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Consultant Psychiatrist - Child and Adolescent

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

Job description

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

Location: Johnsonville, Wellington

Contract: Permanent, Part time (32 hours p/w)

We are looking for a child and adolescent psychiatrist to join our unique multi-disciplinary team. In this role you will have the opportunity to work across two teams, our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and our Central Region Eating Disorder Service (CREDS).

Our Team
CREDS - 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 counselling, 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. You will be working collaboratively with a tight-knit MDT including another part time consultant psychiatrist who will share senior medical officer oversight.

CAMHS - The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service provides specialist assessment and treatment for infants, children, and young people who have moderate to severe mental health needs and their families. We work within the Choice and Partnership Approach to deliver best evidence based practice and focus on attaining the best outcomes for our service users.

For both teams you will be providing assessment, diagnosis and treatment for people presenting with a diverse range of mental and physical health challenges and working in collaboration with a multidisciplinary team philosophy that supports a flexible and holistic approach to mental health care.

About you
Be able to register for vocational registration with the MCNZ and have FRANZCP or equivalent
Have relevant training and experience in child and adolescent psychiatry
Hold a current driver's license

We can offer you
Flexible work/life balance in a friendly and relaxed metropolitan location
Training and professional development opportunities
Generous and flexible annual leave entitlements
Indemnity Insurance provided
An attractive relocation package
Relocation assistance
Our organisation and location

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.

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

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO70-21 in the subject line.

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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