Consultant Psychiatrist - Central Region Eating Disorder Services (CREDS)
Capital & Coast DHB
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Commencement date Open
Hours per week 20
Application closing date 12 May 2021
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Location: Johnsonville, Wellington
Contract: Permanent, Part time (20 hours p/w)
ABOUT THE ROLE
We are looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to join our unique multi-disciplinary team.
The Central Region Eating Disorder Service (CREDS) provides treatment to individuals with eating disorders. The team provides a full range of specialist services to people with eating disorders in the greater Wellington area (lower 6 North Island DHB catchments) from nutritional counseling, outpatient therapy and psycho-social education through to a 6-bed residential care facility and 7am-7pm therapeutic Day Programme. All services offered at CREDS are supported by best practice clinical guidelines for the care and prevention of eating disorders.
The 0.5 FTE child and adolescent psychiatrist will work collaboratively with a tight-knit MDT including another 0.5 consultant psychiatrist who will share senior medical officer oversight. If you are passionate about restoring the wellness of those impacted by eating disorders and enjoy working amongst a dedicated and caring team then we are keen to hear from you.
- Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for people presenting with a diverse range of mental and physical health challenges
- Work in collaboration with multidisciplinary team philosophy underpinning the service supports a flexible and holistic approach to mental health care.
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 in child and adolescent psychiatry
- 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) 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.
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 closes on 12 May 2021 and can only be accepted when submitted through our CCDHB Careers Website. We will be considering applications as they are submitted. For further information on this role, email email@example.com and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO24-21 in the subject line.
Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai
By joining together we will succeed
Specialist qualification in Psychiatry - FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ