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Consultant Psychiatrist - Crisis Resolution Service

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington Region
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Oct 2019
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington Region
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 31 Oct 2019

Job description

Nau mai, haere mai ki Ūpoko ki te uru hauora.

Location: Porirua, Hutt Valley - Wellington

Contract: Permanent, Full time

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking an innovative and enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist who has a specialist interest and experience in adult acute psychiatry, to work in the Crisis Resolution Service (CRS).

The CRS provides 24 hour, 7 days a week assessment and short-term treatment services for people experiencing a serious mental health crisis and for whom there are urgent safety issues. The team provides after-hours crisis contact for clients of Mental Health, Addiction & Intellectual Disability Services (MHAIDS), general practitioners, community and consumer groups and other health professionals.

DUTIES

Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for adults with serious mental illness and severe psychological disorders
Work in collaboration with the service user, their family/whanau and the community clinical teams to promote recovery

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

- Vocationally registered in psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ)
- FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ
- Relevant training and experience
- Have a current driver's license

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

Capital and Coast DHB (CCDHB) is located centrally in Wellington and has the equivalent of around 4,300 full time staff, making us a major employer in the Wellington region. CCDHB operates two hospitals – Wellington Regional Hospital in Newtown and Kenepuru Hospital in Porirua – as well as the Kapiti 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.

Here at CCDHB we embrace diversity and welcome applications from people of 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. CCDHB is a pro-equity Health Organisation, with a particular focus on Māori and Pacific Peoples.

CCDHB provides a range of specialist services including neurosurgery, oncology, neonatal intensive care and community-based services including district nursing, rehabilitation services, social work, alcohol and drug services, and home support services to a population of around 900,000 people

Wellington is New Zealand’s capital city, a cultural and cosmopolitan epicentre renowned for its vibrant cafés, restaurants, international sporting and cultural events set in a beautiful natural harbour. With easy access to vineyards in the Wairarapa and beaches on the Kapiti Coast, there’s plenty of opportunity for adventure or simply to relax and unwind.

HOW TO APPLY

Applications will not be accepted via email. All candidates applying for any of our current vacancies must complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button.

Please note we will be considering applications as they are submitted.

Please ensure your uploaded CV and cover letter is in either Word or PDF format. For further information on this role, please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and please indicate the vacancy number (SMO50-19) and job title in the subject line.


Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Psychiatry
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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