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Consultant Psychiatrist/Tākuta Mate Hinengaro Mātanga - Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Kapiti
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 20
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 04 Mar 2020
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Kapiti
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 20 Application closing date 04 Mar 2020

Job description

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

Location: Kapiti Coast

Contract: Permanent, Part time (20 hours p/w)

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are seeking an experienced child and adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist to work as part of our multi disciplinary team in Kapiti. The Child Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) team provides specialist mental health services for children and adolescents between the ages of birth and 18 years (inclusive) with indicators of significant mental health problems, and consultation services for lead agencies working with children and youth with primary mental health disorders. We place a strong emphasis on the Family being included in the client’s recovery process. The ideal applicant will be able to work alongside other mental health professionals and professionals to provide psychiatric expertise within the multidisciplinary approach to client care.

The consultant psychiatrist is responsible for ensuring that all clinical steps necessary are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education. The consultant psychiatrist, as well as providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of clients, is responsible for supporting clinical development of this service.

DUTIES

- Be able to work in a multi-disciplinary team, responsive to the skills and opinions of colleagues while providing leadership when needed.
- Be dedicated to supporting a team approach to working with young people and their families/whanau and holding risk within the community.

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

- Vocationally registered psychiatrist with Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) to practise as a consultant psychiatrist
- FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for specialist registration with the MCNZ
- Relevant child and adolescent training and experience
- Have expertise in working across the 0 – 18 year age range
- Have a current driver’s license

ABOUT THE ORGANISATION

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 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.

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.

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 (SMO13-20) and job title in the subject line.

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Psychiatry - FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for specialist registration with the MCNZ
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Vacancy contact details
Name Sandra Tam
Position SMO recruitment advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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