Consultant Psychiatrist – Intensive Recovery Service

Specialty: Psychiatry

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: Various

Job Hours: Various

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 Te Whatu Ora – Capital, Coast & Hutt Valley District 

The Intensive Recovery Service (IRS) is seeking innovative and enthusiastic Consultant Psychiatrists who have specialist interest and experience in acute psychiatry.

We have vacancies including outpatient and inpatient positions, either full-time or part-time. 

Mō tō mātou rōpū – About our teams

The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS) serves the lower North Island of New Zealand – Wairarapa, Hutt Valley and Capital and Coast, and includes local, regional, and national services.

The Intensive Recovery Service encompasses services dedicated to responding and supporting those people and their whanau who may require urgent and acute responses and care.  These services may be provided in a community setting or in hospital depending on the needs of the person.   IRS is one of the service groupings within the wider Mental Health Addictions and Intellectual Disability Services, and comprises approximately 240 staff from a variety of clinical and administrative backgrounds.  The service is led in partnership by an Operations Manager and Clinical Leader.

  • Te Whare O Matairangi (Wellington Regional Hospital) and Te Whare Ahuru (Hutt Valley) are 24-hour adult acute inpatient mental health assessment and treatment services for adults aged from 18 years. The focus is on recovery and returning people to their usual life, with community support if needed. The teams aim to provide the best possible clinical care in a respectful, supportive, safe and caring environment.
  • The Crisis Resolution Service (CRS) is a community mobile team that provides 24-hour, 7 days a week assessment and short-term treatment services for people experiencing a serious mental health crisis. The team accepts urgent referrals from general practitioners and a variety of other health professionals, Emergency Departments, the police and other community stakeholders in the Hutt Valley and Wellington areas.
    Consultation-liaison psychiatry is the sub-specialty of psychiatry that focuses on the interface between general medicine and psychiatry. The service provides access to assessment, treatment and advice to the Wellington and Hutt Hospital for psychological and psychiatric issues that impact a person’s medical care and their ability to manage their health.

Moū – About you

You will be vocationally registered in Psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) or hold equivalent qualification and be able qualify for registration with MCNZ. You will be able to work comfortably and flexibly within a team environment.

E pā ana ki a tatou – About us

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 people of all gender identities, ages, ethnicities, sexual orientations, 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 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 or role descriptions please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz

We require all our employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with an approved vaccine, including have had one booster vaccination. 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.

Have any questions?

Vacancy contact details

Name: Sandra Tam

Position: SMO recruitment advisor

Email: sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz

Phone: (04) 806 2547