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Consultant Psychiatrist | Tākuta Mate Hinengaro Mātanga - Adult Community (Hutt North)

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Upper Hutt
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 32
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Oct 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Upper Hutt
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 32 Application closing date 31 Oct 2021

Job description

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

Location: Hutt Valley

Contract: Permanent, part time 0.8 FTE

ABOUT THE ROLE

Come and join our dynamic multidisciplinary Hutt North Adult Community Mental Health Team who provide support and education to adults experiencing moderate to severe mental health difficulties. In this role you can be assured of a great variety in your 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.

The Hutt Valley North Community Mental Health & Addictions Team is a multidisciplinary team comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, alcohol and other drug clinicians, and administration staff. We are managed by a Clinical Nurse Manager / Team Leader. Our catchment area extends north from the suburbs of Stokes Valley to the Rimutaka hill (The border between Hutt and Wairarapa). Our client group is diverse and we cover a broad-spectrum both socioeconomically and culturally.

The Hutt Valley North Community Mental Health & Addictions Team is contracted to meet the mental health needs of 3% of this population who have moderate to severe mental illness.

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
Treatment in a community setting of a broad range of diagnoses and co-morbidities
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
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.

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 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 recruitment@ccdhb.org.nz and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO39-21 in the subject line.

If you are looking for an opportunity that provides satisfaction and personal growth, we encourage you to apply. We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters. Come unlock the possibilities and apply today!

Ma tini, ma mano, ka rapa te whai

By joining together we will succeed

Qualifications required

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
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Vacancy contact details
Name Tamzyn Luafalealo
Position Recruitment Advisor
Phone (04) 806 2547
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