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Consultant Psychiatrist - Te Whetu Tawera

Employer Auckland DHB
Workplace Auckland DHB
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 03 Aug 2018
Employer Auckland DHB Workplace Auckland DHB
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 03 Aug 2018

Job description

Consultant Psychiatrist- Te Whetu Tawera.
Permanent, Full Time Role (1 FTE)

We are looking for a experienced Consultant Psychiatrist to join our experienced and enthusiastic team in Te Whetu Tawera, the Adult Acute Inpatient Mental Health Unit for Auckland District Health Board.
We serves the population of central Auckland, with a 58 bed unit, including a 12 bed ICU.

Te Whetu Tawera has a team of highly skilled Psychiatrists, Nurses and Allied Health staff providing assessment, diagnosis and treatment for adults with serious mental illness and severe psychological disorders. We work in collaboration with the service user, their family / whanau and the community clinical teams to promote recovery.

We are based in a modern, purpose built facility, at the main Auckland City Hospital site, close to the Auckland University Medical School. Our location also means we are next to the beautiful green Auckland City Domain, close to the scenic harbour and with immediate access that to all that central city Auckland has to offer.

We are seeking an enthusiastic, proactive Psychiatry Consultant who has a specialist interest and experience in adult acute psychiatry.

You must be a medical practitioner registered with the Medical Council of New Zealand (, with Vocational Registration in Psychiatry and a current Annual Practising Certificate.

You’ll enjoy great support and equally impressive diversity in a busy and interesting clinical teaching environment.

This is a Permanent, full time position. It includes the requirement to participate on the adult mental health Consultant on call roster.

We are a values based and inclusive organisation that is committed to deliver the best health outcomes for our total population. To do this we are working hard to develop a robust and capable workforce that reflects the population we serve. We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds with the necessary capability and who share our values to apply and would greatly value seeing more applicants from our Māori & Pacific communities. Our organisation values diversity, inclusivity and empathy; if you do too, apply now and join us to make a positive difference and to “do your life’s best work at Auckland DHB”.

Apply online today at to job number CEN08117

For more information, please contact Dr Peter McColl (Service Clinical Director) on
For any query or help applying online please contact Jimmy Mathews (Recruitment Consultant) on 09 638 0364 or email:

Auckland DHB is committed to the application of the Vulnerable Children Act 2014 and its intent to improve the safety of all children. This position is a Children's Worker as defined by the Act.

This position is a Core Children's worker under the VCA & requires full safety checks completed before any new employee starts.
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Vacancy contact details
Name Jimmy Mathews
Position Recruitment Consultant
Phone 09 638 0364
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