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Consultant Psychiatrist | Tākuta Mate Hinengaro Mātanga - Child and Adolescent (Kāpiti)

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Kapiti Coast
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 20
Commencement date 11 Jan 2022
Application closing date 04 Jul 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Kapiti Coast
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date 11 Jan 2022
Hours per week 20 Application closing date 04 Jul 2021

Job description

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

Location: Kāpiti Coast

Contract: Permanent, part time 0.5 FTE (Starting January 2022)


We are looking for an experienced Child & Adolescent Consultant Psychiatrist to join our Multi Disciplinary Team in Kāpiti Community Mental Health Team.

The Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) provides specialist mental health services for children and adolescents between the ages of birth and 19 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.

Please note, there may be other part-time roles available that can be combined to make full time employment


- Provide assessment, diagnosis and treatment for children, and young people who have moderate to severe mental health needs and their families
- Work in collaboration with the service user, their family/whanau and the community clinical teams to promote recovery
- 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
- Supervise psychiatry registrars and medical students
- Contribute to the on call roster for psychiatrists


- 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


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.


Applications close on 4 July 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 please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO44-21 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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