painga – Our Benefits 

  • In-House career development.
  • Relocation assistance package available.
  • Flexible working options for a healthy work-life balance.
  • Highly rewarding role and opportunity to make a difference!
  • Be a valued member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Subsidised onsite hospital gym membership.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Discounts (with local businesses).

The Bay of Plenty is a place of beautiful harbours, long surf beaches and an easy-going lifestyle.  The deep blue of the Pacific Ocean stretches as far as the eye can see and the white sand that begins at Mount Maunganui in Tauranga doesn’t stop until it reaches Whakatāne, 100 kilometres to the east.

There are a wide-range of schooling options throughout the Bay of Plenty area along with regular events and family activities to make you feel welcome to the vibrant and engaged community.

The Coromandel and Auckland are an easy 2-hour drive away and there is close access to the ski fields in winter.  We showcase the perfect place to explore a wide range of nature-based pursuits – you don’t have to forsake your career either, in fact why not enhance it with a better work-life balance.

Click here to read more about living and working in Whakatāne.
Click here to read more about life in Tauranga

005001616 – Consultant Psychiatrist – Whakatane
https://recruitment.bopdhb.govt.nz/vacancies/005001616

005001621 – Consultant Psychiatrist – Addictions
https://recruitment.bopdhb.govt.nz/vacancies/005001621

Ngā uarātanga ō ā mātou mahi – Our Values

At the Bay of Plenty District Health Board (BOPDHB) we recruit for our Manaakitanga CARE values. Why do we do this? Because values-based teams deliver better care.

Our manaakitanga CARE values (Compassion, All-one-team, Responsive and Excellence) support each of us to make a difference every day in the things we do and say. Therefore, it’s important that when recruiting, we recruit new colleagues who live by our CARE values.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to Apply

You can view the position description below and to apply for the role please click “APPLY NOW

For tracking and reporting purposes, all applications must be submitted through our online career’s portal. For additional information or to arrange a confidential chat, contact Dr Fiona Miller, Clinical Director Mental Health and Addictions services – Fiona.Miller@bopdhb.govt.nz.

The BOPDHB are committed to improving Māori health outcomes and achieving health equity for Māori through Te Tiriti o Waitangi obligations. It is essential you demonstrate an awareness of Māori indigenous rights and current issues in relation to health and health equity.

Following the update to COVID-19 Public Health Response (Vaccinations) Order 2021, to be employed with Bay of Plenty DHB you will be required to be fully vaccinated as a health care worker. Evidence of your vaccination status will be required at offer stage. If you do not meet this criteria, we are unable to progress your application.

All applications must be made online.

To apply for this job please visit recruitment.bopdhb.govt.nz.

Have any questions?

Vacancy contact details

Name: Dr Fiona Miller

Email: Fiona.Miller@bopdhb.govt.nz

Phone: 029 200 3555