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

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 31 Oct 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 31 Oct 2021

Job description

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

Location: Wellington

Contract: Permanent, full-time (40 hours p/w)


We are looking for an innovative and enthusiastic consultant psychiatrist to join the Adult Community Mental Health Team, based at Adelaide Road, Wellington.

This Consultant Psychiatrist position is divided between the Wellington Central Community Mental Health Team (0.5 FTE) and Wellington South Community Mental Health Team (0.5 FTE). The successful candidate will be working across two teams based in our Wellington site on Adelaide Road. Our teams are multidisciplinary, comprising psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, and administration staff. the team covers, central CBD and its surrounding suburbs of Wellington. The client group is diverse and they cover a broad-spectrum both socioeconomically and culturally.

The teams are contracted to meet the mental health needs of the 3% of this population who have moderate to severe mental illness.


Working together with other members of the multidisciplinary team, you will be providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow up of clients and will hold responsibility for the management of patients subject to compulsory treatment.

Our Consultants also supervise psychiatry registrars and medical students and contribute to the on call roster for psychiatrists.


Vocationally registered in psychiatry with the Medical Council of New Zealand (MCNZ) along with relevant training and experience

FRANZCP or equivalent and be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ

You will also need to have a current driver's license.


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.


Please complete an online CCDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button. Please note: For tracking and evaluation purposes, all applications must be submitted via our on-line process.

For further information on this role, email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO45-21 in the subject line.

We will be reviewing applications as they are received. 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

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