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Consultant Psychiatrist - Crisis Resolution Service

Employer Capital & Coast DHB
Workplace Wellington
Specialty Psychiatry
Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant
Hours per week 40
Commencement date Open
Application closing date 12 Dec 2021
Employer Capital & Coast DHB Workplace Wellington
Specialty Psychiatry Term Permanent
Grading Specialist / Consultant Commencement date Open
Hours per week 40 Application closing date 12 Dec 2021

Job description

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

Location: Wellington

Service: Crisis Resolution Service (CRS)

Contract: Permanent, full time or part time opportunities

About the role

Crisis Resolution Service
The Crisis Resolution Service (CRS) is a 24 hour community mental health and addictions team working across the Hutt Valley and Wellington Region. CRS is part of the Mental Health, Addictions and Intellectual Disability Service and responds to the acute needs of people who are experiencing psychological distress and require immediate intervention in our community.

Te Whare Ahuru (Adult inpatient unit)
Te Whare Ahuru is an acute 24 hour mental health assessment and treatment unit for adults aged from 18 upwards who are experiencing serious mental health concerns.

The team is multi-disciplinary with a focus on recovery and returning people to their usual life with community support if needed. We aim to provide the best possible clinical care in a respectful, supportive, safe and caring environment.

What you'll do
Our Consultant Psychiatrists are responsible for ensuring that all clinical steps are taken to assist patients to achieve optimal health, wellbeing and safety through the provision of appropriate assessment, intervention and education. As well as providing high quality diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients, you'll be responsible for supporting clinical development of the service.

Whats on offer
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

We also have a very friendly and supportive team environment, and can offer the opportunity to be involved in service development projects.

Our organisation and region
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 the Capital of New Zealand. The Wellington region offers great restaurants, a vibrant cultural scene and coffee culture as well as ample opportunity for outdoor pursuits. Sailing, water sports, cycle trails and walking trails among wooded hillsides with fantastic views abound in the “Coolest Little Capital in the World (Lonely Planet)”.

How to apply
We welcome informal enquiries and visits. For further information on this role, please email and indicate the job title and vacancy number SMO52-21 in the subject line.

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.

We promptly review all applications. If you are highly qualified, you will hear from one of our recruiters.

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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