Consultant Psychiatrist – Ngā Tai Oranga (Previously known as Personality Disorder Service)

Specialty: Psychiatry

Grading: Specialist / Consultant

Number of positions: 1

Job Hours: 20 hours p/w

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 Experience working with, treating, assessing and formulating personality disorders, complex PTSD and other co-morbid difficulties and, Experience in evidence based therapies for treating this group of tāngata whaiora including experience in clinically indicated risk taking

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

Location:  Mein Street, Newtown, Wellington

Service:    The Mental Health, Addiction and Intellectual Disability Service (MHAIDS), Ngā Tai Oranga

Contract:  Permanent, part time – 20 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 SECA

Kōrero mō te tūranga – About the role

This is an exciting opportunity to work for Ngā Tai Oranga, The Healing Tides.

We are a small multi-disciplinary team based in Newtown, Wellington. The role is diverse as it involves providing supervision and consultations, therapies and teaching mental health clinicians about tāngata whaiora with severe distress intolerance, relationship and emotional dysregulation that impacts on their life (across the lifespan) and their significant others and whānau. The people we work with are often conceptualised as having complex PTSD and/or borderline personality disorder.

We provide consultation, supervision and advice to mental health service teams. We offer teaching on emotion regulation skills, case conceptualisation, and risk management. We emphasise person-centred compassionate formulations. We have contracts with other districts and provide regular consultations and teaching to these regions. There is an opportunity to be part of our dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) programme as a therapist.

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
  • Experience working with, treating, assessing and formulating personality disorders, complex PTSD and other co-morbid difficulties and,
  • Experience in evidence based therapies for treating this group of tāngata whaiora including experience in clinically indicated risk taking
  • Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team
  • 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 on this role please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number in the subject line.

Recruitment agency’s applicants to 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