Consultant Psychiatrist – Central Region Eating Disorder Services (CREDS)

Specialty: Psychiatry

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: Part time

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) FRANZCP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

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Location:  Johnsonville, Wellington

Service:      The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Contract:    Permanent, 0.5 FTE (there may be other part-time roles available that can be combined to make full time employment)

Salary:        As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The Central Region Eating Disorder Service (CREDS) provides treatment to individuals with eating disorders. The team provides a full range of specialist services to people with eating disorders in the greater Wellington area (lower 6 North Island DHB catchments) from nutritional counseling, outpatient therapy and psycho-social education through to a 6-bed residential care facility and 7am-7pm therapeutic Day Programme. All services offered at CREDS are supported by best practice clinical guidelines for the care and prevention of eating disorders.

The 0.5 FTE psychiatrist will work collaboratively with a tight-knit MDT including another 0.5 consultant psychiatrist who will share senior medical officer oversight. If you are passionate about restoring the wellness of those impacted by eating disorders and enjoy working amongst a dedicated and caring team then we are keen to hear from you.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • FRANZCP or equivalent qualification and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for people presenting with a diverse range of mental and physical health challenges
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team philosophy underpinning the service supports a flexible and holistic approach to mental health care
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) spans three DHBs – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast DHB’s and includes local, regional, and national services. The local MHAIDS services are provided from multiple sites within the 3DHB sub-region – greater Wellington, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa. Te Korowai Whariki services include regional forensic and rehabilitation services covering the Central region while the intellectual disability services extend the length and breadth of the country from six bases located in Whangarei, Auckland, Cambridge, Wellington, Christchurch, and Dunedin.

Here at the 2DHBs (Capital & Coast District Health Board and Hutt Valley District Health Boards) we embrace diversity and welcome applications from all people, including all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, disability and religions. A workforce that is diverse and inclusive means that we are better positioned to understand and serve our community.

The 2DHBs are pro-equity health organisation, with a particular focus on Māori, Pacific Peoples, and the Disability Community.

Me pēhea te tuku tono – How to apply

Click the apply now button to send your application directly to us. For further information on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Please note we will be reviewing applications when received and will progress through the recruitment process.

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. This includes the booster dose within six months of receiving the second dose of initial vaccination (for some people the initial vaccination will have comprised of three doses).  We are not accepting applications that do not meet this criteria.

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

To apply for this job please visit capitalhealth.careercentre.net.nz.

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Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor

Email: sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz

Phone: (04) 806 2547