Consultant Psychiatrist – Intellectual Disability Services
  • Permanent
  • Porirua

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

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location:  Porirua – Ratonga Rua-o-Porirua Campus

Service:    Intellectual Disability Service – The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS)

Contract:  Permanent, Part time – 12 hours p/w (there may be other part-time roles available within MHAIDS that can be combined to make full time employment)

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

The role sits in the Intellectual Disability Service working within inpatient and/or the community team. The Consultant Psychiatrist is responsible for providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of clients and ensuring that all clinical steps necessary are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education.

The appointee will be expected to travel within parts of the central region as required to fulfil the training and consultation aspects of the regional team. Peer review, supervision and collegial support are provided. There are also opportunities for teaching registrars.

You would be working across the adult part of our service, Regional Intellectual Disability Secure Service (RIDSS)/and Individualised Service unit (ISU).

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
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Has extensive knowledge of intellectual disability service delivery
  • 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