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Consultant Psychiatrist/Tākuta Mate Hinengaro Mātanga (Kāpiti Community Mental Health Team)

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Kāpiti Coast
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 24
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 29 Nov 2020
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Kāpiti Coast
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 24 Application closing date 29 Nov 2020

Job description

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

Location: Kāpiti Coast

Contract: Permanent, Part time 0.6 FTE (24 hours p/w)

ABOUT THE ROLE

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Kāpiti Community Mental Health Team (CMHT). We provide support and education to adults experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. In this role you can be assured of a great variety of work. You will be responsible for ensuring that all necessary clinical steps are taken to assist clients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education. You will also need to provide sound mental health assessment, treatment skills and provide high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow up of clients.

DUTIES

- Treatment in a community setting of a broad range of diagnoses and co-morbidities
- Work together with other members of the multidisciplinary team
- Provide advice and support to colleagues in primary care
- Hold responsibility for the management of patients subject to compulsory treatment
- Supervise psychiatry registrars and medical students
- Contribute to the on call roster for psychiatrists

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 over 6,000 full-time equivalent staff, making us one of the major employers 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) is a CCDHB service, that 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, and includes. There is a large inpatient forensic and rehabilitation hospital located on the Ratonga Rua campus at Porirua.

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 close 29 November 2020 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. We will be considering applications as they are submitted.

For further information, please email sandra.tam@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO70-20 in the subject line.



Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

Specialist qualification in Psychiatry - FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational 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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