Consultant Psychiatrist – Porirua Community Mental Health Team
  • Permanent
  • Porirua

Specialty: Psychiatry

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 32 hours

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

Service:    The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service

Contract:  Permanent, 0.8 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

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Porirua Community Mental Health Team (PCMHT). You will be responsible for 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. Our client group is diverse and we cover a broad-spectrum both socioeconomically and culturally.

You will be working with an extremely supportive and experienced team who strive to provide high quality care to clients that may require access to mental health and addiction services. The team consist of consultant psychiatrists, registrars, psychologist, nurse, social workers, occupational therapists and admin staff. We offer an exciting work environment and support with on-going professional development. The PCMHT is based in the centre of Porirua with the best views of Porirua Harbour and surrounding area.

The consultant psychiatrist is responsible for 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 consultant psychiatrist, as well as providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of clients, is responsible for supporting clinical development of this service.

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
  • Able to provide consistently high standards of medical care
  • Relevant experience and training

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

On 1 July 2022 Te Whatu Ora – Health New Zealand and Te Aka Whai Ora – Māori Health Authority became Aotearoa’s new national health authorities and Regional Public Health as an entity was disestablished and became part of Health New Zealand Te Whatu Ora.Health New Zealand and the Māori Health Authority are committed to delivering a health system that is simpler and more coordinated, allowing for better and more consistent care to support all New Zealanders to live longer and have the best possible quality of life.

Hauora Ā Iwi Ki Te Ūpoko O Te Ika A Māui covers Capital Coast, Hutt Valley and Wairarapa and provides public health services to the greater Wellington region,including Wairarapa (population of approximately 521,500).

Emphasis is placed on leadership, teamwork, the wider determinants of health and the elimination of health inequities with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples health and wellbeing.

Capital,Coast and Hutt Valley district is located centrally in Wellington and has over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers in the Wellington region. We operate three hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown, Hutt Valley Hospital and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kāpiti Health Centre at Paraparaumu.

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.

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