Consultant Addiction Medicine Physician//Psychiatrist

Specialty: General / Internal Medicine

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: Part time

Required qualifications: Vocationally registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) Hold Fellowship in Addiction Speciality or Fellowship with medical college and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ Faculty of the chapter of Addiction Medicine can be entered through a number of training pathways (including General Practice) Or Hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (FRANZCP)

Nau mai, haere mai ki Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District

Location:  Wellington – 113 Adelaide Road

Service:    Tūhonohono Addiction Services

Contract:  Permanent, Part time (36 hours p/w)

Salary:      As per ASMS MECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

We are looking for a Consultant Addiction Medicine Physician or Consultant Psychiatrist at our Tūhonohono Addiction Services.

The role also involves working closely with case managers and other staff within the service, to ensure collaborative care. The Consultant is also responsible for liaison and support of primary care providers as well as NGO partners. The role also entails supporting the medical development of this service and liaising with other services/hospital departments as required.

Tūhonohono Addiction Services (Community Alcohol and Drug Service, Opioid Treatment Service, provision of the Managed Withdrawal Service and Co-Existing Disorder Service) is a multidisciplinary team comprising of nurses, social workers, occupational therapists, specialist medical staff, and administration staff. We are a collective of skilled professionals that value working in a client and whānau centred manner, including cultural and community connections, to deliver high quality services to those we work with.

Moū – About you

  • Vocationally registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
  • Hold Fellowship in Addiction Speciality or Fellowship with medical college and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
  • Faculty of the chapter of Addiction Medicine can be entered through a number of training pathways (including General Practice)
  • Or Hold Fellowship of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrist (FRANZCP)
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • 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.

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.

Here at Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 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.

Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District is a 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 or queries regarding this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

We are accepting recruitment agency’s applicants. Please apply online. 

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